What is it?
Pearl Fractional is a new, volumizing, fractional laser perfected for treating photodamaged skin in just one treatment. Pearl Fractional offers the nest combination of patient experience and recovery time. Patients see improvements in brown spots, sun damage, tone and texture and have a noticeably smoother, brighter complexion.
Fractional therapy describes a treatment that exposes only a fraction of the skin to the laser beam in a pattern of tiny dots. With Pearl Fractional, laser pulses place tiny holes in the skin. Columns of damaged tissue are selectively removed, leaving surrounding skin intact. The treatment shortens healing time and stimulates the body's own natural process for creating new collagen, plumping the skin from below and reversing photoaging and other imperfections.
• Tiny holes enable safe treatment and a rapid recovery
• Deep treatment provides results in a single session
• Controlled energy means maximum results with a more comfortable patient experience
Most patients will see significant improvement after just one treatment.
Patients with light-to-medium skin stones and skin imperfections due to aging and sun damage will benefit from a Pearl Fractional treatment.
Pearl Fractional can be used on the entire face and is uniquely effective in treating the delicate periorbital (around the eyes) and perioral (around the mouth) areas. These ares often show the first signs of aging and can be the most challenging to treat.
Most patients describe the treatment as a series of fast, hot pinches. A topical numbing cream is applied to the skin prior to treatment to alleviate most discomfort. Practitioners may choose to augment topical creams with other medications based on patient need.
Many patients see improvement one week after treatment. Maximum results are visible in one to three months. Patients may apply make-up five days after treatment.
After treatment, the skin looks sunburned and may be slightly swollen. Patients report little or no discomfort post-treatment. During post-care, patients apply ointment to the skin for four to five days and should limit sun exposure and wear protective clothing.
Many patients have a Pearl Fractional treatment in combination with other existing cosmetic therapies. These include other Cutera laser and light procedures, such as Pearl, laser Genesis and LimeLight. Discuss combination treatment options with your practitioner.
Pearl Fractional's unique laser wavelength offers a safe and effective treatment to reverse the signs of aging. This combination gives patients dramatic results in a single treatment with an average recovery period of five days.