CO2 Laser, Los Angeles, CA

Consider CO2 laser resurfacing at MetroMD’s Los Angeles, CA location. We strive to help our patients experience the results they are looking for by diminishing scarring, fine lines and wrinkles. While this minimally invasive treatment can provide you with optimal results, we know that making the decision to undergo treatments is one that you will want to thoroughly consider. Because of this, MetroMD has taken the time to answer frequently asked questions our prospective patients have regarding CO2 laser treatments in Los Angeles, CA

What is CO2 laser resurfacing in Los Angeles, CA?

Laser resurfacing is a form of treatment that can help patients to reduce facial flaws with a laser that removes layers of the skin. CO2 lasers, are carbon dioxide and are used to treat fine lines, scars and wrinkles. Continual light beams or light pulses are administered to the patient during treatment to remove thin layers of skin. 

What are the benefits of CO2 laser treatments?

CO2 laser treatments in Los Angeles, CA can offer a number of benefits to prospective patients. Because treatments are non invasive, CO2 laser resurfacing is a popular form of cosmetic procedures available to our patients at MetroMD. There are a number of benefits available to those who undergo Los Angeles, CA CO2 laser treatment, including:

  • Stimulate natural collagen production
  • More even skin tone
  • Improves texture of skin
  • Treat precancerous lesions
  • Reduce skin imperfections

Are treatments with the CO2 laser painful? 

During treatment, your doctor will numb your face, for more extensive treatments, you may even be sedated. When administering CO2 laser treatments at our Los Angeles, CA office, our goal is to make you feel as comfortable as possible. Following the procedures you may experience redness, swelling and itchiness. We will provide you with instructions for how to care for yourself during the healing process. We recommend over the counter pain medications and ice packs to help you feel more comfortable. 

What can I expect from my first consultation with MetroMD?

At your first consultation for CO2 laser in Los Angeles, California, you can expect our doctors to gather information with you to determine if you are a candidate for treatments. At your first consultation we will ask you a number of questions regarding your medical history, in addition to any medications you are currently prescribed. MetroMD providers will explain the procedure and discuss expectations. Additionally, we will help you to properly prepare for treatment, this may include avoiding certain medications and sun exposure in order to obtain optimal results from CO2 laser treatments at our Los Angeles, CA office. 

What types of conditions does the CO2 laser treat?

Many choose CO2 laser treatments as a way to manage signs of aging or scarring experienced over a person’s life time. CO2 laser treatments can help patients to improve their overall appearance. CO2 lasers can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, acne scarring, sun damage, liver spots and improve overall skin tone. 

Experience the benefits of CO2 laser treatments by scheduling an appointment with MetroMD. We know that you may be left to deal with signs of aging, acne scarring, sun damage, uneven skin tone and more. For some, this can surely impact confidence levels. At MetroMD, our doctors are dedicated to helping you experience optimal results. For more information regarding CO2 laser resurfacing in Los Angeles, California, call our offices today.