Multiple types of laser have been used for skin resurfacing in the past. As with all resurfacing techniques, the depth of skin ablated determines the overall improvement while also incurring prolonged recovery. Anesthesia is similar to chemical peeling and recovery generally well tolerated.
Dr. Pero utilizes fractional CO2 laser technology to provide excellent clinical results with minimum downtime. Patients can expect some redness and swelling (like a sunburn) for 4-5 days on average following the treatment. The skin will undergoing smoothing of fine wrinkles, decreased irregular brown spots and pigmentation that continues to improve over the next several months. The results are long-lasting and can give you the glow you are looking for!