What is a fractional laser: before and after pictures

skin after fractional rejuvenation

The main indicator of a woman's youth is young and glowing skin. Quite often you can hear complaints that the facial skin has deteriorated in just a few weeks: dryness and wrinkles have appeared. The specialist will immediately understand what is at stake. This situation can occur due to a decrease in the production of female hormones. At this stage of every woman's life begins a serious hormonal restructuring, which is why timely competent technique is needed to rejuvenate the skin.

Laser fractional rejuvenation

Fractional laser rejuvenation is a strategy for skin rejuvenation in difficult times for women.

This procedure removes skin changes without surgery.

Fractional laser is the best option instead of aggressive laser exposure, photorejuvenation, DOT therapy and chemical peels.

Fraxel is a laser used to rejuvenate the surface of the skin and its deep layers. Unlike others, the fractional laser has a high stimulating ability to reproduce collagen with minimal traumatic effects on facial skin.

The laser beam passes through a filter that separates it into many laser beams. Therefore, a large traumatic surface does not form on the skin, and the areas of healthy skin between the treated areas stimulate increased collagen production.

Fractional laser can be used on any area of ​​the skin without the risk of complications and regardless of its phototype. The laser procedure can be performed at any time of the year, but following the rules for protecting the skin from the sun's rays.

Patients undergoing this procedure can start work the next day. And all this thanks to the competent laser settings.

Varieties of fractional lasers and their effect on facial skin

varieties of fractional lasers

Today there are three main types of fractional lasers. Their difference from each other is the degree of impact on facial skin.

Fraxel-fine- used for a delicate effect on the skin surface with minor changes. This procedure is like a chemical peel. These settings will not work for more mature skin.

Fraxel-storeis ​​a laser that appeared not so long ago in the cosmetology world. After exposure, the skin visibly rejuvenates and glows. In addition, this device can treat acne, eliminate its negative effects on facial skin, remove wrinkles and scars. The disadvantage of this version is the lack of effect on age spots.

Fraxel-store DUALis ​​the latest fractional laser. It combines two types of laser radiation, allowing in just one photothermolysis procedure to improve the condition of the skin and remove permanent age spots for several sessions. With the help of this technique an excellent result of skin rejuvenation is achieved in women of different ages.

Who is this procedure for? It is usually performed on women of all ages to rejuvenate the skin of the face, décolleté, neck and body.

This procedure should only be performed after consultation with a specialist. The laser device is adjusted according to the problem of the individual patient.

Problems that can be solved with a laser machine

Fraxel has two main types of laser radiation. It can help solve problems related to pigmentation, skin imperfections and wrinkles. The removal of stretch marks with a fractional laser is also actively used.

A well-designed program in a short time allows:

indications for the use of a fractional laser
  • Removal of facial wrinkles on the neck, face and décolleté;
  • Get rid of deep wrinkles and thicken the thin skin of the eyes;
  • Smoothes the skin surface;
  • Increase the elasticity and firmness of facial skin;
  • To restore the previous density of the skin of the hands;
  • Removal of age spots and melasma.

The treatment of many defects can be achieved with the help of Fraxel, for example, it is now possible to treat scars with a fractional laser.

Fractional laser action activates the processes of skin rejuvenation. This laser destroys old cells, gradually replacing them with young collagen cells. Due to the action of the fractional laser, biochemical and physiological processes are formed in the skin, characteristic of the new cells. This process leads to increased fiber formation, which helps increase the elasticity and firmness of the skin.

This procedure has certain contraindications.

But there are far fewer of them than other laser systems.

This is due to the gentle and effective action on the skin.

Below we describe temporary contraindications for the laser procedure:

  1. Fever;
  2. herpes;
  3. Allergic and inflammatory diseases of the face;
  4. Breastfeeding and pregnancy;
  5. The first two days after mesotherapy and biorevitalization;
  6. The first two weeks after the injection of refill gels and Botox.

Stages and possible complications

After consultation with a specialist, you can safely perform laser thermolysis. Unpleasant sensations during the procedure can be removed with an anesthetic cream.

During the procedure, the skin surface is treated evenly. Fractional laser thermolysis lasts about 10 minutes and is accompanied by minimal pain.

After the procedure, a special serum with a high content of peptides is applied to the face to reduce redness. These preparations provide the skin with the necessary amount of collagen.

How to take care of the skin after fractional laser restoration?

To get the most out of this procedure, you should strictly follow your doctor's recommendations. It is important to do them all in the first days after the procedure.

contraindications for fractional laser

After the procedure you can also use a serum with a high content of microelements, which regenerates the facial skin and provides optimal processes for collagen production. Facial peels and scrubs cannot be used for a week.

It is also necessary to refrain from exposure to sunlight and use decorative cosmetics with sun protection.

Also refrain from injecting salon procedures.

In general, the skin will need a two-week rest. By following the recommendations of the cosmetologist after the procedure and replacing home cosmetics with restorative, you will improve the result of the laser procedure.

Complications after fractional laser

Possible complications after fractional laser can occur only due to the incompetence of the doctor performing this procedure. But the patient bears full responsibility for the recovery period. If you do not follow the recommendations for facial care, then there will be some difficulties.

The laser procedure is followed by a recovery period, which may be accompanied by:

  • Swelling that disappears after a few hours;
  • Peeling that disappears after a few days.

For faster recovery after the procedure, use a serum with a high content of moisturizing components.

Number of skin rejuvenation procedures and their price

Skin rejuvenation sessions are selected based on individual changes related to age, client's wishes and age. For example, you can remove superficial skin pigmentation, even out skin color and refresh your face with a fractional thermolysis procedure.

the required number of procedures

After one procedure, about 20% of the skin will be renewed. Therefore, for quality and complete skin rejuvenation it is necessary to undergo5 procedures per month.

The duration of the result after the procedure is influenced by many factors related to the individual parameters of the skin, the age of the patient, as well as the qualification of the specialist performing the procedure.

It should be noted that the peculiarity of this procedure is that the result will depend on what parameters of the laser are set by the doctor.

With 5 procedures the facial skin will look a few years younger. The result of laser rejuvenation from Fraxel will last a long time.

Proper skin care at home can keep the effect of the procedure for a long time. By using cosmetics with a high content of ingredients, you can increase the result of professional cosmetic procedures and keep your skin young for a long time.

For a fractional laser, the price depends on a number of factors. As the nature of cosmetic imperfections, areas and areas of treatment.

The final price of the course is calculated individually for each client after consultation with a specialist.