Fractional Skin Resurfacing
Achieve flawless skin
Fractional skin resurfacing is an aesthetic technique, which erases imperfections and patches and efficiently improves skin elasticity. The advantages of fractional laser means addressing skin imperfections without the need for injections.
The latest generation of Palomar Icon fractional lasers helps to improve sagging skin on the neck and face, as well as the body and hands. One of the principal advantages of this facial beauty and skin treatment is the Palomar Icon is not a destructive ablative laser like the CO2 laser, but rather aids skin construction and stimulation. It is a highly efficient treatment for acne scars and fine lines with just a few sessions. The great advantage of this aesthetic technique is the ability to treat all phototypes (Fitzpatrick 1-6) and all skin categories – no matter their sensitivity to sun exposure, can be treated effectively.
Where it is suitable, the Palomar Icon fractional laser can effectively erase acne scars, as well as correcting small wrinkles around the eyes or the contours of the mouth. The Palomar Icon fractional laser is equally effective to even out the complexion as well as treating pigmentation spots on the face and décolletage.
How is a session of Palomar Icon fractional laser treatment carried out?
A session of skin treatment using the Palomar Icon fractional laser lasts about 30-40 minutes. Each session of Fraxel® fractional laser treatment starts with a detailed diagnostic examination of the skin and the areas to be treated. Once the diagnosis has been made, and the program established we can then book the first session.
The skin-rejuvenating treatment with the Fraxel® fractional laser is carried on the entire surface of the treated area of skin using several passes of the laser. A topical anesthetic is applied before the treatment to reduce any discomfort of the procedure. At the end of the treatment a thick layer of a soothing and healing cream is applied.
After the Fraxel® fractional laser treatment the skin experiences a reaction similar to sunburn, which lasts for three to four days. You must avoid sun exposure or at least use sun protection with SPF 50 in the months following the procedure.
FRAXEL® IS EFFECTIVE ON:
FINE LINES AND WRINKLES
Like crow’s feet and brow lines
Helps improve acne scars and surgical scars
Diminishing the appearance of age spots
Helping improve the appearance of sun-damaged skin
ACTINIC KERATOSIS (AK)
treating a common skin condition
What results can I expect?
The results of laser resurfacing are both immediate and progressive. Soon after the treatment, the surface of your skin will feel softer and smoother, look brighter and have a more even tone. The next 3 to 6 months will bring further improvements as the deeper layers of the skin continue to produce new collagen. Some ablative laser treatments (which may have a longer recovery time) will require few treatments and will last for several years. Other non-ablative laser treatments may require several sessions to see the best results but have less downtime.