Laser Resurfacing Laser Skin Rejuvenation

3 Ways Fraxel® Fixes More Complexion Concerns

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Whether it’s because of sun damage, acne scars or just the natural effects of aging, many patients would love to improve the appearance of their skin and turn back the hands of time. Fraxel® Dual Laser can address pigmentation problems, wrinkles and acne scars on almost any part on the body, including the face, chest and hands, resolving more complexion concerns than many other cosmetic treatments available today.

1. More Wavelengths = More Options

The Fraxel® Dual Laser is unique because it can operate at two wavelengths, each of which reacts differently on the skin and treats varying issues.

  • The 1927 wavelength (known as the Thulium laser) can effectively address pigmentation concerns such as sun damage or age spots.
  • The 1550 wavelength (Erbium laser) targets deeper areas of the skin and stimulates collagen production. This increase in collagen enhances skin texture while improving wrinkles, fine lines and acne scars over time.

2. Minimal Downtime

One huge benefit of the Fraxel® Dual Laser is the minimal downtime after treatment. Most patients experience long-lasting, beautiful results without the longer recovery periods often associated with traditional ablative laser treatments. The Fraxel® treats skin in segments rather than removing the entire epidermis, which means only the target areas are addressed. Leaving untouched, healthy skin intact promotes faster healing overall.

3. Addresses a Variety of Concerns

Flexibility is perhaps the best feature of the Fraxel® Dual Laser. Because of its variable wavelength settings, it can address multiple problems during just one treatment. Treatment sessions can be completely customized and can use a combination of both wavelengths for a comprehensive approach to your skincare.

Dr. Michele GreenDr. Michele Green is a board-certified dermatologist who makes her patients’ skin health her top priority. In addition to providing a full range of noninvasive and minimally invasive medical and cosmetic procedures, Dr. Green also requires a skin cancer screening at the outset of each treatment, and she remains at the forefront of skin cancer detection and treatment. Because of her commitment to patients’ ongoing skin health beyond aesthetic enhancements alone, Dr. Green also offers her own line of intensive skin care products to help maintain and restore healthy skin.

A Yale graduate who earned her MD from Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City, Dr. Green is highly committed to providing the latest in skin care and anti-aging treatments, and keeps up to date on the latest options in a variety of treatments including a number of different laser skin rejuvenation procedures. As a doctor who worked early in her career with product safety and development for top brands including L’Oreal and Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Green combines a researcher’s perfectionism with a down-to-earth and personal approach that enables her to adapt treatments precisely to meet individual needs.

The most popular procedures at Dr. Green’s New York cosmetic dermatology practice include Fraxel® laser skin rejuvenation, BOTOX® Cosmetic, and specialized procedures to correct a number of skin pigmentation problems. She also provides a full complement of medical procedures to treat acne, rosacea, skin cancers, and a number of other skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, and hemangiomas.

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