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What is MLA Fractional Resurfacing?

MLA Fractional Resurfacing is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment option offered at Pavilion Cosmetic Medicine. The treatment is delivered by trained Dermal Clinician/Therapist by utilising advanced laser technology to rejuvenate and resurface the skin.

The treatment works by delivering pulses of light energy to the skin, which stimulates collagen production and helps to reduce the appearance of acne scarring, enlarged pores and other skin imperfections.

How does MLA Fractional Resurfacing work?

The Hollywood Spectra MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatment works by delivering short bursts of laser energy to the skin, creating microscopic channels in the skin’s surface. These channels stimulate the body’s natural healing response, promoting collagen production and skin rejuvenation. The treatment can be customised for each individual patient to target specific skin concerns, such as acne scars and enlarged pores.

What are the benefits of MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatment?

MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatment offers a range of benefits, including the reduction of acne scarring and enlarged pores, improved skin texture and tone, and achieving an improvement in age spots and other skin imperfections.

At Pavilion Cosmetic Medicine, the treatment us delivered by trained Dermal Clinician/Therapist, with the treatment itself being non-invasive and with minimal downtime, making it a popular choice for our patients with busy lifestyles.

Is MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatment painful?

Most people find MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatment to be a comfortable and relatively painless procedure with topical anaesthesia. A heat or sunburn-like sensation may be experienced for up to 24 hours post undergoing treatment.

Each treatment is tailored for the individual patient and their preferences. Various pain relief options are available, which we can discuss with you further in an initial consultation.

How many MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatments are required for optimal results?

The number of MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatments required may vary depending on the individual’s personal skin concerns and goals. This being said, most people require a series of three to six treatments, spaced four to six weeks apart in order to achieve optimal results.

What is the recovery time after MLA Fractional Resurfacing?

There is minimal downtime required after MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatments using the Hollywood Spectra device. Patients may experience mild redness and petechiae (very small red/purple spots caused by bleeding underneath the skin), specifically in the treatment area and up to five days after the procedure.

Who is a good candidate for MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatment?

MLA Fractional Resurfacing treatment is a safe and effective treatment option for people of all skin types. However, it is most commonly recommended as a treatment modality for people with acne scarring and enlarged pores and other skin imperfections – and particularly those looking for a treatment option that carries less downtime compared to Co2 DOT Laser treatment.

Is MLA Fractional Laser treatment the same as Pico MLA?

The MLA Fractional Laser delivers comparable results to the Pico MLA technology.

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