An advanced laser resurfacing solution, our CO2 Laser treatments are ideal for resurfacing skin and improving wrinkles. It can also be used for skin tag, wart and mole removal. Laser skin resurfacing is a procedure that helps to improve skin texture and is procedure used widely for photorejuvenation. The procedure is used to remove the superficial layers of skin in layers with precision.
At Global Health and Beauty Clinic in Coventry/Birmingham we offer CO2 laser treatments with ULASE and Accupulse. Our clinic is moving to 156 Broad Street in Birmingham.
What is CO2 Laser therapy?
CO2 Lasers work by precisely removing outer layers of skin to reveal new skin. This controlled injury to the skin allows the skin to rebuild itself smoother and more refined. The controlled injury stimulates the collagen and fibroblasts.
Generally, CO2 Lasers are ablative lasers used to treat scars, warts, wrinkles and other deeper skin flaws. Erbium Lasers can be ablative or non-ablative. They promote collagen remodeling, making them popular options for treating fine lines, wrinkles, stretch marks skin laxity, and hyperpigmentation issues such as age spots. ULASE technology uses a combination of Erbium and CO2 laser, whereas Accupulse uses CO2 laser only. The technology is used safely to modify scars and also can be used to remove precancerous skin lesions.
The Youlase MT and CO2 lasers applies micro-fractional ablative and nonablative technology. The two different beams are delivered to the skin, by a scanner, which is special and reduces the risk of extra heat on the treated area.
How does CO2 Laser therapy work?
Laser skin resurfacing is a proven way to help reduce wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, and other blemishes as well as tighten skin and balance tone. Carbon dioxide laser beams penetrate the top skin layers reaching into the dermis. It creates tiny microscopic areas of thermal damage that stimulate new collagen production and replace damaged skin surface by new cells.
Where is CO2 Laser therapy most effective?
The treatment can be used across the face and body. For Photorejuvenation of face it is a common treatment, and is also used for mole removal, wart removal or skin tag removal on the face and body. It improves the stretchmarks and depressed scars particularly when used as combination therapy with growth factors and (PRP/PRF) Platelet Rich Fibrin treatment.
Who is suitable for CO2 Laser therapy?
Most people can receive CO2 Laser therapy treatments, best suited for up to skin type 3, however, if prepared can be used on skin type 4. Book a consultation to discuss your individual options and get an expert’s opinion.
Why choose CO2 Laser therapy?
It’s a reliable form of skin rejuvenation that can help numerous issues including sundamage and sun spots and pigmenting age spots, as well as the removal of unwanted lumps and bumps like skin tags Seborrhoeic Keratosis and warts.
Is CO2 Laser therapy safe?
A common misconception is that laser resurfacing is only safe for light skin types. While it is true that certain lasers pose a higher risk for cell damage or discoloration in darker skin, there are safe and effective resurfacing options.
What happens during mole or wart removal treatment?
Our state of the art CO2 laser is multifunctional and provides an effective and fast method of wart and mole removal. Our Doctors will assess the wart or mole and discuss with you the best way to go forward. CO2 laser is also able to treat Milia, skin tags and Xanthelasma. Get in touch with our expert team if you are considering mole removal in Birmingham. We can also treat Fordoyce spots.
What happens during Seborrhoeic keratosis and stretch mark treatment?
During treatment for skin issues such as spots or stretch marks the laser sends targeted energy to the area of concern, ablating the skin and resurfacing the area.
Are CO2 Laser therapy treatments painful?
Patients and doctors commonly compare the sensation felt during laser treatments to a rubber band snapping against the skin. However, what laser resurfacing feels like depends on the laser, the depth and area of treatment, and an individual’s tolerance for pain.
How many treatments are needed?
While in some cases, a single laser treatment will take care of a patient’s concerns, most non-ablative lasers call for a series of treatments to produce the most satisfying results. This is a trade-off that comes with a no-downtime treatment which can be performed or it can be more aggressive and done with a bit of down-time. Once the treatment series is complete, results are long-lasting.
Is there any downtime?
Although laser treatments are generally considered non-surgical, not all are downtime-free. Laser resurfacing recovery time varies depending on the type of laser used as well as an individual’s health and healing rate. Non-ablative lasers often require no downtime at all, while ablative lasers can require a 2 to 3 week healing process.
Side effects are minimal, some patients can feel slight discomfort during the procedure, a topical anesthetic cream is generally used to reduce the pain. Redness and slight swelling may appear after treatment that is temporary and subsides with rejuvenated skin.
Book a CO2 Laser therapy consultation at our aesthetics clinic in Coventry/Birmingham. Call us on 07483 348881 or email email@example.com for more information, to discuss any queries or to arrange a consultation.