RF CO₂ Fractional Laser resurfacing / Treatment times and effects

Indications treatment benchmarks

1. Acne depressed scar,burn scars,traces of operation, large pores


1) Conventional treatment: irradiate the affected part once in the pulse width of
90-150ms.
2) Repeat treatment: irradiate the affected part 2-3 times in the pulse width of
40-60ms
3) Treatment frequencies: 4-5 times
4) There might be the possibility of sharpening the acne which could be gradually
vanished, or the possibility of exudates from pore which can not be pressed or
stimulated. Heteropathy would be used to heal the wound.

2.Wrinkles


1) Conventional treatment: irradiating the affected part once in the pulse width of
80-120ms.
2) Repeat treatment: irradiating the affected part twice in the pulse width of 40-50ms
3) Treatment frequency: 3-4 times

3. Complexion improvement, skin whitening and enhancement


1) Therapeutic method: Irradiating the whole face once with pulse width of 40-50ms,
then irradiating repeatedly when there is a need in special parts with the pulse width
of 30-40ms.
2) Treatment frequencies: 2 ~ 3 times

4. Fine lines removal, pore minimizing, facial impurities removal


1) Treatment method: irradiating the whole face once with pulse width of 40-50ms,
then irradiating repeatedly when there is a need in special parts with the pulse width
of 30-40ms
2) Treatment frequency: 2-3 times
3) It might work on epidermal chloasma, but the area of skin lesions of dermal
chloasma would expand. There is a need to treat part of it, and decide next step
after confirming the reaction.

The needed attention of matters after treatment

1. Precautions before treatment
1) avoiding makeup and cleansing when treating faces. (removing fuzz if it is
necessary)
2) avoiding to see the laser directly with naked eyes.
3) It would be painful when having treatment, surface anesthesia could be cancelled
when feel less painful.
4) After treatment, the affected part will become white or grey, and it is also possible
to be red or light blister which will be crusted within 2-3 days, and come off from
fifth day to fourteenth day.
5) The wound should be covered with sterile gauze for protection after laser
treatment.

2. Matters need attention after treatment
1) After treatment (about 2 hours), there will be an irritable pain or swell on parts
which have been treated. Even though a proper treatment is given in hospital,
scorching pain is still can be felt after a while. Wet packing with cold towel could
ease the pain and avoid using the cosmetics and facial mask.
2) Sesame-sized crust will appear within 2-3 days after treatment, and come off after
5-7 days. Please lightly wash the face with special facial cleanser or refining foam.
3) Sun cream should be used to scabbed parts.
4) After using special detergent and refining foam about one week, make-up can be wear after 2-3 days.
5) After treatment, spa, sauna, half bath and vigorous excises should be avoided before the wound
is crusted off naturally