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 ›

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06/09/10, 5:30 pm: I've just had Matrix CO2 fractional laser resurfacing done at a MedSpa and wanted to share my experience as there aren't a lot of reviews of this particular laser out there. I was at the Spa for three hours total. My goal was to get rid of sun damage on my face and... READ MORE

I have had cystic acne for the past 3 years. I've had acne in the past but nothing to speak of. After I decided to get a birth control uterine device called Mirena all hell broke loose on my skin!! Gradually I began having cystic acne my 6th month on the mirena. I brushed it off and figured I... READ MORE

I have had severer acne since my teens. As you can see in my pictures the acne left me with a significant amount of scars. I am having multiple treatments done. I had my procedure done at MetroMD Institution in Los Angeles, Ca. Dr. Martin and his staff was very professional and friendly. ... READ MORE

The skin under my eyes was saggy and drooped below my orbital bone. People were constantly telling me I looked tired. I visited several doctors. Most suggested a blep, but the doctor I ultimately went to said a blep was useless because there was no fat to be removed from my eyes. The laser... READ MORE

This was something I had wanted for quite awhile. I had several sun spots and general sagging. I wanted a more rejuvenated look. I went in for a free consultation and had originally thought I need a mini-face lift. I was greeted by a warm and welcoming receptionist. Dr. Hamel heard that I was... READ MORE

First day.....very painful treatment. I did medium treatment on my face and agressive around mouth and chin. Chin area had prior orange peel look. Also did a Madonna around my eyes, Second day....very swollen, not much pain, but slept a lot. What I'm noticing ist hate ach time I wash my face,... READ MORE

I have wanted to do this for a long time but the downtime kept me from doing so, I am into day two and yes it is miserable, your face feels like it is on fire!, oozing and swollen. One of my eyes are almost swelled shut. It hurts to wash skin but you have to keep washing off the oozing and... READ MORE

I had deep wrinkles from sun exposure and having fair skin didn't help. I chose laser treatment because I did not want to look different, just better. The procedure itself was extremely painful. All of the painkillers and topical numbing creams could not possibly take away the pain of having... READ MORE

Went to see a dermatologist and had four treatments of fractional co2 To treat scars from breast reduction twenty years ago. The last laser done a year ago was a stronger machine than the first three. In before photos see scars very narrow, some white and some faded red scars Now after treatment... READ MORE

I underwent lumenis CO2 laser 9 days ago, on the 7th day when I was drying my face the towel got caught on the crust and it made the crust bleed. The area is still tender and i've been putting vaseline religiously. Will the crust/scab fall off when the wound is healed or should i take it off?... READ MORE

Before I did the CO2 laser, I had done about 7 Erbium laser for my face, and while I had seen positive improvements on my cheeks, jaws, chin and nose, I was not happy with the result shown on my forehead because the doctors who did the Erbium laser intentionally did only one quick pass on my... READ MORE

I am 41. I would often hear "what's wrong?" when I felt happy. I also had some acne scarring from off and on during life, but predominantly cystic breakouts when I was pregnant. I will update. So far this is by far easier than I had read about. I may have forgotten some (meds and a helpful... READ MORE

I had this done today in hopes to reduce the stretch marks located on my shoulders. I thought I went in pretty informed but it was not at all what I expected. A lot more painful and bloody than I could ever have imagined. The laser tech said she did a 35 since we were dealing with stretch... READ MORE

Its been over a year i had CO2 laser still frustrated with the track marks left on face. Tried retina for like 2 months dont see any improvement ,its the waves of skin that was kinda stressed by the laser, my poor skin. I went back to the office in summer wated soo long didnt thought it wouldnt... READ MORE

Took me long enough but, I have finally found the person that makes me feel whole, calm and excited all at the same time. In preparation of our upcoming wedding in March I have decided to address a few areas of my body that have bothered me for a LONG time. I am a 45 1/2 YO female that has been... READ MORE

I had CO2 laser on July 2nd along with a blepharoplasty and fat injections to tear troughs. The surgeon only made one light pass with the laser to tighten up the under eye area. You can see the full review here. http://www.realself... READ MORE

I had my first Co2 few months ago but couldn't see much result as I had few deep scarring on my face that require a few treatments to get it fix. My doctor told me that it takes time. I agree with all the other ladies report on how each day goes by.. The skin gets really smooth after the dead... READ MORE

I am 7 days post op from full face CO2 laser resurfacing with fat transfer beneath my eyes. My chest was also lasered. My primary concern was to eliminate fine lines under the eyes as well as lines on either side of my mouth. Crows feet & creases in the forehead were secondary areas that I... READ MORE

I finally did! I had CO2 Laser Resurfacing to my face today! Bit of a background… Whom, What, When, Why and How extra! - I am 31 years young. I set out on this laser journey to get rid of my fine lines, improve the overall texture of my skin, as after years of struggling with breakouts and... READ MORE

This is day 2 after the procedure I went to Pacific Cosmetic Medical Center. I arrived an hour before my procedure and the numbing cream was applied liberally once removed they began the laser I was told it would be minimally painful it was excruciating and I could smell my flesh burning. I... READ MORE

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