CO2 Laser Resurfacing
Laser Skin Resurfacing in New York
Laser skin resurfacing with the CO2 or erbium lasers involves the removal of a layer of skin so that the new skin can flourish and fill in the wrinkles and crevices. The laser vaporizes the old wrinkled, sun damaged and scarred skin which initiates a cascade for new skin formation. The new skin is healthier with less visible lines, wrinkles, sun damage and scars.
Laser skin resurfacing with the CO2 laser remains the gold standard for reversing the signs of aging associated with wrinkled skin. The CO2 laser also causes dramatic tightening of the skin. For patient who do have severe wrinkles, and are not smokers or are able to stop smoking, this procedures remains the treatment of choice. A one pass laser resurfacing procedure has one week down time and multiple pass CO2 laser procedure has two weeks down time. Treatment of wrinkles with the CO2 laser is limited to the face.
Advanced Laser Technology for Excellent Results
Dr. Rokhsar has been trained by the inventor of the CO2 laser resurfacing procedure and has extensive experience in laser resurfacing. For those individuals who do not have the 1-2 weeks down time or who wish to resurface other skin areas, the laser of choice remains the Fraxel laser. Dr. Rokhsar is considered an international authority with laser resurfacing and has spoken on this subject all around the globe.
With multiple advanced lasers on site, Dr. Rokhsar is able to combine several lasers at the same time for the best results, depending on your skin’s unique needs.
Treating the Following Conditions
The following conditions can be safely and effectively be treated with laser resurfacing procedures:
- Deep lines
- Fine lines
- Poor skin tone and texture
- Large pores
- Acne and surgical scars
- Uneven pigmentation
- Stretch marks
- Pearly penile papules
Dr. Rokhsar, will tell you which laser is best for you during your consultation.