Non-Ablative Laser Rejuvenation
While ablative lasers send intense wavelengths of light into your skin that end up removing the outer layers of damaged skin, non-ablative lasers work differently. Also called fractional lasers, they send heat into the skin via small yet deep columns which are called “microthermal treatment zones.” As a result, the epidermis isn’t damaged.
How Does Non-Ablative Laser Rejuvenation Work?
This treatment’s main job is to stimulate collagen production, tighten skin, and reduce pigmented skin cells on the outer layer of the skin. It is less invasive than ablative laser treatments and can also service small areas of the skin to reduce recovery times.
Overall, this treatment is designed to improve brown spots, minor scars, sun-damaged skin, wrinkles, and fine lines through stimulating your own skin naturally. There are no fillers or Botox injections involved, though these treatments can be good companions to enhance or expedite your aesthetic goals.
Non-ablative lasers are most effective when administered in a series of treatments. The end result should be skin that looks fresher, tighter, and smoother. The number of treatments you’ll need will depend on the condition of your skin and the kinds of imperfections you want to improve.
How Long Do Non-Ablative Laser Treatments Last?
Since the goal of the treatment is to stimulate your body to produce its own healing collagen, its results are longer lasting than injectable fillers. In fact, patients have reported improvements to their skin that have lasted anywhere between 1 and 5 years.
Is Non-Ablative Laser Rejuvenation Right for You?
Consult with Dr. Elizabeth Roche to learn if non-ablative laser rejuvenation is the right treatment for you. Contact our office to schedule an appointment at 201-505-1020.