Laser Age Spot/Sun Spot Removal
You can reverse the signs of sun damage and aging with cosmetic laser treatment. The laser penetrates the skin to destroy the underlying pigment and vessels that are the cause of the problem while leaving the outer layer of the skin undamaged. Collagen production is stimulated in the process to tighten surrounding tissue and improve the skin’s overall texture and appearance. The procedure involves very minimal discomfort and you will be able to return to your normal activities immediately.
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser skin resurfacing, commonly called a laser peel, removes the outer, damaged layer of skin to reveal a smoother, younger look. Laser resurfacing can reduce the appearance of sun damage, wrinkles, fine lines, uneven pigmentation and superficial scarring. A laser beam of precisely focused light vaporizes the surface skin and reveals the undamaged layer beneath. Procedure time varies depending on the size and condition of the area being treated.
Laser skin resurfacing is commonly performed with either a carbon dioxide (CO2) or an erbium laser. Although the process for these procedures is very similar, the erbium laser is typically used to treat deeper lines and wrinkles within the face, hands, neck and chest. It is also better for darker skin tones.
Laser skin tightening
Laser skin tightening is a minimally invasive, non-surgical process that tightens the skin by heating the collagen under the skin’s surface, causing the skin to contract (tighten). Facial skin tightening is noticeable immediately after the treatment, and there is no downtime, making this an increasingly popular procedure. Additional skin tightening occurs over the next few months, but optimal results usually require two or three treatments about a month apart.Laser skin tightening is an FDA approved method for the reduction of fine lines, wrinkles, and skin laxity. While laser skin tightening results may not be as dramatic as those of a face lift, patients enjoy moderate results with no downtime. An added benefit of laser skin tightening is that it is safe and effective for restoring a more firm, youthful appearance to skin all over the body.
Laser Hair Removal
Whether for hygienic or cosmetic reasons, women and men who are tired of temporary, often painful methods of removing unwanted hair on the face, back, legs or other body areas may welcome laser hair removal with relief.
Lasers produce highly focused, intense beams of light. Dark pigments in the hair follicles beneath the skin’s surface absorb this light and convert it to heat, destroying the follicles and preventing hair growth for up to two years.
Photofacial is a non-abrasive and non-invasive rejuvenation of your skin using the remarkable technology of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). IPL Photofacials can improve the signs of sun damage, rosacea and brown spots on the face, hands and body. It has also been used to reduce the appearance of mild acne scars, dark circles around the eyes and fine lines around the eyes and mouth.
Laser for Vascular Lesions
Vascular lesions are abnormally tangled veins or arteries. They can be treated with a special laser, which is absorbed by the blood while leaving surrounding tissue intact. Laser treatment effectively cauterizes the affected vessel and resolves the lesion.
Pearl™ Fractional Skin Resurfacing Laser
The Pearl™ Fractional Skin Resurfacing Laser by Cutera has created a new frontier in fractional skin resurfacing for the treatment of moderate to severe aging and photo-damage. The Pearl’s technology addresses both the dermal (inner) and epidermal (outer) layers of the skin to combat wrinkles, pigment irregularities, skin texture and tone. The Pearl delivers fractional resurfacing with a new wave length that improves on the “traditional” fractional devices with much less downtime and recovery.
Genesis – Laser Genesis is a multi-purpose, all season, all skin type solution designed to stimulate collagen production, improves wrinkles, corrects redness, rosacea, smooths skin texture and shrinks poor size. There is no downtime and minimal discomfort. Genesis can be used in combination with LimeLight IPL.
LimeLight IPL – This IPL procedure offers the advantage of improving tone and surface imperfections associated with aging. In addition, the LimeLight treats facial redness, tiny veins and brown spots associated with the sun.
Vein Therapy – CoolGlide Vein treatment can remove unsightly veins from all parts of the body. Small, facial veins (telangiectasia) can be treated with excellent results. Both spider veins and large blue veins can also be treated with excellent results. This is a great alternative for sclerotherapy, you can minimize the bruising and swelling by using the CoolGlide instead of injections.
CoolGlide Laser Hair Removal – The longer wavelengths of the CoolGlide allows it to be used safely and effectively on patients with light or dark skin as well as tanned skin. Unlike other systems, CoolGlide can treat the fine hair on a woman’s upper lip just as easily and effectively as the coarse hair on a man’s back. The CoolGlide handpiece cools and soothes as it glides along your skin. No local anesthesia or pain medication is typically required; however some patients may prefer a topical anesthesia for those sensitive areas.
Cynosure elite mpx
The Elite MPX is the latest multi-treatment technology for all-in-one improvement of a variety of conditions. The appearance of facial veins, pigmented lesions, freckles and photodamaged skin can be effectively reduced. The Elite MPX also offers effective laser hair removal options, as well as integration of intense pulsed light (IPL) Fotofacial™ technology for complete facial rejuvenation.
Elite MPX treats skin and hair by supplying optimized dual-wavelength laser light to the nominated area. Intense laser pulses are delivered one after the other to achieve excellent results on a wide range of skin types. Fine vellus hair can also be effectively removed. All procedures require minimal downtime.
