Cynosure Fractional CO2 SmartXide
In Toronto, our industry-leading surgical centre offers the very best in advanced, laser technology.
Cynosure Fractional CO2 SmartXide
? In Toronto, our industry-leading surgical centre offers the very best in advanced, laser technology.
Cynosure Fractional Laser
If you have visible signs of ageing creeping up, you may be debating treatments that are a little more aggressive than light facials and concentrated skin care products. You don’t necessarily need a facelift surgery yet- have you considered CO2? We provide patients with a range of depths and intensity for non-surgical treatments, including the ablative, CO2 SmartXide Fractional laser. This powerful treatment can smooth away years off your appearance- instantly, without scalpels, stitches or scars. Learn why this carbon dioxide based ablative laser leads the pack in transformative facial rejuvenation for our patients.
What is the SmartXide CO2 laser system?
Laser technology has taken the cosmetic world by storm, and it’s no longer a futuristic concept, but a practical and precise medical tool used in a variety of everyday applications. Lasers essentially direct energy in highly targeted ways to provide controlled destruction of cells on a micro-level. Lasers may be ablative or non-ablative, either conducting heat to underlying tissue, or vaporizing micro-thin layers of the skin to reveal fresh cells and stimulate collagen creation.
The CO2 Laser is a stronger, more invasive treatment on the spectrum of available options and designed to deliver dramatic skin remodelling and transformation. It’s been the premier skin resurfacing technology for over a decade, accomplishing what chemical peels and other fractional lasers just can’t — namely, the increased collagen production and natural tightening which follow treatment and rejuvenate the skin.
The anti-ageing results after treatment are similar to those of a mini-facelift but have the added benefit of removing hyperpigmentation along with skin laxity, scars and wrinkles.
Is there a non-surgical way to reduce deep wrinkles, sagging and fine lines? Read on to find out!
Cynosure Fractional Laser in Toronto
Here are a few of the ways that CO2 can be used to turn back the hands of time of your skin:
- Resurface your skin to remove acne scarring, age spots and hyperpigmentation
- Smooth textural irregularities including large pores and scars
- Erase fine lines and dramatically soften wrinkles
- Tighten lax, sagging skin on the brow, midface or neck
What will my consultation for CO2 laser in Toronto be like?
Whatever the reason for visiting the Verso Surgery Centre, we want to ensure you have no feelings of apprehension or confusion about your treatment. We believe in providing thorough and transparent information regarding available options, potential results and procedure details. Our highly experienced staff are passionate about delivering outstanding care, and comprehensive follow up support for our patients.
When you visit us to discuss your treatment, your private consultation will involve a conversation about your health history, including any medications you take and existing medical conditions. You’ll be able to discuss aspects of your skin that concern you and browse through photos of other patients who had laser resurfacing done with CO2.
This therapy can treat patients of all ages and most skin types. Ideally, it’s recommended for removing sun-damage, wrinkles, skin sagging, and uneven texture. It can treat acne scars and stretch marks as well. We can individualize your sessions to suit your unique situation and body areas to be addressed. Your practitioner will elaborate with details about realistic expectations and potential side effects associated.
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CO2 Treatment in Toronto
You may separate treatments into 2 or 3 appointments with 2 to 3 days of downtime, or experience more profound results after 1 full session and roughly 7 days of recovery. You’ll see new skin revealed after one week and tightening will set in noticeably after three to four weeks. As collagen is continually created, improvements go on for up to 4 months post-procedure, meaning you’ll continue to look better and better long after your CO2 treatment in Toronto. We’ll provide you with a personalized procedure quote and information about convenient medical financing if you wish.
Here’s why Fractional CO2 delivers impactful results
At Verso, all our medical and surgical equipment is the highest quality available. We stay ahead of the curve with a level 3 accredited private surgical centre, outfitted with the newest medical equipment. At our Toronto clinic, CO2 SmartXide is the latest innovation for micro-ablative skin resurfacing and rejuvenation.
With a long, established record of results and scientific research, fractional CO2 achieves what can otherwise only be done with a surgical facelift. Carbon dioxide (CO2) lasers meticulously remove outer layers of dull or damaged skin, making the complexion firmer, softer and smoother. Our unique offering at Verso is the ‘light’ version of CO2 therapy using MLP (micro laser peel) modification. Delivering fewer perforations (dots) per square centimetre allows for effective skin changes with far less recovery time. The MLP mode can have patients healed and back to their daily activities in as little as 2 days rather than the standard 7. For those who want CO2 benefits that fit their lives a little more conveniently, our express version adds another degree of personalization and customized care that our clients love.
