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Today’s fountain of youth isn’t found through a flowing water feature, an enchanted lake, or a magical cauldron. Instead, the secret to looking youthful is found in beautiful skincare. But, unlike the popular myth, youthful skin isn’t the stuff of legend. From sunscreen to facials to laser skin care treatment, healthy skin is available to everyone. And one of the best-kept secrets for radiant skin is CO2 treatments and CoolPeel. So, are you ready to learn how to keep your skin glowing through laser treatment at the Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery? Read below to learn more!


What are CO2 and CoolPeel treatments?

CO2 laser and CoolPeel are lasers designed as skin resurfacing treatments to stimulate collagen growth and provide an overall facial refresh. Through intense infrared light, CO2 lasers and CoolPeel use short light pulses to remove the outermost layer of skin. Doing so stimulates collagen growth, which treats various skin issues such as:

  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkles
  • Sun damage 
  • Scars
  • Age spots
  • Melasma 
  • Dark patches
  • Uneven or rough skin
  • Flaky skin
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • And more

What Is CoolPeel?

CoolPeel is a laser designed as a skin resurfacing treatment to deliver intense, infrared light to the first layer of skin and heat the second layer of skin. CoolPeel uses the latest technology to gently and accurately target the skin to minimize excess damage while still providing the targeted area with the best collagen stimulation. This added precision gives CoolPeel multiple skin specialties such as: 

  • Tightening skin
  • Reducing fine lines
  • Reducing sun damage
  • Minimizing pores
  • Improving skin texture
  • Softening acne scars
  • Addressing wrinkles & smile lines
  • And more

Unlike traditional CO2 laser treatments, CoolPeel treatments have minimal downtime. Hence, they are ideal for both conveniences via quick treatment and quality results via gradual skin improvements. 

As one of the most recent technological advancements made in skincare, CoolPeel has become one of the safest, most effective, and most convenient ways to provide quality anti-aging skincare with minimal downtime


What Are the Benefits of CO2?

CO2 is known for its flexibility, broad range of treatments, and varying intensity levels when it comes to skincare. While the recovery time is longer than CoolPeel (7-10 days), the results usually manifest much quicker than with CoolPeel, and patients generally only need one treatment rather than multiple. One of the most popular CO2 treatments at VIPS is the Deeper CO2 Treatment, which helps those with deeper wrinkles and more aged skin achieve a more youthful, bright look. With CO2, the deeper the treatment means, the better the results, so the Deeper CO2 Treatment provides the most optimal results. 


Will The Results Of CO2 and CoolPeel Really Take Decades Off My Skin?

You’d be surprised. Due to aging, sun damage, skin laxity, wrinkles, dark spots, pigmentation, and other skin blemishes form. As time passes, these skin marks become more pronounced as collagen production decreases, the epidermis thins, melanocytes pigment cells (i.e, the cells that produce melanin) decrease, and the remaining melanocytes become larger. 

However, with Deeper CO2 laser treatment and CoolPeel treatments, this aging process is temporarily “reversed.” Since the laser removes the top layer of skin, the heat, laser, and damage stimulate the lower layers to increase collagen production, creating fresher skin. It’s comparable to when people work out — exercise causes tiny tears in the muscle, but it’s stronger and healthier when the muscle rebuilds. Similarly, laser resurfacing encourages healthier rebuilding and, thus, healthier, smoother, brighter skin. So yes, your skin can undoubtedly look decades younger just by addressing the blemishes that result from aging! 


Is Deeper CO2 or CoolPeel Better for Me?

Deciding whether your skin would benefit most from a Deeper CO2 Treatment or CoolPeel depends entirely on age, skin condition, target areas, personal goals, and other factors. While both lasers provide quality anti-aging skincare and glowing results, both treatments have their differences as well. Because of this, we recommend that all patients considering a skincare laser treatment take advantage of our complimentary consultation. At the consultation, Dr. William J. Vinyard MD, FACS, will personally evaluate your skin, discuss your goals, and answer any questions you may have concerning your treatment. Our patients are our top priority, so we are dedicated to providing personalized treatment to best benefit your skin. 

Enjoy a decade-younger skin with CO2 treatments!

Book A Complimentary Consultation

Ready to give your skin a makeover? Our anti-aging tools are science, not a myth! We here at VIPS prioritize patient experience and results, so we want to help you find the proper treatment for you. We also offer one-time payments or payment plans to help make things as convenient and hassle-free as possible. So come book a complimentary consultation with Dr. Vinyard to discuss more of what we can do for you!

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