Experience using Lumenis Acupulse CO2 Laser?

I am scheduled to have a CO2 laser treatment, with the Lumenis Acupulse Laser. I would like feed back on the types of lasers. I already know there are ablative and non-ablative, like Fraxel. Does anyone have experience using the Lumenis Acupulse CO2 Laser?

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Learning about Lasers

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Co2 is the type of laser and fractional is the technology.  There are fully ablative Co2 (Lumenis Acupulse) and fractional Co2.  Factional takes less time for healing but gives a little less results than fully ablative.  Co2 is the more aggressive form of lasering as compared to other forms like thulium or erbium. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

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