CO2 laser resurfacing is a surgical procedure often added to facelifts and other facial plastic surgery. The primary objective is to improve the quality of the skin and address concerns such as wrinkles and sun damage. To do this, it removes the entire upper layer of skin. So, what does your face look like after […]
Is CO2 Laser Resurfacing Worth It?
The skin sees a lot of damage throughout the years. From pollution to sun damage to general aging, the skin can loses quality. Thus, this can affect the appearance of the skin. One of the most aggressive and effective ways to treat aging and damaged skin is with CO2 laser resurfacing. Unlike non-ablative lasers, this […]
Does CO2 Laser Scar?
One of the top concerns for plastic surgery patients, especially those seeking facial plastic surgery is scarring. Scars are an inevitable part of any surgery. While in plastic surgery they are minimized and hidden as much as possible, they are still necessary for a good result. Therefore, when patients undergo a surgical CO2 laser procedure […]
How Often Should You Get CO2 Laser Resurfacing?
Laser resurfacing is a procedure designed to improve the look and quality of the skin. It can treat sun damage, acne scars, wrinkles, and other signs of aging and environmental damage. Since these factors cannot be completely avoided following the procedure, many patients wonder if they can or will need to undergo subsequent sessions for […]
Why Winter Is The Best Time To Have CO2 Laser Resurfacing
CO2 laser resurfacing is a surgical, ablative laser treatment that removes the top layers of skin to promote healing of concerns such as scarring, sun damage, wrinkles, and pigmentation issues. It is often performed along with a facelift, brow lift, or other facial plastic surgeries. While a patient can safely undergo the procedure at any […]
Laser Resurfacing Seattle: How Long Does CO2 Laser Resurfacing Take To Heal?
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 Seattle: What Does CO2 Laser Resurfacing Do?
Surgical CO2 laser resurfacing is a procedure that can treat many skin concerns, usually associated with aging. It is best for treating fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, and a rough texture. Often combined with another facial plastic surgery like a facelift to improve the overall quality of the skin, the procedure can also have […]
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 […]
Benefits Of Adding Laser Resurfacing To Facial Plastic Surgeries
Laser resurfacing–both surgical and non-surgical varieties–can improve the quality of the skin and ease the signs of aging. For facelift patients, adding a surgical laser procedure utilizing a CO2 laser can enhance results. There are many benefits of adding laser resurfacing to facial plastic surgeries and Dr. Santos often recommends the additional procedure. For most […]
What To Expect After CO2 Laser Resurfacing
CO2 laser resurfacing is a procedure performed by facial plastic surgeons that rejuvenates the skin using a sophisticated and high tech laser. Often, Dr. Santos uses the CO2 laser after other facial surgeries like a facelift to provide extra tightening. It also improves the overall look and quality of the skin. Stronger than CO2 lasers […]