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At V Medical Aesthetics & Laser Clinics, we have over 32 board-certified medical doctors dedicated in providing customized skin solutions for every of your skin concerns. Doctor’s expertise, proper and holistic care of the diagnosed condition is the most important thing for successful results.
With over 16 convenient clinic locations islandwide in Singapore, we strive to provide patient-centered care with 100% transparent and affordable pricing to each of you.
Fractional CO2 Laser, or fractionated carbon dioxide laser is a skin resurfacing laser procedure that is effective in treating depressed acne scars and uneven skin texture with minimal downtime.
The procedure can also be used on the face and body for skin rejuvenation – reducing the appearance of enlarged pores, fine lines and wrinkles for smoother and softer skin.
Fractional CO2 Laser have been used for many years, commonly used for acne scars treatment without long downtime like conventional Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser.
Besides depressed acne scars, it is considered to be safe and effective in rejuvenating aged skin, reducing the appearance of enlarged pores, fine lines and wrinkles.
Fractional CO2 Laser work by emitting laser via tiny microthermal zones in the treated areas. With thousands of beams at a diameter of a hair penetrating deep into layers of your skin, it creates numerous microscopic thermal injury zones.
It target scars and old collagen without damaging surround tissue while stimulating collagen production for new tissue regenerate.
Fractional CO2 laser is an effective treatment for depressed acne scars.
It helps to break down old collagen in skin, while stimulating new collagen in skin. This helps to reduce the appearance of scars, giving the skin a more even texture.
As the treatment triggers the body’s natural healing process by produces thousands of tiny microthermal zones in the treated area.
The process allows skin to regenerate through collagen production, which helps to:
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Fractional CO2 Laser is suitable for atrophic acne scars, signs of ageing such as enlarged pores, fine lines and wrinkles.
Fractional CO2 Laser is tolerable, majority of patients may experience just minor discomfort (depending on severity and pain threshold), which they frequently compare to prickling sensation during the procedure.
Numbing cream is applied before the procedure to ensure maximum patient comfort.
Side effects for Fractional CO2 Laser are generally very low. You may experience the following after the procedure which is normal and will go away after a few days.
Pain & Redness:
You may experience slight pain similar to a sunburn and notice redness or a tingling sensation at the treated area. This is a temporary effect that generally occurs within 48 hours, but it will fade away.
After the treatment, you may also notice some skin peeling at the treated area, which is normal as the procedure removes your superficial skin to reveal the new skin underneath.
The peeling will subside within a couple of days, and be sure to keep away from sun exposure to avoid further peeling.
You may experience swelling around the treatment area, which will subside within 2-3 days. You may apply moisturizer to minimise the effects.
These spots are generally seen as a minor reaction to the laser, and there is no need to worry if you see them. They will fade away gradually after one week or more as well.
Skin may look flushed after treatment but will subside within the next few days. You may resume normal activities post treatment, but it is advisable to:
There is a downtime of 4-5 days, involving swelling and redness. You may experience crusting, dryness & peeling in the treated areas, similar to being sun burnt.
Depending on the severity of your conditions which will determine the aggressiveness of the laser treatment.
When your skin is completely healed, you will see a brighter and improved skin tone. Skin will also continue to produce collagen to improve scars and wrinkles over the next few months.
A thorough assessment and diagnosis of your condition is required for our Board Certified doctors to advise on the number of laser sessions required.
5-10 sessions are usually needed. After each session, your skin should look brighter and feel firmer.
For acne scars and enlarged pores issues, number sessions depends on individuals and severity of condition.
You can expect to see results as soon as 1-2 weeks after the laser procedure and results will continue to improve as your body produces more collagen.
Good daily skincare habits and regular maintenance treatments is recommended to ensure long-lasting results.
These are the instructions to follow after your Fractional Co2 Laser treatment:
V Medical Aesthetics and Laser Clinic has 16 clinic outlets across Singapore, located at:
Novena, Orchard, Somerset, Dhoby Ghaut, Tanjong Pagar, Bedok, Tampines, Pasir Ris, Woodlands, Serangoon, Boon Lay, Jurong East, Yishun and Toh Payoh.
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