More and more patients are deciding to use laser treatment therapy as it is less invasive than traditional surgical procedures. CO2 lasers have been around for decades and help patients with skin tightening and rejuvenation. At his Riverside office, Dr. Hardesty and his team use the best laser technologies to help in the treatment of their patients. At Imagine Plastic Surgery we are excited to help you achieve beautiful skin.
The C02 laser technologies are some of the earliest lasers to be developed. It works by having electricity run through a gas-filled tube that produces light. The gas is made up of C02 and a mixture of other gases. The light that is produced is invisible to the eye, so it is an infrared laser technique. The CO2 lasers allow for Dr. Hardesty to help his patients with skin rejuvenation treatments. It helps to eliminate wrinkles, fine lines, scarring, and provide patients with smooth, glowing skin. The laser damages the deep layers of the skin which helps to stimulate the bodies natural healing process, creating new skin tissue.
Dr. Hardesty uses only the best technology to help his patients with their skin tightening and rejuvenation needs. That is why he uses the C02 lasers from Syneron Candela. They are the world leaders in cosmetic technology and are trusted by doctors and patients everywhere. They have produced the CO2RE laser systems to let doctors give their patients excellent care. Dr. Hardesty and his team are ready to help you feel more confident in your skin with their use of the CO2RE Fractionated and ablative lasers.
The CO2RE Fractionated therapy refers to fractional therapy which is the pixilated distribution of laser light. This treatment allows for smaller thermal injuries which provide shorter downtime and fewer complications.
The CO2RE Ablative laser uses a traditional resurfacing treatment. This treatment removes 100% of the epidermal layer of the skin. This encourages the production of collagen in the skin cells to provide new skin tissue. This Co2 laser helps target all the dermal levels of the skin, helping rejuvenate the skin.
To ensure you achieve optimal results Dr. Hardesty will provide you with pre-treatment post-treatment care instructions. The recovery of CO2 laser treatment typically lasts around two weeks. Depending on the laser used it could be just a few days. To make sure that your skin is healing well avoid direct sunlight and excessive heat. Make sure to gently wash the face and avoid hot water. Most patients find the treatment to be quick with minimal discomfort.
In order to see if these laser treatments are right for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Hardesty. He will go over your medical and skin history to make sure that this treatment will benefit you.
Much like regular procedures, the CO2 Laser treatment has possible side effects. These include redness, swelling, bruising, scarring, acne, and more. Dr. Hardesty will go over all of the possible side effects with you at the consultation appointment.
The lasers used at Imagine Plastic Surgery are great at giving long-lasting results. The results may vary between patients based on age, genetics, and lifestyle but many patients enjoy their results for some years.
If you have a skin condition that you feel could benefit from a laser treatment, then talk with Dr. Hardesty at his Riverside office to discuss your options. To make a consultation appointment call the office today or fill out an online form. The team at Imagine Plastic Surgery are ready to help you get rejuvenated skin.
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