Understanding the procedure
Your skin will be thoroughly cleaned in the treatment area, then a topical anesthetic numbing cream will be applied to the treatment area for approximately thirty minutes before treatment begins.. Your eyes will be protected with safety shields A laser handpiece will be positioned gently on the skin. When the laser energy is applied, you will hear a rapid succession of snapping sounds. The handpiece will be moved around to adjacent locations until the entire treatment area has been covered. The procedure normally takes 15 to 30 minutes.
What to Expect After the Treatment
Immediately following the procedure you may experience redness, pin-point bleeding and a sensation resembling a deep sunburn. Healing typically occurs within a few days (3-7) and most patients usually feel comfortable enough to get back to work and apply makeup a few days after the treatment. There will likely be some swelling that will subside within several days following the treatment.
You will be provided with after care instructions following your procedure We recommend that you treat with Elta MD Laser Balm and iS Clinical Sheald following your procedure. Your skin will be sensitive to ultra-violet light after the procedure, so you must avoid direct sun exposure until fully healed. It is recommended that you always use some level of solar protection to avoid sun damage and premature aging of your skin. As your skin heals in the days following your treatment, you may notice a general tightening effect. However, the true benefit of ProFractional is the collagen remodeling that occurs during the 4 to 6 months following your treatment