Is fractional Er:YAG ablation a risky treatment?
No, when using the recommended guidelines, Er:YAG has the highest safety margin among all factional ablative lasers.
Why is Action II the right choice for skin resurfacing?
Many skin resurfacing applications requires ablation which is usually accompanied by the risk of PIH, Action II uses Er:YAG with the highest safety profile & grants excellent efficacy through its multiple stacking technology.
Is there any pain with Action II treatment?
Action II skin rejuvenation treatments are virtually painless and require no anesthesia. Skin resurfacing treatments are usually performed with the aid of numbing cream and are well tolerated by patients.
What to expect after Action II treatment?
Skin rejuvenation has no to low downtime with transient erythema & peeling, ablative treatments will result in heat sensation for 2 hours & red stamps which will turn into a bronze color and peels off the skin in 5-7 days, exercising or alcohol containing products or washing skin should be avoided during healing time.
How many sessions are needed in Action II program?
The program usually consists of 3-5 sessions that may be increased or decreased subject to the physician's evaluation of the patient condition.
Can I use Action II for hairy areas?
Yes, Er:YAG laser is only absorbed by water & hence it isn't absorbed by melanin or hair.
What are the precautions & contra-indications of fractional resurfacing?
Excessive exercising, alcohol-containing cosmetics & skin irritation should be avoided after the treatment. Retinol, AHA & isotretinoin shouldn't be used without informing the treating physician.
How long is the downtime after the treatment?
Skin resurfacing has usually 5-7 days till old skin flakes off, skin rejuvenation has no to low downtime & the patient can return to normal activities after the treatment with being cautious of sun exposure.