CO2 Laser Resurfacing Montreal

Improve your Skin Texture with Laser Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is an advanced procedure designed to enhance the texture and appearance of your skin. Using the latest technology, this treatment removes the outer layer of damaged skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, scars, and acne scars. Whether you have rough texture, uneven skin tone, or deeper wrinkles, this carbon dioxide laser treatment provides effective solutions for skin rejuvenation with minimal downtime.

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Considering laser resurfacing? Book a consultation at our Montreal clinic to evaluate your skin type, condition, and goals to determine the most suitable procedure for you. Personalized care ensures you achieve the best results with minimal discomfort and downtime.


What is CO2 Laser Resurfacing?

CO2 laser resurfacing is an ablative laser procedure that uses carbon dioxide laser energy to remove the superficial layers of the skin. This treatment effectively addresses deep wrinkles, age spots, acne scarring, and sun damage. By targeting the outer layer of skin, the CO2 laser stimulates the natural healing process, resulting in a fresh layer of skin with improved texture and reduced pigmentation issues.

Benefits of Laser Surfacing Treatments using CO2

CO2 laser resurfacing offers numerous benefits, including:

    • Enhanced skin texture: Smooths rough texture and reduces the appearance of surgical scars and acne scars.
    • Deep wrinkle reduction: Minimizes fine lines and deeper wrinkles for a more youthful appearance.
    • Even skin tone: Improves uneven skin tone and reduces brown spots caused by sun damage.
    • Collagen boost: Promotes collagen production, leading to firmer and more elastic skin.
    • Minimal downtime: Offers effective results with days of downtime, allowing for quicker recovery.

Where can CO2 Skin Laser Resurfacing Be Used on the Body?

CO2 laser resurfacing can be effectively used on various parts of the body to address a range of skin concerns. Common areas where CO2 laser resurfacing is effective include:

  1. The face, where it helps reduce fine lines, deeper wrinkles, acne scars, and age spots. 
  2. The neck to improve skin texture and tone.
  3. The hands, reducing brown spots, rough texture, and signs of aging.

This versatile procedure can rejuvenate multiple body areas, providing comprehensive solutions for skin rejuvenation and enhancing overall skin appearance.

Am I a Good Candidate for Laser Resurfacing Treatments?

Ideal candidates for skin laser resurfacing are individuals with fair to medium skin tones who seek to improve wrinkles, sun damage, acne scars, or uneven skin texture. Those with darker skin types may need a thorough consultation to assess the risk of pigmentation changes.

A good candidate is in overall good health, has realistic expectations, and is committed to following post-treatment care. Our clinic will help determine if this procedure is right for you.

What is the Cost of CO2 Resurfacing in Montreal?

The price of CO2 laser resurfacing in Montreal varies based on the extent of the treatment, the area treated, and the practitioner’s expertise. On average, the cost ranges from $1,500 to $3,500 per session. A detailed consultation will provide a specific cost estimate based on your treatment plan. Investing in a reputable provider ensures optimal results and safety.

What Skin Conditions can Fractional Laser Resurfacing Improve?

Fractional laser treatments can effectively improve various skin conditions, including:

  • Fine lines and deeper wrinkles
  • Sun damage and age spots
  • Acne scars and surgical scars
  • Uneven skin tone and texture
  • Large pores and rough texture
  • Stretch marks

Are there Risks Associated with CO2 Laser Resurfacing Treatments?

While CO2 laser resurfacing is generally safe, potential risks and side effects include:

  • Redness and swelling: Common and temporary post-treatment effects.
  • Infection: Rare but possible if post-treatment care is not properly followed.
  • Changes in pigmentation: Risk of hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation, especially in darker skin types.
  • Scarring: Rare but possible if the skin does not heal properly.
  • Prolonged redness: In some cases, redness can persist for some time, up to several months.

Following post-treatment care instructions can minimize these risks and promote healing.

Does Laser Skin Resurfacing Cause Thermal Damage?

Yes, laser skin resurfacing, including CO2 and fractional laser treatments, involves thermal damage to remove the outer layer of skin and stimulate collagen production. This controlled thermal damage triggers the skin’s natural healing process, improving the appearance of wrinkles, acne scars, and uneven skin tone.

The precision of the laser ensures that thermal damage is confined to targeted areas, minimizing risks like redness, swelling, scarring, and pigmentation changes. 

What is the Recovery Period Following Laser Resurfacing?

The recovery period after CO2 laser resurfacing varies depending on the depth and intensity of the treatment. Initial recovery typically takes about 7-10 days, during which the skin will be red, swollen, and may scab or peel. Complete healing and final results following fractional laser treatments can take several weeks to a few months. It is essential to avoid sun exposure, use SPF sunscreen, and follow all post-treatment care instructions to ensure optimal healing and shorten the recovery time.