Cutera® Pearl® Fractional Laser in San Antonio And Boerne, TX

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Located in Boerne and serving San Antonio and the surrounding areas of Texas, Dr. Elizabeth McRae offers Pearl® Fractional treatments to her patients seeking skin rejuvenation.

What is the Cutera® Pearl® Fractional Laser?

The Pearl® Fractional laser is a new, volumizing fractional laser from Cutera®. It is designed for treating photodamaged skin in just one treatment. Pearl® Fractional offers the best combination of patient experience and recovery time. In just one treatment, patients can achieve improvements in brown spots, sun damage, tone, and texture and will have a noticeably smoother and brighter complexion.

How Does the Pearl® Fractional Laser Work?

The Pearl® Fractional laser uses fractional technology to expose only a fraction of the skin to laser energy in a pattern of tiny dots. This laser treatment creates tiny holes in the skin, selectively removing columns of damaged tissue and leaving surrounding skin intact. The body’s natural process then creates new collagen, resulting in cosmetic benefits. The tiny holes also ensure a safe treatment and a quick recovery. The deep treatment provides results in a single session, while the controlled energy maximizes results with greater patient comfort.

Who Is a Candidate for Cutera® Pearl® Fractional?

Patients with light to medium skin tones and skin imperfections due to aging and sun damage will benefit from a Pearl® Fractional treatment.

What is a Cutera® Pearl® Fractional Treatment Like?

To begin treatment, we’ll apply a topical numbing cream to the skin that will help alleviate any discomfort. As treatment begins, we’ll use a handheld device to deliver laser energy to the desired treatment areas. The laser energy is delivered in quick bursts, which many patients describe as a series of fast, hot pinches. However, most patients find the treatment well-tolerable with the topical numbing cream.

Is There Any Downtime After Cutera® Pearl® Fractional Laser Treatments?

After treatment, the skin looks sunburned and may be slightly swollen. For this reason, patients will need to limit sun exposure and take care to keep the skin moisturized in the days following treatment. However, patients should have no issue returning to work and other activities immediately following their treatment. Most of these side effects resolve within one week, after which point patients can apply makeup and resume their usual skincare routines.

What Results Can I Expect from the Cutera® Pearl® Fractional Laser?

Patients require only a single treatment for significant improvement in photodamage and dermal imperfections. Most patients begin to notice improvements within one week of treatment. These results will continue to improve over time as optimal results develop in approximately one to three months.

How Much Does a Cutera® Pearl® Fractional Treatment Cost In San Antonio, Tx?

The cost of Cutera® Pearl® Fractional laser treatments will vary depending on the number of treatments needed and several other variables. After your consultation appointment with Dr. McRae, we are happy to discuss the cost of your Pearl® Fractional treatment. We are happy to accept a variety of payment methods and offer financing to make our treatments more affordable for all patients.

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Turn to McRae MD Medical Laser Center for Cutera® Pearl® Fractional Treatment

McRae MD Medical Laser Center is a leading medical spa specializing in non-surgical treatments to restore and rejuvenate your skin. Our services improve the overall health of your skin to prolong the youthful and beautiful appearance that makes you feel attractive and confident. Dr. Elizabeth McRae has served her patients for over 20 years, and under her leadership, McRae MD Medical Laser Center is now widely recognized for improving the well-being and quality of life for every patient. To find out if Pearl® Fractional treatments are right for you, call our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. McRae.


Elizabeth McRae, M.D. F.A.C.P.

Internal Medicine Doctor in San Antonio and Boerne, TX

Elizabeth McRae, M.D., F.A.C.P. has been board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 1991. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center where she received her Medical Degree. Dr. McRae received her internal medical training as part of the LSU Charity Hospital System. She is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. McRae has practiced Advanced Laser Aesthetics since 2005. She has been a member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery since 2007. The Doctor has also published research for ASLMS Journal in 2013. Dr. McRae has trained with specialists in the Laser and Aesthetic fields, both plastic surgeons and dermatologists, to bring the latest in Aesthetic Services to the Texas Hill Country.

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