CO2 Laser

What is CO2 Laser?
Is an important laser innovation using 10,600 nm. wavelength which has special properties  that is absorbed by the water molecules in the cell. Once absorbed the energy is quickly converted into heat. This rapid rise in temperature causes simultaneous vaporization and coagulation of small blood vessels under the skin. The CO2 Laser is very accurate and allows us to selectively remove tissue without damaging the the surrounding tissue with no bleeding or stitches.

In addition, the CO2 Laser has been certified by the Food and Drug Administration of Thailand and the United States. Deeming it an effective and safe treatment of skin.

What are the benefits of the CO2 Laser?
With the afore mentioned special properties of the laser. The CO2 Laser can efficiently be use to fix skin problem such as.

  • Comedones
  • Acne Scar
  • Lentigenes
  • Nevus
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Tags
  • Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia, SGH
  • Syringoma
  • Wart

What are the processes of the CO2 Laser?
Before using the CO2 Laser a topical anesthesia or local anesthesia will be applied to the treated area and causing no pain will being treated.

After the CO2 Laser treatment, avoid water around the wound for a period of 24 hours and apply disinfectant wax for 7 days. Scabs will peel leaving pink spots which will last for a few days. CO2 incisions are small and generally will not leave scaring.