What is Fractional Laser?
Fractional laser treatment is a non-invasive laser treatment wherein the laser beam is divided into numerous microscopic parts that target a portion of the skin at a time. Fractional laser treatment can be used to treat damage in the epidermal and dermal layers of the skin.
How does fractional Laser work?
Fractional Laser removes the damaged layers of skin in a fractionated way. Each fraction has surrounding skin intact to aid recovery/ healing of the treated areas.
Fractional Laser helps treat the following conditions –
Acne scars/ deep acne scars
Fine and deep lines and wrinkles
Advantages of Fractional Laser –
Treat deep acnes scars
Can treat deeper lines and wrinkles
Tightens the skin
The treatment triggers natural production of collagen
Fractional Laser causes lesser discomfort Treatment time is comparatively less
Results are long term
What one should expect out of Fractional Laser treatment –
The treatment causes temporary redness which is considered normal. The doctor should prescribe oral and topical medication to decrease the discomfort.
What one should do before undergoing Fractional Laser –
Patient should discuss their medical history and skin behaviour to certain treatments to understand if they are the right candidate for this treatment.
What one should do after undergoing Fractional Laser -
One should take good sun protective measures after the treatment.