The Pearl Fractional Lasers, also known as Fraxel Lasers, is designed for treating photodamaged skin in a single session. With its moderate recovery time and repeated positive experiences reported by patients this new system is taking the cosmetic world by storm. Patients who get treatment with a Pearl Fractional Laser report brighter complexions, smoother skin, and improvements in texture, tone, sun damage, and brown spots.
Did You Know…
The term “Fraxel Laser Therapy” refers to a form of treatment that only a small portion of the skin to the tiny dot pattern of laser beams used by the system. These narrow beams are capable of removing damaged skin selectively, ensuring that healthy skin remains undamaged.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many treatments will I need?
In most cases a single treatment will result in dramatically noticeable effects, while in others multiple treatments may be required. Inquire with your physician to learn where your case fits.
Can the eyes and mouth be treated with Pearl Fractional Laser?
This system is safe enough to be used in even the most sensitive areas of the face, including the mouth and eyes. The areas that are the most challenging to treat are those that show the first signs of aging.
Am I candidate for Pearl Fractional Treatment?
Pearl Fractional Treatment has been shown to work best on those patients who have skin tones ranging from a light to medium tone. The success in treating sun damage and imperfections caused by aging skin have been highest in these candidates.
What is getting a Pearl Fractional Treatment like?
The majority of those who have experienced this treatment describe it as getting pinched many times quickly by hot fingers. Prior to the treatment your dermatologist may apply a numbing cream, though in some cases additional medications may be used to augment this depending on the patient.
What should I do after my treatment?
Following your treatment your skin will appear somewhat swollen and sunburned, but most patients experience little in the way of discomfort after treatment. For a week following the treatment ointment may be applied to the skin and you should avoid sun exposure by wearing concealing and protective clothing.
When Can I wear make-up again?
In many cases a single week is sufficient for patients to see improvement, with the best results becoming evident after approximately three months. Patients can begin using make-up again after just five days of recovery.
Is Pearl Fractional Laser treatment as effective as other treatments?
This safe new form of laser treatment is an intense approach to reversal of aging sign in patients. The unique wavelength of laser used in the operation produces dramatic results in just a single treatment with a one week recovery time, putting it ahead of other treatments on the market.
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More About Pearl Fusion
Pearl Fractional™, a new volumizing laser that uses proprietary Cutera technology to offer both immediate and long-term anti-aging benefits, is available from Dr. Bawa & Associates.
Pearl Fusion is a new combination laser treatment consisting of Pearl Fractional (fractional ablative technology) and Pearl Resurfacing (full-epidermal renewal). No other technology can deliver the same single treatment results and patient experience.
Pearl Resurfacing is performed over the entire face to fully resurface the epidermis, resulting in a overall improvement in the skin. Pearl Fractional is then done, this laser uses heat to create tiny holes deep in the skin. The process removes sun damaged tissue and then stimulates growth of healthy, new skin, full of fresh collagen. The skin is plumped up from underneath resulting in a fuller, smoother appearance; at the same time, there is significant improvement in sun damage as well as other skin imperfections such as wrinkles, volume loss and skin laxity.
Did you know
….Pearl Fractional represents the most advanced technology in fractional lasers, providing an ideal combination of volumizing results and rapid recovery. With the Pearl Fractional laser, patients notice an improvement in their complexion, greatly reducing the signs of aging.. Over the long-term, patients will see continued structural changes in their skin, including increased volume and firmness.
What is pearl fusion?
Pearl Fusion is a combination of the Pearl Resurfacing and Pearl Fractional technologies. Pearl Resurfacing provides full epidermal renewal, improving pigment texture, pore size and fine lines. Pearl Fractional provides fractional ablative treatments for deep wrinkles, acne scars and sun damage – plumping and firming the skin to create a more youthful look. Together, these treatments offer a unique solution for deep and full coverage.
Who would benefit from treatments with Pearl Fusion?
Most patients benefit from a full-face Pearl Resurfacing treatment for total skin quality and overall appearance of the skin; however, Pearl Fractional targets areas of significant photodamage. Pearl Resurfacing renews the skin’s entire surface and stimulates new collagen. This treatment reduces fine lines, smoothes uneven texture, repairs sun damage, reduces discoloration and gives the skin an overall glow. Pearl Fractional treats deeper into the dermis and is effective on acne scarring, as well as deep wrinkles around difficult-to-treat areas including the lip, eyes and cheeks.
What results can be expected after Pearl Fusion?
Many patients see improvement after one week. Patients may apply make-up as soon as the peeling after treatment has stopped this could be anything from 5-7 days. Patients continue to notice improvement for three to six months as new collagen continues to grow. Patients will see a fuller, smoother appearance in their skin, a significant improvement in sun damage as well as other skin imperfections such as wrinkles, volume loss and skin laxity.