CO2 Fractional Laser


What is CO2 Fractional Laser?

CO2 Fractional Laser is a laser-based treatment that that uses carbon dioxide (CO2) to create micro injuries in the skin’s surface also delivers focused and precise beams of energy. Through CO2 Laser a short pulses of laser energy is emitted vaporizing tiny columns of tissue in the targeted area. The purpose of CO2 Fractional Laser is, it stimulates collagen production and body’s healing process. The procedure can be performed on the skin issue like wrinkles, fine lines, sun damage, age spots, acne, hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone and scars. The CO2 Fractional Laser can be utilized on body areas such as face, neck, chest and hands. After the treatment, you’ll achieve smoother and youthful looking appearance.

How does it work?

CO2 Fractional Laser uses a laser energy which is generated using carbon dioxide as the medium. A laser energy is emitted in a fractional pattern onto the skin’s surface. Firstly, to begin the procedure numbing cream is applied then the laser energy is emitted with micro beams that creates controlled micro injuries in the skin. The micro injuries stimulate the body healing process, and also collagen production. When the skin gets healed after the treatment it becomes smoother and more rejuvenated healing the skin concerns such as pigmentation, sun damage, age spots, wrinkles and fine lines.

What are the side effects caused through CO2 Fractional Laser?

CO2 fractional laser is generally considered a safe procedure when performed by a qualified healthcare professional. However, like any medical treatment, there are potential side effects and risks involved. Here are some common side effects that may occur after CO2 fractional laser treatment:

  • Redness and Swelling: Redness and swelling can be present after the treatment for few weeks which will eventually go away.
  • Itching and Dryness: As a part of healing phase, skin can become dry and itchy but you need to avoid itching the treated area.
  • Peeling and Flaking: Your skin will peel and flake as a part of healing phase. It is better to allow the skin shed.
  • Hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation: Changes in skin pigmentation can occur after CO2 fractional laser treatment. The treated area can become darker or lighter which will go away after some months or weeks.


– Enhances skin texture and firmness by boosting collagen production.

– Diminishes wrinkles, fine lines, and various types of scars, including acne and surgical scars.

– Reduces the visibility of age spots, sunspots, and hyperpigmentation.

– Firms up loose skin, particularly on the face, neck, and abdomen.

– Enhances skin elasticity and reduces sagging for a more youthful look.

– Requires minimal downtime as it is a quick outpatient procedure.

– Tailored to address individual needs and concerns.

– Well-tolerated with options to minimize discomfort.

– Offers long-lasting results that can persist for months to years.

– Can be applied to various areas of the body, making it versatile for different skin concerns.

What does CO2 Fractional Laser help with?

CO2 Fractional Laser helps with several skin concerns which are explained below:

  • Wrinkles and Fine lines: Through the treatment collagen production is stimulates that maintains the elasticity and structure of the skin.
  • Scars: CO2 Laser helps with getting rid of acne scars and surgical scars.
  • Age spots and Sun damage: The treatment enhances the skin texture and equalize the skin tone.
  • Skin tightening: It helps with tightening the loose skin.
  • Skin resurfacing: The damaged layer of the skin is removed through the laser and new skin cells are developed giving a fresh-looking new skin.

Skin Laxity: CO2 fractional laser treatments improve skin laxity and reduce sagging, resulting in a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.