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Fractional CO Laser

This treatment provides a youthful appearance to the skin by addressing loss of skin tone and wrinkles related to sun exposure or UV damage.

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How a fractional CO laser works

With the natural loss of collagen as our skin ages, fine lines and wrinkles begin to appear. ActiveFX is a fractional CO laser treatment designed to restore a youthful appearance to the skin.

With ActiveFX, high-energy beams of light are used to remove the top layer of skin to reveal the healthy skin underneath, which is smoother, more vibrant, and younger looking.

ActiveFX is beneficial because it

  • Stimulates the formation of collagen
  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
  • Softens frown lines
  • Evens and smooths skin tone
  • Treats acne scars

Redness and swelling are normal after treatment. After your procedure, the top layer of the skin will begin to shed within three to five days. The skin underneath will be pink but this will fade after two weeks. Over the next few months, the new collagen that is created in the treated area will further enhance your results.

Most patients experience the full benefit of ActiveFX after a single treatment, but additional treatments may be needed for those with deep acne scars and wrinkles.

Fractional CO2 at Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery

If you’re interested in any of the treatments we offer, we encourage you to contact our office to see how we can help you. We have offices conveniently located in Ashland, KY, or Beckley, Charleston, Huntington, Hurricane, Kanawha City, Parkersburg, or Princeton WV.

We work closely with The Facial Center to provide a range of cosmetic services, including HydraFacial MD®, JUVÉDERM®, facelifts, and so much more! Call us or visit The Facial Center’s website to learn more.