The study reports the results of the first clinical investigation of a new treatment for tightening photodamaged skin. The treatment - fractional deep dermal ablation - is safer and less invasive than traditional ablative resurfacing.
The study concludes that fractional deep dermal ablation is a safe and promising new approach for resurfacing of epidermal and deep dermal tissue targets. Most patients involved with the study reported moderate or better overall improvement while no serious adverse events were observed.
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