What is a fractional laser: before and after images

after fractional rejuvenation of the skin

The main indicator of women's youth is young and radiant skin. Quite often you can hear complaints that your 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 may be due to a decrease in the production of female hormones. At this stage in every woman’s life, serious hormonal restructuring begins, so a timely, competent technique is needed for skin rejuvenation.

Laser fractional rejuvenation

A fractional laser rejuvenation strategy to renew the skin during a difficult period for a woman.

This procedure removes skin lesions without surgery.

Fractional laser is the best solution instead of aggressive laser exposure, photo rejuvenation, DOT therapy and chemical peeling.

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

The laser beam passes through a filter that divides it into many laser beams. Because of this, there is no large traumatic surface area on the skin, areas of healthy skin between the treated areas stimulate increased collagen production.

The 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, following the rules of protecting the skin from sunlight.

Patients who have undergone this procedure can begin work the next day. And all because of the competent laser settings.

Types of fractional lasers and their effect on facial skin

types of fractionated lasers

There are three main types of fractional lasers today. The difference is the extent of the effect on the facial skin.

Fraxel-fine- serves as a subtle effect on the surface of the skin with small changes. This procedure is like a chemical peel. For more mature skin, these settings will not work.

Fraxel-storeis ​​a laser that appeared in the cosmetology world not so long ago. After exposure, the skin is visibly renewed and radiant. In addition, this tool is able to treat acne, eliminate the negative effects on the facial skin, remove wrinkles and scars. The disadvantage of this version is that it has no effect on old spots.

Fraxel-store DUALis ​​the latest fractional laser. It combines two types of laser radiation, making it possible to improve the condition of the skin and remove permanent age spots several times in a single photothermolysis process. With the help of this technique, excellent results of skin rejuvenation can be achieved in women of different ages.

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

This procedure should only be performed after consultation with a professional. The laser device is adjusted depending on the problem of each patient.

Problems with a laser machine

Fraxel has two main types of laser radiation. This can solve the problems of pigmentation, skin surface imperfections and wrinkles. Fractional laser removal of stretch marks is also actively used.

A well-designed program allows in a short time:

indications for the use of a fractionated laser
  • Remove mimic wrinkles on the neck, face and décolleté;
  • Get rid of deep wrinkles and thicken the thin skin of the eye;
  • Smooth skin surface;
  • Increase the elasticity and firmness of the facial skin;
  • Restoring the previous density of the skin of the hands;
  • Remove age spots and molasses.

Many defects can be treated with Fraxel, for example, it is now possible to treat scars with a fractional laser.

Fractional laser action triggers skin rejuvenation processes. This laser destroys old cells, gradually replacing them with young collagen cells. The fractionated laser causes the biochemical and physiological processes characteristic of new cells in the skin. This process leads to increased fiber formation, which contributes to increasing the elasticity and firmness of the skin.

This procedure has certain contraindications.

But there are far fewer of them, unlike other laser systems.

This is due to the gentle and effective effect of the skin.

The following are temporary contraindications to the laser procedure:

  1. Increased body temperature;
  2. Herpes;
  3. Allergic and inflammatory diseases of the face;
  4. Breast-feeding and pregnancy;
  5. The first two days after mesotherapy and biorevitalization;
  6. The first two weeks after the loading gels and Botox injection.

Sections and possible complications

You can safely perform laser thermolysis after consulting a professional. Unpleasant sensations during the procedure can be eliminated with an anesthetic cream.

During the procedure, the surface of the skin is treated evenly. Fractional laser thermolysis takes about 10 minutes and involves minimal pain.

After the procedure, a special, high-peptide serum is applied to the face to reduce redness. These formulations provide the skin with the required amount of collagen.

How to care for your skin after fractional laser rejuvenation?

To achieve the maximum effect of the procedure, you must strictly follow your doctor's recommendations. It is important that we do all this in the first days after the procedure.

contraindications to fractional laser

After the procedure, you can also use a serum with a high trace element content, which regenerates the facial skin and ensures optimal processes of collagen production. Exfoliation and facial scrub should not be used for a week.

Avoid sunlight and use sunscreen decorative cosmetics.

Also refrain from injecting salon treatments.

Generally, your skin will need two weeks of rest. Taking into account the beautician’s recommendations after the procedure and replacing home cosmetics with recovery will improve the results of the laser procedure.

Complications after fractional laser

Possible complications after a fractional laser can only occur due to the unsuitability of the doctor performing this procedure. But the patient is fully responsible for the recovery period. If you do not follow the recommendations for facial care, there will be some difficulties.

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

  • Swelling that resolves within a few hours;
  • Peeling that disappears in a few days.

Use serum with high hydration components for faster recovery after the procedure.

Number and cost of skin rejuvenation procedures

Skin rejuvenation sessions are selected based on individual age-related changes, client preferences, and age. For example, you can eliminate superficial pigmentation of the skin, even out skin color, and refresh your face with a fractional thermolysis process.

required number of procedures

After a procedure, about 20% of the skin regenerates. Therefore, for good quality and complete skin rejuvenation,5 procedures should be performed per month.

The duration of the post-procedure result is influenced by a number of factors related to the individual parameters of the skin, the age of the patient, and the qualifications of the professional performing the procedure.

It should be noted that the peculiarity of this procedure is that the result depends on the parameters of the laser set by the doctor.

Facial skin will be several years younger in 5 procedures. The results of Fraxel's laser rejuvenation last a long time.

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

For a fractional laser, the price depends on many factors. Examples include the nature of cosmetic defects, zones, and treatment areas.

The final price of the course should be calculated for each client individually after consulting a professional.