Palomar fractional resurfacing is a newly developed type of treatment that may rejuvenate the face and reduce wrinkling and age spots. The treatment may be applied on several areas of the body such as the face, neck, arms, back or cleavage. If you are interested in this type of treatment, you need to find out if you are a suitable candidate.
Candidacy for Palomar Fractional Resurfacing
Palomar fractional resurfacing is pefromed within one hour by applying laser beams on the target areas. You may choose to treat only small portions of skin such as the area under the eyes. The ideal candidate for Palomar fractional resurfacing should be between 18 and 70 and should be in good health. This type of treatment is not recommended in adolescents and should be applied with caution in senior patients.
Patients with unmanaged diabetes or an autoimmune condition should avoid this type of laser treatment. If you have diabetes, talk to your doctor and manage the condition before you consider a laser therapy. Patients with a weaker immune system should not get Palomar fractional resurfacing therapy.
If you have wrinkles, age spots, spider veins, rosacea or pigmented lesions, you are a suitable candidate for the Palomar fractional resurfacing treatment.