CO2 micro-ablative method
The CO2 micro-ablative method can be used in a few different ways. Powerful, rapid pulses of energy will create microscopic perforations all over the treatment area which stimulate immediate skin remodelling as a natural part of the inflammatory and healing response. Tiny channels vaporized in the skin encourage a strong network of supportive collagen and elastin deep in the tissue. These robust and youthful cells proliferate over many months and build up skin tone and resiliency.
New collagen growth improves skin’s firmness and texture to thicken and tighten the surface. The skin surrounding each perforation stays intact, allowing the epidermis to heal very rapidly. Because only a fraction of your skin’s surface is affected, the untreated areas of skin function as bridges to support proper circulation and speed up healing. This rapid pulsed technique makes the healing process much faster than with traditional CO2 and allows you to get back to normal life sooner.
What does SmartXide offer?
Considering the significant change and effect in the tissue, recovery is remarkably fast. Active healing takes place within the first few days to close the micro-channels and redness will remain for roughly 4-5 days after that.
SmartXide offers the face-lifting results of a traditional CO2 laser, under local anesthesia. The discomfort and length of downtime have been reduced with this latest evolution of CO2 ablation, but we’re pleased to deliver the same incredible results. Your relatively quick laser treatment and recovery can yield exceptional results for many years.
What will my procedure be like?
We’ll greet you and welcome you to a comfortable, private room before your treatment. You’ll be given a comfy gown and blanket to keep you warm and relaxed as you recline. Your practitioner will review the entire procedure, considerations and outcomes with you. You can ask questions as you wish, and we’ll make sure you’re completely comfortable before we begin.
How it works
Local and topical anesthesia is applied roughly 45 minutes before we begin. The treatment itself is virtually painless. Your entire face may be completed in as little as 30 minutes. For added comfort, we provide all our patients with a post-procedure cooling session using the Zimmer air cooling device specially designed for rapidly soothing and lowering surface skin temperature. Our clients find that after their comfortable, 20 minute cool down, the need for ice or other comfort measures at home is significantly reduced.
You can leave directly after your appointment, and you’ll be advised about keeping skin clean, protected and safe while you heal. We’ll provide you with a nurse’s direct contact information for peace of mind and to ensure your safety after regular business hours. We’ll have an appointment booked for you to come back shortly after your treatment to follow up on progress and answer your questions.
How do patients rate their treatment and results?
Even though this is a more intense laser treatment and does require 5-7 days off for recovery, our Verso clients tell us again and again that their results are worth it. Nothing else can deliver such dramatic skin tightening and resurfacing. The cost and recovery are both less than a surgical procedure which suits many people’s preference and budget.
Approximately three or four days post-procedure, upper skin layers slough away to reveal a fresh, healthy surface. You’ll likely appear pink as you’re still healing, but most people can resume light activities and work at this point. Each microscopic hole closes quickly, so you can apply makeup after a few days as well.
Rejuvenate your skin
Do you want smoother, younger-looking skin? Fractional CO2 in Toronto is the leading patient choice for measurable results that impress. The laser will target fine lines, deep wrinkles, sun spots, acne scars, and sagging jowls or neck skin. Even the delicate area surrounding eyes can be carefully tightened and revitalized in the hands of an experienced medical expert using the new SmartXide technology.
You can think of your skin as a work of art in need of restoration. Fractional CO2 SmartXide can refresh and rebuild healthy skin allowing you to start over with a firmer, youthful complexion. Say goodbye to decades of sun-worshipping, environmental abuse and the strain of chemicals on your skin. If you weren’t blessed with naturally tight, resilient skin and you’ve seen a decline in elasticity; you can get it back. One of our most popular facial treatments could soon be yours too.
We’re excited to tell you more, and help you decide whether the CO2 skin tightening technology of SmartXide could be just the thing you’re seeking. We welcome you to call, write or come on in for a complimentary consultation. Meet with our skin experts to talk about what you’d like to improve. We have beauty solutions for everyone, and it will be our pleasure to help you look and feel your best.