Who Is It For

The Fraxel Restore Dual Laser is designed for patients who want to obtain long-lasting improvement in the overall appearance of their skin and who do not wish to have downtime. The Fraxel Restore Dual can be used to rejuvenate the skin of the face, neck, chest, hands, and arms. Depending on each patient’s unique needs, the laser treatments will improve fine lines, wrinkles, skin texture, abnormal brown pigment, brown spots, acne scars and other facial scars.

Fraxel restore dual How It Works ?

The Fraxel Dual laser system is literally two lasers in one. It starts with the original Erbium based Fraxel Restore laser and adds to it an innovative Thulium laser. The Thulium laser is used to accelerate the clearance of abnormal brown pigment from the skin, including the pigment found in brown spots, brown patches, and sun spots. The Thulium laser works by delivering laser energy into the top layers of the skin where the abnormal brown pigment is located. This results in more rapid clearance of the pigment from the skin.

The Erbium component of the Fraxel Dual laser is used to improve skin texture, fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars and other types of scars. The Erbium laser works by delivering laser energy deeper into the skin than the Thulium laser does. This deeper penetration of the laser light stimulates new collagen production. It is the new collagen that results from the Erbium laser treatment that ultimately improves the fine lines, wrinkles, scars, and skin texture.

Depending upon each patient’s unique needs, Fraxel Dual Laser treatment can be delivered as a 100% Thulium laser treatment to favor rapid improvement in brown pigmentation, a 100% Erbium laser treatment to favor improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, scars, and texture, or can be delivered as a balanced treatment that consists of both Thulium laser and Erbium laser treatment. Thus, treatments with the Fraxel Restore Dual laser system can be customized based upon each patient’s unique needs.

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Fraxel Dual laser treatments have no recovery downtime. There is no need for pain medication following the treatment, as any discomfort is minimal.

Patients we have treated with the Fraxel Dual laser for abnormal pigmentation have enjoyed significant improvement in their skin color, with a marked reduction in abnormal brown pigment. In many cases, only one or two treatment sessions have been needed to achieve the desired improvement. These patients are regularly asked by people they know what they have done to their skin to look so much better!

Fraxel Dual laser treatment also results in significant improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and other facial scars. Skin texture is much smoother and skin crepiness is reduced. Patients who need improvement in their fine lines, wrinkles, texture, and scars generally require approximately four treatments. These treatments are given at monthly intervals.

Our office has been performing Fraxel laser skin resurfacing since 2004, when the original Fraxel laser was first introduced for skin rejuvenation. Dr. Anterasian has personally performed over 2000 Fraxel laser procedures and has extensive experience with this laser. Our patients have been very happy with the results we have achieved. Over the years, the Fraxel laser has been a homerun when it comes to skin rejuvenation and overall improvement in the appearance of the skin.

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Santa Monica Laser & Skin Care Center, Telephone No.(310) 746-5720
Santa Monica | Los Angeles | Beverly Hills
Fraxel Restore Dual Laser is a long-lasting laser treatment used to rejuvenate the skin of the face, neck, chest, hands, and arms.