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CO2RE (CORE) Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing

If you have grown tired of your stubborn skin imperfections and are looking for a simpler way to cultivate vibrant, younger-looking skin, then you’ve come to the right place! With CO2RE (CORE) Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing laser technology and our dedicated team of professionals, we can help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Using fractional lasers, CO2RE helps rejuvenate your skin by treating:

  • Scars
  • Discoloration
  • Age spots
  • Wrinkles
  • Textural irregularities
  • Freckles
  • Skin laxity

Frequently Asked Questions

What is CO2RE (CORE) Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing?

CO2RE (CORE) Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing is a fractional laser system that enables our medical professionals to effectively treat the skin’s surface, middle, and deep dermal levels with exact precision. CO2RE differs from traditional ablative resurfacing methods in that it is lighter, faster, and requires less downtime.

With CO2RE laser skin resurfacing treatment, guests experience improvement in:

  • Skin tone and texture
  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Age spots
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Facial scars
  • Skin laxity

How does it work?

The CO2RE transformative fractional laser technology meticulously targets multiple layers of your skin simultaneously, leaving you with a fresh complexion. Fractional laser resurfacing uses dual laser beams to reach both superficial  and deeper layers of your skin by employing a “fraction by fraction” method, removing certain areas of skin while stimulating collagen formation and healthy new skin cells. The CO2RE laser has multiple modes dedicated to treating a variety of skin types.

How do I know if CO2RE treatments are right for me?

This treatment is  recommended for guests in their late 30’s to 70’s who have experienced significant skin damage caused by sunlight, aging and/or other skin irregularities. CO2RE is ideal for anyone seeking even-toned and younger-looking skin.

How many treatments do I need?

Although results will vary from guest to guest, improvement in your skin may be visible after only 1 treatment. After several days, you will notice immediate changes in your treatment areas, especially a reduction in age spots and uneven texture. Be sure to follow any instructions given to you by your provider to maintain your smooth and radiant complexion. We recommend following a healthy skin-care regimen, applying sunscreen, and avoiding sunlight for weeks to months following the treatment.

Does the treatment hurt?

Although discomfort varies from guest to guest, we will apply an anesthetic prior to treatment to ease any potential pain. Our team of medical professionals will be at your side, monitoring your comfort level throughout the treatment. If for some reason you feel additional pain, you may take a subcutaneous anesthetic or a oral pain reliever.

Are there side effects? 

After your treatment, you may feel a burning sensation that will last a few hours. In the next 7 to 14 days, you will notice that your skin will begin to flake and peel. Do not panic, as this is a natural reaction following the treatment. You may also experience dryness, minor bleeding, redness and or crusting (depending on the depth of your treatment). It is important to keep your skin moist during this time. We recommend waiting at least 7 days following the treatment to begin applying make-up. For optimal recovery (and to avoid any infections), it is very important to follow our aftercare instructions included in your post-procedure kit.

Will I notice the difference right away?

During your consultation, we will access your skin and share the type of results you should expect after 1 treatment. Generally, guests notice immediate improvement after only 1 visit. Your skin will continue to improve for 3 to 6 months following the treatment.

Is it safe?

CO2RE is generally safe, however, we recommend sharing your complete medical and skin history with us before treatment to ensure a safe experience and avoid any potential infections or reactions.

Where can I receive my treatment?

You can receive CO2RE through a procedure at our locations in Visalia or Fresno.

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