What Is a Fractional Laser Treatment?
A fractional laser treatment is a type of laser skin resurfacing procedure that targets a portion (or fraction) of skin at a time. This targeted area is subjected to tiny zones of laser energy, which work to penetrate the second layer of skin, the dermis. The laser exfoliates the skin and encourages a surge in collagen and elastin production.
Fractional lasers may combine the powers of ablative and non-ablative laser resurfacing treatments, meaning they target both the surface of the skin and the mid-layers of dermal tissue directly below the surface. Krauss Dermatology offers its patients two different non-ablative fractional laser treatment options: The Fraxel Dual Laser and the Clear and Brilliant Laser.
A fractional laser treatment is a great option for candidates who want to treat the following: