MicroLaser Peel is for those who have little time for prolonged healing processes like Microdermabrasion. It is an intra-epidermal laser peel that precisely ablates the outermost layers of the skin. The procedure is individually tailored to the nature of the condition to be corrected.
Skin conditions such as wrinkles, scars, acne scars, keratoses, or pigmentar problems have been very successfully treated with a MicroLaserPeel.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are looking for more than microdermabrasion or light chemical peels, and have little time for a prolonged healing process, then the MicroLaserPeel was designed for you.
Generally, microdermabrasion only removes the stratum corneum (10 microns). The MicroLaserPeel is a partial to full epidermal peel (20-50 microns) and is performed with topical anesthetic. Because this procedure ablates deeper into the epidermis, it is the perfect step between microdermabrasion and full skin resurfacing.
Typically, the procedure is repeated 2-4 times, spaced 6-8 weeks apart, but many peels may be done to achieve the desired result.
You will experience smoother, healthier, more vibrant skin, with significant, immediate change in skin texture and tightness as compared to microdermabrasion.
Healing takes 3-4 days. The procedure can be performed on Thursday or Friday so you can return to work the following Monday. Symptoms immediately following the procedure resemble a sunburn, with minor sloughing on the second day. Redness will begin to fade by the third day and be easily covered by makeup on the fourth day.
Your physician will provide you with very detailed pre- and post-treatment information.
Microneedling, or collagen induction therapy, is a minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedure that involves the use of a device that contains fine needles. These needles are used to puncture the skin at various depths to create a controlled skin injury.
Each puncture creates a channel that stimulates neovascularization and neocollagenesis to fill these microscopic wounds.
A PDO thread lift is a revolutionary new treatment in the world of aesthetics, but PDO threads themselves have been used safely for decades for various applications, like treating gynecological disorders or suturing incisions after medical procedures. When used as an aesthetic treatment, there are a few things you should know.
First, it mechanically results in instant skin lifting. Second, it contracts fat tissue to result in instant skin tightening. Third, it promotes collagen production and neovascularization to renew your skin at the cellular level. All of this works together to give you enhanced skin texture, fewer fine lines, wrinkles, and more elastic skin.
A chemical peel is a skin-resurfacing procedure in which a chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove the top layers. The skin that grows back after a chemical peel is smoother and younger-looking.
Chemical peels are used to treat wrinkles, skin discoloration, and scars — typically on the face. A chemical peel can be done alone or in combination with other cosmetic procedures.
Pellevé is a revolutionary innovation for smoother, tighter skin…FDA cleared to treat facial wrinkles without surgery. Pellevé precisely heats the deep layers of your skin using advanced radiofrequency. The heat causes the collagen in your skin to contract and tighten.
After the treatment, your skin will start to produce new collagen. The result is an improvement in skin quality, firmness, and tightness you can see and feel. With Pellevé you can look and feel refreshed, naturally.
The Pellevé treatment can:
- Be performed in your doctor’s office in less than an hour
- Create visible results that start to be noticeable right away
- Provide results that last
BroadBand Light (BBL) innovative technology sets new standards for the treatment of skin conditions associated with aging, active lifestyles, and sun damage. BBL broadband light energy allows your physician to precisely treat fine wrinkles, age & sun spots, small facial veins, and several other skin blemishes. Your treatment will be tailored to match your skin’s condition and your desired results.
BBL technology utilizes the power of pulsed light to deliver excellent results in photorejuvenation therapy. By selecting the appropriate wavelength or filter, your physician will be able to treat a broad range of skin conditions caused by skin aging and sun exposure. Your skin will be smoother, more vibrant and it will have a more youthful appearance as a result.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Fine wrinkles
- Age spots
- Small facial veins (telangiectasia)
- Redness and flushing
- Solar lentigines (freckles)
- Cafe’ Au Lait maculae
- Brown spots, birthmarks
- Port-wine stains
- Red spots (hemangiomas)
- Enlarged pores
- Burn Erythema
The light energy delivered by the BBL will gently heat up the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to generate new collagen. This will help restore your skin to its natural beauty, blending its natural colors and making it smoother, vibrant, and younger-looking. In addition, the photothermal energy will target and eliminate many of the fine vessels that cause redness and the unwanted melanin responsible for pigmented lesions.
From 2 to 5 treatments, at 2-4 weeks interval, will produce the desired results. You may benefit from additional treatments depending on the severity of your condition.
