The step-by-step patient experience.
Our practice offers consultations with our Skin Care Specialists.
Upon completing the healing process, results are noticeable in 10 to 14 days. Most patients notice remarkable improvement in their skin after one treatment.
Some patients require 1-3 treatments, usually spaced 8 to 12 weeks apart. This is the only non-surgical skin resurfacing treatment that is able to take “10 years off in 10 days.”
During your consultation you will also meet with our physicians to solidify your treatment plan. Prior to your Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing in Cincinnati OH, you will be offered prescription for pain and anxiety medication to take prior to the procedure. You will need a driver on the day of your procedure.
On the day of the procedure, topical numbing cream with be applied to the treatment area. For patients desiring treatment of their eyelids, metal contacts will be placed.
Treat the skin
Patients report a quick snapping sensation against the skin, but overall the procedure is well tolerated. In addition to oral pain medication and topical numbing medication, the Zimmer cooler is utilized for added comfort.
Apply the aquaphor
After the laser treatment is complete, Aquaphor will be applied. You will be given detailed post-procedure instructions and a follow up appointment in 2 to 3 days will be arranged.