WHAT IS SMARTLIPO (LASER LIPO)?

How is Smart lipo different than traditional liposuction? Smartlipo, also known as laser lipo, is a relatively new technology which has become popular in recent years. For clarification, different companies can make the laser machine used for this procedure.  However, since Cynosure (trademarked under the name Smartlipo) was the first company to gain most of…

MIXTO LASER RESURFACING

Orange County Laser Resurfacing I am sure many of you have heard of CO2 lasers for treating wrinkles of the face. The traditional CO2 laser causes thermal (heat) damage to the entire area of skin treated. This is a controlled damage and the depth of thermal injury is controlled by the machine and the operator.…

WHAT IS MIXTO LASER?

Mixto is a form of fractional CO2 laser.  According to the company information site, www.laseringusa.com , Mixto SX is named for the “mixture” or “mix” of CO2 energy and fractional resurfacing.  The SX stands for surgical, since the laser can be utilized to make surgical cuts with little or no bleeding. The standard CO2 laser…

WHAT IS FRACTIONAL LASER RESURFACING?

Fractional laser resurfacing is an exciting new area in laser treatment of the skin.  Traditionally, the CO2 laser has been considered the “gold standard” for improvement of wrinkles and pigmentation on the facial skin.  There is no question standard CO2 treatment is the most effective for improving deep wrinkles on the face.  Unfortunately, such an…