Tiny little shafts of light penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin. The skin then repairs those tiny shafts by pushing out the old skin and replacing it with new skin.
If you have permanent stretch marks, you may be an ideal candidate for this treatment (one of the most popular methods for dealing with unsightly stretch marks).
This type of laser treatment is recommended for deep stretch marks because the treating of the tissue results in an ongoing process of skin rejuvenation.
During a co2 laser skin resurfacing treatment, numbing cream is used to relieve potential discomfort. It requires 7-10 days of downtime; However, healing time varies.