We all know how everyone wants to have flawless and rejuvenated skin regardless of age, so many people are frantically looking for ways to achieve that effortlessly. Many skincare professionals offer different cosmetic treatments and procedures that claim to deliver the promises of youthful and more flawless skin in just a few treatments. One of those is the Frax laser.

 Frax laser is a cosmetic treatment specializing in making the patient’s skin look more refreshed and youthful than ever before. So many celebrities have tried this for themselves, and they loved it. From Charlize Theron to Chelsea Handler, many people have seen the benefits work for themselves. Thus, it is becoming one of the most popular laser treatments in the industry today.

 In this article, we will talk about the things people must know before setting an appointment for a Frax laser treatment to come more prepared than ever.

How it Works

Frax laser is a non-ablative fractional treatment used for skin resurfacing and scarring, both from acne and surgical reasons. It is also non-invasive, which means patients can safely avail of the treatment without waiting for a couple of weeks to recover. It is very effective in treating scars while enforcing skin rejuvenation.

Frax laser offers a more advanced system of non-invasive and non-ablative laser treatments. What sets it apart from other existing laser treatments for skin is that it allows the pulse time and energy to be put independently so that the aesthetician can control the width and depth of the thermal damage. This will enable the procedure to be customized according to the patient’s needs, minimizing wear and maximizing good results.

 It uses a 1550 wavelength in performing the procedure, which is very important as it causes heating in the dermis. The heating spreads down below each spot and outwards from each area. This heating of the dermis allows the formation of collagen, known as collagen neogenesis. When new collagen gets produced, it will enable the skin to look more supple and rejuvenated without doing anything else.

 Continuous Frax 1550 laser treatment sessions are recommended for more long-lasting results and a more permanent set of benefits to the patient. Continual improvements can be seen on the patient for three to six months after the treatment, which is much faster than more traditional methods used by aestheticians back then.

Areas Treated

Frax laser works best when used around the eyes and lips. In general, it responds well to all fine lines and wrinkles, as it can be reduced using this treatment. It also works on scars situated on any part of the body, as long as it is continuous and performed under the supervision of a licensed and registered aesthetician or dermatologist.

Benefits of Frax Laser

As mentioned earlier, Frax laser treats acne and surgical and trauma scars. It effectively treats different kinds of acne scars, from rolling scars, ice-pick scars, boxcar scars down to atrophic or hypertrophic scars. Frax laser is also used to treat purple or pink striae, commonly known as stretch marks. It is also used to minimize age spots and improves and repairs the skin from sun damage.

 It can be used in conjunction with other cosmetic treatments such as Botox, dermal fillers, PDO threads, or Collagen Induction Therapy sessions without any adverse reactions from the procedures, leading to a much better skin quality than ever before.

 However, remember that every cosmetic procedure has its limits, and so does Frax laser. It is indeed effective in eliminating acne scarring and surgical and trauma scars. Still, for profound scars, it will not be destroyed but only to a certain extent.

 With Frax laser, many benign skin growths and scaly patches get removed on the skin’s surface, and new collagen is stimulated. This boosts the healing of wounds on the skin much quicker.

What to Expect After Frax laser treatment

After the treatment, patients can go back to work the next day if done on the weekend. This is one of the benefits of Frax laser: it guarantees lower downtimes, so it has low risk and quick recovery. There may be mild side effects such as redness, irritation, or super sensitivity towards the sun after the treatment. Still, they usually subside in a couple of days or weeks, depending on the skin type.

 Similar to any laser treatment, the skin becomes extra sensitive to the sun. Thus, it is recommended to wear sunscreen regularly to avoid any further discomfort or skin irritation. It is also highly recommended that the patient avoid sun tanning and even self-tanning products before the treatment. So, if the patient is an avid surfer or loves doing summer sports, they may opt to proceed with the treatment during fall or winter.

 After the treatment, it is also advised for the patient to apply a cold, damp cloth over the treated area to soothe the redness and irritation. After all, the skin is burnt in a way so it will naturally react the way it does when we get burns from scalding ourselves. It goes away after a few minutes as it helps the skin to cool down.

 Lastly, patients might experience a thin layer of sloughing skin after the treatment. We know it is oddly satisfying to take it off. The experts advise against doing it. Do not pick, scrub, or peel any of the sloughing skin by force, as it would just make things worse. Let the skin heal on its own, and then the peeling goes off naturally.

Our Takeaway

Frax laser uses the power of the laser treatment to eliminate any signs of skin aging and scarring. This gives people new hope that they can still look their best after a few consistent treatments. This treatment is proven to be non-invasive and does not require longer recovery times. This treatment also promises the clients and gives them even more reasons to continue doing this. All in all, Frax laser is the best cosmetic treatment for more rejuvenated skin, free from any blemishes.

 DCCM understands that people need to be confident in their skin. They offer treatments that enhance their clients’ best assets and make them bloom even more. With revolutionary treatments such as Frax laser and many other skin and aesthetic treatments, they assure their clients that they deserve the best and deliver it to them effortlessly.

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