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Old 30-10-2008, 06:41 PM
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Default [Article] What is fractional laser skin resurfacing?

Thanks to recent television coverage of “non-surgical face-lifts” our phones have been ringing none-stop with patients asking about new “fractional” laser skin resurfacing technologies! Here are some frequently asked questions......


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Old 08-09-2009, 02:24 AM
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Will you please tell us where is the fequent question asked segment. As this was the link of read full articles only.

We would love to see and read that.
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Old 11-09-2009, 10:11 PM
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Hi CMP,
That was really excellent article posted by you. I really loved that Article.
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Old 05-03-2010, 03:28 PM
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Nice informative article. There are many different and new types of technology in fractional resurfacing.who will be discussing fractional resurfacing and comparing to non-fractional resurfacing technologies. "With newer fractional technology we can achieve very remarkable results with minimal to moderate downtime.
The newest laser treatments are office-based procedures done on an out-patient basis, with a recovery time between three and five days. Costs can range from several hundred to several thousand dollars, and because they are usually considered cosmetic, these procedures are generally not covered by insurance.
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Old 15-04-2010, 01:47 PM
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"Fractional Resurfacing -- A Critical Assessment," a panel of investigators and consultants to the laser industry, will be moderated by Barry DiBernardo, MD (Apira Science, Cutera, Cynosure, Lumensis), and will include Jason Pozner, MD (Bioform, Sciton), E. Victor Ross, MD (Alma, Candela, Cutera, Lumensis), and Jeffrey Kenkel, MD (Palomar).

Fractional resurfacing is a cosmetic treatment that employs a laser to remove wrinkles, reduce acne scarring, alleviate dark pigmentation, and improve other conditions of the skin. Unlike earlier laser technologies, with fractional resurfacing only a tiny proportion of the skin receives the laser light.
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Old 06-06-2010, 05:47 AM
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Default Answer to What is fractional CO2 laser?

Back in the early 90's there was carbon dioxide resurfacing. Basically this laser vaporizes or ablates the epidermis down to the mid-dermis to help correct pigmentation, but more importantly to stimulate collagen and tighten the skin.

The results were terrific, but unfortunately, the risks were high. Risks such as hyperpigmetation, infection, scarring etc. occurred and patients had downtimes of 4-6 weeks!

Then in 2004, Dr. Dieter Manstein came up with a brilliant concept and that is fractional technology.

What this does is take the same carbon dioxide laser that has a long proven record for resurfacing and fractionated it, meaning the per pulse of the laser, tiny spots of skin were treated and beside the treated areas were intervening zones of untreated skin. Although the skin confluently looks treated, these small intervening, untouched areas allows for a much quicker healing time of around 4 days.

The other risks of infection were markedly reduced, although patients still need to be on an antiviral and if the settings are deep, then potentially an antibiotic.

The results are very nice and when you compare the risk/benefit profile, cosmetic surgeons like this better because we don't have to worry as much about our patients! Patients like it better because 4 days of downtime is easier to do than 4-6 weeks.

There are many companies that have these lasers. Like anything, some are better and higher powered with better results then others.

This was definitely an advance in laser technology.

Hope that helps.
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Old 14-09-2010, 09:55 PM
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Fraxel Treatment Is A Revolutionary, safe noninvasive procedure That Allows You to rediscover the fresh, healthy skin of your youth. The Fraxel family of laser skin resurfacing offers products Three treatments vary in Aggressiveness That downtime, number of needed procedures and results. Whether You Have sun damage, signs of aging Wrinkles or other Fraxel Treatment Delivers Remarkable results with fast recovery.
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:21 PM
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Hello guys,..
I am very care full about the skincare matter.So we should be care full about the skin because
it is very sensitive part of the body.I think fractional laser is the best for skin resurfacing.
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