Non surgical treatments have continued to increase in popularity over the past decade.  More and more people use modern cosmetology to improve their looks, as there are so many beauty salons. All you need is to browse the Internet searching for something like “facials near me” and you will many options. Besides Botox, and Juvederm; Ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing has become equally popular.  However, even though ablative resurfacing is non-surgical the original lasers required a lot of down-time for most people; an average of 2-3 weeks of red, raw skin.  In today’s aesthetic field Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing  still yields amazing results with very little pain and down-time compared to the past thanks to Palomar Medical patenting Combo Ablative/Non-Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing.  In our Orlando medical spa Winter Park Laser the combo fractional laser skin resurfacing is making a world of difference for our clients.

Frequently Asked Question on Ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing

Who is a good candidate for Ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Ablative Laser treatments are great for women and men with aging faces with fine lines, deep wrinkles, sun damaged skin, and large pores.  Those who want to avoid surgery and look 10-15 years younger. 

How Does the Ablative Laser Resurfacing Work?

Palomar has the only patented “bloodless” ablative laser resurfacing treatment available-it combines the ablative 2940 hand piece with the non-ablative 1540 hand piece on the Artisan platform for an amazing 1 treatment non-surgical facelift! This treatment is perfect for those with fine lines, wrinkles, large pores or skin that is in need more tightening but don’t want the downtime of surgery or older CO2 and dot lasers that took 2-5 weeks of downtime.

What type of downtime occurs with ablative laser resurfacing?

The Palomar fractional laser resurfacing only requires 4-7 days of healing and the holes close in 6 hours (on most lasers the holes close in 96 hours) which offers less risk of infection. Fractional ablative wrinkle treatment from Palomar uses beams of laser light that penetrates skin to just the right depth and with just the right level of heat to evoke a dramatic healing response that promotes collagen production, diminishing the appearance of fine lines around the face, especially the eyes and mouth which are most prevalent in clients without the discomfort compared to full surface CO2 resurfacing treatments. It’s a face-lift without surgery.

What Results Can be expected with ablative laser resurfacing?

After only one treatment with as little as 4 days of recovery time, excellent improvement in appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improvement in the skin’s tone and texture with tighter skin, and smaller pores. Immediate results are seen within 7-30 days.  The results last indefinitely with a minimum of 5-10 years of the end result.

Who should administer ablative laser skin resurfacing?

Although, this treatment is non-surgical it is still requires a professional. In Florida only a Registered Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Physician can administer this treatment.

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