CO2 laser accepted for blepharoplasty

July 1, 2002

Orlando, Fla. ­ Wide acceptance of blepharoplasty performedwith a carbon dioxide laser is due to the instrument's ability to allowthe surgeon to incise tissue in an almost bloodless fashion, coagulate vessels,and ablate fat without clamping, David T. Harvey, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.C.P.,said at the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons meeting.