Fractional skin treatments deliver light in an array of narrow, focused microbeams, to create columns of heat within the skin. The heated tissue can start a natural healing process that may form new, healthy, tissue. This can result in a decrease of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, and possibly a fresher, more youthful skin tone and texture.
This procedure usually takes around an hour.
Treatment sensations may vary from person to person. As tiny pulses of energy are delivered into the skin, most patients may experience a warm, sharp feeling and possibly an immediate tightening of the skin. Most patients may look and feel like they have a mild sunburn for a few days after the treatment. Anesthetic ointments and cooling devices may be used to reduce any discomfort during and after the procedure.
Depending on your current skin condition will depend on how many treatments you need. Usually patients need 3 treatments.
Depending on the desired outcome, post-treatment care will vary from patient to patient. Most patients that have a full facial skin rejuvenation treatment will need to stay indoors for a few days while applying a topical ointment as directed by Dr. Chaudhary.
You can have this treatment done on several areas of the body such as: