How long does your face stay red after co2 laser treatment?

How long does your face stay red after co2 laser treatment?

The redness of the skin that persists after the initial healing phase ill usually fade in about 4 to 6 weeks.

How long does a full face laser resurfacing generally take?

A full-face treatment takes up to two hours. Following the laser procedure, the doctor will bandage the treated areas. After 24 hours, you will need to clean the treated areas four to five times a day and then apply an ointment such as petroleum jelly to prevent scabs from forming.

How many sessions does erbium laser take?

How many treatments will I need? Because the Erbium laser is capable of deep laser peels, excellent results are typically achieved after one treatment.

What should I put on my face after co2 laser?

The immediate post laser treatment consists of covering the lasered skin with Vaseline (Aquaphor or whatever the specific product you are instructed to use) and using cold packs for discomfort and swelling. The best treatment to be comfortable is to apply cold compresses to the treated areas of the face.

How long does Erbium laser results last?

In most cases, patients are fully recovered and back to normal activities within 3-5 days depending on the area treated and the energy used. Studies show consistent improvement of lines, wrinkles, photodamage and scars for up to 6 months after treatment.

Can a fully ablative CO2 laser resurfacing be permanent?

This is rare with fully ablative CO2 resurfacing as the new skin is repopulated with new melanin producing cells from the deeper adnexal structures which are a reasonable distance away from the treated surface of the skin. If true hypopigmentation occurs, it can take many months to recover and can indeed be permanent.

How to recover from laser skin resurfacing treatment?

Follow these steps during your laser skin resurfacing recovery Clean the treated areas two to five times a day with saline or a diluted vinegar solution as directed by your plastic surgeon. Apply protective skin care treatments that are recommended by your doctor to help your skin heal.

Which is the most powerful laser for skin resurfacing?

He uses the Lumenis Ultrapulse CO2 and Sciton Joule X Erbium YAG laser. These are the world’s most powerful and state-of-the-art skin resurfacing lasers

How long does fractional CO2 laser treatment take?

Fractional CO2 laser may also be used for acne scar remodelling. You will experience a burning sensation following treatment and swelling of the face will develop over the next 24 hours. The burning sensation takes 24-48 hours to resolve. Over the next three to four days the face will feel tight and swollen.