Laser Resurfacing Palm Beach Gardens
Fractional Laser Resurfacing
A popular palm beach skin care laser is Fractional Laser Resurfacing is a relatively quick and convenient procedure with minimal to no downtime. This palm beach laser resurfacing with fractional technology can dramatically improve your skin’s overall appearance and is used for the following skin conditions:
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Surgical scars
- Trauma related scars
- Acne scars
- Sun spots
- Sun damaged skin
- Large pores
- Poor or uneven skin texture
The fractional laser works by emitting a microbeam of energy that creates thousands of microscopic channels in the skin. Surrounding these pinpoint channels are areas of healthy, untreated skin. This untreated skin nutritionally supports the treated zones to stimulate production of new collagen. The newly produced collagen plumps the skin and smoothes wrinkles, lines, scars and other irregularities. Because the fractional laser technology targets only a fraction of the skin at a time, the healing time is quicker with less downtime.
While most skin areas can be treated with fractional laser, the most common are zones are:
Fractional laser is an office based procedure that takes 15-30 minutes per treatment. While it can be performed without the an anesthetic, some patients require topical numbing cream for enhanced comfort. Typically, a series of 1 – 4 treatments, spaced 3-4 weeks apart, is recommended. Dr. Mandal tailors the laser treatments to your individual needs. Sometimes fractional laser is also combined with other popular aesthetic procedures to enhance your results.
Immediately after the procedure, you may experience a mild redness and burning sensation, resembling a light sunburn. Complete healing usually takes about 1 – 3 days. Most patients can return to work and routine activities as well as apply makeup within 1 – 2 days. Because your skin is more sensitive to ultra-violet light after the procedure, it is important to avoid direct sunlight and use proper sun protection.