Fractional lasers were introduced in 2003 as an alternative non-invasive serious skin rejuvenation treatment. They bridge the gap between ablative and non-ablative lasers.
Fractional lasers deliver a laser beam that is divided into thousands of tiny but deep columns that treat microscopic zones of the skin called micro thermal treatment zones (MTZs). The areas of the skin left untreated remain intact thus helping the skin recover quickly, and minimize both side effects and down time. Within the areas treated, stimulation of collagen production and deep collagen remodelling leads to much healthier and younger looking skin.
Multiple, usually three, treatments are required for best results. Progressive improvement in skin colour, tone and texture over the weeks following treatment is expected.
ResurFX fractional treatment appears to be a well tolerated and safe treatment. On rare occasions, patients may experience:
*Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed, and varies significantly for each individual