What is Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing?
Fractional laser skin resurfacing is a procedure used for reducing age spots on the face, chest, neck, hands, and arms. During the procedure, fractional laser device is used for delivering precise laser micro beams into lower layers of the skin to create deep and narrow tissue coagulation columns. It removes the layers of skin tissue to reduce the age-spots. The coagulated tissue in the treated area helps stimulate the healing process naturally which leads to quick growth of new healthy tissue.
Fractional CO2 Laser causes minimal discomfort and produces lasting results with almost no downtime. The patients may require multiple treatments at one- to four-week intervals for achieving desired results.
Why fractional laser resurfacing is good for aging skin?
The Fractional CO2 skin resurfacing makes a perfect choice for:
- Wrinkle resurfacing
- Fine lines
- Stretch marks
What to expect after fractional laser resurfacing procedure?
There is minimal recovery time required after the treatment. Most of the patients experience positive changes inside a few days of undergoing fractional laser resurfacing. Some patients might experience any of the following conditions after the procedure in the area being treated:
- Warm sensation
It is recommended that any sun exposure should be avoided for 4 weeks after the treatment. At least 3-5 sessions may be required depending on how severe the wrinkles are.
Improvements can be seen around 1-2 weeks after the treatment. The treated area improves continuously as more collagen is produced by the body.