Helix CO2 Laser

Dr. Rukmini Rednam strives to bring the most advanced skincare treatments to Houston and The Woodlands, TX. Hers is the only practice in the greater Houston area to offer the Helix CO2 laser, a revolutionary skin resurfacing treatment that can address a wide range of complexion concerns. With multiple customizable treatment modalities, Helix CO2 can reduce the appearance of facial scars, tighten skin, smooth away fine lines and wrinkles, and improve overall skin texture for more youthful, Trusetd Source Checkbox Trusted Source Laser Resurfacing American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Go to Source radiant skin.

Beautiful woman after Helix treatment

How Does Helix CO2 Laser Work?

Helix CO2 Laser harnesses the power of fractional laser technology to target specific areas of the skin with precision. This powerful treatment combines CO2 resurfacing and 1570 nm skin tightening. With a dual-action approach that allows for both ablative and non-ablative resurfacing, Helix CO2 resurfacing delivers unparalleled results with less downtime than other resurfacing treatments.

Versatile and customizable Helix treatments include:


Helix + CoolPeel is a fractional ablative treatment. This dynamic dual treatment targets fine lines and textural irregularities for a refreshed and youthful appearance with less downtime than traditional ablative laser treatments.


Helix + Sultra is a fractional non-ablative treatment. This gentle treatment is designed to achieve thermal collagen stimulation, resulting in improved skin elasticity and smoother skin with minimal discomfort.


Helix + FUSION combines multiple treatment levels for comprehensive skin rejuvenation. This enhanced resurfacing treatment can improve hyperpigmentation, scarring and visible signs of aging for a radiant complexion.

Benefits of Helix CO2 Laser

  • Suitable for all skin types (Fitzpatrick Type 1-6)
  • Rejuvenates overall appearance of skin
  • Restores a youthful appearance
  • Treats facial scars, including acne scars
  • Fully customizable to meet your unique needs and goals
  • Less downtime than other fractional laser treatments

Who is a Candidate for Helix CO2 Laser?

With its advanced technology and multiple treatment levels, Helix CO2 is a good option for many patients. If you are seeking an effective, non-surgical option for smoother, more even-toned, younger looking skin, Helix CO2 may be right for you. The best way to determine if you are a candidate is to schedule a consultation appointment with Dr. Rednam.

Helix CO2 Laser: What to Expect

Before Helix CO2 Laser

During your consultation appointment, Dr. Rednam will discuss your skin concerns and explain your treatment options. Once she develops a treatment plan to meet your unique needs, she will advise you on any pre-treatment skin care guidelines. In general Fitzpatrick type 4-6 will be given specific pre-treatment guidelines.

During Helix CO2 Laser

Depending on your level of treatment, a topical anesthetic or numbing gel will be applied. The exclusive Helix device will be used to target your individual concerns. The length of the procedure will depend on your treatment plan.

After ​​Helix CO2 Laser

Downtime and recovery will depend on the type and level of treatment. Patients may experience mild redness or swelling; deeper treatment levels may result in some crusting or peeling during recovery. It is important to avoid sun exposure after treatment and follow all aftercare instructions in order to optimize results.

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Schedule Your Helix CO2 Laser Treatment

Dr. Rednam is dedicated to helping patients look and feel their best. If you are seeking a clinically proven, highly advanced skin resurfacing treatment, contact us to learn more about Helix CO2.

1 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Laser Resurfacing. Available: https://www.asds.net/skin-experts/skin-treatments/laser-resurfacing. Accessed February 17, 2024.

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