The Fraxel® Laser utilizes a technology called Fractional Resurfacing. With Fractional Resurfacing, only a fraction of the skin receives the laser light. The laser delivers a series of microscopic, closely spaced laser “columns” to the skin while simultaneously preserving the skin between the columns. This preservation of unaffected skin results in rapid healing following the laser treatment. The entire face can be treated with the laser in approximately 30 to 45 minutes. Side effects are minimal, usually swelling and redness, with little risk of infection or scarring.
At LazaDerm Skincare Centre™, we suggest three to six Fraxel® Laser treatments spaced 2-4 weeks apart for best results. The Fraxel can be used on any part of the body including face, neck, chest and hands to name only a few. The Fraxel® targets about 15% to 30% of the skin’s total surface during each treatment session. This is why skin heals so naturally, with few side effects and minimal downtime. You will begin to notice improvement in skin texture, age spot reduction and fine line reduction after your first treatment. Optimal results are usually achieved in about two to three months, or between 3-6 sessions.