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Carbon dioxide or CO2 Laser

What is CO2 laser?

The CO2 laser uses very advanced technology where carbon dioxide laser is used to resurface the skin with a very high degree of precision. In simple words, it removes the outermost layers of skin which are damaged in order to unfold underlying new skin which is smoother, softer, toned and youthful looking. Deep facial lines, wrinkles and fine lines can be easily removed using fractional CO2 laser.

What all conditions can be treated with CO2 laser?

Following conditions can be successfully treated with :

  • Patients with deep facial lines and wrinkles.
  • Patients with facial scars.
  • Skin growth removal including following:
    • Wart: Small cauliflower like skin growths caused due to human papillomavirus.
    • Moles: Moles occur due to collection of melanocytes and appear as a pigmented black or brown spot on the skin.
    • Skin tag: Small flesh coloured tissue growths hanging from skin.
    • Seborrheic keratosis: It is a growth which can be black or brown and slightly elevated, usually occurring in people aged above 40.
    • Xanthelasma: Yellowish cholesterol deposits that are slightly raised, occurring on the surface of upper or lower eyelids.
    • Milia: Tiny whitish bumps that can affect the skin at any age.
    • Molluscum Contagiosum: Viral infection of the skin resulting in bumps.
    • Syringomas: Sweat duct tumors usually occurring on eyelids, can also be seen armpits.
    • Enlarged oil glands of the nose: This condition is also referred to as sebaceous hyperplasia and results in skin texture being bumpy, uneven and spongy.

How is the procedure performed?

In case of skin growths, the area to be treated is numbed with a local anesthetic cream or injection and then an intense beam of laser energy is directed at the growth in order to evaporate the growth. Sterile dressing may be applied if needed.

Skin resurfacing can be done using CO2 laser and results are dramatically youthful look. During resurfacing procedure, the laser light beams are scattered at a very high rate so that there is no heat related damage.

What should I expect after the CO2 Laser?

In case of skin growth removal, wound care instructions would be provided and should be religiously followed.

  • Recovery is typically fast and uncomplicated.
  • There might be some redness in the area which will gradually disappear.
  • Exposure to be sun needs to be avoided before and after the CO2 laser and liberal application of sunscreen with high SPF (sun protection factor) is suggested.
  • Any prevailing medical conditions or ongoing medication usage should be reported to the consulting doctor.

What are the advantages of CO2 Procedure?

  • Even otherwise difficult to cure skin growths can also be easily removed with CO2 laser. It normally does not cause scarring and recovery is typically quick.
  • CO2 laser has the reputation of actually “turning back the clock” as it removes damaged skin layer by layer with a high degree of precision and thus unfolding the underlying skin which is youthful, toned flawless, and in fact almost perfect.
  • CO2 laser corrects the deeper facial lines and wrinkles.
  • It can significantly reduce the appearance of scars and other skin flaws.

Is CO2 Laser safe?

The carbon dioxide laser is very safe and has excellent results which are predictable. Since the skin is treated layer by layer, the results are totally astonishing and have minimal to no side effects.

Why should I choose Skin Alive for treatment?

  • Skin Alive has been felicitated with the award of “Best Medical Spa in India” by the very prestigious Vogue magazine. This honor makes us extremely happy and at the same time encourages us to provide only the best to our clients.
  • Hygiene And Safety: We at Skin Alive adhere to International Quality Standards with highest degree of hygiene and safety norms.
  • Tailor-made Treatment Plans: Customized treatment options as per client requirements are rendered with unmatched precision.
  • World Class Technology & Highly Qualified Team: At Skin Alive, we take pride in our highly qualified team constituting of superspecialist doctors, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, laser technicians, skin care therapists, liposuction specialist, dietitians, and support staff. The team which has handpicked professionals undergoes intensive world class training on latest technology and is routinely updated to be able to provide experience that is class apart.
  • Minimal Bruising and Quick Recovery: Our meticulously devised techniques result in minimal bruising and fastest possible recovery for our clients.
  • Long-Term Overall Well Being: We believe in treating the clients not only for a particular condition but counseling them about their overall well being and steps to prevent recurrence of the condition.

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