Fraxel Dual Laser: All you need to know before your treatment
18 Jul 2015
Fraxel Dual Laser is a combination of two lasers uses to achieve great results when it comes to sun damage, ageing, and textural concerns.
How does Fraxel Dual Laser work?
Fraxel Dual treatment uses patented fractional technology to target damaged skin with microscopic laser columns that penetrate deep into the skin. The laser treats only a fraction of tissue at a time, leaving the surrounding tissue untouched, this promotes rapid healing. The laser stimulates your body’s own natural healing process, replacing the old and damaged cells with fresh, glowing, healthy skin.
When do the results appear and how long do they last?
The results from Fraxel Dual Laser are both immediate and progressive. As a result, the surface of your skin will feel softer, smoother, brighter and have an even skin tone. Over a period of 3 to 6 months, you will observe further changes and improvements as the skin continues to create new collagen. Results are long lasting and depend on your lifestyle, age, skin condition and skin care regimen.
What do I need to know before having a Fraxel Dual Laser Treatment?
Embarking on a laser treatment program requires both a financial commitment and a commitment to look after the new skin and avoid the sun at all costs. Here are some vital tips you need to know before you start your course of treatment.
How many treatments do I need?
Treatments are tailored to suit your desired results.
What to expect after a treatment?
– You may experience redness or swelling after the procedure which diminishes over 7 days
– Your skin will naturally bronze over the next week or two
– The sunburned-to-bronzed appearance will repeat after each treatment.
As with a sunburn, your skin will flake and exfoliate normally, revealing fresher, glowing and smoother looking and feeling skin.
Is it safe?
Fraxel treatment is a safe option backed by extensive research, however always consult a qualified practitioner prior to treatment.
What is it used for?
– Smoother, fresher, younger-looking looking skin
– Improved tone and texture
– Erasing of unwanted brown spots
– Reduced fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes
– Improved appearance of acne scars and surgical scars