Fractional CO2 - Altoona, PA
- updated 2 years ago
I am a 46 year old female with mild wrinkles...
- 14 Dec 2010
I am a 46 year old female with mild wrinkles around the eyes and deeper wrinkles on the forehead and nasal fold area and some moderate acne scarring. The procedure was not painful but uncomfortable, I had facial burning for approximately 24 hours.
The worst part was the intense itching that started on day 3 and lasted for about a week and a half! I used Cetaphil cleanser 3x a day and Augaphor moisturizer for 4 days and then Eucerin moisturizer with an spf of 30 daily.
I had the procedure done in the late afternoon on a Thursday and went back to work on Monday; my face was still fairly swollen and remained so for about 1 week 2 days. I did not wear makeup for about 2 weeks. The overall texture and tone of my skin improved greatly but I dont notice much improvement in scarring or wrinkles. Today is day 26 post laser....still waiting for more improvement! The deeper wrinkles on my forehead feel much smoother but appear to look the same. I plan to have a 2nd fractional co2 procedure for an additional $500.00 sometime in January.
I am 6 weeks post laser and continue to see...
- 28 Dec 2010
Had my 2nd fractional CO2 yesterday. Dr was a bit...
- 8 Mar 2011
Dr F educated me on the pros and cons of the different procedures pertaining to my concerns and was realistic with the outcomes. She was available anytime I contacted the office with questions and was a pleasure to work with!