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Laser Skin Treatments

The world of laser treatments can be very confusing, mainly because there are so many options available. There is probably a laser treatment that’s right for you if you have any of the following: sun spots, age spots, hyperpigmentation, melasma, cholasma, mask of pregnancy, multiple freckles, chronic sun damage, Wrinkles, Skin laxity, Rosacea, flushing, redness, ruddy complexion, broken capillaries, spider veins, and overall signs of aging on the face, neck, decolletage, hands, and arms.

Of course, there isn’t one single laser that will do everything for everyone. That’s why we offer multiple laser options. Currently, we have FotoFacial RF™, Refirme Skin Tightening ™, Matrix IR™, Triple Dimension Laser Treatment (Triniti™), and CO2 laser.

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  • Is a Laser Skin Treatment Right for Me?

    Is a Laser Skin Treatment Right for Me?

    The world of laser treatments can be very confusing, mainly because there are so many options available. There is probably a laser treatment that’s right for you if you have any of the following: sun spots, age spots, hyperpigmentation, melasma, cholasma, mask of pregnancy, multiple freckles, chronic sun damage, wrinkles, skin laxity, rosacea, flushing, redness, ruddy complexion, broken capillaries, spider veins, and overall signs of aging on the face, neck, decolletage, hands, and arms.

    Of course, there isn’t one single laser that will do everything for everyone. That’s why we offer multiple laser options. Currently, we have FotoFacial RF™, Refirme Skin Tightening ™, Matrix IR™, Triple Dimension Laser Treatment (Triniti™), and CO2 laser.

  • Do Laser Skin Treatments Have Much Recovery Time?

    Do Laser Skin Treatments Have Much Recovery Time?

    The answer to this question depends entirely upon which laser treatment you choose. We have options that you can do on your lunch hour, as well as options that you would probably want to have done over a long weekend.

  • Can You Make Sense of All the Different Laser Choices?

    Can You Make Sense of All the Different Laser Choices?

    The simplest way to break down the information is to do a side-by-side comparison of the treatments available:

  • What is Fotofacial RF™?

    What is Fotofacial RF™?

    Technology: IPL (intense pulsed light) combined with RF (radiofrequency). This combination makes Fotofacial RF™ distinctly different from traditional IPL treatments. What it treats: “browns” (sun damage, melasma, freckles, cholasma, mask of pregnancy) and “reds” (broken capillaries, rosacea, flushing, ruddy complexion spider veins) and general aging (fine lines, skin laxity) Areas it can treat: face, neck, decolletage, hands, back, arms Comfort level during procedure: minimal discomfort (like a little rubber band snapping the skin). We use a cooling device for comfort during the treatment. Downtime: None. You may notice that any brown spots on your skin look much darker immediately after your treatments, and these darker spots will exfoliate away after a few days. They can be covered with makeup, if you choose. You might also notice that any broken capillaries have a bruised appearance after treatment. These will resolve after a week or so, and can also be covered with makeup pretty easily. # of Treatments Needed: 3-5 initial treatments, spaced about 4 weeks apart. Then you can use Fotofacial RF as part of your overall skin maintenance, if you so choose. Expected Results: You will notice a consistent improvement in your skin over the course of your treatment sessions. The degree of improvement is gradual and persistent. It is often beneficial to do microdermabrasion between FotoFacial RF™ sessions, to exfoliate the dead skin cells, allowing for a better rejuvenation treatment.

  • What is Refirme Skin Tightening™?

    What is Refirme Skin Tightening™?

    Technology: RF (bipolar radiofrequency) and IR (infrared). What it treats: general aging (fine lines, skin laxity) Areas it can treat: face, neck, decolletage, hands, arms Comfort level during procedure: minimal discomfort (like a little rubber band snapping the skin). We use a cooling device for comfort during the treatment. Downtime: None. You may notice that your skin is a little pink following the procedure. You can apply makeup immediately, and the pink color will resolve within an hour or so. You might also have some mild facial swelling for a day or two after the procedure. # of Treatments Needed: 3-5 initial treatments, spaced about 4 weeks apart. Then you can use Refirme Skin Tightening as part of your overall skin maintenance, if you so choose. Expected Results: Refirme Skin Tightening produces a dramatic effect on facial skin, including tightening and lifting. You will see the difference immediately after each treatment. You will also notice a consistent improvement over the course of your treatment sessions. What else do I need to know? Refirme Skin Tightening is often combined with Fotofacial RF for improvement in both skin color and skin tone.

