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Fraxel DUAL Laser Therapy NYC

Fraxel DUAL Laser Therapy NYCFraxel DUAL laser therapy, available from Dr. Ostad’s New York Dermatology practice, is a powerful, but gentle. skin resurfacing solution. It is a non-ablative laser, meaning that it does not actually remove skin layers. Instead, it triggers rapid cell turnover for dramatic results with minimal downtime.

The technology behind Fraxel DUAL

Fraxel is a leader in fractionated laser technology. These devices create microscopic columns in skin, which can reach deep layers. The DUAL technology combines the benefits of two different wavelengths, 1550 and 1927, for a uniquely versatile and powerful device.

About the procedure

Dr. Ostad will conduct a consultation and skin evaluation before recommending any procedures. If you are a good candidate for Fraxel Dual, he will discuss the treatment and recovery. This procedure is very gentle and efficient, resulting in little to no downtime. In fact, many of our patients come in during their lunch breaks for treatment.

You may notice mild redness or swelling in the area for a day or two, and possibly flaking for a few days. Dr. Ostad will advise you about post-treatment skincare. You will need to protect your skin from the sun, but there are no restrictions on activities after Fraxel DUAL treatment.

Benefits of Fraxel DUAL

Our office is equipped with a suite of advanced lasers and other cutting-edge technologies, so that we can provide the latest and best solution for your unique skin concerns. Fraxel DUAL excels in treatment of skin laxity and pigmentation concerns. It may be recommended for improvement of:

  • Sun spots (also called age spots or liver spots)
  • Post-pregnancy stretch marks
  • Scar revision and reduction, particularly for acne scars
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Sun damage (photo-aging)
  • Overall poor skin texture, complexion, and appearance

If you are considering Fraxel DUAL, please call Dr. Ostad’s office at (212) 517-7900 and arrange a consultation.

Non-ablative laser resurfacing is a popular choice in New York for younger-looking skin

Non-Ablative Laser Resurfacing NYC Uneven tone, lax skin, fine lines, and wrinkles add years to your appearance. Women and men in New York are discovering non-ablative laser resurfacing to correct these conditions without downtime.

About ablation

“Ablation” refers to removal of tissue by surgery or other methods. Ablative laser resurfacing removes the entire outer layer of skin.

Non-ablative laser resurfacing improves the condition of the skin from within. This difference is significant in terms of recovery time and lasting results.

A non-ablative technique uses a fractional laser – a focused beam of light broken into a multitude of pinpoints. It delivers heat into skin, creating microthermal columns of controlled injury, without harm to surrounding tissues. Healing is much faster with the fractional approach (just a few days), and there is minimal risk of infection or complications.

Pigmented cells in the epidermis are vaporized. Deeper skin layers respond with collagen remodeling. This tightens skin and smooths wrinkles over time, as collagen builds.

The procedure

  • Skin is cleansed.
  • Although the procedure is well-tolerated, topical anesthetic may be applied if your skin is very sensitive.
  • The clinician makes a series of horizontal and vertical passes over the treatment area with the laser handpiece.
  • A cooling mechanism helps to maintain a comfortable temperature for surface skin.
  • Skin is pampered with a high-quality moisturizer.
  • You may return to work or other activities right away.
  • There can be pinkness or minor swelling, but it is temporary. We recommend cool compresses the first night, and ongoing moisturizer and sunscreen until healing is complete. Try not to sleep on the treated area for a few nights.
  • Several treatments may be needed to achieve desired results. Many patients eagerly schedule periodic re-treatment to maintain youthful skin.

Call Dr. Ariel Ostad at (212) 517-7900. It’s where healthy skin begins.


Dr. Ariel Ostad discusses what conditions can be treated with laser technology using non-ablative energy. Laser therapy stimulates collagen production in the deep layers of the skin to improve skin tone and texture.

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Stretch marks affect both men and women and generally occurs during puberty, rapid weight-gain or pregnancy. This condition scars the skin and is often characterized as red, purple or shiny white scars. Stretch marks are commonly found on the breasts, back, stomach, hips as well as the inner and outer thighs. With Laser therapy, patients can significantly improve the appearance of unsightly stretch marks with 3-5 treatments using either the Cutera or Fraxel laser. This procedure is non-invasive and has no downtime. Starting your laser treatments now will help you achieve flawless skin in time for Come in for your consultation today 646-798-9494.

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“My Botox looks great. I look refreshed and happy and it shows! Dr. Ariel Ostad and the staff were very helpful throughout the procedure. I look forward to my next treatment.”
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