The Carbon dioxide laser has been an innovative tool for dermatologist and plastic surgeons. Since its introduction, it has revolutionized aesthetic surgery. Use of carbon dioxide lasers has dramatically increased in the field of skin resurfacing and excision of benign and malignant skin lesions. However, conventional carbon dioxide lasers have its limitations, namely thermal damage to skin and hypopigmentation.
With the new Ultrapulse® carbon dioxide laser, these limitations have been eliminated. The Ultrapulse® carbon dioxide laser uses a unique high-energy short duration pulse wave form that limits thermal damage. This allows a clean char-free, layer-by-layer vaporization of the skin