CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing
With the Lumenis® UltraPulse® CO2 laser, our physicians can improve your skin and correct conditions such as fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation irregularities, scars, and uneven skin tone.
At our Jacksonville center, laser skin rejuvenation means brand new, younger-looking skin! The skin resurfacing treatment reveals brighter, younger, and healthier-looking skin, renewed from the inside out. This procedure will treat those fine lines, wrinkles, and discolorations from deep within to give your skin a fresh start. If you’re not ready for a facelift, but you’re no longer satisfied with the results of topical creams and lotions, laser skin resurfacing may be for you.
The Beauty of Lasers
At The Aesthetic Center at Bowden Eye & Associates, we offer laser skin resurfacing with the Lumenis® UltraPulse® CO2 laser. We can perform DeepFX™ and ActiveFX™ fractional resurfacing with this laser to offer optimal clinical outcomes with the widest safety margins. DeepFX is a very effective option for treating wrinkles, acne scars, and other deep irregularities. ActiveFX is our go-to modality for texture and pigment irregularities such as fine lines and age spots. For a comprehensive rejuvenation, we often combine the 2 in a treatment called TotalFX™.
Treatment to Transformation
Laser skin resurfacing can effectively treat a wide variety of concerns, including:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Pigmentation irregularities, such as freckles, sun and age spots
- Scars, such as acne scars
- Uneven skin tone and texture
At The Aesthetic Center at Bowden Eye & Associates, laser resurfacing is only performed by physicians who have received extensive training and certification in Lumenis laser technology. Treatment begins with the application of a topical anesthetic to numb your skin and protective eyewear to shield your eyes during your treatment. We will discuss additional options to enhance your comfort if you’re particularly concerned about pain. Once you’re prepared, the physician guides the laser handpiece across your skin in the treatment areas, delivering pulses of laser energy to a carefully selected depth, selected to address your specific concerns. Most patients find the discomfort to be mild and tolerable.
Your recovery timeline will depend on the extent of the treatment performed. Most people will need 7 to 10 days at home before they feel “socially presentable,” perhaps with a little help from makeup. Skin may ooze, crust, scab, and peel as part of the process, eventually revealing fresh, new skin. It’s not uncommon for skin to appear pink, like a sunburn, for several weeks after treatment.
After healing, patients experience smoother, more evenly pigmented skin and many begin to feel the skin tightening effects right away. Because laser skin rejuvenation stimulates the process of collagen formation, patients experience continued improvements in skin texture and firmness over time.
Find Out if CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing in Jacksonville is Right for You
Schedule an Aesthetics Consultation online or call our office at (904) 296-0098.