Dr. Gaston Schwarz

Montreal Plastic Surgery

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Profractional XC

profractionalProfractional XC is the treatment of choice for addressing loss of elasticity and fine lines of the skin.

Profractional XC is a Fractionated Erbium Laser that creates thousands of microscopic wounds on the surface of the skin leaving the surrounding area untouched to promote healing. The net effect is an improvement in the quantity and quality of the collagen which produces a more youthful and fresher appearance of the skin.

How is profractional done?

The patient arrives 1 hour before the treatment; a topical anesthetic is applied to the skin to make it more comfortable. Treatment last approximately 1 hour.
After the treatment patients will feel a sensation of warmth similar to a sunburn. This feeling will dissipate in the hours following the treatment.
The patient will be given oral and written instructions for day to day care following the treatment

Is there downtime?

profactionalThe downtime is between 7-10 days depending on the depth of the treatment.
Patients are usually seen for a follow up 10-15 days post treatment and 3 months after for a final evaluation.

How many treatments will I need?

This will be discussed during consultation with the Laser Technician; it depends on the condition to be treated and the patient’s expectations.

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