Fractional Skin Resurfacing – Facts and Figures

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This procedure makes use of thermal light to restructure the skin and improve uneven pigmemtation.

Fractional Skin Resurfacing – Outpatient Surgery
Description: A procedure using a laser of microscopic thermal light to restructure layers of skin, improving or erasing fine lines, uneven pigmentation , and scars.
Average Cost: $1,200 – $5,000
Length of Surgery: 1 Hour
Anesthesia: Local
Recovery Time: Return to work the next day.
Treatment Frequency: 3-5 treatments in 2-week cycles
Risks: Burns, scarring, uneven pigmentation, persistent redness, activation of herpes virus infections (cold sores) around the mouth.
Duration of Results: Results and duration of improvement vary.  Aging and sun exposure will affect results.
Essential Questions: 1. What is your experience with skin resurfacing techniques and with fractional resurfacing specifically?
2. How many treatments will I require to achieve my results?
3. What type of recovery will I require?
4. Will I require special skin care during my recovery?
5. Will you treat me yourself, or will a member of your staff?  What are his or her qualifications?

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