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AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser

As we age, our skin begins to lose its natural collagen. Collagen consists of nutrients that keep the skin looking and feeling its best. Over the years, we start to notice visible skin imperfections that cannot organically repair themselves, such as dark spots and deep wrinkles. The AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser is an ablative resurfacing system for all skin rejuvenation treatments. This laser allows the skin to restructure its outer layer back to its natural, healthy, glowing complexion. 

Dr. Prokupek utilizes the AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser to treat moderate to severe skin damage, such as uneven texture, deep wrinkles, sun spots, pigmentation irregularities, and acne scars. More advanced from other skin resurfacing lasers, the AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser performs superficial and deep fractional treatments by deeply penetrating the skin with high-intensity light beams. This process vaporizes the outer layer of the skin, which then allows it to restructure and heal itself, as well as stimulate collagen production. AcuPulse's advanced technology is a safe and effective laser system that could produce the most dramatic clinical results, that could last up to five years!


+ What is AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser?

AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser is an anti-aging breakthrough in the medical field. The skin resurfacing system reduces deep facial wrinkles, skin damage, sun spots, and acne scars. AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser is a long-lasting solution that allows the skin to restructure its outer layers back to its natural, healthy, glowing complexion.

+ How does AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser work?

AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser is a skin resurfacing workstation that uses state of the art technology for all skin resurfacing needs. AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser uses SuperPulse technology that might provide better results without damaging the outer surface of the skin. The laser reduces the outermost surface of the skin, allowing the skin to restructure into healthy, glowing skin that is unblemished. AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser also works underneath the skin, stimulating the production of collagen. Increasing collagen fills in deep wrinkles and fine lines, reducing their appearance.

+ What should I expect with treatment?

Upon your arrival, you will fill out a questionnaire to determine your skin type. Dr. Prokupek will listen to your concerns and your desired results to determine an appropriate treatment plan.

The procedure is an easy process that should take no more than one to two hours. Recovery time varies from person to person, depending on the depth of the laser treatment and the extent that the skin was treated. The skin will look red for about 1-3 weeks, but there is no bruising and minimal swelling. Overall, patients recovery usually takes about 5-7 days. Patients might begin to notice visible results within 4-6 week after treatment.

+ How should I prepare my skin before my AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser treatment?

To obtain the best possible results, we ask patients to avoid direct sun exposure or use spray tan/self-tanner two weeks before your treatment. We also recommend patients to avoid sun exposure for 48 hours after your treatment.

+ Does AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser hurt?

The AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser system features a short pulse duration, which enhances patients' comfort. Most patients describe the procedure to feel like a hot sensation on the skin but will be minimized by topical numbing cream.

+ Why use AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser as a resurfacing treatment?

AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser is an ablative laser resurfacing system that features state of the art technology. The fractional laser system includes SuperPulse technology and 11 built-in treatment modes. The SuperPulse technology provides the lowest level of thermal damage, making it more gentle on the skin and could result in less injury to the tissue. Fractional CO2 treatments consist of faster healing which might be better results. Fractional CO2 treatments consist of faster healing and better results.