ResurFX Fractional Laser Treatment Santa Rosa

Lumenis ResurFX Fractional Laser Treatment

Lumenis ResurFX is an innovative skin resurfacing treatment that aims to improve the overall appearance and texture of your skin utilizing the state of the art Stellar M22 platform. It utilizes advanced fractional laser technology to address various skin concerns, such as fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and sun damage. Because the unique fractionated technology delivers alternating beams of energy with integrated cooling, the treatment is gentle and recovery is comfortable and quick. During the treatment, nonablative laser energy is targeted to the deep layers of your skin. This energy stimulates the production of collagen, which is a protein responsible for maintaining the skin’s structure and elasticity. By increasing collagen and elastin production, ResurFX helps to promote the growth of healthier and more youthful-looking skin.

One of the standout features of ResurFX is its ability to customize the treatment according to your specific skin concerns and needs. The intensity and depth of the laser can be adjusted to suit your individual skin type, ensuring optimal results while minimizing discomfort and downtime.

In terms of results, Lumenis ResurFX can effectively reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scars, resulting in smoother and more even-toned skin. It can also address hyperpigmentation and sun damage, giving your skin a more youthful and radiant appearance.

This versatile and highly effective skin resurfacing treatment that can address a wide range of skin concerns. With its customizable approach and impressive results, it is definitely worth considering if you want to achieve smoother, more youthful-looking skin.

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How does it work?

The Lumenis® Photofractional™ laser treatment utilizes the state of the art Stellar M22 system for a complete skin rejuvenation solution which offers remarkable results on a range of skin aging concerns such as age and sun spots, vascular lesions, uneven texture and skin tone. This rejuvenation technology includes two technologies:  IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) and ResurFX™ non-ablative skin resurfacing, so that both skin tone and texture can be treated at the same session. Lumenis® IPL technology improves both unwanted pigmentation and blood vessels from the skin, while the ResurFX™ fractional laser stimulates the production of new collagen and elastic fibers in the deeper layers of the skin. Stimulating new collagen production is the key to a more radiant, youthful looking skin. A series of 3 to 5 treatments 3 to 5 weeks apart is recommended for optimal results.

Who is a good candidate for ResurFX?

ResurFX can benefit a wide range of individuals. If you are looking to improve the appearance and texture of your skin, ResurFX may be an excellent option for you.

This treatment is suitable for both men and women of all skin types who have concerns such as fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, hyperpigmentation, and sun damage. Whether you are in your 20s or 60s, Lumenis ResurFX can help rejuvenate your skin and give you a more youthful and radiant complexion.

Lumenis ResurFX is particularly beneficial for individuals who prefer a non-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation. If you want to avoid the risks and downtime associated with surgical procedures, Lumenis ResurFX offers a safe and effective alternative.
However, it is important to note that Lumenis ResurFX may not be suitable for everyone. If you have certain medical conditions, such as active skin infections or skin cancer, you may need to avoid this treatment. Additionally, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is best to consult with your healthcare provider before undergoing Lumenis ResurFX.

What to expect during and after the treatment

During the ResurFX treatment, you can expect a comfortable and relatively quick experience. Before the procedure begins, a numbing cream may be applied to minimize any potential discomfort. Once you are ready, the device will be gently glided over the targeted areas of your skin.

The treatment itself may take anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes, depending on the size of the treatment area. While you may feel a warm sensation or a mild tingling during the procedure, it is generally well-tolerated by most individuals. After the treatment, your skin may appear slightly red or flushed, similar to a mild sunburn. This is a normal reaction and typically subsides within a few hours to a day. You may also experience a mild sensation of heat or tightness, which should also diminish shortly after the procedure.

In terms of downtime, ResurFX is known for its minimal recovery period. Many individuals are able to resume their regular activities immediately following the treatment. However, it is important to protect your skin from direct sunlight and to apply sunscreen regularly. 

To achieve optimal results, multiple treatment sessions may be recommended, typically spaced several weeks apart. Each session builds upon the previous one, helping to gradually improve the appearance of your skin.


After your ResurFX treatment, it is important to follow proper aftercare instructions to ensure the best results and minimize any potential side effects. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

  1. Protect your skin: Direct sunlight can be harmful to your skin after a resurfacing treatment, so it is crucial to shield your skin from the sun’s rays. Avoid prolonged sun exposure and wear protective clothing, such as a wide-brimmed hat and long sleeves. Additionally, make sure to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher before going outside.
  2. Avoid harsh products: For a few days after your treatment, avoid using any harsh or irritating skincare products. This includes exfoliants, retinol, and acidic treatments. Stick to gentle cleansers and moisturizers to keep your skin hydrated and protected.
  3. Hydrate your skin: It is important to keep your skin hydrated after the treatment to promote healing and prevent dryness. Drink plenty of water and use a hydrating moisturizer to replenish your skin’s moisture levels.
  4. Be gentle with your skin: During the first few days after your treatment, be gentle when cleansing and drying your skin. Pat your skin dry with a clean towel and avoid rubbing or scrubbing the treated areas.
  5. Follow your provider’s instructions: Your skincare professional will provide you with specific aftercare instructions based on your individual needs. Make sure to follow these instructions closely for the best results.

By following these aftercare instructions, you can ensure a smooth recovery and maximize the benefits of your Lumenis ResurFX treatment. Remember to consult with your skincare professional for any additional advice or concerns you may have.