Fractional Resurfacing in Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Fractional resurfacing is a laser skin treatment that enhances the tone and texture of your skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, discoloration, sun damage, and acne scars. A fractional laser heats or ablates many tiny spots of skin while leaving spaces of untreated skin in-between. This makes the treatment more tolerable and speeds up your healing time. As you heal, new collagen and fresh skin is formed, creating a rejuvenated and younger looking appearance.

How fractional resurfacing is performed

Fractional resurfacing is an outpatient procedure that typically takes one to two hours.

Your dermatologist will numb your skin with a topical anesthetic. The laser hand piece is then passed over your skin, and you’ll feel a hot or moderately uncomfortable sensation. The laser treats a fraction of your skin by heating or ablating many tiny spots, leaving minute spaces of untreated skin in between.

Popular fractional resurfacing treatments include Fraxel, Active FX, and ProFractional laser, which may heat or ablate your skin at varying depths to achieve different levels of results. Your dermatologist can help you choose the right laser for your skin.

Recovery and results

Your downtime can vary depending on the type of laser that was used, but you can expect around a week of recovery time with significant redness, peeling, and discomfort. Most people prefer to stay at home during this time. 


About Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic and Laser Center

Countless individuals are interested in thwarting early signs of aging without resorting to plastic surgery.  Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic & Laser Center provides patients with the newest innovations in skin care, making sure you combat aging in a safe and non-surgical manner without having to undergo invasive treatments.  Dr. Bonnie Vulich and her team, made up of talented medical practitioners, work with patients in individualized consultations to understand their specific needs and concerns regarding the procedures Refine offers.  Presented with a patient’s needs, your doctor will provide you with recommendations for the most effective results.  Get the beauty treatment you have been waiting for without the concern of surgery at Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic & Laser Center, today!

Featured Specialist for Fractional Resurfacing in Chicago, IL

Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic and Laser Center

Bonnie Vulich, D.O.

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233 East Erie Street
Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60611

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