What Is Laser Resurfacing? (CO2) DOT

by in Laser Treatments July 31, 2020

What is Laser Resurfacing? CO2 DOT Therapy is the latest treatment that can completely rejuvenate your skin. 

Long gone are the days of painful laser resurfacing treatments that require extensive recovery. 

Learn more about this revolutionary new approach to laser resurfacing, below. 

What Is CO2 DOT?

DOT stands for Dermal Optical Thermolysis and it is a therapy which has been approved by the FDA as a laser therapy that can rejuvenate the skin. 

This treatment is popularly used to treat the appearance of wrinkles, sun damage, brown spots and more. 

What Makes It Special?

This therapy option is unlike any former resurfacing laser treatment in that it can target treatment areas through a precise pattern of dots. 

The nature of this treatment allows for deeper penetration while also reducing potential for damage in the surrounding tissue. 

Treating Acne Scars with CO2

CO2 DOT therapy is ideal for addressing acne scars safely and effectively. 

DOT Therapy Treatment Recommendations

This revolutionary new technology is an excellent option for many of the most common skin conditions including the following:

  • Skin discoloration (Dyschromia)
  • Loose skin (Skin laxity)
  • Wrinkles
  • Fine line removal
  • Skin tags
  • Warts
  • Dermal lesions
  • Photo-aging
  • Acne scars
  • Cosmetic surgery of the eyelid
  • Textural improvement

Where Can CO2 DOT Therapy Be Applied?

Popular treatment areas include the skin on the face, neck, and chest. 

Is CO2 Expensive?

The cost of your treatment will depend on a variety of factors including the treatment city and state, location of treatment area on the body, and the skill level of your provider. 

However, you can expect a full face treatment to cost anywhere between $1500 to $3000. 

Naturally, the larger the treatment area, the more expensive the final payment may be. 

More on What Is Laser Resurfacing? (CO2) DOT

At Reston Dermatology, we are a holistic, integrated dermatology practice dedicated to help enhance your natural beauty through a variety of treatments including CO2 DOT Therapy.

To learn more about Reston Dermatology, or to schedule your consultation, call us today at (703)766-2220.

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