Three Factors to Understand When Undergoing Fraxel Laser Treatment

‘If only we could turn back time…’ Most of us have not only heard about this saying but secretly hoped it turns true as regards ageing is concerned. Even though it’s inevitable a part of life, yet the efforts to retain the youthful glow has bore fruits over the years. Now that amazing treatments are in vogue, ageing is just one of the many issues that can be resolved. From removing acne scars to treating discolorations, uneven pigmentation and freckles, getting rid of age spots to enhancing the overall texture of the skin, there is every possible solution. One of the most potent technologies is the Fraxel laser treatment.


The technology called Fraxel

A revolutionary name in the field of skin resurfacing is Fraxel laser. The long term benefits of laser is not unknown to most of us and Fraxel resurfacing is largely preferred for its non-invasive nature that removes several years from one’s otherwise dull and drab appearance, in a jiffy. The best thing about this skin rejuvenation procedure is its working at the microscopic level, sans hazards, side effects or extreme downtime as seen in others.


Scope of Treatment

Fraxel laser resurfacing can be used for not only something as ageing but a host of other related issues; few that even initiates the process of ageing. Some common ailments are listed as under:


  • Scars: Acne, post-operative, accidents, etc.
  • Enlarged pores
  • Melasma
  • Irregular skin texture
  • Age or sun spots
  • Wrinkles and fine lines around the eyes
  • Stretch marks, freckles
  • Actinic Keratoses


Benefitting with Fraxel

While each skin condition varies from the other, Fraxel laser however, suits almost all skin types, colors and age groups. Qualifying for this treatment is important before proceeding to undertake the sittings. It might amaze anyone seeing a 30 something looking radiant and youthful with no traces of fine lines or previous acne marks just as a 60 year old shows marked improvement in sagging or loose skin. In fact, the recovery period being less, most people seem to take an avid interest in getting smoother and tighter skin. Aside this resurfacing technique, there are plenty of facelifts, surgical practices and more to help relieve problems related to the skin, particularly ageing. Thanks to the powerful computers coupled with effective technologies that assesses the skin and keeps one looking plump and firm. But the best thing would be to leave the final decision to experts.



Dr. Michael J. Brown is a board-certified plastic surgeon who offers innovative aesthetic procedures for the face, breast, and body.


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