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Scars, acne lesions and stretch marks can be softened and diminished non-invasively, using one or a combination of the following: microdermabrasion, a newer technique called carbossitherapy, or a CO2 fractional laser.
Microdermabrasion sloughs off the skin's outer layer, exposing a fresh layer of smooth skin. It uses a suction tipped wand with fine diamond grit to clear pores and exfoliate the skin. This leaves the skin feeling fresh and rejuvenated. Microdermabrasion can be done as a standalone treatment, or it can be done to prepare skin for chemical peels or laser procedures.
Carbossitherapy breaks down and stretches the collagen bonds in a scar that tethers it to the skin. These collagen bonds cause the scar's indented appearance, so carbossi actually improves scar appearance right from the first treatment. Carbossi also improves blood flow and oxygen levels in the skin, promoting healing.
A CO2 fractional laser can completely resurface your skin, or give you a light laser peel while reducing wrinkles, stimulating collagen, tightening skin, and reducing sun damage. This laser has approximately seven to ten days down time depending on the treatment.
Chemical peels and facials are a no-downtime option that require 6-12 treatments and offer overall skin rejuvenation at the same time. Dermal rollers are sold here that help reduce scarring with regular at-home use. There’s no associated downtime, and they also improve absorption of skincare products substantially. They’re great for someone who wants to complement a treatment or who cannot come in for a procedure.
See also: Skin Rejuvenation