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Pixel Laser Resurfacing in Philadelphia

Pixel Laser – Unlike traditional ablative lasers that target the entire surface, the Pixel creates microscopic wounds to only a small portion of the treatment area at one time.

This advance significantly reduces social downtime and leaves surrounding skin cells intact to serve as a reservoir for rapid healing. Pixel can be used to treat sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles, resistant pigmentation, acne scars, roughened texture, and enlarged pores.

What is Pixel Laser Resurfacing?

Pixel Laser Resurfacing is an FDA approved treatment designed to improve the quality and texture of the skin while it stimulates collagen regeneration to treat Skin conditions like acne scarring and excess pigmentation

Treatment

  • Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Intervals: 1-4 treatments every 4-6 weeks

How Pixel Works

Pixel is a laser treatment that creates small microscopic wounds within the skin.

These injuries stimulate your body’s natural ability to create new collagen production which tightens and smoothes the skin’s surface. Virtually any area of the body can be treated with Pixel. The most common areas are face, neck, and décolletage. Scars and stretch marks can also be treated with Pixel.

Candidates for Pixel

This treatment cannot be performed on pregnant or breastfeeding women, those with connective tissue disease, autoimmune diseases, pacemakers, people prone to keloids, or taking blood thinners. Those taking Accutane cannot be treated until 6 months after stopping.

Pixel Laser Resurfacing FAQs

Prior to a Pixel treatment, we apply a topical numbing ointment to the treatment area. A mild burning sensation may occur following the treatment and lasts only a short period of time.

Since Pixel is a fractional treatment, downtime is minimal, about 3-7 days of redness. With proper pre and post-care, downtime can be minimized.

While results can be seen after just one treatment, 3-5 treatments spaced about 4 weeks apart. The number of treatments needed will vary depending on the condition of the skin.

  • 2 weeks before: avoid sun exposure and wear sunscreen. Begin pretreatment with Alastin Skin Nectar
  • 1 week before: discontinue use of retinol, AHA’s, and BHA’s
  • Patients taking antibiotics should not be treated with a laser as it causes the skin to be photosensitive.

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