The Co2 Laser Skin Resurfacing at ND Skin Clinic an extremely effective treatment for the several skin conditions such as fine and coarse wrinkles, scars of various origin, dilated pores, acne scarring, uneven skin tone, including pigmentation.
Who is it suitable for?
- Young patients with severe acne scars
- Middle age patients with fine lines, wrinkles and age spots
- Older patients with deeper wrinkles, age spots and first signs of sagging skin.
What is the CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing treatment?
The Co2 Laser Skin Resurfacing at ND Skin Clinic improves the appearance of skin or treat minor facial flaws by removing layers of skin by fractional method.
The primary targets of laser skin resurfacing include:
- Fine lines and wrinkles of the face, especially around the upper lip, cheeks and forehead
- Loose eyelid skin
- Crow’s feet around the eyes
- Pucker mark (smoker’s lines) and frown lines
- Brown spots, pigmentation, sun damage, uneven skin tone
- Scars, especially acne scars
- Loose skin around the neck and jowls
The results of Co2 Laser Skin Resurfacing at ND Skin Clinic are long-term and, with proper sun protection, can last for many years. Most effects of the treatment become visible right away, whereas others – such as new collagen formation – build up gradually and become more evident over time. Therefore results of the treatment are most apparent around 3 – 5 months after the procedure, although the results continue to develop even further following this period.
What areas can be treated?
The Co2 Laser Skin Resurfacing at ND Skin Clinic can be used for the face, neck, chest, arms and hands. In fact it can be used on most parts of the skin that shows signs of sun damage, ageing or pigmentation.
What are the benefits of the treatment?
✓ Immediate tightening: the immediate contraction of collagen fibres reduces wrinkles and loose skin.
✓ Immediate shrinkage of damaged skin, giving the appearance of a ‘facelift’
✓ Reduction in acne scarring or individual scars.
✓ Skin elasticity is noticeably improved.
✓ Textural improvement which removes pigmentation problems, reduces pore size, wrinkles, acne scars, and other textural irregularities.
✓ It is effective on skin lesions e.g. discolouration from sun damage and ageing.
✓ Softens fine lines and wrinkles.
✓ Removes age and sun spots.
✓ New collagen production for up to one year following treatment.
✓ Minimal discomfort with topical anaesthetic cream.
✓ Minimal downtime: typically 5 days in total, of which 3 days are infection risk and the subsequent 2 days being ‘social downtime’ due to facial redness