Study Info:

In an FDA cleared study of Fraxel treatment of skin around the eyes, patients, investigators and a review panel of prominent expert dermatologists all reported significant improvements in skin texture, wrinkles and skin discolorations such as age spots and sun spots.

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Fraxel® II Laser Treatment

The state of the art FraxelŽ II Laser used at the Zimmerman Center repairs damaged skin pixel by pixel, spot by spot by promoting fast and natural healing. Fraxel requires virtually no downtime, so skin can be treated and you can return to your normal routine and activities immediately. Help restore the healthy skin of your youth and gain a renewed sense of confidence with this safe, non-invasive procedure. The Zimmerman Center can assist you in seeing for yourself how the latest FDA approved Fraxel® II Laser can help you with the following:

How Fraxel Works:

At your initial consultation, your physician will determine the best treatment plan for your desired results. By design, each Fraxel Laser Treatment targets between 20 and 25 percent of the skin's surface. These interactions cause the underlying collagen to rebuild itself, smoothing out lines and wrinkles and evening out skin tone. While thousands of microscopic areas are treated, the surrounding untreated areas act as healing aides, helping the skin to recover more quickly.

Clinical studies suggest that on average, an effective treatment regimen is 3 to 5 sessions, spaced about 2 to 4 weeks apart. Depending upon your condition and schedule, you and your physician may choose to space treatment sessions even further apart. Results are immediate and progressive. Optimal improvement is usually visible in about 2 to 3 months. Because Fraxel Laser Treatment spares healthy tissue, it is effective even on delicate skin areas, such as the neck, chest and hands.

What to Expect From Treatment

You will experience a mild sunburn sensation for about an hour and then minimal discomfort. The skin will have a pinkish tone for 5 to 7 days. This is a normal sign that the skin is deeply healing. Swelling is minimal and generally resolves in 2 to 3 days.

You may apply make-up or shave soon after treatment. Some patients are able to return to routine activities, including work and social obligations, the same day of treatment. Others require a little more time, depending upon their skin condition and treatment. Please consult your physician to understand how Fraxel Laser Treatment will fit into your schedule.

New epidermal skin develops within 24 hours. This process of skin repair involves: