Fractional Laser Resurfacing Treatment

Fractional Laser Resurfacing Treatment is a cosmetic procedure that uses laser technology to improve the appearance and texture of the skin. This treatment targets small areas of the skin with a laser beam, creating microscopic wounds that stimulate the body’s natural healing process. The damaged skin cells are replaced with new, healthy tissue, which can result in smoother, more youthful-looking skin. The fractional aspect of the treatment refers to the fact that only a fraction of the skin is treated at a time, leaving the surrounding skin untouched. This helps to reduce the risk of complications and allows for a quicker recovery time compared to traditional laser skin resurfacing.

Transform Your Skin At Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic

At Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic, we understand your needs for skin rejuvenation and the desire to achieve a flawless complexion. Our clinic offers cutting-edge fractional laser resurfacing treatments designed to revitalize and restore your skin by reducing wrinkles, scars, and other skin irregularities. Whether you’re looking to smooth out fine lines, erase scars, or achieve a more even skin tone, our advanced laser technology is adept at addressing diverse skin concerns. Our experienced team of medical aestheticians performs a thorough assessment of each client’s skin condition, selecting the optimal laser settings to deliver the most effective results.

Residents of Vaughan and the surrounding areas trust Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic for our expertise in fractional laser resurfacing. If you’re considering enhancing your skin’s appearance and seeking a rejuvenated look, we invite you to schedule a consultation with us. Let our professionals help you on your path to radiant, youthful skin!

CO2 Fractional Lasers

  • Penetrate deep into the skin to minimize deep wrinkles and significant age-related damage.
  • Promote intense collagen production, leading to robust skin rejuvenation.
  • Often recommended for treating deeper scars and severe textural issues.
  • Recovery may involve more downtime but typically results in dramatic improvements.

Erbium Fractional Lasers

  • Target superficial to moderate skin levels, making them ideal for mild to moderate wrinkles and fine lines.
  • Less invasive than CO2 lasers, leading to a quicker recovery period.
  • Minimize heat damage to surrounding tissues, thereby reducing redness and swelling post-treatment.
  • Suitable for delicate skin areas, such as the neck and hands.

Non-ablative Fractional Lasers

  • Focus on heating up the underlying skin tissue without removing the top layer of skin.
  • Stimulate collagen growth and skin tightening with minimal downtime.
  • Best for clients looking for gradual improvement of skin texture and tone.
  • Typically require multiple sessions for optimal results and are great for overall skin rejuvenation.

Which Fractional Laser Resurfacing Treatment Is Right For Me?

Selecting the appropriate fractional laser resurfacing treatment requires a careful assessment of your skin type, the specific skin issues you want to address, and your overall health. Different technologies, such as CO2, Erbium, and Non-ablative fractional lasers, provide unique benefits tailored to various skin concerns. For instance, CO2 lasers are highly effective for deeper wrinkles and scars, while Fraxel is suitable for milder skin damage and requires less recovery time.

At Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic, after your treatment, we will provide you with comprehensive aftercare guidelines to promote optimal healing. Our initial consultation is essential, as our specialists will evaluate your skin’s condition, discuss your aesthetic goals, and review your medical history to suggest the most suitable laser treatment for you.

We invite you to book a consultation with our experts at Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic to explore the best fractional laser resurfacing options tailored to your needs, helping you achieve smoother, rejuvenated skin!

What Can I Expect During A Fractional Laser Resurfacing Treatment?

Pre-Treatment Consultation: Before your fractional laser resurfacing session, you’ll meet with our laser specialists. This discussion will focus on your skin rejuvenation objectives, a review of your medical history, and a thorough assessment of your skin. This ensures the treatment is customized precisely for your unique skin requirements.

Cleansing: We will thoroughly cleanse your skin to eliminate any external impurities. This critical step ensures there are no adverse reactions and that the laser precisely focuses on the target areas of your skin.

