CO2 laser resurfacing is a surgery that involves using a laser to remove layers of skin. This improves the overall quality of the skin and promotes powerful healing that can address the look of fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, and pigmentation issues. Patients may commonly undergo non-surgical laser treatments that can maintain the skin […]
CO2 Laser Resurfacing: Should I Choose An Ablative or Non-Ablative Laser?
CO2 laser resurfacing is a procedure that removes dead skin and the upper skin layers to increase collagen production in the treated area. Laser resurfacing comes in two different treatment levels: ablative and non-ablative. What is the difference and should you choose an ablative or non-ablative laser? Ablative CO2 laser resurfacing is performed under local […]
Ablative vs. Non-Ablative Laser Rejuvenation: Which Is Superior?
Laser rejuvenation is one of the simplest and most non-invasive treatments to treat skin imperfections. When it comes to picking your laser treatments, it is easy to get stuck between a harsher ablative laser and the gentler, but less effective non-ablative lasers. Non-ablative lasers–like Fraxel, certain types of CO2 lasers, and pulsed dye lasers–do not […]