Fractora™ is the most advanced fractionated radiofrequency treatment, leading to an improved skin tone and texture through skin resurfacing. Fractora™ delivers radiofrequency energy to the skin, creating a controlled ablation in order to promote collagen remodeling and tightening and skin cell turnover. This results in a firmer, rejuvenated and brighter looking skin.
Fractora™ can be used to improve fine lines or deep wrinkles, acne scars or discolored red and brown skin tones. The most common areas of treatment are the lower eyelids, smile lines, cheeks, mouth and neck. Prior to treatment, a topical numbing cream is recommended to reduce any associated discomfort. During treatment, the tip will be applied to the skin and a pulse of radiofrequency will pulse into the skin and target the appropriate areas. Treatments are customizable based on the underlying condition treated, and the amount of downtime that is tolerable.
Ablative treatments do remove some skin, as a result there is more downtime than other non-ablative technologies. Patients should expect redness and mild swelling of the treated zone which can persist for 2-4 days. Makeup can be applied 1-2 days after treatment. Depending on the underlying condition, Dr. Munk will suggest between 3-4 sessions, every 6 weeks. Each session will further ablate and resurface the skin, resulting in a reduction of wrinkles, skin laxity, textural irregularities, and scarring.
Fractora™ can be used in combination with most other laser treatments, injectables and/or fillers.