Among the many services we provide here at Phelan Dermatology, few are as advanced as our C02 Laster Resurfacing. This treatment is potent and effective, as well as being minimally invasive. It addresses a range of skin concerns as well. Let’s break it down though for clarity.
What is C02 Laser Resurfacing?
C02 Laser Resurfacing utilizes a powerful carbon dioxide laser that precisely removes damaged skin layers, stimulates collagen production, and gives the skin a more youthful and smoother complexion. More specifically, the epidermis (your superficial skin layer) is vaporized, while the dermis (your middle skin layer) heats up. This heating up is what stimulates the growth of new collagen fibers. This treatment is so precise that surrounding areas of the skin won’t even be affected!
The Benefits: Clear Up Your Skin
C02 Laser Resurfacing has several benefits and tackles a whole host of skin concerns, such as wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, and uneven skin tones. Wrinkles and fine lines will be reduced, as the laser improves the skin’s texture. The visibility of both acne and surgical scars will be reduced as well, thanks to the precise nature of the laser. Even one’s skin tone will be evened out, diminishing pigmentation irregularities, and making your skin shine wholly throughout.
At Phelan Dermatology, our process is simple. We begin with a comprehensive consultation to assess your skin condition, and aesthetic goals, and determine the best treatment plan.
During the procedure, we will use the C02 laser quickly and efficiently, letting your body handle the natural healing process. The laser allows for great customizability to best suit your needs.
Downtime varies depending on your specific treatment, but patients can expect a few days to a few weeks of healing. Expect some redness and swelling, with a gradual improvement to skin texture and tone following as a result.
Aftercare: Gentle Healing
After the treatment, you’ll need to take care of your skin. Exercise strict sun protection for the affected areas, it is your most important post-treatment. Protecting your skin optimizes the healing process. Be sure to moisturize as well, for it will aid in the healing process as well as minimize discomfort. Finally, patients should schedule follow-up appointments with their dermatologist so that the healing process can be monitored.
The C02 Laser Resurfacing treatment is a fantastic option for patients with skin concerns, and we at Phelan Dermatology can help you decide if this treatment is right for you. For January 2024, we will be offering a 10% discount for this treatment. We aim to provide the best treatments for our patients, and to help them achieve their goals. Thank you for letting us be a part of your journey.