Fractional Treatment with the Palomar Laser
What is a Fractional Treatment?
The laser is an FDA cleared laser, which produce thousands of tiny columns of microscopic treatment zones in your skin, leaving the surrounding skin unaffected. This “fractional treatment approach allows the skin to heal much faster than if all the skin was treated at once. Following each treatment, the body’s natural defense process creates new healthy tissue to replace skin imperfections.
How many treatments will it take?
This laser refines the skin in a precisely controlled fashion. A treatment course consists of 3-5 treatments, spaced two to four weeks apart, most people respond to three treatments and some require 5.
What are the advantages?
The Fractional Laser produces a gentle remodeling of collagen under your skins surface. Improvements will continue for six months or more. It can produce collagen in a relative non-invasive way.
What are the disadvantages?
The skin can be sensitive after for a few months and you defiantly need to avoid the sun while the skin is recovering. If you do not look after the skin during recover you can get brown marks were the laser treated the skin. It can be expensive.