Laser Treatments

AcuPulse CO2 Laser

What is AcuPulse CO2?

AcuPulse CO2 laser treatment, also known as CO2 ablative laser skin resurfacing, is a fast, effective and efficient method for eliminating fine wrinkles, acne scars and brown spots as well as tightening and rejuvenating the skin, thereby reversing early signs of facial aging. Unlike older CO2 laser treatments, the AcuPulse CO2 laser treatment only takes one visit for the majority of patients and results will continue to improve long after treatment as the collagen reforms itself.

Developed by the pioneer of aesthetic medicine and trusted by leading professionals around the world, AcuPulse CO2 has received FDA clearance for treatment and has been clinically validated in dozens of studies. After the skin heals over two weeks, Instant results are seen and continued improvement from collagen stimulation will show improvement up to six months after the procedure.

What does AcuPulse CO2 treat?

From deep wrinkles to fine lines and uneven skin and texture, with AcuPulse CO2 laser treatment, Dr. Sobel can offer you dramatic results on a range of skin aging concerns for the face and other areas. AcuPulse CO2 laser can be used for:

  • Wrinkles – fine and deep
  • Crepey skin
  • Overall skin tone and texture
  • Sun damage and pigmentation
  • Acne scars

What should I expect from AcuPulse CO2 treatment?

In preparation for your treatment, a topical cream will be applied to the target area to minimize any discomfort. As the CO2 laser is generally used to tighten and tone the skin of the face and neck,

protective eye shields may also be applied to ensure your safety. It is also recommended that you wear a loose fitting shirt to prevent any discomfort when changing after your procedure.

During the treatment, most patients experience a mild heat sensation as the applicator is passed over the surface of the skin. The full treatment is generally fast and pain free, and can be expected to last 30-45 minutes.

Immediately following treatment, your skin will be warm and may be red and swollen, depending on your customized treatment settings. Most patients are able to resume their daily activities within one week. While your skin is recovering from the treatment, it is best to avoid exposing the treated area to direct sunlight or any other irritants which could interfere with skin regeneration. To support you in the healing process, a daily skincare routine will be prescribed by Dr. Sobel.

What are the benefits of AcuPulse CO2 treatment?

Benefits of AcuPulse CO2 treatment may include:

  • Dramatic results in only one treatment
  • Results are long-term
  • Minimal risks of side effects and little downtime
  • Precise treatment applicator, ideal for sensitive areas around the face

If you are interested in AcuPulse CO2 treatment in NYC, our staff at Sobel Skin offers honest, human, forward-looking skin care to help you be your best, most refreshed self. Call 212.288.0060 fill out a form in the right-hand column of this page to book an initial treatment consultation with Dr. Sobel.