Preliminary Observations on Fractional AblativeResurfacing Devices: Clinical Impressions

May 2009 | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 481 | Copyright © May 2009

Jill Waibel MD, Kenneth Beer MD, Vic Narurkar MDand Tina Alster MD

Fractional resurfacing has become an increasingly popular treatment for photodamage. Non-ablative and ablative fractional resurfacing modalities both have a variety of different devices that may be utilized for treatments. Each modality has its own benefits and drawbacks. In this article, the authors offer preliminary observations from hands-on experience with several different ablative fractional lasers presently available.