Fractional CO2 laser
Fraction CO2 laser technology offers an optimum solution to laser surgery treatment. The fractional technology of Fraction CO2 delivers the CO2 laser energy in a fractional pattern, which leaves untreated regions between the treated regions of skin. The system delivers optimal energy deeply into skin to induce collagen formation and skin regeneration.
What are the benefits of Fractional CO2 Laser?
In just 1 – 2 weeks, you will be able to appreciate the improvement of your skin texture as the scarring depth decreases with the on-going healing process after each laser sessions. With regeneration of a new skin later, your complexion, wrinkles, large pores, acne scars and skin tone will also improve. Besides that, CO2 Laser can also be used to remove lesions like moles, warts, skin tags, age-spots and other benign skin lesions.
How is the procedure performed?
A layer of anaesthetic cream is applied on to the treatment areas for 30mins after through cleansing to reduce the discomfort during the procedure. Fractional CO2 laser procedure itself will only take approximately 10 minutes depending on the treated areas. After procedure, moisturiser and sunblock cream will be applied to your face.
What is the downtime?
Patients only experience slight transient redness and mild swelling for about 1-2 days. From 3rd day to 6th day, brownish scabs start to form and will gradually drop off completely. After that, patients will see that the skin tone brightens and glowing. How many sessions does a patient generally need? For optimum results, 3-4 sessions spaced about three to four weeks apart is recommended.