Laser skin rejuvenation is designed to improve the skin’s appearance by treating wrinkles, sun damage, skin laxity, brown spots, spider veins and more. Laser skin rejuvenation has a number of advantages over other resurfacing procedures, including chemical peels and microdermabrasion, in that it significantly reduces or eliminates side effects such as discomfort, bleeding and bruising. Different types of laser treatments are used to treat different skin conditions.
At The Aesthetic Center in Fairfield County BroadBand Light (BBL™) is an innovative technology that sets new standards for skin conditions associated with aging, active lifestyles, and sun damage. BBL™ energy allows your clinician to precisely treat age and sun spots, small facial veins, and many other skin conditions. Your treatment will be tailored to match your skin type and your desired results.
BroadBand Light (BBL)™ is the world’s most powerful IPL device on the market. BBL™ enables treatment of multiple skin conditions with various wavelengths seamlessly using Smart Filters.
The light energy delivered by the BroadBand Light will gently heat the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to regenerate new collagen. This process will restore your skin to its natural beauty, blending its natural colors and making it smoother, vibrant and younger looking. In addition, the photothermal energy will eliminate fine vessels that cause redness and reduce unwanted melanin that produces pigmented lesions.
Your eyes will be protected with safety shields or glasses. You may briefly feel a warm or “rubber band snap” sensation as the light is absorbed by the targeted areas. Your procedure may take a few minutes to an hour depending on the size of the area to be treated and the type of procedure performed. The procedure is gentle, non-invasive, and safe. There is generally no need for a topical anesthetic, but your clinician will discuss all of your options with you.
You may experience some redness that should resolve within a few hours. For some pigmented lesions, you will see a darkening of the treated areas followed by fading and flaking off at a later stage. Your treated skin will feel smoother, fine lines and pores will be less noticeable, and sunspots or uneven pigmentation will fade. Results from laser treatments are usually not immediate, taking several months to appear, and a number of treatment sessions may be needed to achieve the desired results.
Any area of your body can be treated. The most common areas are those most exposed to the damaging effects of sunlight. The most popular treatments are on the face, neck, back of the hands, chest and shoulders.
This is a non-invasive and gentle procedure with virtually no downtime. In most cases after BBL Fairfield County patients are able to return to work, apply makeup, and resume most activities immediately. In general, improvement is progressive and gradual, occurring over 2-8 weeks after each treatment, depending upon condition treated. You will be sensitive to ultraviolet light and you must avoid direct sun exposure until completely healed. Fully cover your skin with SPF 30 or above whenever you go outdoors.
Although safer than traditional laser procedures, there are some risks, including scarring and unwanted lightening or darkening of the treated skin, associated with laser skin rejuvenation.
Our Fairfield County med spa team is committed to work with you to develop a synergistic approach for enhancing your skin’s health and beauty. During your consultation we will address your specific needs and goals and answer any questions or concerns you may have about the procedure. In addition, we will make recommendations as to the best treatment plan for achieving your desired results.
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