Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
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Reston, VA 20190
Youthful Skin With New Laser Treatment
Many people are looking for just the right treatment to remove years from your appearance and regain a more youthful look. Whether you have sun-damaged skin, wrinkles or other signs of aging, a new laser treatment called Fraxel can deliver remarkable results with a fast recovery. You can quickly return to work or other activities with renewed skin and a renewed confidence.
Regardless of the level of sun damage you have or if you just desire prevention and maintenance, there's a the Fraxel family of treatments has multiple FDA clearances, including
Wrinkles around the eyes
Acne scars and surgical scars
Age spots/sun spots
Melasma (irregular patches of brown skin on the forehead, cheeks, upper lip and nose)
Actinic keratosis (precancerous lesions)
Irregular skin texture
The range of treatments varies in aggressiveness, downtime, number of procedures needed and results and can be done on the face or on parts of the body. The most aggressive treatment, Fraxel re pair, can produce dramatic improvement for severely damaged skin. This is a single treatment but will require more downtime and after-treatment wound care.
Less aggressive treatments, like Fraxel re store or Fraxel re fine, can produce significant results for mild to moderately damaged skin over the course of 3 to 6 treatments. Typically, there is no after treatment wound care with these treatments, and downtime is minimal. Each treatment takes 20 to 25 minutes for a full face, and most people return to routine activities the very next day. Most men and women experience immediate results and see the most benefit in three to five treatments.
These treatments are remarkably simple and can offer remarkable results. Some of the benefits are
Dramatic results in a single treatment
Smoother, more even skin tone and texture
Softening of deep frown lines and wrinkles
Improved appearance of redness caused by sun damage
Smoother, fresher, younger-looking skin
Improved skin tone and texture
Erasing of unwanted brown spots
Reduced fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes
Improved appearance of acne scars and surgical scars
When considering whether which treatment options are best for you, you and your trusted physician should discuss the trade-off between downtime and results to determine the best treatment option that fits your skin condition and lifestyle.
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