The Secrets of Fractional Laser
— Haddad, Amanda, March 29, 2019
ABOUT FRACTIONAL LASER
by Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Learn More About Dr. Kassir >
Fractional technology is a unique laser therapy designed to dramatically repair fine lines, wrinkles and acne scars while improving skin texture and pigmentation - even on delicate skin. Fractional laser is a proven, safe approach to repairing aging and sun-damaged skin, with many of the benefits of ablative laser skin resurfacing, but without the downtime, side effects and lengthy recovery period.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does fractional skin resurfacing system work?
A:The fractional laser handpiece delivers light in an arrray of narrow, focused "microbeams" , to create columns of coagulation (heat) within the skin. The heated tissue within the columns initiates a natural healing process that forms new, healthy tissue. This results in fresher, more youthful skin tone and texture.
Q: What areas can I have treated
A: Fractional treatments can be applied to most areas of the body, including the face, chest, arms, and hands.
Q: What should I expect after treatment?
A: You may experience redness, warmth, swelling, or tightness in the treated area, which typically fades within a few hours of treatment. The skin may often have a pinkish tone for 5-7 days. Generally, you can receive a treatment and go back to work or to other activities without any recovery time.
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