What Is A Laser?
The word laser is an acronym. LASER stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emissions of Radiation. In simpler terms, a laser is a single-wavelength source of high-energy light, which can be accurately focused to transmit that light onto a very small area. So what can a laser do for you? Additionally, how can it stimulate collagen production?
What Does A CO2 Laser Treat?
Our CO2 Laser is capable of treating:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Loose skin
- Pigmented lesions
- Acne and acne scars
- Itchy skin
A partial-face treatment may take about 30 to 45 minutes. Likewise, a full-face treatment may take up to two hours. As a general rule, the larger the treatment area and the deeper the laser penetrates, the longer the recovery time.
How Does A CO2 Laser Work? How Does Stimulate Collagen Production?
“The laser energy vaporizes and coagulates as it cuts so there is, less bleeding, less bruising and swelling with minimal or no discomfort,” boasts Rohrer Aesthetics, the manufacturer of the laser, about the laser’s multipurpose handpiece.
They continue, “in addition, the multi-purpose handpiece can be used to vaporize warts skin tags.” As regards the scanner, they elaborate, “shafts of light penetrate through the epidermis and introduce heat into the sub-dermal layers of the skin. This heat causes skin cells to reproduce more rapidly to heal the injury, thus stimulating collagen.” Collagen, huh?
What Is Collagen?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It is the main structural protein in skin and other connective tissues. Therefore, stimulating your body’s collagen production can give you the youthful appearance you want without the surgery you don’t need!
Are There Side Effects?
The most common side effects of CO2 laser treatments are redness, swelling, itching, and acne. Although uncommon, CO2 laser treatments may alter skin pigmentation, cause infection, or possible scarring. These side effects are mild in nature and are temporary. If more serious side effects occur, contact your doctor.
Is The CO2 Laser right For Me?
The word “laser” can intimidate some, though, there’s no need to worry! CO2 laser treatments are a safe and effective way to diminish deep-rooted wrinkles, loose skin, and acne scars. For more information, consult your doctor.