Laser Treatments Carmel

Our skin changes slowly over time as a natural consequence of aging and sun exposure. These changes include pigment irregularities (age spots), vascular changes (spider veins and redness), and deepening lines or wrinkles. The appearance of our skin may be improved using light energy in a variety of treatments that specifically address each of these changes.

Light can be manipulated to be deliver its energy in a very controlled fashion to selectively destroy undesired skin features. The most powerful form of concentrated light is a laser, which is used to vaporize tissue in a very controlled fashion. We use lasers for skin resurfacing and hair removal. BBL (Broad Band Light) is a lower power light beam that can be tuned to selectively damage the desired target within the skin.

 

Wrinkle Reduction

Starting at $500.00

Wrinkles are basically folds in the skin created by repeated movement. The fold or line occurs in both the epidermis (the thin outer skin layer) and the dermis (the thick inner skin layer). The erbium laser is very precise instrument that uses concentrated light to selectively vaporize tissue. The degree of improvement is dependent on the depth of the treatment.

A Micro Laser Peel (MLP), is a treatment for fine lines and surface irregularities that removes a thin layer of epidermis to a controlled depth of 3 to 50 microns (thousandth of a millimeter). Only numbing cream is needed for comfort during the procedure, and the skin recovers in 2 – 4 days.

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The most dramatic results are achieved using a TRL (Tunable Resurfacing Laser) to selectively remove the epidermis and a controlled amount of the underlying dermis. This requires significant aftercare and downtime of 7-10 days.

ProFractional treatment is used when a significant improvement in is desired with less aftercare and recovery. A series of treatments is performed where micro-channels are created in the skin through both the epidermis and dermis, leaving the surrounding skin intact. The treated area varies from 10% to 30% coverage. Depending on the treatment performed recovery time is typically 4 – 7 days.

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Phototherapy

Starting at $125.00
BBL (Broad Band Light) treatments are non-laser treatments that use pulsed lower intensity light of a broad wavelength (band) to target areas of concern within the skin. There is typically very little downtime for each treatment and a series of treatments can produce noticeable improvements in redness, spider veins and other vascular changes, as well as pigment irregularities such as age spots and melasma. BBL can also used for removal of unwanted hair.

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Forever Young BBL

A new approach to younger looking skin…FOREVER YOUNG BBL. Sciton offers a revolutionary treatment that sends light energy deep into the skin to boost your body’s natural ability to fight aging. The result? Skin that’s visibly younger looking, year after year.

Forever Young BBL has been proven in a long term clinical study. Patients received regular BBL treatments over the course of a decade. At the end of the study doctors judged the patients to appear 11 years younger than their actual age. In other words, they looked younger than when the study began. Since the ten-year study shows that regular Forever Young BBL treatments stop the skin’s appearance of aging…why wait?

Men, women, fair, dark…almost anyone can enjoy the benefits of Forever Young BBL. Your clinician can fine tune for your skin type and for your ideal results. The long term results have been proven in most skin types. The number of treatments needed varies from patient to patient. Your clinician will personalize a plan based on the level of improvement you desire.

A noninvasive and gentle procedure with virtually no downtime. In most cases you are able to apply makeup, return to work, and resume most of your activities immediately. Forever Young BBL isn’t just a beauty treatment. It’s a preventive regimen possibly the best investment anyone can make in his or her skin. Rembember, that regular treatments—at least once a year- were proven to make the patients look ten years younger than when they first started.

Forever Young BBL treatments are different than regular BBL treatments. A Forever Young BBL series follows a regular series of BBL treatments that correct sun damage, uneven pigmentation, and redness. After the corrective BBL treatments, one can begin “maintenance” treatments with Forever Young BBL and can be used on any body part. Results show increased thickness, and less fine wrinkling.

The recommended “maintenance” – 4 times a year – is $400 per treatment.  This is not a correction treatment, anti-aging only.  Multiple passes at lower settings. A package of 4 is $1400.

 

Laser Hair Reduction

Starting at $125.00
Hair growth occurs in two basic cycles. Approximately 85% of hair is in the growth (anagen) phase at any one time. This phase can last from two to six years. The remaining 15% of hair is in resting phases (catagen and telogen) which together last 6 – 8 weeks. Hair follicles can be destroyed only during the growth phase when dark hair is present within the hair follicle. Over time a series of treatments produce a permanent reduction in hair growth.

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Acne Treatment

Starting at $200.00
ThermaScan’s infrared energy at a 1319 nm wavelength and BBL’s 420 nm wavelength allow controlled heating of sub-epidermal layers of the skin. The pulse duration and high scattering coefficient limit the heated region to a uniform thin layer at the epidermal-dermal boundary. With proper treatment, the procedure will lead to collagen remodeling, proliferation of active fibroblasts, and treating over-acting sebaceous glands that result in the reduction of acne

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Scar Reduction

Starting at $500.00
Profractional treatments can also be used to reduce the appearance of acne or other scars.

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