Fractional Laser Resurface — Ablative Co2 Laser
This technology is radically different from the classic standard laser resurfacing, which removes the entire upper layer of skin. Fractional resurfacing does not impact the entire surface of the skin, but instead punches micro-holes in the skin. The holes are separated by very small areas of untreated skin and thus only a “fraction” of the skin is treated during the resurfacing.
- Downtime: Minimal
- Pain Level: Minimal
- Results Duration: Long-Lasting
Fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, discoloration, and scarring
Swelling, redness, and warmth
Primarily used on the face
Most patients need at least 2 treatments
Handpiece creates micro-punctures in the skin
Topical anesthetic may be applied prior to treatment
Reduced signs of aging, scarring, and discoloration
Full results appear within 3-6 months
The end result is a decreased chance of complications and much less down time. The trade-off is that the procedure is not as effective as a full resurfacing procedure and often requires 2 treatments, spaced 3-4 months apart, for significant improvement. Individuals with evidence of sun damage including brown spots, flakiness, textural irregularities, large pores, and wrinkles will benefit from this procedure.
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OTHER COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY
Botox is a popular wrinkle reduction treatment that minimizes the appearance of fine lines and creases by temporarily paralyzing the muscles responsible for dynamic wrinkle formation.
Forma is the first auto-adjusting, non-invasive, thermal skin treatment for deep and uniform tissue stimulation.
Fractora is a fractional skin resurfacing and subdermal tissue coagulation device that bridges the gap between fractional lasers and surgical procedures.
Hyaluronic Acid (Juvederm®, Belotero®, Restylane®, Lyft®)
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IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)
This type of device was first introduced into the aesthetic market in the mid-1990s. Though IPL may look, sound and feel like a laser, it is not classified as a true “laser” because it uses multiple wavelengths of light whereas lasers use only one wavelength of light.
The LaseMD Ultra is a game-changing fractional laser device that works at a cellular level to gently treat various skin concerns due to the aging process or external influences like sun exposure.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures over the past decade. More and more men and women are opting for this permanent hair reduction technique.
Radiesse is a new breed of synthetic compounds that contain calcium hydroxyapatite, a substance that is found naturally in our bones.
SculpSure is an innovative treatment to reduce stubborn pockets of fat with minimal pain and downtime. Each treatment takes just 25 minutes, making SculpSure the perfect solution for individuals with busy schedules.
Sculptra is a volumizer to help restore youth by giving back the volume we lose due to loss of fat and bone in the face. Sculptra is Poly-L-lactic acid in suspension.
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