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Specialty / CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing

Patients today want to regain a youthful look and improve their skin tone and glow in a fast and safe manner.  CO2 laser skin resurfacing is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure with a quick recovery time. Schedule your free consultation with Dr. Alan Oester, MD, FACS to achieve youthful, healthy skin.

Reveal smoother, radiantly flawless skin with skin resurfacing.

Skin resurfacing is an exciting aesthetic procedure that can turn back the hands of time to eliminate the signs of aging and reveal tighter, brighter looking skin.

 

Eliminate even the most incessant skin problems with skin resurfacing.

Skin resurfacing is an extremely effective facial rejuvenation solution that drastically improves the overall appearance and texture of your skin. Laser skin resurfacing can treat some of your skin’s most incessant problems including uneven skin tones, fine lines and wrinkles, deep wrinkles, large pores, brown spots, and even blemishes and scars. Using ablative lasers, the top layers of the skin are targeted and damaged to force the skin beneath to regenerate, inducing the development of collagen as the skin works to heal itself. The resulting skin is more elastic, taut, and smoother. Patients who undergo skin resurfacing see the signs of aging fade away and will enjoy healthier looking skin with the results lasting anywhere from 6 to 9 months.

 

Experience radiant skin with CO2 laser skin resurfacing.

CO2 laser skin resurfacing is one of the most powerful cosmetic services we offer. With CO2 skin resurfacing, the lasers fully ablate the skin, stripping away the entire top layer of the skin within the treatment area. CO2 laser skin resurfacing focuses on particular parts of the face to treat deep lines and wrinkles, sunspots, acne and dark spots and offers maximum tissue tightening. The results following CO2 skin resurfacing include smoother and younger looking skin that is free of blemishes and sunspots, fine lines and wrinkles, and pigmented lesions and acne scars.

2-3 treatments are usually recommended, with treatment times typically around 15-30 minutes each. Anesthesia is required for CO2 skin resurfacing as the procedure itself can cause discomfort. Patients who undergo CO2 laser skin resurfacing will need up to two weeks of recovery time. During the recovery period, you’ll experience redness and peeling and should avoid exposure to the sun.

  • Deep lines and wrinkles
  • Dark spots
  • Scars
  • Sunspots
  • Blemishes

 

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Achieve youthful looking skin with little downtime thanks to Opus Plasma Skin Resurfacing.

Opus Plasma skin resurfacing is our newest cosmetic offering. Unlike CO2 laser skin resurfacing which fully ablates the skin, Opus Plasma Skin Resurfacing uses fractional plasma technology to specifically target and remove a fraction of the top layer of the skin. The results patients can achieve with Opus Plasma Skin Resurfacing include reduced signs of sun damage, fine lines, wrinkles, dullness and scarring. Patients will also experience smoother, softer skin, tighter and more taut skin, and an improvement in the overall appearance of the skin.

2-3 treatments are typically recommended, with each treatment lasting 20-30 minutes. Recovery time is anywhere from 5 to 7 days, during which the skin will appear red, dry, and minor puncture marks may be visible.

  • Deep lines and wrinkles
  • Dark spots
  • Scars
  • Sunspots
  • Blemishes

 

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CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing FAQs

What precautions must be taken after treatment?

Thanks to the fractional DOT technology, post-treatment erythema lasts only a few days and can easily be concealed with make-up. The only recommended precaution is to use an adequate sunscreen for several weeks after treatment.

How many treatments are necessary?

Results will be visible immediately after the first session. A special program will be drawn up for each patient with treatment tailored to his or her skin condition and requirements.

How long does the treatment last?

Treatment lasts about half an hour.

Who is it designed for?

The treatment with SmartXide DOT is suitable for all skin types. Special care is recommended for those who tan frequently.

Is it safe?

The rapid re-epithelisation restores the epidermal barrier, protecting it from the risk of infection. The wavelength and advanced technology of the SmartXide DOT system make it a safe, accurate instrument for Skin Resurfacing treatments offering delicate and superficial ablation of numerous dermatological lesions.

How does it work?

Thanks to the DOT emission, the system generates micro-areas of thermal damage alternating with untreated tissue. The healing is much more rapid (only a few days), reducing clinical recovery time and the secondary effects typical of more invasive treatments (post-op pain, swelling and prolonged erythema).

What is SmartXide DOT?

SmartXide DOT is DEKA’s new CO2 laser system that allows you to work in either a “traditional or “fractional” manner. Thanks to the exclusive fractional DOT technology, skin rejuvenation can now be stimulated by acting efficaciously and safely on the most evident signs of time, with a significant reduction in recovery times (minimum down-time) and elevated treatment tolerance.

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