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Fraxel

Fraxel in Moscow - clinic "Vremya Krasoty "

Vremya Krasoty proudly presents innovative technique of Fraxel resurfacing. Fraxel utilizes proprietary “fractional” resurfacing technologyfor advanced skin resurfacing results by creating tiny "microthermal" zones (think pixels) deep into the skin which the skin repairs by pushing out the old sun damaged skin (the tiny pixels) and replacing it with new skin. Each treatment replaces about 15-20% of the sun damaged, scarred or wrinkled skin.

Fraxel systems successfully address fine lines and pigmentation, acne and surgical scars, deeper lines and wrinkles and keratosis. Wide range of patients, body types and skin types can be treated with Fraxel device. With over a decade of treatments to date, Fraxel technology is proven science that gets real results.

Types of fracitional lasers

There is more gentle, erbium-type fractional lasers, like the Fraxel (often called “non-ablative”), and the CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser systems. Generally,Fraxel and similar lasers are better for patients under 55, with mild to moderate fine wrinkles.

Fraxel successfully treats the following problems:

  • Sun damage, fine wrinkles, and aging on the face, neck, chest and hands but also on the arms, legs, and back;
  • Certain cases of melasma;
  • Certain kinds of acne scarring and surgical scars;
  • To improve the crepiness and fine lines around the eye and on the eyelids.
  • To improve skin texture and tone.
  • To reduce precancerous lesions by replacing sun damaged skin with new skin.

Fraxel is notrecommended

Fraxel is notrecommended for redness, but workseventually on brown pigment and the above issues. A series of 2-4 treatments are performed, usually one every 3-4 weeks. The benefits of fractional laser treatments are achieved with little discomfort and minimal risk.Each treatment replaces about 15-20% of the sun damaged, scarred or wrinkled skin. It triggers the body's natural healing process accelerating the production of collagen and new, healthy skin cells. 1,000-2,000 microthermal zones per are created each centimeter squared. Skin feels smoother, looks less blotchy, and has a glow to it.

The results depend on what is clients’ issue that must be treated. Usually, collagen will continue to develop even up to 3-6 months after the last treatment.During the first 48 hours after treatment, skin may feel as though it is sunburned. Ice packs or frozen peas are used 5-10 minutes per hour for the first 5-6 hours after the treatment.

Your skin will look very red immediately after the treatment and will fade over the next 1-3 days. Usually you can go back to normal activities including work, with make-up, within 1-3 days (your doctor will estimate for you). Occasionally, the redness may take longer to resolve. Make-up can be worn to reduce the red on the next day only, SPF 30 creams are a must. Rarely, bruising may develop, which can take up to two weeks to resolve. Allow 2-3 weeks for weddings, reunions, family pictures and selfies etc just to be safe.

Within a few days after each treatment, a "bronzed" look to the skin is common, which can last 1-2 weeks. Your skin may flake and exfoliate a little. Using a special care moisturizer will help reduce the appearance of dry flakes. Remember, it will take several treatments to obtain optimal results.Gradual improvement occurs with each treatment.

Doctors performing the procedure
Tsertsvadze T. G.
Doctor dermatovenerologist (Experience 5 years)
Markina  N. V.
Doctor-dermatovenerologist, cosmetologist (Experience 20 years)
Nedorubova E. M.
Doctor dermatovenerolog, cosmetologist (Experience 12 years)
Uzhva A. V.
Doctor dermatovenerolog, cosmetologist (Experience 12 years)
Ryzhova A. P.
Doctor dermatocosmetologists (Experience 8 years)