The Icon™ Aesthetic System is the next generation of platform technology. Offering multiple devices in one machine, it provides a comprehensive suite of the most popular treatments, from hair removal to wrinkle reduction to scar and stretch mark treatment. Treatments provided by the Palomar Icon™ include:
- Wrinkle Treatment
- Hair Removal
- Fractional Skin Resurfacing
- Stretch Marks Treatment
- Skin Rejuvenation
Vbeam Perfecta® is the gold standard and the world’s best selling pulsed-dye laser. Time and again it proves itself as the safe, easy-to-use tool for the treatment of vascular, pigmented and certain non-pigmented lesions with a low incidence of side effects. What can you treat with Vbeam Perfecta?
- Acne Scars
- Facial & Spider Veins
- Leg Veins
- Pigmented Lesions
- Scar Treatment
- Striae (Stretch Marks)
- Vascular Lesions
ECO2 Fractional Skin Resurfacing is a microfractional laser skin resurfacing system that dramatically improves deep wrinkles, laxity, and sun-damaged skin using an advanced state-of-the-art process that delivers thousands of laser pulses to the skin.
ECO2 has become popular due to the fact that it offers less pain and quicker recovery time than with traditional CO2 laser systems. Additionally, the ECO2 system has been proven to have superior results and is administered in just one treatment. It is recommended for:
- Deep wrinkles on the forehead, face, areas around the eyes, and lips
- Acne, surgical, and/or burn scars
- Photo-damaged skin
- Uneven skin
- Large pores
- Pigmented lesions, freckles, or seborrheic keratoses
- Total resurfacing of the face, neck, hands, and/or chest
SculpSure is the world’s first FDA-cleared laser treatment for non-invasive lipolysis of the flanks and abdomen. SculpSure is convenient, non-invasive contouring for any body type, noticeably reducing stubborn fat and improving the look of trouble areas in just 25 minutes.* This one-of-a-kind laser destroys fat cells which the body then naturally eliminates over time.* Individual results may vary.
Finally, our dreams have come true! Now we can get rid of your cellulite for good!!*
The Cellulaze Laser reduces the appearance of cellulite in just one treatment.
Cellulite is not a fat problem. Women of all shapes and sizes suffer from this unsightly dimpling of the skin. No matter how many pounds you lose or how often you exercise, cellulite can still be a problem. Cellulite is a structural problem below the surface of the skin created by brittle structural bands that pull down creating dimpling and puckering. Diet and exercise cannot address the fibrous bands that pull down on the skin causing the dimpled appearance of cellulite.
Cellulaze is a unique treatment that uses laser energy to disrupt the trapped pockets of fat and release the fibrous band that pull down on the skin. The laser energy stimulates collagen growth that creates thicker, more elastic, healthier skin. Cellulaze treatment does not require you to be put to sleep. The treatment is performed under local anesthesia with a very small cannula (a tube that is about the size of the tip of a pen) that is inserted underneath the skin. The laser fiber inside the tube delivers energy directly under the skin. This increases the depth and quality of your skin while releasing the fibrous bands that cause the orange peel look of cellulite. The laser is then used to diminish the lumpy pockets of fat the puff up through the fibrous bands under the skin.
There is minimal discomfort during the procedure. Most patients describe a feeling of light pressure or nothing at all. After the treatment, you can experience some soreness. Almost all patients can return to work the very next day. Results are visible right away with optimal results in 3 to 6 months.* Only one treatment is needed. The results of the treatment are long lasting with maintenance of a normal healthy diet and exercise regimen.
* Individual results may vary.
Cynosure smartlipo TripleX
The Cynosure Smartlipo Triplex laser is the newest generation of laser lipolysis (fat destruction) device that combines 3 lasers into 1 device and into 1 treatment.
1064 nm Smartlipo Wavelength offers increased efficiency of minimizing bleeding while destroying unwanted fat cells
1320 nm Smartlipo Wavelength offers optimal skin tightening while destroying unwanted fat cells
1440 nm Smartlipo Wavelength offers 40 times greater absoprtion and destruction of unwanted fat cells
While previous technology only incorporated one wavelength for good results the new Smartlipo Triplex offers three combined wavelengths for optimal results in the removal of unwanted fat and skin tightening in one procedure while the patient is still awake.
This minimally invasive procedure is performed in office under light sedation with local anesthesia eliminating the risks associated with being put to sleep with general anesthesia for an elective, cosmetic procedure. Small incisions are made 1 to 2 small incision holes about the size of the tip of a pen are made in the treatment areas to insert the laser for treatment. The suction device to remove the lasered fat is inserted through the same holes so scarring is minimal. The procedure may take 1 to 2 hours depending on the size of the treatment area. Patients return to work in 2 days and can resume exercise in 10 to 14 days. Results are seen within one week and continue to improve over 3 to 6 months.* Smartlipo Triplex is the ideal system for safe and effective fat removal and body sculpting with optimal results.
* Individual results may vary.