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Fractional skin resurfacing


Fractional skin resurfacing with an co2 laser is an invasive procedure during which a laser beam works on the skin facilitating the production of New collagen and elastin. The procedure smooths out wrinkles, and acne scars, eliminates unwanted pigmentation, corrects scars, stretch marks, improves skin quality and tone.

In what cases does fractional skin resurfacing most often become the procedure of choice?

Most commonly, patients will undergo fractional skin resurfacing to get rid of hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, or acne scars. Apart from the face, the procedure can also be performed on the neck, cleavage, and hands skin area.

Is the procedure painful?

Topical anesthetic ointment should be used about 40 minutes prior to the procedure. During the manipulation, the patient may experience some discomfort. The procedure can also be performed under sedation.

Are there any pre-treatment restrictions?

Your skin should not be sun-tanned before the procedure. You will have to discontinue using any peels, acids, or cosmetic products that may irritate the skin a week prior to the procedure.

What can i expect following the procedure?

There will be some redness of the treated area, which will normally disappear within 5-7 days after the procedure. Swelling is also to be expected, which is often more pronounced on the day following the procedure. Post-treatment rehabilitation period lasts from 7 to 10 days.

Your skin will need special care after the skin resurfacing procedure.

Are there any post-treatment restrictions?

Avoid sunbathing for about 2-3 months after the skin resurfacing procedure. The procedure is to be carried out during the months when the uv radiation level is low.

Facts about the procedure
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of the procedure
40-60 min.
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