Laser skin resurfacing is an innovative treatment that effectively treats a wide array of skin conditions. CO2 fractional laser resurfacing is FDA-approved, and it uses factional laser technology to restore patients’ skin back to its original texture erasing fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation.
The ABCs of Fraxel Lasering
In simple terms, Fraxel CO2 fractional laser treatments resurfaces the skin by stimulating collagen production. By doing so, your skin is tricked into creating new skin to replace previously damaged skin, resulting in rejuvenated appearance. Fraxel laser treatments are non-invasive and 100 percent safe. It’s possible to remove years from your physical appearance without risks or side effects. In addition, downtime is minimal to nil since the laser is minimally ablative.
What Skin Conditions Does Fraxel Treat?
Fractionated laser treatments can improve the appearance many different skin conditions including:
- Acne scarring.
- Fine lines and wrinkles around the periorbital area and around the mouth.
- Reduce or eliminate hyperpigmentation of the skin.
- Reverse the ill-effects of sun exposure.
Benefits of Fraxel
In addition to minimal to no downtime, patients who undergo Fraxel treatment will reap the benefits of:
- Improved texture and tone.
- Smoother and younger looking skin.
- Improvement in the appearance of surgical and acne scars.
- Reduction of wrinkles around the eyes and mouth.
How does Fraxel Work?
As we get older, the collagen in your skin starts to break down and doesn’t replenish itself as quickly as it did previously. Unfortunately, when combined with pollution and sun damage, our skin starts to look saggy and blotchy. CO2 Fraxel helps to increase collagen production by producing pinpoint breaks in the skin with light energy. For those with uneven skin tone and hyperpigmented lesions, this non-ablative can improve the appearance of their significantly. As with any cosmetic procedure, CO2 laser treatments should always be performed in an aesthetic clinic by a medically trained health professional.