This specific treatment is for people who want to look good with real results and in the same breath not want to overly change their features or have extended downtimes when it comes to cosmetic surgery.
Fraxel fights the signs of aging though non-invasive laser therapy to combat the following:
- Fine lines and wrinkles – commonly known as crow’s feet and brow lines
- Acne scarring – erasing effects of surface scarring on the face
- Pigmentation – minimising dark spots on skin Melasma
- Sun damage – helping heal damage caused daily by the sun
- Actinic Keratosis (AK) – a common pre cancerous skin condition
This is an effective way to slow down the effects of aging, and possibly even claw a few years back in the process. Fraxel has been around for over a decade with successful stories to back it up. It has proven to get great results by reversing the visible signs of aging that cannot be obtained by a treatment of lotions and creams. While this change is not drastic – it is just a younger looking you!
FDA approved with an excellent safety profile, Fraxel creates a controlled injury underlying the skin. The surrounding cells around the injury; immediately mobilize and produces collagen which in turn decreases the signs of aging. Rejuvenating skin cells to help smooth the crease and pockets that cause wrinkles and scars. This unique light energy only treats targeted problem areas obtaining very effective results.
While most patients report the sensation of a light sunburn immediately after treatment, keep in mind that treatment plans may vary so ask during your consultation about the specifics for your treatment.
The number of treatments will be individually assessed to every patient depending on how much collagen remodelling is needed. In general 3-5 treatments over a 3-6 month period would be recommended. Treatments are 30 minutes long, price varying from R1500 – R6000 per treatment.