Did I have a light CO2 laser treatment?

I had Deka Smartxide CO2 laser tretment on my cheeks for acne scaring. The tretment was less than 10 min and I had some swelling for 3 days. I'm curious to know if I had a light treatment because since my treatment I have not seen any improvements on my acne scars. I had total of 3 treatments 6 weeks apart.

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Did I have a light CO2 laser treatment?

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Thanks for your query. Probably the energy used might be less for you. 3 treatments will definitely show results. You can contact your doctor for further reference.

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Ematrix RF for acne scars

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For acne scars, I would suggest a combination of subcision, fillers, Yag laser, and Ematrix RF to obtain best results. Best, Dr. KaramanoukianLos Angeles

Acne Scars on Face/Body -- Lasers (Fraxel, Co2, Erbium), TCA Cross, Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Tattooing, Surgery

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Acne scars are difficult to treat and usually take a combination of therapies, including microneedling and fillers. These need to be repeated until skin improves. Please take “before” photos so you can monitor your progress. Talk to your dermatologist about your concerns or find another expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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