We use cookies. By closing this message or continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies on this device. Close

Laser and Health Academy Fotonika 21 Competency Center for Biomedical Engineering

Journal

Journal of the Laser and Health Academy

Volume: 2008

FRAC3: Three Dimensional Non-Ablative Fractional Laser Skin Rejuvenation

dr. Matjaz Lukac, dr. J. Zabkar, M. Gorjan, Tom Sult M.D.
Article: J. Laser Health Academy, Vol. 2008, No.5 (2008)

A novel self-induced non-ablative threedimensional fractional FRAC3® method for skin rejuvenation is described. The method utilizes short pulse duration/high peak power density of Nd:YAG Accelera mode laser pulses. The Accelera pulses produce a three-dimensional fractional pattern in the epidermis and dermis, with damage islands located predominantly at the sites of skin imperfections. Thermal measurements in-vivo of skin surface and invitro of skin cross section following the illumination with Nd:YAG Accelera pulses are presented. The measurements demonstrate the emergence of isolated »fractional« hot islands within the skin. Clinical experience following the short pulse Nd:YAG laser treatment is also presented. The FRAC3® technique offers practitioners another dimension in safety and self-regulating efficacy of non-ablative laser skin rejuvenation.

Back