Fractional Laser

The new generation CO2 fractional scanning application is gradually developing in the aesthetic world. Although Er-YAG fractional and CO2 types are common in Turkey, both types can be applied in different centers. Although laser application is a scanning method, fractional laser is among the methods used to remove scars, acne, stretch marks, acne, razor and knife scars on the skin. The treatment, which plays an active role in the solution of skin renewal and color changes, refers to an internationally recognized FDA-approved treatment that is used safely in our clinic.

Who Cannot Use Fractional Laser?

People who will not be treated with fractional laser;

  • People who have used the medicine isotretinoin in the last 6 months
  • Breastfeeding mothers
  • Pregnant women
  • Faced with the problem of skin cancer
  • If the wound in the area in question has not yet healed completely
  • Having a tan on the skin
  • Those with chronic skin diseases such as psoriasis and vitiligo
  • Those at risk of keloid formation

The practice should be avoided.

How Many Types of Fractional Laser Applications Are There?

During laser skin treatment, there are two main treatment methods in our country. The first one is CO2 fractional type and the other one is Er-YAG laser type. Each of them uses it for the same purpose. However, carbon dioxide fractional laser is very effective in improving scars, especially postpartum stretch marks and deep surgical scars.

For Which Purposes Fractional Type Laser is Appliedr?

Fractional laser use can occur for the following reasons.

  • Improvement of scars or indented and protruding surfaces on the skin
  • To relieve birth cracks that develop on the abdominal surface after childbirth
  • In the treatment of spots that develop due to the sun or due to any allergy
  • Removal of acne scars
  • Injury scars after surgery or any sharp instrument such as a knife or razor blade.

Laser treatment can be applied. Since each scar or scars on the skin have different stories, the duration of the application or how long it will take for the skin surface to heal is finalized after consultation with the physician.

How Fractional Laser Therapy is Appliedr?

Fractional laser treatment is applied in the same way in both methods. However, laser treatment, which acts quickly under the skin and triggers cells to heal the area by creating destruction in the area it affects, gives better results in its carbon dioxide-based model. In order

  • Local anesthetic cream is applied to numb the area.
  • The area to be treated is first cleaned with appropriate antiseptic methods and prepared for application.
  • The basic principle of both devices is to get to the root of the crack or wound in the lower layer of the skin and recreate damage there.
  • Thus, the healing process starts again in the region. Fractional type laser is known to provide high success when applied at intervals of several sessions.

Was Fractional Laser Treatment Painfulr?

Fractional laser can be only slightly painful for people with a low pain threshold. It is natural to feel pain or soreness on the skin during the scans, but these effects may disappear within a few days. After the laser application, there may be pain in the area where the shot was made, as well as drying and peeling afterwards. Since the skin renews itself during these peeling processes, pain may be felt in the contacted area after fractional laser application. For this reason, if the treated area is large, it is recommended that the patient rest for one or two days.

How Long Does Fractional Type Laser Application Take?

The duration of fractional laser application depends entirely on the size of the area to be treated and how demanding the application is. While scanning can be performed on a small scar in a period of only 5 minutes, sessions of 30-40 minutes can be applied on average in areas where surgical scars such as legs and back can be interpreted as challenging. During the examination before the application, the specialist will examine the area in question and then inform you about what kind of treatment should be applied.

How Many Fractional Laser Applications Session Sis producing?

Although the duration of the fractional laser application session varies according to each patient, most of the time 2 sessions may be sufficient to solve the problem, while it may take 3, sometimes 4 sessions in the treatment of large surgical scars or spots. Applications are carried out at intervals of 4-6 weeks. During scans, it is aimed to start the regeneration process in the stimulated area. Fractional type laser is a method that can be applied together with methods such as stem cell therapy or PRP.

Fractional Laser Side Effectsr?

Fractional type laser side effects disappear in just a few days. The pain felt after the procedure is accompanied by drying and peeling, and it may take 5-7 days on average for the peeling to be completed and a pinkish tissue to develop under the skin of the person. If the area to be treated is not large and challenging, the patient can return to work within 2-3 days, but if the application energy is high, this period may take 5-7 days. At this stage, the physician will prescribe creams to the patient to reduce edema and redness.

When to get Fractional Laser?

The best time for fractional laser is winter. The patient should not be exposed to sunlight during screening procedures. For this reason, in order for the process to progress in the healthiest way, it will be effective to come to sessions regularly and bring these sessions to the winter months. After the application, the doctor gives lotion and sunscreen to the patient and these sunscreens are applied in the most accurate way to reduce side effects.

When Does Fractional Laser Take Effect?österir?

Fractional laser treatment result 2-3. The collagen starts to increase starting from the first month of the treatment and the fractional laser treatment shows its full effect in an average of 5-6 months.