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Fraxel Laser Treatment in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

What is fraxel laser?

Fraxel laser is an efficient laser treatment which changes the texture of all skin types and also people of different colour.

It is an FDA approved technology which restores your skin to the original texture and provides a smoother, fresher, more youthful look. It also improves the tone and reduces pore size. It achieves the youthful glow by erasing spots, scars from acne or surgery and reduces wrinkles and fine lines.

Who should use fraxel laser treatment?

Fraxel laser treatment is the best option for women or men below the age of 50 as it has a better outcome.

It is the treatment of choice for :

  • Melasma cases
  • Fine wrinkles, sun damage, aging on the neck, face, hands, chest, arms, back and legs is reduced by removing age spots
  • To reduce fine lines and crow’s feet around the eyes and eyelids.
  • Removes brow lines
  • It helps reduces scarring from acne and also from previous surgeries
  • Improves skin tone and texture.
  • It prevents precancerous lesions by replenishing sun damaged skin with new skin.
  • It works best for brown pigmentation, rather than red hence why it’s the best choice for Asian skin.
  • Helps treat Actinic Keratosis a precancerous skin lesion.

It is advised that women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should postpone the treatment plan till they stop breastfeeding.

Hence people who have such issues, fraxel laser is the laser of choice.

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FAQ & Questions.

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions by you, answered by our doctors.

It is a handheld device which is passed across the skin, while emitting laser energy to the skin surface and below it. This laser energy stimulates the body’s own production of collagen hence promoting rejuvenation of the cells and smoothing of the wrinkles and fine lines in the skin.It tricks the skin into creating new skin and to replace the old skin as the laser creates microscopic injuries to skin and dermis hence promoting self healing and collagen formation in the targeted areas. The surrounding skin remains unharmed and intact.

Fraxel laser treatment not only helps treat all the conditions above it also can be used as a treatment option for stretch marks removal. New stretch marks which are red in colour can be removed within 1 to 2 sessions, whereas old stretch marks can be removed with 3 to 4 sessions. Fraxel laser is also one of the newer options for tattoo removal. Used concurrently with other treatments, Fraxel laser can remove tattoos within 2 sessions. It has a better and faster results as compared to other lasers and the skin appears new and like there was never a tattoo prior to that.

Fraxel laser vs Deka laser

Both fraxel laser and deka laser have the same function, that is fractional surface ablation.Both type of treatments have their own pros and cons. The benefit with fraxel laser is that it is a faster procedure ranging from 35 to 40 minutes per session. The fraxel laser also has a faster recovery period, within 4 to 5 days with minimal discomfort felt by the patients. But for full collagen formation it takes upto a few months.

Whereas on the other hand, Deka lasers are the choice laser for acne scars as they are more versatile in function and allows mobility for the aesthetician. It also also fast treatment without recurrent visits.

But in the end it depends on the doctor, who are more comfortable with the device and if they are comfortable with both then which function would the patient require the laser treatment for and henceforth.

The doctor’s experience and expertise determines the efficiency of the treatment. Hence its wise to discuss with your doctor regarding the reason for the treatment and pick the appropriate laser.

Things to do before a Fraxel laser treatment

Pre treatment care is as important as post treatment care. Hence you should follow these rules prior to a Fraxel laser treatment session.

  • Stop waxing or hair removal several weeks before the procedure, this is to prevent any damage to the skin prior to the treatment.
  • Avoid sun exposure as well for a few weeks to reduce sun damage prior as well.
  • Avoid facial scrubs and Retinoic treatment for a few weeks prior to treatment.
  • Use gentle cleansers and avoid toners and exfoliators.
  • A healthy diet is also essential. A healthy meal 2 hours prior to the procedure and avoiding caffeine for 4 hours prior to the procedure is essential.

Post Fraxel laser treatment

Post fraxel laser treatment, skin care is essential as it prevents side effects and reduces patient discomfort. Hence patients have to stick to the strict rules which are :

  • Skin care products used should be gentle and not pore clogging.
  • Sunscreen usage is essential especially during post fraxel treatment as the skin is fragile and sensitive. It also prevents further sun damage to the new skin.
  • Moisturising is also required during the recovery phase and it is important to make sure the moisturiser are non irritant and hypo allergic.
  • Scrubbing should be avoided in the first week as the skin is still senitive and fragile. Make sure to check labels to prevent using products containing Retin-A, Glycolic acid and toners.
  • Prevent using bleaching creams during the first few weeks post treatment as the skin is still tender.
  • Avoid swimming or exercising for the first week, try not to sweat if possible
  • Avoid saunas and hot tubs and steam rooms as it involves sweating
  • Avoid alcohol for the first few days post treatment as alcohol as a deteriorating effect on the skin healing
  • Sleeping with your head raised for the first week post Fraxel treatment on the face area helps reducing post treatment swelling.

Nexus Aesthetic Clinic is rated the best for fraxel laser treatment in the Klang Valley. It provides excellent services for reasonable prices. You can call to schedule a consult or an appointment with our consultants.

There are not many side effects for fraxel laser but women who are pregnant or breastfeeding are discouraged from using the laser treatment during that period of time. The rare side effects are temporary swelling, redness and also at times accentuation of the brown spots, and occasional bruising or superficial blisters. At times there may be crusting of the skin in certain cases.The side effects for the procedure will be discussed with you before the procedure.


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