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CO2 Laser Singapore - The Ultimate Guide

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How much does CO2 laser cost in Singapore?

The cost of CO2 laser treatment in Singapore typically ranges from $300 to $1000. However, at Fundamental Aesthetic Medical Clinic, the price is $88 Nett.

Is CO2 laser treatment worth it?

CO2 laser treatment is highly beneficial, offering significant enhancements in fine lines, overall skin texture, and reduction of pigmentation issues. It notably improves deep wrinkles and effectively addresses acne scarring, with many patients experiencing around a 50% improvement.

Types of Atrophic Scars

What is the disadvantage of CO2 laser?

The downside of CO2 laser treatment for the skin is that the patient may experience oozing from the treated areas for a period of two weeks, necessitating meticulous cleansing four to five times a day, as well as the application of ointment to prevent scabbing. Complete healing of the treated areas may take up to three weeks, with residual redness or pinkness persisting for an extended period thereafter.

Who is not a good candidate for CO2 laser?

Individuals who have a history of slow wound healing (for instance, due to diabetes), are susceptible to keloid or hypertrophic scars, smoke, or have a weakened immune system should reconsider undergoing CO2 laser treatment

How many years does CO2 laser last?

Following the procedure, you'll observe enhancements in skin texture, tone, and overall appearance, with reductions in fine lines, wrinkles, and sunspots, resulting in smoother, more youthful skin. Typically, the results of CO2 laser resurfacing can endure for approximately 3 to 5 years.

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How many sessions of CO2 laser are needed?

For fractional CO2 laser treatment, the number of sessions required ranges from 2 to 6, depending on the severity of scars. These sessions are typically spaced 3 to 4 weeks apart to achieve nearly permanent results. Your Medical Aesthetic Doctor may recommend undergoing 3 to 5 sessions within this timeframe.

How much younger does CO2 laser make you look?

In a case study, a 64-year-old female patient expressed concerns about deep wrinkles around her eyes, nasolabial folds, and marionette lines. Seeking a non-surgical solution, she underwent a single session of CO2 laser treatment, which yielded results, making her appear 10 years younger.

Is 1 session of CO2 laser enough?

The necessity of Fractional CO2 Laser treatment sessions varies based on individual skin concerns and desired results. Generally, most patients undergo a series of 1 to 3 treatment sessions, with intervals of approximately 4 to 6 weeks between each session to facilitate skin healing

How painful is CO2 fractional laser?

Feedback from our patients who have experienced Fractional CO2 Laser Treatment indicates that it is generally well-tolerated. The procedure is often described as a series of brief and mild sensations of warmth or tingling. Additionally, a numbing cream is applied beforehand to reduce any potential discomfort

Which is better microneedling or CO2 laser?

RF microneedling works on a specific part of the skin. CO2 lasers affect a deeper layer. When CO2 lasers are used, they create controlled damage across the entire thickness of the skin in a small area

Does CO2 laser make skin thicker?

CO2 lasers are carefully made to refresh the skin by encouraging the production of collagen and elastin. This helps make the skin thicker and stronger, which is what many people want

Co2 laser singapore before and after

Due to regulations from the Ministry of Health, we are unable to display before and after images of CO2 laser treatments in Singapore. However, after the session, patients typically experience noticeable improvements in skin texture, reduction of fine lines and wrinkles, and overall rejuvenation

How long does your face peel after CO2 laser?

Face peeling typically begins around 3 days following CO2 laser treatment and usually resolves by 7 to 10 days. We recommend allowing for 2 to 5 days at home for initial recovery, with longer durations required for deeper treatments. It's advisable to avoid scheduling significant social events for at least 2 weeks after the procedure

Can I put moisturizer after Co2 laser?

Following a fractional CO2 laser treatment, it's important to maintain moisture and cleanliness on your skin. Use a gentle, fragrance-free cleanser with lukewarm water to wash the area, and apply a moisturizer that is fragrance-free and hypoallergenic multiple times a day

When can I shower after CO2 laser?

1 to 2 days following the treatment: You can shower, but make sure the treated skin doesn't get directly hit by the water to prevent injury and scarring. It's normal to experience oozing of clear or slightly yellowish fluid and crusting during this time.

How many layers of skin does CO2 laser remove?

CO2 lasers, being ablative lasers, function by intentionally injuring the skin in a controlled manner. This action targets the outer layer of skin, known as the epidermis, and heats the underlying skin layer, called the dermis

Can I sleep on my side after CO2 laser?

Avoid sleeping on your side after CO2 laser treatment. Maintaining a more upright position can help reduce swelling. Once the skin has healed, typically around 10 days after the procedure, you can consider sleeping on your side. Additionally, using a soothing moisturizer after CO2 laser treatment is recommended.

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