Laborde Dermatology, P.A.
Laser, Cosmetic, and Medical Dermatology
1333 West Loop South, Suite 1425 ¥ Houston, TX 77027 ¥ p. 713-960-0700 ¥ f. 713-960-0761
COOL TOUCH LASER TREATMENT
FOR ACNE SCARRING, ACNE, AND SUN DAMAGE
The Cool Touch laser treatment is an exciting, innovative way to improve acne
scarring, acne, wrinkles and other signs of aging. This non-invasive procedure
stimulates collagen production to achieve smoother, healthier looking skin by using
an infrared laser together with a cooling process to rejuvenate your skin from the
inside out. The Cool Touch combines a cooling cryogen spray and a 1320nm
Neodynium-YAG laser to give you optimal results with the least inconvenience. The
protective cooling aerosol is sprayed onto the skin, prior to and after firing of the
laser, thus allowing the Cool Touch laser light to pass harmlessly through the
upper layers of your skin to shrink the sebaceous (oil) glands and stimulate cells
(fibroblasts) that produce natural collagen. Collagen and elastin fibers continue to
multiply after your treatment, and you will continue to see improved results in the
What is the Cool Touch Laser?
What are the potential
benefits of this treatment?
The most obvious benefit of the Cool Touch laser procedure is that it is a well
tolerated, relatively painless treatment which results in the appearance of
younger, smoother looking skin. There is immediate recovery with virtually no
downtime and gradual, perceptible improvement over time. The Cool Touch
laser treatment can be performed on many facial areas with minimal discomfort.
A topical anesthetic cream is used prior to treatment. No injections are
necessary. After a series of Cool Touch treatments, the skin tone will be better,
the skin will be smoother, acne scars will be lessened, and wrinkling will improve.
Additionally, patients notice fewer acne breakouts as a result of their treatments.
What is the treatment like,
how long does it take, and how