Laser Application: With your skin properly prepared, we will apply the chosen laser. Our certified technicians will adjust the laser settings to suit the specific characteristics of your skin, such as texture and level of damage, ensuring effective treatment.

Sensation: You might experience a sensation akin to a rubber band snapping against your skin during the procedure. We may use cooling techniques or apply numbing creams to enhance your comfort.

Duration: The length of each session will vary depending on the extent and complexity of the skin area being treated. Typically, treatments last from 5 to 30 minutes. Our team will closely monitor your progress throughout the session to guarantee both comfort and effectiveness.

Post-Treatment Care: Immediately following the procedure, we will apply a cooling gel or a bandage to help soothe any discomfort. You will also receive detailed instructions for aftercare, including skincare tips, guidelines on avoiding sun exposure, and advice on keeping the treated area clean.

Discover the benefits of advanced fractional laser resurfacing at Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic. Book your appointment today and start your journey toward a more youthful and refreshed appearance!

How To Prepare For A Fractional Laser Resurfacing Treatment?

To ensure a safe and successful fractional laser resurfacing treatment, we recommend the following preparatory steps:

Avoid Sun Exposure: Reduce your sun exposure and avoid tanning beds for at least two weeks before your treatment. Tanned or sunburned skin can heighten the risk of side effects and complications during the procedure.

Discontinue Certain Skincare Products: Cease using skincare products that contain retinoids, alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), or any abrasive exfoliating agents a week before your treatment as these can render your skin more sensitive to the laser.

Stay Hydrated: It’s important to drink plenty of water in the days leading up to your appointment. Adequate hydration helps maintain skin health and supports the recovery process after the treatment.

Follow Pre-Treatment Instructions: Comply with specific instructions from your laser specialist. This might include shaving the treatment area the day before your appointment and avoiding certain medications or supplements that influence blood clotting, such as aspirin, NSAIDs, or omega-3 fatty acids.

Plan for Downtime: Although fractional laser resurfacing generally requires minimal recovery time, you may experience some redness, swelling, or slight blistering in the treated area. We advise not planning any major events or engaging in vigorous activities for a few days post-treatment to allow for proper healing.

Proper preparation can significantly improve your treatment experience and outcomes. If you have any questions or need additional guidance, please reach out to Mederm Esthetics & Laser Clinic before your scheduled appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

This treatment can erase years off your appearance and look as young and vital as you want with the revolutionary Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment. In just one day, you will be amazed at the astonishing results with this remarkable procedure. This treatment helps to:

    • Improve skin texture
    • Remove fine and deep wrinkles
    • Dark circles under the eyes
    • Scars (atrophic or pitted, surgical and or accidental)
    • Stretch marks
    • Melasma
    • Skin tightening and toning
    • Reduces pore size
    • Stimulates collagen and creating a more even skin tone
  • Effective solution for the disappearance of acne scars and those with hyperpigmentation
  • Surgical scars burn scarring and stretch marks.
  • It is ideal for those difficult to treat lines around the eyes, mouth and face without the lengthy downtime of other methods, and it’s guaranteed to provide dramatic long-lasting results.
  • Anyone looking for a younger, fresher, and more renewed appearance in your skin.

The laser wrinkle treatment is performed using a non-ablative fractional laser that uses patented micro-fractional laser technology. The laser light delivers energy deep into the skin that generates new skin for a smooth and even look.

Depending on the size of the area to be treated, this single-treatment procedure can be performed in as little as 30 minutes.

Most people experience some mild redness, swelling and discomfort with minimal risk of complications, but your provider can discuss pain management options with you.

The recovery time from the laser resurfacing treatment is as little as 3-5 days with little discomfort, but with amazing results! This innovative laser technology is a treatment alternative to the pain or side effects of more invasive surgery.

 

Yes, it is safe for all skin types and does not require topical anaesthesia, dye application or an elaborate cooling process.

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