Downtime can range from three to five days for a less aggressive treatment or seven to ten days for a more aggressive treatment. Your skin may look a bit pink and flaky as the pigment changes over two weeks.
Fraxel results are both immediate and progressive. It’s possible to see an improvement in the area within a few days of treatment as the skin starts to heal. Over the next two to three months you will continue to see improvements as the collagen regenerates during this time.
The most common side effects include some swelling and redness, subsiding after a few days. Temporary side effects can include minor itching, dry skin, peeling and a bit of flaking. Reduce these side effects post-treatments with a LED treatment. Find out the potential risks and effects of having Fraxel Treatment here.
It is important to understand that because of the nature of fractional resurfacing, multiple (3 to 6) treatments in Perth are considered necessary for maximal benefits. Ongoing new collagen growth occurs for many months following the treatment course, resulting in gradual and ongoing improvement in this time. Some types of acne scarring may be resistant […]
The area is anaesthetised using a topical (cream) anaesthetic. A stream of cold air is used to further improve anaesthesia. The treatment is quick and may take 15 to 45 minutes depending on the size of the area. After treatment the skin is red and is swollen for two to three days. This is then […]