Fraxel Pain – How Painful is It?

Fraxel Laser treatment is a laser therapy used to treat skin ailments such as acne and scars. FDA has approved Fraxel laser treatment for coagulation of soft tissues,, correcting the wrinkles, treating the pigmented skin and lesions. It enables faster healing of the skin and also increases the beauty of the face.

Fraxel laser treatment revamps the sun damaged and wrinkled skin by improving its texture. It not just works on the face but also is good to be applied on neck, arms, hands, chest and it suits to all skin types and even tanned skin.

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Fraxel Technology

Fraxel Laser treatment is a laser therapy used to treat skin ailments such as acne and scars. FDA has approved Fraxel laser treatment for coagulation of soft tissues,, correcting the wrinkles, treating the pigmented skin and lesions. It enables faster healing of the skin and also increases the beauty of the face.

Fraxel laser treatment revamps the sun damaged and wrinkled skin by improving its texture. It not just works on the face but also is good to be applied on neck, arms, hands, chest and it suits to all skin types and even tanned skin.

How to decide if your skin needs Fraxel?

Since Fraxel suits to all skin types therefore any one can choose this treatment. But people who have a damaged skin due to sun exposure, melasma, wrinkles, acne, improper skin texture or any other skin damage condition can opt for Fraxel treatment.

Anybody is looking for a skin treatment and can afford time, money and efforts needed for this can easily go for this treatment.  

Pregnant women or someone with a cold sore then one should avoid taking this treatment.

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Procedure for fraxel treatment

The Fraxel laser is made to enter the skin with the help of microscopic beams. The damages skin is removed by fractions which heals the skin. It will work upon acne, skin irregularities and treat your skin with whatever is required for your skin.

Benefits of fraxel laser treatment

  • It lessens wrinkles, brown spots and can turn dull skin tone into a bright one. This skin texture is expected after two skin treatments.
  • Thulium is used for treatment for melasma for individuals with light skin tone. But melasma generally bounces back after 6-8 months
  • Scars are usually treated with RE:Store and it takes around 5 treatments to achieve the best results.

Once you have started with the treatment it’s good to stay connected with your aesthetician for proper care and future advice.  

Side-effects and risks involved

The thing that holds back many people to take up this procedure is the intense pain that is involved during the treatment. These treatments are obviously painful and sometimes it causes too much of anxiety to the patients.

The best way to avoid excess of pain during the treatment is by usage of a numbing cream. Dr Numb is one of the popular numbing agents in the market. It has no side-effects and has been approved by FDA for use in dermatological purposes. Dr Numb’s cream has a long lasting numbing impact due to presence of lidocaine  which keeps the area insensitive towards the pain.

But in some cases like thulium or the treatments which include both thulim and re:store swelling and redness lasts for a long time. The skin has to kept sun protected for some time after treatment to avoid any complications.

In some cases hypo or hyper pigmentation in also seen after the treatment is over. Although it can be treated with creams or laser treatment in case it gets complicated but there are very less chances of it getting complicated.

But you need not to worry so much as your aesthetician is going to guide you well and make sure no such complication occurs.

 

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