The desire to maintain a youthful appearance and improve numerous skin conditions is widespread in Los Angeles. Innovations in skin rejuvenation technologies now allow for arrays of options to address specifics with both surgical and nonsurgical treatments. Dr. Umar at FineTouch Dermatology addresses an array of skin conditions, from mild to severe.
This includes acne, acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, facial sagging, uneven skin tone, facial symmetry and more. Dr. Umar is a board certified Los Angeles surgical dermatologist who is an expert on different methods of skin rejuvenation, including Fraxel laser treatments. For more information on Fraxel DUAL skin improvements, visit https://www.finetouchdermatology.com/fraxel-dual-services/
CHOOSING A LASER SKIN TREATMENT FOR AN ARRAY OF SKIN CONCERNS
Laser skin treatment options address a number of skin conditions, from wrinkles and sun damage to acne scars and saggy skin. Different laser skin treatments also address aging skin, eradicate lines, treat sun damage, diminish wrinkles and improve overall skin tone. Results from a laser skin treatment improves complexion and reduces most signs of aging and imperfections.
Fraxel is one of the most popular brands of cosmetic lasers for skin improvements and addressing different skin issues. Three Fraxel laser skin treatments are available: Fraxel re:fine, Fraxel DUAL and Fraxel re:pair.
All Fraxel laser skin treatments are fractional, which means each Fraxel laser treatment targets only problems areas and leave surrounding skin unaffected. Skin is smoother and softer for after just one laser skin treatment. It’s best to consult with a dermatologist to see which specific Fraxel laser procedure is best for you.
FRAXEL LASER TREATMENTS: ABLATIVE VERSUS NON-ABLATIVE
Fraxel laser treatments stimulate your body’s ability to produce collagen, which improves your skin’s overall appearance. The light energy from Fraxel laser treatments turn to heat on either your skin’s surface or dermis skin layer. Your skin treats the heat source as an injury since the area targeted is either ablated (vaporized) from the Fraxel re:pair or aggravated from the Fraxel DUAL and Fraxel r:efine.
Fraxel re:fine is the mildest, least invasive of Fraxel laser treatments suitable for minor skin imperfections. It’s an effective non-ablative anti-aging treatment that works on all skin tones.
Fraxel DUAL is a non-ablative laser skin treatment that incorporates the use of two laser strengths to stimulate collagen and refine skin. It addresses mild to moderate acne scars, actinic keratosis, melasma, photodamage, surgical scars and mild to moderate periorbital wrinkles. It also works on all skin tones.
Fraxel re:pair is an ablative treatment that is the most invasive and intense Fraxel laser treatment. It vaporizes skin within the dermis to address severe acne, acne scars, vascular dyschromia, pigmented lesions, textural irregularities, moderate to severe wrinkles and furrows in lax skin. However, Fraxel re:pair is not recommended for those with darker skin tones due to complications.
To see how Dr. Umar and FineTouch Dermatology can improve your skin, schedule a consultation.