Does CO2 fractional laser really work?

The revolutionary CO2 fractional laser is a great treatment for those patients who are suffering from severe sun damage, deeper wrinkles, uneven tone and texture, as well as acne scars. It also offers the benefits of skin tightening, a smooth and even complexion, and a radiant glow with just one session.

What is the best fractional CO2 laser?

The best fractional CO2 lasers are the Fraxel Re: pair, MiXto laser, TotalFX and Matrix CO2.

How long does it take to see results from CO2 fractional laser?

After your skin heals, which may take up to 3 weeks, patients will experience a period of their skin appearing slightly pink. During this time, you will see improvements of skin texture and tone. Full results can be seen 3-6 months after the initial treatment, once the skin has completely healed.

Are fractional lasers worth it?

Fractional lasers were developed to shorten recovery time and reduce the risk of side effects. Laser resurfacing can decrease the appearance of fine lines in the face. It can also treat loss of skin tone and improve your complexion if you have scars or sun damage.

Does fractional CO2 tighten skin?

Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing is a proven treatment method that can be employed to tighten loose skin. One of the ways laser treatments benefit people with conditions like this is from the production of additional collagen. The heat from the laser stimulates the skin to create more of it.

Does CO2 laser tighten skin?

Is fractional CO2 laser painful?

Does Fractional CO2 Laser Hurt? Most patients would find the pain minimal and often describe the sensation similar to prickling. However, since the procedure involves applying anesthesia to the area, your face would be numb which ensures a painless treatment.

What is better CO2 laser or Fraxel?

The Fractional CO2 Laser is more aggressive than the Fraxel laser, requiring 4-5 days of downtime after the treatment. However, only one treatment is necessary with the Fractional CO2 Laser (compared to 4 Fraxel treatments), so some patients find that the Fractional CO2 is more convenient.

How painful is Fraxel?

The ‘new’ Fraxel is not painful for most patients; a mild prickling sensation can be felt. We ensure patients are comfortable by applying a topical anaesthetic cream before the treatment and the machine now comes with a Zimmer device, which blows chilled air on the skin as the laser works, distracting nerve endings.

What should I avoid after CO2 laser?

Avoid strenuous exercise, bending, straining, stooping or lifting heavy objects for 1 week after procedure. These activities may cause more swelling and pain on your face and slow down your recovery.

What are the results of exelo 2 Laser resurfacing?

Results are similar to other CO 2 resurfacing lasers although the downtime and discomfort are significantly less with this new technology. The EXELO 2 treatment also stimulates collagen formation over time, so not only you get the immediate resurfacing results that improve skin texture you also get the continued impact of new collagen growth.

Are there any fractional laser reviews you can trust?

RealSelf features 210 Fractional Laser reviews you can trust, from real people like you. Attached are some photos from my ablative co2 fractional treatment. I have a variety of ice pick and boxcar scarring with some tethering.

Can you get fractional CO2 around your eyes?

Fractional CO2 around the eyes. I am 62 and not a candidate for an eye lift due to chronic dry eye. I have had CO2 before, but it has been around 10 years. Brigette did my procedure and she paid special attention to get close to my lower lash line and as much as my upper eyelid as safely possible.