Laser acne treatments

The Excel V laser provided by Cutera is the first of its kind to treat acne with the use of a laser. It's primary target is the sebaceous gland. This device is great for candidates who wish to rid themselves of acne, improve acne scarring, and soften the fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes. The Excel V is very safe, fast, and highly effective. It works by creating a balance between both heating and cooling the skin which will protect the treated area as well as ensuring safety of the individuals skin. To treat both active acne and acne scars, laser or photodynamic light therapy are often an excellent choice. These treatments can treat the deeper layers of skin where the excess oil is produced or can kill the bacteria that cause the inflammation associated with acne. Since laser or light treatment can improve the skin's appearance and reduce scarring, they are often the ideal way to treat both existing acne and its effects.

Laser Genesis Skin Therapy. The Laser Genesis difference.

The Laser Genesis procedure utilizes non-invasive laser technology to safety, discretely and effectively treat fine line wrinkles, large pores, uneven skin texture, diffuse and excessive redness and scars. You can expect to see subtle yet consistent results after each treatment, without unwanted side effects such as bruising or excessive skin irritation. Troalmonts can be performed in a relaxed, comfortable manner without the use of topical anesthetics or gel.

What areas can be treated?

Laser Genesis patients report excellent results over their entire faces and necks. Additionally, practitioners may suggest this therapy to diminish recent scars on other parts of the body.

What is diffuse redness?

Diffuse redness is a general appearance of facial redness, such as rosy cheeks. This condition is caused by dilated capillaries, resulting in an appearance of general redness, not discrete, well-defined vessels. The most commonly affected areas aro the nose, forehead and cheeks. Diffuse redness is often associated with a condition called rosacea and it can be hereditary. Laser Genesis will help your appearance by gently treating and reducing this condition.

What does the procedure feel like?

Patients often describe the treatment as relaxing and therapeutic. You wi* expenence a gentle warming of your skin's surface during the procedure as the laser handpiece is moved back and forth about 1/2 inch above your skin. You can immediately return to normal activities, utilizing sunscreen if participating In outdoor activities.

How does Laser Genesis work?

By gently heating the upper dermis well below your skin’s surface. Laser Genesis stimulates collagen regrowth. Additional heat is generated in dilated capillaries to reduce redness.

What can I expect before the treatment?

You will not need gel. anesthetic cream or ice prior to treatment. Before the actual Laser Genesis treatment, you wfl be asked to remove your make-up or moisturizers and. in some cases, you may be asked to shave the area to be treated. Your physician will review and assist with all pre-treatment requirements.

How many treatments will I need?

The treatment results are often subtle. On average, you may require four to six treatments m order to achieve optimal results. Every patient's condition and needs vary. For more information about your expected results or the number of treatments necessary, consult your healthcare professional.

What are the possible side effects?

Although most patients report few if any sido effects, the most common is a slight redness that disappears within a few hours of treatment. Consult your healthcare professional for complete information about the benefits and risks of treatment.

What kind of textural improvements can you expect with Laser Genesis skin therapy?

Over the course of four to frvo treatments. Laser Genesis can help restore the skin's youthful glow and appearanco by smoothing out uneven textures caused by aging, sun damage or scars. You will see a more creamy, healthy complexion as large pores are reduced in size, and minor imperfections are diminished. The individual treatment results are subtle, but the overall effect of multiple treatments can be quite dramatic.

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