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Skin Rejuvenation

What is Skin Rejuvenation?

Advanced Skin Rejuvenation is a gentle pulsed light procedure that can be performed on the face, chest, arms, legs… just about anywhere. And without down time!

Advanced Skin Rejuvenation is non-ablative and non-invasive, meaning skin is neither removed nor damaged. The pulsed light targets and destroys unwanted blood vessels and pigmented discolorations without harming normal skin. The process also restores the homogeneous skin color of your youth and stimulates fiberblasts to procedure collagen that replenishes what time and sun damage has taken away. This collagen “plumping” effect creates smoother skin and lessens fine lines.

Who can be treated?

Advanced Skin Rejuvenation procedures can performed on most skin types. If you have very dark pr tanned skin, however, you should consult your physician to see if this procedure is right for you.

What can I expect during the treatment?

Prior to the Advanced Skin Rejuvenation procedure, your doctor may recommend a mild topical anesthetic on the area to be treated. Although this isn’t necessary, some patients prefer to have this topical anesthetic before treatment. Prior to the procedure, a thin layer of a Plume Barrier Lotion is applied to the treatment area to prevent any material from sticking to the light output window of the treatment hand piece. When the light flashes, it feels like a warm pulse against the skin.

Is the procedure painful?

Most patients will feel minimal discomfort during the procedure. A topical anesthetic can make the treatment more comfortable if desired.

What can I expect after the treatment?

The treated area will feel like a very mild sunburn and may be slightly pink and swollen for a few hours. Mane patients have the treatment performed at lunchtime and are able to return to work that afternoon.

Age sports, freckles, and sun spots will get darker after treatment and flake off in 3 to 10 days leaving fresh new skin. Blood vessels may disappear immediately after treatment or fade after a few days. Since collagen is produced slowly and in small amounts after each treatment, skin smoothing and fine line reduction may be noted nine to twelve after the third treatment.

How long does the procedure take?

Advanced Skin Rejuvenation usually takes about 30 minutes depending on the size of the treatment area. Depending on your skin type and condition(s) to be treated, 2 to 6 treatments may be necessary.