Smartxide DOT® – The gold standard in treating aging skin
Over the years, our skin reflects the course of our lives – injuries can lead to uneven skin and scars, hours of fun in the sun and other lifestyle choices can lead to wrinkles and unwanted pigmentation, and acne can leave scars lingering long after breakouts have dissipated. At EsthetixMD in Bend, OR, we are here to help you wipe away the evidence of aging, injuries, and breakouts from your skin and reduce sun damage so you can have a youthful, revitalized appearance. One of our versatile treatments that patients love is the SmartXide Tetra DOT® ablative CO2 laser therapy, and patients looking for a gentler option can achieve terrific results with the non-ablative CoolPeel™ CO2 laser therapy
CO2 lasers are considered the gold standard in aging skin treatments for the face, eyes, and body, and at EsthetixMD, we have performed over 1,000 treatments with CO2 lasers to help our patients achieve amazing results with these effective treatments. It can even be used for a non-surgical eyelift — called the Madonna eye-lift — to take years off of the appearance of your eyes. The SmartXide Tetra CO2 laser is truly revolutionary in terms of its versatility and results.
What is SmartXide Tetra DOT?
SmartXide Tetra DOT is an ablative laser resurfacing treatment that uses a CO2 laser to revitalize and refresh your skin. It is highly effective as a:
- Wrinkle reduction treatment
- Therapy to reduce acne scarring and other scars
- Skin pigmentation treatment
- Skin tightening and skin resurfacing therapy
- Overall anti-aging treatment
With SmartXide Tetra DOT, you can experience all of these benefits non-invasively, which means little downtime before you can get back to your normal activities with your beautiful, refreshed appearance. It is safe and effective, and the total treatment takes just under an hour in most cases.
What to expect during your SmartXide Tetra DOT treatment
First, we will perform an in-depth consultation with you to learn about your cosmetic goals and treatment preferences, as well as evaluate your skin to determine whether SmartXide Tetra DOT or another skin rejuvenation therapy is right for you. Prior to your SmartXide Tetra DOT procedure, we may apply a topical anesthetic to the treatment area to ensure that you are completely comfortable during the treatment. We will customize the laser settings to match your unique skin’s needs and then apply the laser to your skin, where we will move it around the treatment area. After the procedure is complete, you may experience some peeling and redness similar to a sunburn for a few days, which will then reveal brighter, fresher, and more youthful skin below. We will provide you with a rich hydrating cream to apply to your skin and optimize the healing process.
CoolPeel non-ablative CO2 laser therapy
Some patients want a more gentle approach for their skin resurfacing treatment. That’s where CoolPeel non-invasive laser facial treatment, the partner to SmartXide Tetra DOT treatment comes in. It is a brand new fractional ablative technology that delivers the benefits of the SmartXide Tetra traditional CO2 laser from the same device, but uses extremely quick pulses of energy to only target the most superficial layer of skin without building up heat in the surrounding skin. CoolPeel has rapidly risen in popularity with our patients who love its results without the downtime! You may experience redness for a few days after a CoolPeel treatment but you can resume your normal activities immediately, and good hydration will help keep your skin healthy post-treatment.
CoolPeel is great for sun-damaged skin, and can reduce the signs of aging, remove dark spots, tighten loose skin, and much more, with reduced discomfort and downtime. Most patients achieve the best CoolPeel results with three to four treatments. We also encourage patients to combine their CoolPeel treatments for even more dramatic results. Depending on your specific cosmetic goals, you may benefit from Thermage FLX or Vivace treatment first, followed by CoolPeel, for both tightening and resurfacing of your skin.
Patients seeking a boost in the skin around their eyes without surgery can also benefit from CO2 laser therapy. Called the Madonna Eyelift, the laser energy is used to break down old, damaged elastin and collagen fibers and stimulate your skin to regenerate new, healthy fibers for a younger, more lifted eye appearance. With the Madonna Eyelift, patients can see a reduction in issues such as:
- Hooded eyes
- Crow’s feet and other fine lines
- Eye wrinkles
- Sagging eyelids
Experience the benefits of TetraSmartXide DOT or CoolPeel
Patients with a variety of skin issues love these laser facial treatments because they are so versatile and effective. If you find yourself wishing you could do one or more of the following, we encourage you to call us to learn more about your CO2 laser treatment options!
- Reduce wrinkles and eliminate fine lines
- Treat sun damage
- Improve skin texture
- Remove age spots and solar letigines (brown pigment)
- Soften acne scars, minimize surgical scars, and minimize traumatic scars
- Tighten and firm skin
- Minimize stretch marks
Reveal your most beautiful skin by calling EsthetixMD in Bend, OR today! Our office can be reached at (541) 303-9155