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Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing
Fractional laser skin resurfacing removes skin layer by layer with precision. The new skin cells that form during healing give the skin a tighter, younger looking surface. The procedure can be done on face, neck, decollate, back of hands or any other area.
If aging, acne, or too much time in the sun has left your face with blotches, scars, wrinkles, or lines, laser skin resurfacing may help your skin look younger and healthier.
Fractional laser skin resurfacing treats microscopic layer of skin. The treated areas of the skin are surrounded by untreated areas, which results in visible improvement in skin tone and texture, pore size and skin tightening, with only minimal downtime associated with full skin resurfacing.
Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing is a quick and comfortable laser procedure with minimal downtime used to improve the overall appearance of your skin. It’s a great treatment for skin rejuvenating and resurfacing.
Fractional laser improves the appearance of superficial scars caused by surgery, burns, acne (mild or moderate acne scars may be somewhat Improved. Laser treatment is less effective on severe acne scars)
Pigmented Lesion (Age spot, Sun Damage)
Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing is the best treatment for sun damage, age spot.
Fractional laser resurfacing eliminates wrinkles and fine lines caused by aging and long-term sun exposure, such as those around the eyes and mouth also respond well after multiple treatments.
Fractional Laser targets water in the skin, which creates a thermal effect causing the collagen molecules to heat up and regenerate new collagen and therefore stimulating fibroblast make the skin tighter and healthier looking.
Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. They form when a person grows quickly, gains weight rapidly, or is pregnant. The skin stretches so quickly that the elastic tissue in the skin actually tears. That is why stretch marks don't go away when the person loses weight or is no longer pregnant. There seem to be genetic factors that make some people more prone to stretch marks than others.
Fractional laser skin resurfacing is the treatment of microscopic columns of skin within the treatment area. It doesn't treat all of the skin at once, which could create a large wound; rather it treats a fraction of the skin at a time. The skin in these fractional zones then heals from the untreated adjacent skin. None _ablative laser fractional skin resurfacing appears to be the best treatment option for stretch marks. At the very least you should get some fading and blending into the surrounding skin, and in some people (with multiple treatments) they may go away completely but normally fractional lasers will require many more treatments.
How my results will be?
Your skin type, the condition of your skin and your lifestyle following the procedure can all affect the short-term and long-term results of Fractional laser skin resurfacing. Some types of skin respond better to laser resurfacing than others. People with lighter skin who limit their sun exposure after the procedure tend to have better results than those with darker skin and those who continue to spend lots of time in the sun.
Is there any downtime for my treatment?
Yes, Based on your skin condition the downtime varies between 3-5 days. You are expecting temporary effects like redness, tenderness (only for first day), crusting and peeling for the next 3-5 days.
What should I do after treatment?
After laser resurfacing, you will need to wear sunscreen every day and avoid sun exposure as much as possible. New skin is more susceptible to damage and discoloration from sunlight
Who should not have a Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing treatment?
Patients generally not suitable for any form of light treatment are those who have a history of skin sensitivity to light or scarring problems, an active herpes (cold sores) infection or other skin infections such as impetigo at the site to be treated.
Patients who have used isotretinoin in the last year would also not be suitable candidates.
Depending on the type of fractional laser device used there may be issues of safety for people with some darker skin types and darker toned black skin. Always seek advice about your skin type from an experienced laser professional.
Although there is no clinical evidence that this treatment is harmful for pregnant or nursing women, you would generally be advised to wait until after you have given birth and finished breast feeding before embarking upon a course of treatment.
If you’re interested in finding out more about Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing at Marjan Medical laser Inc, please schedule your complimentary consultation by calling