The fractional CO2 Laser device shrinks and tightens the skin and it helps to get rid of fine lines wrinkles but it also gets rid of the discoloration on your skin as well. This is like the gold standard laser for rejuvenation, and the patient also expects to even out skin tone and texture removing hyperpigmentation and discoloration. The patient wants to get tighter skin along with eliminating fine lines. To get it started the first thing doctors do is they put Ocular laser shields in, to protect patient’s eyes during carbon dioxide laser procedure. Numbing will also be used all over the face including the lower and upper lip to numb the area around the mouth.
The machine is little bit sensitive because many doctors have the laser beam that shoots out of the laser and it reflects off different mirrors to come out in the end. It is a very powerful device and should be handled with an experienced hands. If this device is used with the right parameters it is a safe laser. In the old days it could cause white discoloration on the skin and scarring, but after the use of many years any doctor gain expertise to handle this machine.
With a tongue depressor test a doctor makes sure the right depth and right concentration. The skin tightening can be seen and this treatment even removes the birth mark. This treatment is known as fractional because only a fraction of the skin is damaged, while the rest of the skin remains normal. With the help of the normal skin there is regeneration of the skin. This helps in normalizing the scalp, so with every treatment the scalp come up and up. So the patient finds a significant improvements in the roughness of the skin.