Does CO2 laser treatment removes all the spots and discoloration ?
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CO2 Laser Removes Some Spots But Not All
Different colors in our skin (ie brown spots, black hair follicles, blood vessels) absorb different types of laser light. Laser light that is absorbed by blood vessels is not likely to improve a brown spot and visa versa. Depth of laser penetration is also an issue. CO2 laser is probably the best for removing the most spots, especially those on the surface. It will also improve brown spots within the skin if the settings get penetration to the cells that produce brown pigment. It is not likely to satisfy the concerns of someone who has unsightly blood vessels/spider veins or unwanted hair.
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