How Often Can C02 Dot SmartXide Laser Resurfacing Be Repeated?

I have light skin (red hair/brown eyes always burn or freckle) and have just had C02 smartxide laser treatment to my face, neck and chest done by a Plastic Surgeon. How often should I plan to repeat the procedure to maintain results? I live in San Diego and my job involves driving from place to place all day. I have window tinting on my car windows and wear sunscreen.

Doctor Answers 1

Repeat treatments can improve and maintain results when done well.

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Fractional CO2 treatments such as SmartXide can produce very nice improvement to sun damaged skin. The treatment initiates a repair and remodeling process that continues for a few months. In most instances, additional treatments are recommended after at least 4 weeks. Continue to use sunscreen even with your tinted windows!

Dr. Mosher

Vancouver Plastic Surgeon
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