Many well-known personalities of screen and stage swear by the extraordinary transformational benefits of Fraxel laser .
name Fraxel comes from treating a ‘fraction’ of the skin, leaving the
surrounding tissue intact. This means that because there’s treated skin next to
untreated skin, healing is much faster, as is downtime, but the results are
Mosaic or Nordlys Fraxel laser treatments are ideal for those aged 25 to 60 wanting to improve and resurface skin texture to: soften fine lines; lessen acne scars; heal traumatic scars; lighten age and sunspots; balance uneven skin tone; and reduce stretch marks.
So, the long and short of it is: The Fraxel laser hurts your face, but in a good way. The targeted micro-injuries trigger a healing reaction without damaging your skin. In other words, your body gets a call-to-action of generating new collagen to a specific area.
But the important question is: are you a candidate? If you have sensitive skin or active skin issues such as eczema, acne, or moderate to severe rosacea, you’re not a candidate for Fraxel-type resurfacing. In addition, those with a history of keloidal or hypertrophic scarring or vitiligo should avoid Fraxel treatment as it may worsen these conditions. Also, people with dark skin tones and melanin should avoid aggressive lasers as they can cause not only pigmentation issues, but keloid development as well.
treatment is a pretty low-maintenance. A week before your appointment, stop
using any retinoids, peels, acids, or products that can cause skin sensitivity.
And if you’re having an intense breakout, you may want to postpone the
treatment until your skin has calmed down.
redness, swelling and some peeling afterwards, but this settles in less than a
week. The important question is: how long does the result last? On average, the
results of a Fraxel treatment last at least a year, but it varies from patient
Don’t forget Lasermed’s special offer on Mini-Frax 1550 treatments during April and fractional resurfacing in August and September – the savings are significant.