This is a revolutionary FDA approved and minimally invasive skin rejuvenation treatment that works to restore your youthful appearance. As the name suggests, it is a fractional radiofrequency micro-needle treatment that helps improve skin texture and tone. It is also useful for treating skin imperfections and aging signs like acne scars, wrinkles, large pores, and loose skin.
The treatment uses tiny Fractora pins that pierce through the skin’s sub-dermal layers to deliver radiofrequency (RF) energy. This localized heat is delivered in fractional patterns and focuses on fixing damage beneath the epidermis. The RF energy stimulates the production of elastin and collagen, thereby rejuvenating and revitalizing the skin. The series of micro-lesions simultaneously promotes skin healing from the inside.
It combines two proven stand-alone treatments, Microneedling and radiofrequency, into one, and with the most advanced technology. Also, Fractora can be customized. According to every patient’s individual goals, the cosmetic technician can choose the radio frequency device’s tips and pins to provide the patient with maximum results. This is what precisely sets it apart from other skin treatments available.
Any patient with:
- Acne scars
- Forehead wrinkles
- Smile lines
- Uneven skin tone
- Stretch marks on the body
The most common areas of treatment are:
- Upper and lower eyelids
- Smile lines
- Nasolabial folds
Fractora treatment takes a minimum of 45 minutes to a maximum of 2 hours. The length of the treatment depends on the size of the area being treated and the patient’s treatment plan. Similarly, the number of sessions is also variable depending on the results desired. However, in general, it takes anywhere from one to six sessions.
Numbing cream is applied in the treatment area before the procedure begins. The cream is removed after thirty minutes before the treatment. Then the cosmetic technician marks the skin to guide the device and administer the heat. Several passes are made on the treatment area, depending on the results required.
The treatment offers a plethora of benefits, such as:
• Smoothens skin
• Improves skin elasticity
• Reduces wrinkles and fine lines
• Improves skin tone and reduces hyper-pigmentation
• Reduces acne scars
The treatment has minimal downtime. Thus, you can apply makeup after a day or two. In terms of side effects, you may see micro lesions in the treated area, but that’s only for a few days. It will get better quickly. Also, there may be slight redness for up to a week, depending on treatment parameters.
However, make sure to avoid direct sun exposure for a few days after the treatment and moisturize the area treated. Use sunscreen for skin protection.