The 1540 fractional laser is a revolutionary non-invasive laser therapy that combines the potency of ablative lasers with the gentle safety of non-ablative lasers. It is designed to improve fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture, acne and surgical scars, brown spots, melasma, and stretch marks, without significant downtime. This technology can be used almost anywhere on the body and is safe to treat all skin types!
Non-ablative skin rejuvenation is a non-invasive therapy that delivers fractionated beams of heat to the targeted area without injuring the surface of the skin to stimulate collagen remodeling. The fractional approach allows the skin to heal faster and reduces the number of complications that can occur. Usually a series of 3 to 6 treatments is recommended every 4 to 6 weeks depending on the severity of the concern or condition being treated.
The most common side effects of non-ablative fractional laser resurfacing include mild to moderate redness, swelling, itching, and bronzing. These typically last 24-48 hours in most cases but can vary between patients. Customized post treatment instructions will be discussed during your consultation and after treatment has been performed.
The 2940 fractional ablative resurfacing treatment delivers the potency of typical ablative treatments without the significant side effects and prolonged downtime. This treatment helps to correct fine lines and wrinkles, textural irregularities, superficial pigmented lesions, and vascular dyschromia, but is primarily used for correction of moderate to deep wrinkles. Areas that can be treated include the face, neck, chest, hands, arms, specific scars and certain types of benign skin lesions.
This treatment works by creating multiple micro-thermal (heat) zones that vaporize the outer layer of the skin, stimulating collagen production and causing the skin to self-heal. When compared to traditional carbon dioxide (CO2) laser resurfacing, the Cynosure Icon 2940 produced similar results with much less downtime and side effects. Usually 1 to 2 treatments are recommended, and the time in between treatments can be determined during consultation.
After a fractional ablative laser treatment, you can expect temporary swelling and crusting. The average downtime for this treatment ranges from 4-6 days depending on the individual. Customized post treatment instructions will be discussed during your consultation and after treatment has been performed.
A MicroLaserPeel removes a thin layer of damaged skin to improve texture and provide a more youthful appearance. It provides superior results because it can be administered with great precision of depth. This procedure is designed to treat mild wrinkles, scars, keratosis, sun damage, and pigment irregularities. This procedure can be custom tailored to your specific skin conditions and desired outcome with minimal downtime.
The MicroLaserPeel’s beam is scanned over a treatment area to remove a very thin layer of the skin. Removing the top layer eliminates some of the damaged cells that can give skin a tired, aged look. As the skin heals, fresh cells grow and resurface the treated area. The result is healthier-looking skin, often with reduced wrinkles and improved color evenness. Patients often say that it looks like their skin went from looking tired to vibrant. Results can be obtained in just one treatment, however the number of treatments needed will vary from patient to patient.
Immediately after the treatment you will notice that the skin has a “frosty” appearance. This is the dehydrated skin that will peel away within next few days following the treatment. You may experience some skin redness and a sensation resembling sunburn, as well as mild swelling. Depending on the depth of treatment, most patients feel comfortable enough to return to work within 3 to 4 days – an attribute that has given rise to the nickname “the weekend peel.” Customized post treatment instructions will be discussed during your consultation and after treatment has been performed.
ProFractional is Sciton’s solution for achieving excellent resurfacing results with minimal downtime. Unlike full field resurfacing which removes the entire surface area of a treatment site, ProFractional ablates narrow-diameter channels into the skin, covering a fraction of the total treatment area. This action initiates the body’s wound healing response, while leaving the surrounding tissue intact for rapid healing. The benefits of ProFractional include increased patient comfort, shorter healing times, and tunable results that can range from subtle to dramatic.
In ProFractional resurfacing treatments, the laser removes pinpoint columns of skin, leaving the surrounding tissue intact. This approach allows the laser to penetrate very deeply into the skin for effective collagen remodeling, while the surrounding intact tissue promotes rapid healing. Therefore, giving excellent resurfacing results with minimal down time. Technicians can control the ablation and coagulation depths from light to deep treatments, therefore the recommended amount of treatments and time in between treatments will vary from patient to patient.
Immediately following the procedure, treated areas will have the sensation of a sunburn. You may also have temporary pinpoint bleeding along with redness and swelling of the treated area. The healing process generally takes 5-7 days but depends on multiple factors. Customized post treatment instructions will be discussed during your consultation and after treatment has been performed.
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