Fractional CO2 Laser?
Fractional CO2 Laser skin resurfacing is a treatment
for pigmentation, wrinkles, scars and sagging skin using fractional technology to reduce downtime
while impacting the skin sufficiently to produce noticeable results after 1 or
2 treatments. It stimulates the body's natural repair process to rebuild the
lost collagen and to restore the depressions in skin.
can be treated with Fractional CO2 Laser?
Fractional CO2 Laser
can effectively reduce acne scars and lighten discoloration including
pigmentation and blemishes. It is also a treatment to help to lighten and
improve the condition of unsightly stretch marks.
What is the
The procedure is highly tolerable with most patients describing
the sensation during and after treatment as “hot”. The heat and soreness last
for between 1 to 3 hours after the procedure during which the skin appears
pink. The patient may appear “sunburnt” for about 2 days after which tiny brown
crusts are seen on the treated areas. These crusts eventually detach, and the
skin is crust-free after about 5-7 days. Post-operative care is simple. The use
of an emollient is encouraged and avoidance of sun-exposure during the healing
phase is essential.
Any side effect
The potential adverse effects are uncommon and include
post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (often mild and transient), redness of the
skin, reactivation of the herpes simplex virus, secondary bacterial infection
shall I repeat this treatment? What
result will I expect to see?
are noticed after about 2-3 treatments, with patients first noticing that the
skin gets smoother and more refined, and later scars get shallower and lighter.