What Is PicoSure for Skin Lightening?
The PicoSure laser system uses innovative picosecond technology to provide skin lightening treatments. It is the first of a new generation of aesthetic lasers that do not rely solely on heat to melt away unwanted melanin, the pigment that causes dark spots on the skin. Instead, the pigment is shattered, without burning the surrounding tissue. Even more impressive, PicoSure’s technology is designed to harness the body’s natural healing processes to restore youthful skin in ways never before possible.
Dr. Elain uses the PicoSure laser to address the following:
How Can PicoSure Lighten My Skin?
The skin lightening power of PicoSure offers patients similar results to ablative and non-ablative laser sessions; however, this treatment has a few advantages over others. With PicoSure, patients do not need the same prep time nor downtime that is needed for ablative and non-ablative lasers. This makes it a great choice for patients seeking serious improvements in the look and feel of their skin.
Whether your concerns include fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, uneven The property of strengthening and restoring an organ or musc... or unwanted pigmentation, PicoSure offers the leading technology for laser skin rejuvenation. Additionally, this is one of the few lasers safe for all skin types, giving all patients a revitalized complexion without the risk that comes with other devices.
What Can I Expect During Treatments?
With laser skin lightening, there is no special prep and the treatment typically takes about 10-15 minutes. Most patients experience no pain and describe the treatments as feeling like the snapping of a rubber band against their skin. Before the procedure, Dr. Elain will apply a A skin remedy applied directly to the afflicted area. numbing cream to your skin so you will feel as comfortable as possible.
After your treatment, you may experience 1-3 hours of minor swelling and redness. Because these laser systems do not damage the surface of your skin, you can usually apply moisturizer and sunscreen immediately following your treatment.
What Should I Expect From the Results?
Results will vary, but you may see improvement shortly after your first treatment. As new collagen begins to remodel, you will notice a continued improvement to the treated areas for the next three months. When you come in for your consultation Dr. Elain, she will create an effective treatment regimen for your specific goals. Most patients receive 4-6 sessions, spaced 3-4 weeks apart.
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Request PicoSure Skin Lightening Treatments In Irvine, California
If you are looking to lighten your skin and reduce imperfections, request an appointment with Dr. Elain today. She will help you get the look you’ve always wanted. Request an appointment using the form below or call (714) 556-8664 to get started.