Fractionated CO2-Deka Dot Laser

What is the DEKA DOT laser?

  • DEKA DOT is Fractional CO2 laser that uses a laser skin resurfacing technology that is considered safer, more powerful and more efficient than previous CO2 lasers.
  • Offers the benefits of a traditional Fractional CO2 treatment WITHOUT the significant discomfort and extended downtime associated with other fractional CO2 treatments.
  • Performed by DEKA DOT laser, with it’s proprietary SMARTpulse technology. The pulses deliver a controlled micro-trauma to the skin layers creating micro-channels to stimulate the skin’s innate repair and renewal process.
  • DEKA DOT therapy spaces the pulses so a lot of healthy tissues remain untouched between the micro-channels, while the “dots” stimulate renewal and collagen. These areas of healthy tissues is what allows the skin to heal more rapidly and minimizing overall damage than with other resurfacing treatments.
  • Used for face most often but can treat more sensitive areas such as the neck, back of the hands and area around the eyes as well.
  • Treatment is customizable, can be light, moderate or aggressive depending on goals of treatment
Deka Dot Before and Afters

What skin conditions does the DEKA DOT treat?

  • Fine lines and Wrinkles
  • Crepey Skin
  • Skin Laxity
  • Uneven Skin Texture
  • Sun damage
  • Brown spots and hyperpigmentation
  • Acne scars


What to expect during/after your DEKA DOT treatment?
  • Treatment are usually done in 30 minutes for a full face.
  • Initial reactions to DOT Therapy include redness, warmth, discomfort and swelling of the treated areas. The skin will feel as if sunburned.
  • You will clearly see the DOTS immediately after treatment before they fade away.
  • Cool compresses every 30 to 90 minutes for the first few days is recommended to minimize swelling.
  • A gentle, non-active moisturizer applied several times a day is helpful to keep the skin moist while healing since the skin may feel very dry and rough after the treatment.
  • Expect eventual peeling or flaking of the outer skin layer which will reveal a fresher looking skin.
  • Redness and swelling may last up to 13 days but most swelling subsides after day 7.
  • Broad Spectrum Physical Sunscreen such as Elta MD is also essential.

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* Results may vary

Does it hurt?

Numbing cream is applied 60 minutes before the start of treatment and Laughing gas system called Pro-Nox is used during the treatment to make treatment tolerable. Everyone’s pain threshold is different but some have described it as a 3 out of 10 on a pain scale.

How many treatment sessions do I need?
  • One treatment can yield amazing results with fresher, brighter skin.
  • Depending on the desired results, a series of three treatments scheduled no sooner than 4-6 weeks apart may be advised.
Are there different treatment options?

The treatment can be customized depending on the outcome goals.

  1. Light treatment option- Excellent anti-aging option and pigment reduction. Downtime/pain is significantly less with this option. This treatment is also known as the SMARTpeel.
  2. Medium treatment- Excellent option for those with moderate evidence of skin changes associated with age and/or sun damage.
  3. Aggressive treatment- Ideal for those with significant lines, texture irregularity, very lax skin and/or have deep acne scars.
When will I see results after my treatment?
You will notice improvements in your skin tone and initially. It takes our bodies 2-3 months to produce collagen and elastin.
What is difference between Ablative, non-ablative and Fractional laser treatments?
  • ABLATIVE laser treatments work mainly on the epidermis (surface skin cells)
  • Non-ablative treatments work solely on dermal collagen (more the mid-layer of the skin only)
  • Fractional laser treatment works at BOTH the epidermal and dermal layers of the skin.

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