Fractionated laser systems vs. radiofrequency

Hi there -- I thought your comparison of fractionated laser systems was very interesting. Could you compare these results with results/downtime of the eMatrix sublative rejuvenation system (radio frequency waves)? Thanks, Ginge

I’ve never seen a radiofrenquency system that equaled the overall results of a well done fractionated CO2 treatment with a good system (like Deka or the new Cynosure CO2).  BUT, if you are 30 years old or have no wrinkles or have minimal sun damage, you don’t need the CO2.  If you just want a little tightening and your texture and color are good, use the radiofrenquency.  Dr. I

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