Mind over matter

January 1, 2004
Nancy Groves

Nancy Groves is a medical writer based in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Washington, D.C. - Despite the growing popularity of new modalities, the CO2 laser remains the gold standard for tissue tightening and contraction of the skin, said Sue Ellen Cox, M.D. However, the choice of therapy largely depends on the age and mindset of the patient, she added.