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Fractional CO2 Laser is an advanced cosmetic procedure that utilizes laser technology to address various skin concerns. A customisable treatment with skin resurfacing benefits and minimal downtime. 

Dot Therapy, often referred to as C02 Fractional Laser or Fractional CO2 Laser, is an advanced cosmetic procedure that utilizes laser technology to address various skin concerns. It is a form of fractional laser resurfacing that employs carbon dioxide (CO2) laser beams to treat the skin in a fractional or pixelated pattern. This technology allows for precise and controlled treatment, with the laser targeting only a fraction of the skin's surface at a time.

Fractional Approach:

Dot Therapy takes a fractional approach to laser resurfacing. Instead of treating the entire skin surface, it creates microscopic punctures or "dots" in the skin. You will notice a pattern on the skin directly after treatment. This fractional treatment stimulates the body's natural healing process, promoting the production of new collagen and the regeneration of healthier skin.

CO2 Laser Technology:

The use of CO2 laser technology is fundamental to Dot Therapy. CO2 lasers have a wavelength that is well-absorbed by water in skin cells, allowing for precise targeting and effective treatment. This technology is particularly effective for addressing skin concerns such as wrinkles, fine lines, sun damage, and uneven pigmentation.

Customizable Treatment:

One of the advantages of Dot Therapy is its customization. The practitioner can personalise and adjust the density and depth of the laser treatment based on the specific needs and concerns of the individual. This customization allows for a tailored approach to address different skin conditions.

Collagen Stimulation:

Similar to other fractional laser treatments, Dot Therapy stimulates the production of collagen, a protein that provides structural support to the skin. Increased collagen helps improve skin elasticity, firmness, and overall texture.

Skin Resurfacing Benefits:

Dot Therapy is designed to address a range of skin issues, including fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, age spots, and uneven skin tone. The controlled thermal energy from the laser promotes skin renewal, resulting in a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.

Downtime and Recovery:

While Dot Therapy is less invasive than traditional CO2 laser resurfacing, individuals may still experience some downtime. Redness, swelling, and peeling are common during the recovery period. The extent of downtime can vary depending on the intensity of the treatment.

Consultation and Aftercare:

Before undergoing Dot Therapy, individuals typically undergo a consultation to assess their skin condition and discuss expectations. Following the procedure, proper aftercare is essential, including the use of recommended skincare products and adherence to post-treatment guidelines.

Dot Therapy with C02 Fractional Laser is a powerful tool in the realm of cosmetic dermatology, offering a balance between effective skin rejuvenation and controlled downtime. As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important for individuals to consult with a qualified skincare professional to determine if Dot Therapy is suitable for their specific needs and skin type.



Costs do vary depending on the number of treatments required. For further information on pricing, please call Dr Hertess Plastic Surgery on (07) 5601 0492 or fill in the form below and we will get back to you!

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