CO2RE Laser Resurfacing?
CO2RE Laser Resurfacing is a one-treatment procedure that uses a laser to improve skin tone and texture through skin resurfacing. This treatment reduces the effects of the sun and improves coloration and a dull tone. It aids in restoring a thinning collagen layer while
smoothing out fine lines, wrinkles, surgical scars, and acne scars.
CO2RE Laser Resurfacing works by removing layers of skin tissue in a fractionated method. Essentially, the laser makes tiny spaces in the skin to create micro-columns of controlled damage in the skin. This action stimulates the body to heal itself with new, healthy skin and collagen. Once the healing begins, patients will see an improvement in skin coloration, reduction of age spots, reduced appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, scarring, and an improvement in skin tone and texture.
With the CO2RE Laser Resurfacing treatment, there will be approximately 7 – 14 days of downtime. After the treatment, patients report a burning sensation similar to a severe sunburn for a few days. During that time, patients will use a special recovery balm and will want to rest indoors.
The Nordlys System
The Nordlys System of laser resurfacing has two main components. The first is the Ellipse IPL which uses intense pulsed light to treat photodamaged skin. The second component is the Frax 1550 which uses fractional technology to resurface the skin which improves the texture.
The treatment takes between 30-60 minutes to complete depending on the size and number of areas being treated. A topical anesthetic is applied 30 minutes before treatment. There is very little downtime with the Nordlys system. An ice pack may be used after the treatment and during the first day or two to ease swelling and discomfort.
Following treatment, patients will see a reduction in fine wrinkles and age spots and will have smoother and healthier-looking skin. The appearance of scarring, discoloration, and sun-damaged skin will be improved, leaving your face to look more refreshed, smoother, and brighter overall.