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Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic Dermatology

Fractional Laser

What is Fractional Laser?

Fractional Laser is a new generation laser that reduces or eliminates existing deformities without causing any excessive reaction in the treatment area. Although numerous methods are used in the treatment of wound, burn, cut, acne scars, facial and neck wrinkles, skin rejuvenation, and stretch marks (cracks), fractional laser treatment has come to the forefront in recent years.

The top layer of the skin is peeled off by increasing the temperature of the skin and providing evaporation with fractional laser. With fractional laser, laser beams are delivered to the problematic skin at intervals by being filtered. Healing of the wound on the skin induced by fractional laser in a controlled manner occurs as a result of the proliferation of undamaged cells around the laser area. Fractional laser provides skin rejuvenation, skin resurfacing, tightening of the pores, reduction in scars and spots on the skin, and increase in skin quality.

For what purposes is fractional laser used?

  • Rejuvenation (skin resurfacing)
  • Acne and acne scars
  • Keratosis (skin thickening, swelling) treatments
  • Cellulite treatment
  • Tightening
  • Striae (crack) treatment  

Is pain felt during fractional laser procedure?

A local anesthetic cream is applied before fractional laser procedure. Cold air is blown during the procedure. In this way, the pain is felt very little.

How many session of fractional lasers is carried out? What is the session interval in fractional laser?

Depending on the type of the problematic skin, the procedure can be performed at least 3-5 sessions and with 1-month intervals.

What are the side effects of fractional laser?

There may be a mild redness, edema and slight peeling on the skin after the procedure. However, these are temporary and regress within 3-7 days.

What are the points to take care of after fractional laser procedure?

After fractional laser procedure, cold compress should be performed to reduce edema and redness, sunscreen, antibiotic creams and moisturizers should be used. During the 24 hours following the treatment, makeup and contact with water should be avoided.