Fraxel Dual Laser is a non-invasive laser that has been approved by the US FDA for its safety and effectiveness. The dual laser with the 1,550nm laser and 1,927nm laser effectively treat the epidermis and dermis layers, making the skin appear softer and more radiant.
1. Dual Wavelength Modes
Unlike the conventional Fraxel lasers, which only had one wavelength mode, this system has two wavelength modes (1,550nm and 1,927nm) for treatment of the epidermis and the dermis.
2. Multiple indications
Can treat diverse conditions such as wrinkles, acne, acne scars, melasma, pigmentation and elasticity all at the same time.
3. Use of standard tips
Only the authentic standard tips can be used with Fraxel Dual (no illegal imitations can be used)
Effectively treats large and curved areas like the face
4. Reduced pain
It is less painful but more effective compared to the conventional Fraxel lasers
Principles of Fraxel Dual Laser
1. 1,927nm wavelength
Targeted treatments to address melasma, blemishes and other pigmentation disorders as well as to improve the skin tone and texture
2. 1,550nm wavelength
Targeted treatments to address skin disorders arising from deep inside the skin such as wrinkles, acne and acne scars
Strengths and Effects of Fraxel Dual Laser
1. Safe laser that has been approved by the US FDA
2. Dual wavelength modes (1,550nm and 1,927nm) to treat the condition and pigmentation of the skin surface
3. The skin appears brighter and smoother immediately after the procedure
4. Gradual recovery of the dermis for continuous improvement over the course of 3 to 6 months
5. Can target specific areas requiring treatment, while leaving healthy tissues alone
Fraxel Dual Recommended to:
1. Those who want to improve the appearance of wrinkles and elasticity
2. Those who want to improve the appearance of acne, acne scars and surgery scars
3. Those who want to improve the appearance of pigmentations such as melasma, blemishes and age spots
4. Those who want to transform their rough skin to appear smoother
1. How long does the procedure take?
It takes about an hour to an hour and a half including the time it takes to apply topical anesthesia.
2. Do I need to go under anesthesia?
Topical anesthesia or neural anesthesia may be administered depending on your skin condition.
3. How long is the downtime?
You will feel as though you’ve had a severe sunburn immediately after the procedure, but this will disappear in 1 to 3 hours. It takes about a week to recover.
4. How many procedures will I need?
The frequency of the treatment procedures varies from individual to individual due to the differences in the skin type and skin care method. However, the procedure is performed just once or every 2 to 6 weeks for up to 3 times.
5. Where can I receive the treatment procedure?
You can receive it on the face or even on the back of your hands, neck and chest.
6. How painful is the procedure?
Most patients say that they feel as though they’re receiving thermal stimuli during the procedure, and that they feel as though they’ve been sunburned for around 1 to 3 hours after the procedure.
7. Is the procedure safe?
The laser equipment has been approved by the US FDA. Just like any other laser procedures, there may be some swelling and redness, the degree of which generally decreases very quickly.