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Laser Spa Pearl Fractional Laser Resurfacing

Pearl Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing

Fractional Laser Resurfacing Certified Technicians in Birmingham, Alabama

Pearl Fractional is a single-treatment laser designed to improve skin imperfections due to aging and sun damage. Fractional resurfacing with the Pearl laser offers the best combination of safety, patient experience and recovery time. Patients also notice a smoother, brighter complexion overall.

Pearl Fractional's unique laser wavelength offers a safe but intense treatment to reverse the signs of aging. This combination gives patients dramatic results in a single treatment with approximately 1 week of recovery.

Pearl Fractional Procedure

Pearl Fractional is a new volumizing fractional laser perfected for photoaging in just one treatment. Pearl Fractional offers the best combination of patient experience and recovery time. Patients will see improvements in photodamage, tone and texture as well as a noticeably smoother, brighter complexion. The Pearl Fractional is also ideal for treating "pitted" acne scars, other scars and stretch marks to improve and/or remove the appearance of these imperfections.

During Laser Skin Resurfacing with the Pearl Fractional, the laser uses heat to create tiny holes deep in the skin. The process removes sun-damaged tissue and stimulates the growth of healthy, new skin full of fresh collagen. This plumps the skin from below, repairing photodamage and other skin imperfections.

Pearl Fractional Resurfacing Frequently Asked Questions

How do fractional resurfacing treatments work?

Fractional therapy is a treatment that affects only a fraction or small percentage of the skin. With Pearl Fractional, laser pulses place tiny holes deep in the skin. Columns of damaged tissue are selectively removed, leaving the surrounding skin intact.

The treatment shortens healing time and stimulates the body's own natural process for creating new collagen, plumping the skin from below and reversing photoaging and other imperfections.

Pearl Fractional laser skin resurfacing model
  • Tiny holes enable safe treatment and a rapid recovery
  • Deep treatment provides results in a single session
  • Controlled energy means maximum results with a more comfortable patient experience

How many treatments are recommended?

Most patients see significant improvement after just one treatment.

Who is a candidate for Pearl Fractional laser resurfacing?

Patients with light-to-medium skin tones and skin imperfections due to aging and sun damage will benefit from a Pearl Fractional treatment.

What areas of the face can be treated?

Pearl Fractional can treat the entire face and is uniquely effective in the delicate areas around the eyes and around the mouth. These areas often show the first signs of aging and can be the most challenging to treat.

How do Pearl Fractional treatments feel?

Most patients describe the treatment as a series of fast, hot pinches. A topical numbing cream is applied to the skin prior to treatment to alleviate some discomfort. Topical creams may be augmented with other medications based on patient need.

When will I see results? How soon can I wear make-up?

Many patients see improvement 1 week after treatment. Maximum results are visible in 1 to 3 months. Patients may apply make-up 5 days after treatment.

Pearl Fractional laser skin resurfacing model

Are there any restrictions on activity after a treatment?

After treatment, the skin looks sunburned and may be slightly swollen. Patients report little or no discomfort. During post-treatment care, patients apply ointment to the skin for 4 to 5 days and should limit sun exposure and wear protective clothing.

Can Pearl Fractional be part of a combination therapy treatment?

Many patients have a Pearl Fractional treatment in combination with other cosmetic therapies. These include other laser and light procedures such as Pearl, Laser Genesis and LimeLight. You can discuss your options for combination treatment with the Certified Laser Technicians at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone.

To find out more about Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone, please contact our Birmingham, Alabama Laser Center today.