  • What is Matrix IR Fractional™?

    What is Matrix IR Fractional™?

    Technology: Diode laser and IR (infrared). What it treats: general aging (deeper lines, skin laxity). Matrix IR Fractional treats deeper lines than Refirme Skin Tightening. Areas it can treat: face, neck, decolletage, hands Comfort level during procedure: minimal discomfort (like a little rubber band snapping the skin). We use a cooling device for comfort during the treatment. Downtime: None. You may notice that your skin is a little pink following the procedure. You can apply makeup immediately, and the pink color will resolve within an hour or so. You might also have some mild facial swelling for a day or two after the procedure. # of Treatments Needed: 3-5 initial treatments, spaced about 4 weeks apart. Then you can use Matrix IR as part of your overall skin maintenance, if you so choose. Expected Results: Matrix IR Fractional produces a dramatic effect on facial skin, including tightening and lifting. You will see the difference immediately after each treatment. You will also notice a consistent improvement over the course of your treatment sessions. What else do I need to know? Matrix IR Fractional is often combined with Refirme Skin Tightening and Fotofacial RF for improvement in both skin color and skin tone.

  • What is Triple Dimension Laser Treatment (Triniti™)?

    What is Triple Dimension Laser Treatment (Triniti™)?

    Technology: Combines Fotofacial RF™, Refirme Skin Tightening™, and Matrix IR™ Fractional, so you get IPL (intense pulsed light), IR (infrared), RF (bipolar radiofrequency), and diode laser all in one combined treatment. What it treats: everything that Fotofacial RF™, Refirme Skin Tightening™, and Matrix IR™ Fractional treat (color correction, texture correction, fine and deep lines, skin laxity) Areas it can treat: face, neck, decolletage, hands Comfort level during procedure: minimal discomfort (like a little rubber band snapping the skin). We use a cooling device for comfort during the treatment. Downtime: None. You may notice that your skin is a little pink following the procedure. You might also notice that brown spots appear darker after treatment (this will resolve after a few days). You can apply makeup immediately. You might also have some mild facial swelling for a day or two after the procedure. # of Treatments Needed: 3-5 initial treatments, spaced about 4 weeks apart. Expected Results: You will see the difference immediately after each treatment. You will also notice a consistent improvement over the course of your treatment sessions. You can expect to have dramatic resolution of any sun damage, broken capillaries, and skin looseness. The combination of Refirme Skin Tightening™ and Matrix IR™ Fractional has been referred to as a “nonsurgical facelift”. Of course, no nonsurgical option can ever give you surgical results, but Triple Dimension Laser Treatments are a great combination of treatments for dramatic results.

  • What is CO2 Laser?

    What is CO2 Laser?

    Technology: ablative laser resurfacing treatment What it treats: uneven skin texture, dark spots caused by sun damage, acne scarring, fine and deep lines. Areas it can treat: face, neck, decolletage, hands Comfort level during procedure: Sedation is used for this procedure. Downtime: about 7 days of social downtime. You will notice that your skin is pink or red immediately following the procedure. You will need to apply ointment for 4-5 days, while your skin is peeling. After about 5-7 days, you will see your new skin and will be able to apply makeup as desired. Your skin may appear pink (like a windburn or light sunburn) for weeks after the procedure, but can easily be covered with makeup. # of Treatments Needed: Only one treatment is needed for the majority of people. Sometimes, in the case of deeper acne scarring, a second treatment can be done a few months after the first one. Expected Results: The CO2 laser replaces the entire top sun-damaged layer of skin with new healthy skin with markedly diminished fine lines and wrinkles.

  • How Much Do Laser Skin Treatments Cost?

    How Much Do Laser Skin Treatments Cost?

    Our pricing for laser skin treatments is very competitive. We do occasionally have special events with even more savings. You can sign up for our e-newsletter to get advance notice regarding upcoming events.

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