Fractional Laser

Cynosure ICON 1540 Fractional Laser Technology

Skin Rejuvenation Treatments at Papillon Bleu Aesthetics in Coquitlam, BC

Experience fractional laser therapy with the Icon Fractional 1540 laser technology is a revolutionary non-invasive laser designed to dramatically improve skin texture and tone, including the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars and surgical scars without significant downtime.

What is a 1540 Laser for Fractional Laser Therapy?

Icon uses Fractional Laser  technology to deliver pulsed energy into your skin and targeting your unwanted pigment, wrinkles, stretch marks or scars without causing harm to the surrounding skin. Once the energy is absorbed into the skin, your body’s natural healing process will begin creating new, healthy skin in the area that was treated. A typical course of Fractional Laser treatment involves 1-3 sessions, at one-month interval. You can expect to see a decrease in fine wrinkles, as well as smoother and firmer skin texture, after one session.

This targets stretch mark discolouration and stimulates the production of new collagen to improve smoothness.

How does Fractional Laser work?

The building blocks of smooth, youthful skin are elastin and collagen—with Fractional laser skin revitalization, pulses of light penetrate the skin’s sub-layers, treating its aging support structure. The body’s natural healing process then rebuilds the tissue, with even texture and fewer wrinkles.

Does Fractional Laser Therapy hurt?

Your treatment provider may offer ways to make this a comfortable experience. Since everyone is different, and this depends on the level of treatment needed, it is best to discuss all of your option with your fractional laser treatment provider.

What can I expect following the Fractional Laser treatment?

You may experience temporary redness and swelling and/or brown debris at the treatment site which should last only a few days. Speak with your provider to discuss other possible side-effects and the necessary post-treatment care.

ICON™ / Fractional Laser 1540 Icon Technology

Cynosure’s industry-leading aesthetic platform provides a comprehensive suite of popular treatments for your patients, from hair removal to procedures for  skin pigmentation, vessels, wrinkles, scars, and stretch marks.

Icon: a suite of treatments all in one place

The Icon system offers industry-leading IPL and laser therapies, as well as Skintel™, the industry’s only live melanin reader. Developed with safety and efficacy in mind, these features provide the confidence you need and the results patients want for:

Am I a good candidate for Fractional Laser 1540?

Am I a good candidate for Fractional Laser 1540?

Fractional Laser Technology of the Icon can be safely used on most skin types. During your consultation, we will determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure based on a variety of factors.

Is there any downtime for Fractional Laser?

Is there any downtime for Fractional Laser?

For most patients there is no downtime, allowing you to return to your normal activities immediately after!

How many Fractional Laser treatments will I need?

How many Fractional Lasertreatments will I need?

Most patients see results in 3-7 treatments. The optimum number of treatments can vary, so please work with your provider to develop a plan that is right for you!

How far apart are Fractional Laser treatment sessions?

How far apart are Fractional Laser treatment sessions?

Treatment sessions should be scheduled 3-6 weeks apart.

How long are Fractional Laser treatments?

How long are Fractional Laser treatments?

The treatment can be performed in as little as 30 minutes, depending on the size of the treatment area.

What type of result can I expect to see from Fractional Laser?

What type of result can I expect to see from Fractional Laser?

Most patients see the scar lighten in colour and become more even in texture.

Before & After Fractional Laser

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Treatment Before & After courtesy of Cynosure Aesthetic Platform D. Vasily, MD,  After 7  Icon Fractional Laser Treatments

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