Smartskin+ C02 Laser Treatment - Charleston, SC

Smartskin+ Laser Treatment in Charleston, SC

Aging may be inevitable, but with SmartSkin™ CO2 laser treatment, the signs don’t have to mar your skin. This revolutionary treatment provides a remarkable range of adjustment, allowing us to treat everything from fine lines to blemishes with minimal irritation.

C02 Laser Treatment Charleston, SCThe treatment is an excellent remedy for:

·        Acne scarring

·        Discoloration

·        Sun damage

·        Uneven coloring

·        Age spots

What to Expect

When you come in for your SmartSkin™ CO2 laser treatment we’ll use numbing agents to prepare the area to be targeted. The adjustability of the laser provides us with the ability to apply a gentler treatment to sensitive areas, resulting in less irritation. The stimulation provided by the treatment will encourage the natural generation of new collagen, helping to reduce the look of wrinkles and fine lines even further.

How to Prepare

When you come in for your initial consultation, we’ll begin by determining how to apply the treatment for your optimum results. We may recommend that you come in for multiple sessions, depending upon your goals and the results desired.

To prepare for treatment, patients should avoid sun exposure and self-tanning cream for 4 weeks prior to the treatment, and avoid topical exfoliation for two weeks. On the day of the appointment, be sure to eat and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid using makeup, perfumes, hair products, or lotions.

After the Treatment

Post-operative patients often report having the sensation of a mild sunburn. Keep the skin moist with an approved lotion, and avoid exposure to sun and wind until it has a chance to fully heal. One of the main advantages of SmartSkin™ C02 laser treatment is that the recovery time is reduced in comparison to other traditional treatments. Healing can be complete in as little as 7-14 days, depending upon the area treated, and the depth of treatment.

O’Neill Plastic Surgery

Here at O’Neill Plastic Surgery, we want you to look and feel your best. If you are unhappy with the way your face, breasts, or body currently looks, you may want to consider one of our procedures. For any questions about how Dr. O’Neill can give you smoother skin, a more contoured body shape, or the breasts you’ve always wanted, call (843) 881-2130 or contact us online. 

A picture of Patrick J. O’Neill, MD wearing his doctor attire.

About the Author

Upon completing medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, Dr. O’Neill completed nine years of residency training. These nine years included a full general surgery and a plastic surgery residency, both at the Medical University of South Carolina, and a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. Dr. O’Neill has extensive certifications, training, skills, and knowledge that make him a successful physician who can carry out your next plastic surgery procedure. His expertise and technique will result in the beautiful and natural look you desire post surgery.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Sub-Certification in Hand and Microsurgery

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