Fractional resurfacing is a cosmetic treatment that helps rejuvenate the skin by removing wrinkles, signs of acne, scarring, and hyper-pigmentation with the help of intense pulsed light that's focused on a small area of the skin.

Palomar Fractional Resurfacing

Palomar fractional resurfacing is a process that utilizes a series of lasers to treat skin disorders. The intensity and duration of the light can be controlled by the specialist, resulting in minimal thermal damage. Light energy is pulsed onto damaged areas of the skin to leave undamaged skin untouched, thus allowing rapid regeneration of the skin. Palomar fractional resurfacing of the skin is used to treat areas of the body such as the neck, face (especially around the nose and eyes), shoulder, chest, back and hands.

The treatment needs no downtime and can help you obtain skin that's free of wrinkles, freckles, scars and irregularities in texture or pigmentation within a few days of the treatment. Smoother and tighter skin can be observed after two to three sessions, and complete benefits can be observed within three months of the treatment. Here are eight reasons to choose this procedure:

1. Promotes Younger Looking Skin

Fractional resurfacing promotes the production of collagen that fills the fine lines and wrinkles on the face, leaving the skin looking young and elastic. Collagen also improves the texture and pigmentation of the skin and minimizes the pores on the skin. Thus, Palomar fractional resurfacing helps you look younger, with tightly stretched skin that's uniform in color and texture.

2. Minimally Invasive

This beautification treatment is minimally invasive and involves no cutting or rearranging of the skin or surrounding tissues, and no implants of silicone or collagen.

3. Minimal Side Effects

Since Palomar fractional resurfacing is minimally invasive, side effects such as bleeding, swelling and bruising that are associated with other treatments are not as severe. The only side effect observed is mild pain during and immediately after the treatment.

4. Quick Recovery Time

 Since the treatment is minimally invasive, the recovery time is short and there is no bleeding involved.

5. Treats Various Types of Skin Damage

Various types of skin damage that alter the skin, such as sun damage and scarring, can be treated effectively with Palomar fractional resurfacing.

6. Safer

Palomar fractional resurfacing is minimally invasive and has a short recovery time and minimal side effects, and is thus safer than other cosmetic treatments. This treatment can be used on people with sensitive skin or those with allergies.

7. Long Lasting Results

The thermal energy from the lasers is directed to the damaged skin only. This helps achieve long lasting results and allows for quicker and more uniform regeneration of elastin fibers and collagen.

8. Better Control

Palomar fractional resurfacing allows the specialist to have precise control. Hence, the treatment can be planned according to the individual patient's requirements.

Palomar fractional resurfacing can be carried out on patients with damaged skin that manifests itself in wrinkles, freckles, spider veins, hyper-pigmentation, fine lines, sun damage, scars caused by acne, surgeries or trauma, irregularities in texture and poor elasticity of the skin. Diabetics and people with weakened immune systems should avoid this treatment.