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CoolPeel C02 Laser vs. Virtue Microneedling & the Benefits of Combo Therapy

As most of you know, the Fall and Winter months are the time to start correcting the skin issues that the summer sun has caused over the months prior. This is a great time to treat, as our time out in the sun is more limited and the temps begin to drop. Two of our favorite combo treatments for the winter months are our Coolpeel CO2 laser and our Virtue Microneedling treatment. We’re going to break down how these two treatments can benefit your skin individually and the awesome results from combining them for a full spectrum treatment.

Let’s start with our CoolPeel CO2 laser:

CO2 lasers are the gold standard of treating skin surface issues including wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, and loose or discolored skin. The Tetra CoolPeel from DEKA was developed to provide a fractional ablative treatment without the downtime and achieves this with an unparalleled level of treatment customization, to provide the most minimal interaction possible. CoolPeel CO2 Laser is a type of “fractional resurfacing” laser which removes minuscule columns of skin while leaving the surrounding tissue intact. This process uses heat energy and triggers collagen production, which can dramatically improve skin texture, reduce fine lines, and clear up the skin’s complexion. It’s high variable power allow to treat the skin precisely and efficiently. CoolPeel Laser Treatment is ideal for anyone who is looking to reduce the appearance of fine lines, sun damage, pores, and blemishes, and otherwise improve skin texture and feel for a younger, healthier look. Our patients are loving the feeling of their skin and the significant tone and texture improvements after each treatment!

Another favorite treatment of ours that can be done all year long, is our Virtue RF microneedling treatment. The Virtue RF is the newest radio frequency technology device out there with benefits for improving fine lines, tightening, and overall skin rejuvenation. VirtueRF uses microneedles carrying radio frequency energy to deliver precise heat treatment to thousands of targeted zones beneath the skin. By heating specific subdermal areas, collagen is generated for tighter, smoother skin and wrinkle reduction — all without damaging the skin’s surface. VirtueRF microneedling is excellent for any men or women looking to improve wrinkles, fine lines, skin tightness, skin tone, and skin texture, and are ready to undergo a minimally invasive procedure for those results. The VirtueRF is compatible with the whole body, all skin types (including tanned and dark skin, unlike some laser treatments), and works all year round! Our patients tolerate this procedure very well and love the minimal downtime and gradual results this little device can produce!

We also offer and LOVE the Ultimate Duo treatment: VirtueRF and Tetra CO2 Coolpeel done together in one appointment! The deep, collagen stimulation of microneedling plus the impressive superficial results of the Coolpeel treatment equals the ultimate equation for beautiful skin. The benefits from this combined procedure include:

  • Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Erasure of sunspots, sun damage
  • Improved skin tone and texture
  • Immediate & long-term benefits
  • Little to NO downtime!

Both procedures, individually or combined, are best served with a series of 3-5 treatments. Depending on the individual and what we are treating, our providers will guide you towards the best plan for you! We offer complimentary consults, so don’t wait on yours today, as treatment spots are filling up quickly!