CO2 Laser

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Don’t let the mention of a gas make you think carbon dioxide lasers aren’t powerful. Used for dermal resurfacing, this type of laser removes outer layers of skin to reduce the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles. LEARN MORE ›
Average Price: $2,600

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I have wanted to do Laser resurfacing for a long time to even out my skin tone - remove fine lines and tighten the skin on my neck. etc. I read all about this on RealSelf and see that it is pretty painful. My doctor suggested nerve blocking but I am a bit nervous about that too. I do plan to go... READ MORE

It's tough to watch yourself slowly age. I became obsessed with wanting surgery. I interviewed many surgeons and was instantly drawn to Dr. Tzikas. He is incredibly warm, compassionate, gentle and informative. His hands are golden and gentle, and the work is so subtle. I didn't want to look... READ MORE

Hi. I finally went to the well reviewed Dr. Groff in San Diego who will be performing a UPC02 Full Face Laser with an erbium pass around my mouth, lips, and eyes. As far as I have seen his before and afters show the best result. One of my goals is to get a lift to my lip as my lips have sagged... READ MORE

For several years I've wanted to improve my under eye area. I first noticed pronounced hollowing under eyes around 2010. After much reading on this site and on the advice of friends who've had filler under eyes, I decided to try it. I went to a very reputable oculoplastic surgeon here in... READ MORE

Honestly this procedure produces so much stress if your anyone who does extensive research like me and it's a drug out experience with a lot of down time sitting in the house wondering if you'll be okay because the risks are so high with this procedure. I will say my acne scars that were the... READ MORE

First off, I just want to start off by saying I've suffered from severe acne for probably 8-9 years until I finally went on Accutane and it helped tremendously. My breakouts after were only around my TOM and usually only one small pimple, so it was definitely a night and day difference. My... READ MORE

I have suffered from acne like many of us here since i was 8 year old. I thought that the scar will fade with time, unfortunately, my acne was pretty severe so the scarring remains. I did some research and decided to tried on CO2 laser. In the past, i have tried chemical peels, salicylic peels... READ MORE

. I too had co2 laser (not fract) under my eyes and this weekend, i'm 6,5 weeks out and I look like *'#%*.. :( I have massive redness and now hyper pigmentation and I'm scared that I will never look normal again. I try to cover it up during the day, but I can't hide it and after a few... READ MORE

I had two Matrix CO2 laser procedures done -April 2014 and June 2014. The second was deeper targeting my deep scars. While it took nearly a year to fully heal (my skin was rough for 10 months) it was worth it. My acne scars' depths have improved by about 50% - 1st one yielded 15% improvement... READ MORE

I will be having the first of several CO2 laser treatments this Friday with Dr. Travis Shaw of the Stony Point Surgery Center. I've suffered from acne since I was just 8 years old. For years I visited a rather mediocre dermatologist who was unable to diagnose the cause of my problem and as I... READ MORE

I met Dr. Barrera a few months ago and found him to be a kind, most knowledgeable and talented surgeon. I am looking forward to the procedure and confident in putting myself into his care. Furthermore I found his staff helpful and friendly as well as most competent in explaining the cost and... READ MORE

I had a full facelift with neck liposuction. Additionally I had co2 laser resurfacing around my mouth. I'm on my 3rd day post op and my mouth is so swollen I can barely get it open to eat or drink. It is still oozing terrible with no signs of healing. From what I've read it sounds like I had a... READ MORE

Hello everyone. I wanted to share my experience with you all, because maybe some if yous are looking into doing the same type of procedure. So i have been having skin problems all my life, but more recently now that ive gotten older. (Im 29) ive always had breakouts & stuff, so for a long time,... READ MORE

My neck has always been older than my face. I've tried every dermatologist recommended cream, ultherapy, matrix rf, fotofacial (the latter two helped the most I think ) until finally, after extensive research I decided to bite the bullet, suffer the downtime and skip onto the CO2 fractional... READ MORE

In an effort to delay a very expensive lower face lift, I decided at my doctor's suggestion to do the CO2 laser and a tiny bit of neck lipo. It takes the laser months before you see all the effects, but so far so good. I am really hoping that I continue to lose this awful turkey neck appearance... READ MORE

I am only 2 weeks out almost and am so excited! Face has totally peeled and is only 12 days old and I put makeup on and was amazed. I was told 3 weeks would be initial results and 6 months for full, can't wait! I wanted lip and fat injections with the procedure but the doctor thinks when... READ MORE

I have had brown aging spots on my face for about 15 years. I'm 69. Over the past few years they are getting larger and there are more of them. Used lots of concealer under foundation but they still bled through. Most people I talked with about it said they didn't even notice, but it... READ MORE

I got the CO2 laser (cortex) done today, i got levulan with vbeam done prior to this like a month ago since i still deal with acne. The procedure started with arriving an hour early to get numbing cream. Then the laser, i was really nervous because all other reviews and places i read that they... READ MORE

After interviewing 4 well known Newport Beach plastic surgeons, I stumbled upon Dr. Timothy Miller. It sounds cliche, but instantly, I knew he was the one. With his impressive credentials and down to earth caring personality, it was an easy choice. He actually listened to me and my concerns not... READ MORE

I saw the ablative laser done at seminar 20 years ago and have always wanted it. I have had numerous friends do it with no problem. The pain was excrutiating! I only had from below my eyes and around mouth, including chin. A 35% TCA peel was applied to the rest of my face and neck. I also... READ MORE

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