We always love sharing new skin care treatments and the XTRAC laser is no different. Why are we so excited about it? For starters, it’s the only FDA-cleared, clinically proven excimer laser (a form of UV laser) that can clear skin of psoriasis. It can also help minimize or in some cases eliminate vitiligo patches.
What Makes the XTRAC Unique?
The XTRAC can treat anywhere on the body, even
sensitive or private areas as well as patients at any age with
any skin type. It’s also different from other UV therapies because of
the speed, efficacy, and comfort of the therapy. Additionally, the treatment is
This laser uses targeted UVB which indicates your Provider is able to select and treat only the affected tissue(s). This means healthy skin isn’t treated, which allows for higher treatment doses. As a result, it can produce faster and better results in fewer treatments. It’s also covered by most major insurance companies, so check with your insurance provider.
XTRAC Treatments & Results
is a quick treatment, taking only 5-10 minutes each time. We recommend you get
two treatments per week to maximize results. There are no systemic effects from
it, and you can see results within a month (or 10-12 treatment sessions).
Are There Side Effects With it?
experience side effects including blistering of the skin. Hyperpigmentation may
also develop, though it will fade over time once treatments are complete.
You’ll also want to avoid sun exposure afterward and between XTRAC sessions,
like with many other cosmetic treatments.
How to Get XTRAC Treatments
If you’d like to ask a Provider if XTRAC might be right
for you, call 512.930.3909 or request an appointment
online at one of our Greater Austin area locations.