I was quite surprised by the improvement degree of the patient of the attached photo, from http://www.cdc-clinics.com.au/fractionated_co2_laser. I'm wondering if it is really possible to achive that degree of improvement with fractional CO2 laser treatment .If it is, how many treatments should I do to achieve that level of improvement? (Considering similar scarring) What laser type of?
Are These Fractional CO2 Results Realistic? (photo)
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Acne scar improvement with fractional CO2
I cannot attest to the authenticity of the photos that you have provided, simply because they are not mind. What I can tell you is that we do see very significant improvement in acne scarring after treating with fractional CO2. In general, you have to undergo 3-5 treatments to achieve results similar to those seen in your photos. It is my personal opinion that fractional CO2 is currently our best tool to treat acne scarring.
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