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Palm Beach Residents Ask: What is ProFractional Laser Treatment and What Does It Treat?

Laser Skin Resurfacing in West Palm Beach and Jupiter, FLResearching cosmetic laser treatments on your own is overwhelming. So many new technologies have been introduced, many of which seem to work the same way. At Plastic Surgery of Palm Beach, we value educating our patients about which laser treatments are best for their needs, and many men and women are curious about our ProFractional laser treatment.

Anti-Aging Laser Treatments

Laser treatments offer three distinct anti-aging benefits — skin tightening, skin resurfacing and skin rejuvenation. Skin tightening and skin rejuvenation work in similar ways. The procedures stimulate collagen production to firm and tighten the skin, thus reducing lines and wrinkles. Laser resurfacing, though, addresses issues on the surface of the skin as well, such as age spots, vascular lesions (i.e., visible blood vessels) and much more. ProFractional laser treatments fall within this category.

How Does a ProFractional Laser Treatment Work?

The primary benefit behind ProFractional laser treatments compared to other types of skin resurfacing is the precision with which the laser energy can be applied. The device uses light beams that are much smaller than other systems. This allows us to precisely target problems on your skin while minimizing downtime and recovery with immediate results.

What Can Be Treated with the ProFractional Laser Treatment?

  • Wrinkles
  • Scars
  • Sun damage
  • Dull, rough complexion
  • Loose, sagging skin

Based upon the type of concerns and severity, you may need a series of treatments every four to six weeks. Most patients benefit from three to six treatments.

What Happens After the ProFractional Laser Treatment?

ProFractional laser treatments require only two to four days for your skin to heal. Your body starts to form new collagen right away, but visible results may take several weeks.

Learn More About the ProFractional Laser Treatment at Plastic Surgery of Palm Beach

ProFractional laser treatments are recommended for many common signs of aging. To learn more about the treatment, contact Plastic Surgery of Palm Beach to schedule a consultation.

Alan B. Pillersdorf, M.D. F.A.C.S
Dov I. Eidelman, M.D. F.A.C.S
Ernesto Hayn, M.D. F.A.C.S
J. Alberto Navarro, M.D. F.A.C.S
William J. Vinyard, M.D. F.A.C.S