Will Fractional CO2 Laser Have Any Adverse Effect on my Nose Implant?

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Done properly, laser will not affect nose implant

Fraccional laser done in the proper way is very safe and the effect will be only at the superficial skin level, your implant should be located deeper in the subcutaneous tissue. However any laser has the potential to create problems. My recommendation to you: check the doctor credentials and expertise. At least the Doctor needs to examine you and be prepared in case of problems.

Good luck.

Kansas City Plastic Surgeon
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Fractional CO2 laser will not affect nasal implant

No, it will not affect your nasal implant. It is acceptable to have fractional CO2 on the skin over the nose, but wait at least a month after your nasal surgery.

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Fractional Co2 Lasers and Underlying Imlants

Fractional Co2 laser skin treatments will not have any adverse effect on an underlying nasal implant. The implants are placed under the skin being treated with the laser. Hanna, proceed without concern.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Fractional CO2 and nasal implant

Fractional CO2 or Fraxel is a one way to improve the texture and quality of the skin. It shold have no impact on yoru nasal impalnt because the laser does not penetrate the skin too deeply.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Fractional CO2 laser affects superficial skin layer only

Fractional Co2 laser, if perfomed correctly, affects the most supperficial layers beneath the epidermis (the visible skin). It, therfore, will not affect any implant placed deep in the body.

Michael A. Jazayeri, MD
Santa Ana Plastic Surgeon
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Fractional laser won't damage nasal implant

Current fractional laser technology allows safe delivery of laser energy to the skin by experienced surgeons. The controlled depth of thermal energy will not damage a nasal implant. Your surgeon will take care during the laser resurfacing to not put any unneccessary pressure on your implant.

Corey S. Maas, MD
San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Nasal implant and laser

Fractional CO2 laser should not have any effect on a nasal implant, but to be safe I would recommend waiting until at least 6 weeks after your surgery. Speak with your surgeon as well to ensure that there are not any other factors which might contraindicate a laser treatment. Good luck, /nsn.

Nina S. Naidu, MD, FACS
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Fractionated CO2 Lasers (Deep FX, Mixto, Dot,Fraxel repair) and Nasal Implants

Hi Hanna,

Fractional CO2 laser treatments such as Deep FX, Mixto, Dot, and Fraxel repair will not have any adverse effect on nasal implants. The implants are placed deeper below the skin than the fractionated CO2 lasers can penetrate. Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Nasal implants and fractional CO2 Laser

The use of fractional CO2 laser will not damage or interfere with a properly placed nasal implant. The person using the laser should take care not to place much pressure on the nasal implant so that it is not shifted with manual pressure.

Andres Bustillo, MD, FACS
Miami Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 115 reviews

Lasers and nose implant

Assuming the implant is an silicone implant placed deep in the subcutaneous tissues, it is highly unlikely that a fractional CO2 laser would hve any effect on th implant. IF the material is injected into the deep dermis, than a laser could effect the material

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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