This is a non-invasive and gentle procedure with virtually no downtime. In most cases, you will be able to return to work, apply makeup, and resume most of your activities right away.
You may experience some redness that should resolve within a few hours. For some pigmented lesions you will see a darkening of the treated areas followed by fading and flaking off at a later stage. Your treated skin will feel smoother, fine wrinkles and pores will be less noticeable, and sunspots or uneven pigmentation will fade.
Results depend on your condition, the number of treatments, and the area treated. Your physician will provide you with complete information about the post-treatment care and results.
The procedure is gentle, non-invasive, and safe. There should be minimal or no discomfort, however this varies from patient to patient and depends on the depth of the treatment. There is no need for a topical anesthesia; however, your physician may choose to use one on more sensitive areas. Your physician will recommend the best options during consultation.
Your eyes will be protected with safety shields or glasses. You may briefly feel a rubber band snap or warm sensation as the light is absorbed by the targeted areas. Your procedure may take a few minutes to half an hour depending on the size of the area to be treated and the type of the procedure performed. Your physician will discuss all of your options with you.
It Is important to follow your physician’s instructions. You may be given some skin care products and instructions on how to use them. These will minimize your risk of inflammation or redness and ensure the shortest heating time. You will be sensitive to ultra-violet light and you must avoid direct sun exposure until fully healed. Fully cover your skin or use a good sun screen whenever you go outdoors.
Laser Skin Peel
The PROFILE system’s combination of two lasers sets a new standard for laser skin peels, allowing your physician to precisely vary the depth and the effect of your laser treatment. Your peel will be tailored to match your skin condition and desired result.
What conditions can be treated with Profile?
- Epidermal Nevi
- Acne Scars
- Solar lentigines
- Actinic Keratoses
- Hypertrophic Scars
- Surgical Scars
Frequently Asked Questions
Your physician will Use PROFILE to remove thin layers of your skin’s surface, which will be replaced by younger skin growth. only PROFILE has the ability to provide a treatment that is optimized to your skin condition. Your wrinkles will soften and become less noticeable; some will disappear. And pigmented lesions will greatly improve.
Most skin arm can be treated. Popular areas are the face, neck, chest and hands. Discuss your needs with your physician.
Your healing time will depend upon your actual treatment depth. You may experience erythema (redness) which may last several weeks. Healing time does vary among individuals. Your physician can answer questions about temporary changes to your skin color and how they may be camouflaged.
It will take a few days to replace the outer layer of your skin. Redness is common and swelling may be present in the areas treated, however, this should subside in a few hours. Your physician will instruct you on how best to care for your healing skin. Your skin will have a residual pink or red color that will resolve over time.
The amount of discomfort varies from patient to patient. Your physician will discuss your anesthesia options to properly manage any discomfort from the treatment.
Following the correct aftercare procedures prescribed by your physician will reduce the risk of infection. You will return to your physician for follow-up visits to ensure excellent healing.
Your physician will administer anesthesia after discussing the options with you. Your eyes will be protected with safety shields or glasses. PROFILE’S laser beam will be delivered through a computer-controlled device that automatically scans the area of your skin being treated. You may hear a snapping or popping noise as the laser beam gently removes the outer skin cells.
Your procedure may take a few minutes to half an hour, depending on the size of the area to be treated and the depth of your peel.
It is important to follow your physician’s instructions. You will be given some skincare products and instructions on how to use them. This will minimize your risk of infection and ensure the shortest healing time. The top layer of your skin will re-grow and can be covered with makeup in about one week.
Your new skin will be very sensitive to ultra-violet light and you must avoid sun exposure until fully healed. You need to cover your skin, wear a hat, and use a good sunscreen if you go outdoors.
CO2 Skin Laser Resurfacing
The signs of an aging face include lines, wrinkles, age spots, and a downward drooping of facial features. Although having surgery can help to correct the positioning of aging tissue, it cannot restore the skin’s once youthful glow. For those patients with a medium to deep wrinkling who wish to avoid surgical procedures but desire a youthful, refreshed skin tone, Pixel® CO2 skin resurfacing is the ideal choice.
Years ago, CO2 skin resurfacing fell out of favor due to the treatment’s long downtimes and risk of complications. Now with the Pixel CO2, you again see the fabulous results only available with CO2 but with a considerable reduction in downtime. In fact, with Pixel CO2, the average patient will only see about 3 to 5 days of minor downtime.