The Core (CO2RE) fractional CO2 Resurfacing System is a versatile resurfacing technology that enables physicians like us at Dermatology and Skin Health to precisely target and treat the skin’s surface, middle, and deep dermal levels and effectively resurface and rid the skin of unwanted and/or unhealthy lesions. The treatment is lighter, faster, and more versatile for resurfacing needs as well as traditional ablation and minor dermal excisions. The Core (CO2RE) fractional CO2 Resurfacing System has the ability to treat both superficial and deep skin layers simultaneously with precision-control over the intensity, pattern, and depth of ablation.
Patients can experience improvement of:
Skin tone and texture
How do I know if CO2RE treatments are right for me?
Ideal candidates for CO2RE are in their 30s or older with skin damaged by exposure to the sun, age spots, fine lines, discoloration, rough texture, and other skin imperfections. It is ideal for anyone seeking younger looking skin without the long downtime associated with conventional resurfacing procedures.
What is the CO2RE procedure like?
You can expect some moderate discomfort during the treatment, but the anesthetic applied prior to the procedure typically makes any discomfort tolerable. For more aggressive, higher powered treatments, we’ll likely recommend a subcutaneous anesthetic, oral pain relievers and/or sedatives during the treatment session. Over the counter pain relievers may be taken in the days after the procedure to alleviate any residual discomfort.
Is CO2RE safe?
Yes. It absolutely is. During your consult we’ll go over your complete medical and skin history to minimize the potential for any negative reactions to your CO2RE resurfacing treatment.
How many CO2RE treatments will I need?
Generally you will see the difference you want after only one treatment. In the days after the treatment your skin will gradually look softer and smoother. The age spots and uneven textures will start to show immediate improvement.
How long will the results last?
The durability of CO2RE results approaches that of surgical procedures. However, there are a number of variables that will determine how long you can expect the results to last, including your health, age and how you care for your skin after treatment.
What can I expect after my procedure?
Immediately following the procedure you can expect a sensation similar to a sunburn, lasting several hours. You can expect peeling of dead skin from the treatment area. This is a natural exfoliation process that may last seven to ten days.
Do I need to take any special precautions after treatment?
Depending on the unique situation, we may recommend a short course of antibiotics to minimize any risk of infection. Use of a moisturizer and sunscreen is recommended during the healing process and for the weeks and months following treatment.
Are you self-conscious or weary of blemishes and age related spots on your skin that you’d like to rectify? There are ways to remedy those concerns. Let’s have a conversation today to learn a little more about each other and how we can get you on a path to healthier skin and an overall healthier you. Contact us today to set up your consult. You have options. Let’s explore. The Core (CO2RE) fractional CO2 Resurfacing System is one option we’re excited about and we’d like to share it with you.