CO2 Laser

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The CO2 laser is a carbon dioxide laser used in skin resurfacing. Its effects are similar to those of chemical peels and dermabrasion, except it removes skin layers by vaporization rather than with chemicals or a sanding device. LEARN MORE ›

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Matrix CO2 Laser Resurfacing - Norwell, MA

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

6 Days Post Laser Unsure if Happy. I'll Post if Anything Changes over Time - Mission Viejo, CA

38 years old. I had co2 done with a great plastic surgeon I wanted my cheek wrinkles and under eye wrinkles gone. Right now I don't really see a difference he told me it'll take time. Some people on here said the wrinkles went away immediately others said it took time. I am thankful nothing bad... READ MORE

Not Sure About This Laser...NEED HELP! - China, CN

I suffered from acne scars and I have decided to do this laser. So I went to the doctor and she suggested me to do an aggressive treatment and she said the downtime is about a week no more than 15days. The procedure is almost painless and fast. The first day is okay and I just iced my face... READ MORE

Co2 and Erbium Laser. Orlando, FL

I got a pretty good deal on a laser treatment $750- she basically threw in the chest laser for me since I've been going to her for a long time. It was partially CO2, under my eyes and a strip down my neck and all over my chest - the rest was the Yerbium laser. It's been almost 2 full months, and... READ MORE

52 Year Old with Sun Damage, Lines Around my Mouth and Frown Lines. Statesboro, GA

Would like to turn back time. So with that being said erase the lines and wrinkles. This will be the first of three treatments, they will be 3 months apart. Will keep you posted after my treatment today. I forgot to mention I have a brown spot on the left side of my face he is going to work... READ MORE

Help! Anyone with Acne Scars Like Mine? - Columbia, MO

Hi ladies and gentlemen! I was just wondering if any of you have advice on what kind of laser to use on my skin? I had acne all through my teens and early 20s with the occasional breakout now. I think I have shallow and moderate boxcar scarring, and it is typically much worse in tangential... READ MORE

Co2 Laser.. Beware - Beverly Hills, CA

All I can say is I'm completely unhappy with this procedure. My skin looks worse and It's embarrassing not to have 3 layers of make up on. I had great skin to start I was only trying to get rid of some wrinkles. The worse part it the doctor has not even called once to follow up with me even... READ MORE

Skin Texture Improved/Acne Scars Nearly Eliminated - Pasadena, CA

I have been Dr. Yoho's patient for 11 years, and this was the 3rd of 5 procedures I have had at his office. Please refer to my other reviews (liposuction, 2 breast augmentations, & varicose vein treatment) as well for a full picture of how Dr. Yoho has made a difference in my life. This... READ MORE

53 Years Old Woman, Fractional CO2 Laser Done Below the Eyes

I decided to have the CO2 laser done to reduce the additional skin or premature skin when i laugh. These wrinkles occured when my face lost fat. I tried the CO2 laser which is not ablative but doing the spots (fractional). The procedure itself was not painful. The outcome looked in the first few... READ MORE

Still Sexy at Sixty-five - Naples, FL

I found Dr. Argarwal on the Realself website. I chose him for my consultation for many reasons. I liked him because he is a “facial” plastic surgeon – specializing only in the face. I read the reviews of his work on RealSelf, which were all excellent. That in itself was impressive. Then I searc... READ MORE

23 Year Old with Old Chicken Pox Scar on the Forehead

Wanted to minimize the appearance of the scar and at the consultation my doctor told me he wouldn't be able to get it completely gone but probably 70%, which I was okay with. Keep in mind I had the chicken pox scar lasered and a few acne scars. After the laser appointment for 2 weeks my face was... READ MORE

59 Years Old, Sun Damage, Wrinkles. 4th Day - Broomfield, CO

I thought I was aging pretty well until I got glasses last summer. ???? I grew up beside the pool in Tucson, AZ and got burned multiple times. I've worn sunscreen 24 7 since I was 19, but after the sunburns got brown spots which did fade. I rides horses, hike, etc and lead a very active life,... READ MORE

40 Years Old - Very Satisfied Experience and Effect - Sydney, Australia

I recently had EXELO2 CO2 Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing full face treatment at CMC NSW Cosmetic Medical Clinic by Jenner Ching Mei Chan. The experience was very comfortable from start to finish. The downtime was one week, which is acceptable for me. I've had excellent results that I can’t b... READ MORE

55 Year Old Male, Treatment for Long-standing Rhinophyma by CO2 Laser - London, UK

Saw a Channel 4 documentary "Embarrassing Bodies" on rhinophyma. At the time I didn't realise thre was a solution to it and thought I just had to suffer it, but the results shown were transformational. GP referred me to consultant plastic surgeon but no NHS funding available so looked for... READ MORE

Refreshed Indeed! at Least Shaved off 10 Yrs. of Sun Damage! - Aliso Viejo, CA

Excellent Doctor or should I say artist? Dr. Miller is really an artist and has the eye for exactly what is best for each person and is 100% honest and ethical with his recommendations. He is always kind and professional in all his procedures and after visits. The CO2 laser was an involved... READ MORE

Born with a Disfiguring "Epidermal Nevis" Partial Surgical Removal at 17, Decided to Do Fractional Co2 Laser for the Remainder

Unfortunately I forgot to take a before picture of my Epidermal Nevis. However that's not important to the post procedure. Contrary to the TONS of reviews I've read, I was put under anesthesia for my procedure. I've yet to decide if it was worth it. Maybe better decision once it's healed more.... READ MORE

Total FX - CO2 Fractionated Laser for Acne Scarring - Not Worth It!

I had been looking forward to having a skin resurfacing procedure since the late 80's. I got cystic "welts" all over my face from taking Accutane in my teens which left me scarred. Fast forward to my 40's, I finally had the money and did research and finally could to make my dreams of smooth... READ MORE

``56 Year Old Who Had Co2 Laser Resurfacing of Face. La Jolla, CA

I’m a 56 year old female that lives in North San Diego County who has had a co2 laser resurfacing of my face. I’m about to enter the workforce again, and I wanted to look younger and he did just that. I wanted more of a long term solution to looking young other than injections. Through a lot... READ MORE

41 Years Old and Needed Some Freshening Up - Orlando, FL

For years I've dreamed of getting something done to repair my sun and acne damaged skin. I found Dr Bassin while searching for different plastic surgeons in the Orlando area. I watched his videos online and read all the reviews of his patients and decided to book a consultation. He and his staff... READ MORE

CO2 Fractional Laser Stretch Mark Trial - Edmonton, AB

I've had stretch marks every since I hit puberty and through the years they've spread from my hips, thighs, breasts, calves, lower & upper back, knees, now they are starting to appear on my arms and I have 3 faintly on my neck. :( I am only 22 years old 5'8" and 145 pounds. I struggle with... READ MORE

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