Fractional Skin Resurfacing – Facts and Figures
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|
|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?