Benefits of Coolaser ™ are wonderful. It evens out uneven skin tone and removes superficial blemishes. It can be used on the face, neck, and other parts of the body. The procedure takes only 10–15 minutes. Peel depth can be adjusted based on the patient’s needs. It is preferred by fair and darker-skinned people alike. Healing is quicker than with laser surgery.
Alternatives to Coolaser ™ technique could be microdermabrasion, Laser Skin Resurfacing, Thermage, or Cooltouch.
Coolaser ™ technique procedure is performed in a following way. The entire surface of the skin is cooled using a special device. A series of light pulses are flashed on the surface of the skin. The skin cells absorb the energy of light. The absorption in turn causes the instantaneous vaporization of the superficial cell. As your physician passes the light over your skin, a mere 10 millionth of an inch of tissue is removed at a time. This incredible control allows your physician to treat only as deeply as needed, from removing wrinkles to merely refreshing your overall skin appearance. After the damaged skin is removed, new skin will quickly regrow in its place. Unlike other laser treatments, the Coolaser ™ technique does not require a long recovery period.
If you wish to improve any of the following, and don’t want to go through a long recovery period to achieve optimal results Coolaser ™ technique may be the right treatment for you; fine lines around the mouth and eyes, facial scars, uneven skin pigmentation, acne scars, birthmarks, skin growths, warts, stretch marks. The surgeon will evaluate your skin’s characteristics to make a recommendation regarding what procedure is right for you.
The results of Coolaser ™ technique treatment are long lasting. The minor lines and blemishes will be gone, leaving you with a fresh perspective on your appearance. Most people require a series of treatments to see optimal results. As with other subtle procedures, you will still look like you, only better.
Coolaser ™ technique treatments are considered very safe. However a transient pigmentation change, swelling, and discomfort in the treated area may be expected. The number of adverse effects is unusually small. A thorough evaluation by treating physician is necessary.
Generally after Coolaser ™ technique treatment you may expect the following:
Back to work: 1–5 days More strenuous activities: 1 week Complete fading of redness: 1–3 weeks Light sun exposure: 2 weeks If you have been given oral medication for pain or sedation, you are not to drive until the next morning.
The level of discomfort is different for every person and also varies by the location and surface area to be treated. Many patients do not request any pain medication during treatment and relate the discomfort as comparable to a sunburn. Other patients will appreciate a topical or more extensive anesthetic. We will discuss your options with you based upon your own tolerance and the specific areas to be treated. Fotopeel and Coolaser ™ technique may cause the skin to became red or pink or even darker, with mild to moderate discomfort for a few days following the procedure. Although over the counter medication is usually sufficient, your physician may recommend alternative pain relief options to keep you comfortable.
Your doctor will advise you on a pre-treatment plan to prepare Coolaser ™ technique skin resurfacing. This depends on a variety of factors, so your doctor will suggest a regime tailored specifically to your needs. At the time of the procedure, you will also be given specific instructions on how to care for your skin immediately following your treatment.
After having Coolaser ™ technique treatment, expect to have mild swelling, discomfort and some skin redness—all easily treated with ice packs and antibiotic ointments. Both will aid the healing process, and make you feel better. We will give you instructions on how to gently wash and care for your healing skin. This process generally lasts for a few days or longer.