Xanthelasma are cosmetically bothersome lipid deposits (cholesterol) around the eyes. They can be gently removed with the CO2 laser under local anaesthesia.
Rhinophyma (bulbous nose)
Many people suffer from rosacea – an acne-like disease of the skin that manifests itself through increased vascularisation on the cheeks to increased and enlarged sebaceous glands on the nose. Such nodules and even so-called bulbous noses can be removed superficially with the CO2 laser.