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In-Vivo Histological Analysis of a Fractional CO2 Laser System Intended for Treatment of Soft Tissue

PubMed Reference: Hurliman E, Zelickson B, Kenkel J. J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Nov.

Study Details: 9 healthy females (mean age 39 years) with Fitzpatrick Skin Types I-IV. CO2RE laser treatment, with different modes and energy, to abdomen prior to abdominoplasty at different time points.

Study Results: Histologic evaluation showed ablation to levels of up to 900 microns in depth using the Deep Mode. Healing process of up to 10 days with Deep Mode (see Figure).