My mid facelift does not look sucessful to me. My sugeon said I would not be happy with a neck lift only, but my mid face still looks saggy. When I asked him about it he said that I still need a CO2 laser and that at that point I will see the lift. This does not seem right to me. I really thought that the mid face would look lifted immediately. It has been 3 months and I feel that my mid face does not look good. Can you tell me what I might expect from CO2 laser treatment? Thank youl.
My Mid Facelift Does Not Look Sucessful to Me. Surgeon Said I Still Need Co2 Laser.
Doctor Answers (3)
Fractional CO2 laser in association with a facelift or necklift procedure
Mid face lift and CO2 laser
Co2 laser is indicated for wrinkles and pigmentation. The co2 will help with the skin sagging, however I would be cautious. Most physicians do not promote it as a device to help with sagging. Although you will get a tightening effect, it is sometimes not not as impressive as the improvement you will see with wrinkles, pigmentation, texture and tone of the skin.
CO2 laser treatment
Midface lift, lifts the cheek area. If you have wrinkled skin, the midface lift may improve this by stretching but does not remove these. Treatment of skin requires some type of peeling such as CO2 laser or chemical peel etc. Peeling will remove or improve the skin texture.
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