Laser Hair Reduction
1. What should I expect before and after laser treatments?
A: Patients should not wax or tweeze 2 weeks prior to their first session or throughout their course of treatment. The area to be treated should be shaved the day before, or of the day of treatment. All hair should shed three weeks following treatment. Exfoliating and scrubbing gently should speed up the shedding process. After three weeks some patients may see small black dots remain in the hair follicle. These are commonly referred to as “pepper spots” and will shed on their own.
2. Are there any side effects with Laser Hair Removal?
A: Some people may experience the following temporary side effects: Itching, redness for up to 3 days, swelling of follicle for up to 3 days, tingling or feeling of numbness.
Facial Rejuvenation CO2 Laser
1. How does Affirm CO2 Laser work?
A: The skin is treated in one micro portion at a time repeated thousands of times. Each micro column receives just enough laser energy to vaporize the aged skin while also stimulating new collagen growth of surrounding tissue. It’s more than skin resurfacing, its deep skin rejuvenation.
2. How long does the procedure last?
A: The entire face can be treated in as little as 15-45 minutes, with results lasting years given proper skin care and sun protection
3. Is the procedure painful?
A: Topical anesthetic make the procedure virtually painless. Afterward, you may experience a mild heat sensation similar to a sun burn, itchiness and dryness in the treated area.
4. What is the recovery time?
A: Since Affirm CO2, is micro-ablative, recovery time is significantly shorter than fully ablative technology. Within the first few days of treatment, you may experience some redness and swelling with minimal pain. Each micro channel ablation will quickly heal and you will be able to apply makeup on the treated surface and return to your normal lifestyle in up to 7 days.
Picoway® - Tattoo Removal
PicoWay treats multi-colored tattoos on different skin types. PicoWay utilizes unique picosecond laser technology to deliver fast, comfortable treatments - more than any other traditional laser tattoo removal solution available*. Unlike traditional lasers, PicoWay delivers energy to the targeted ink in ultra-short pulses that are so fast, they’re measured in picoseconds — that’s one trillionth of a second!
The Difference from PicoWay Tattoo Removal Treatment
Few Treatments: FDA cleared for a wide range of tattoos, PicoWay offers better results in few treatments for different skin types.
Fast Results: With it’s ultra-fast delivery of concentrated, high-power energy, PicoWay will shatter even tiny ink particles making it easier for the body to clear the tattoo ink.
Minimized Risk: PicoWay’s ultra-short pulses also optimize the delivery of energy to the targeted ink particles ensuring the ink is effectively treated, while the least amount of heat gets transferred into the skin.
Minimal Discomfort: Since PicoWay’s pulses are fast, you’ll feel minimal discomfort throughout the procedure.
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1. What is BOTOX Cosmetic and how does it work?
A: BOTOX Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxina) is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles to temporarily treat moderate to severe frown lines between the brows of adults 18 to 65 years of age. It works by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes those lines to form between the brows.
2. Why should I consider BOTOX Cosmetic?
A: Years of squinting concentrating or frowning can cause your skin to furrow and crease. As time passes, your skin becomes less elastic and those moderate to severe frown lines between your brows remain even when your muscles aren’t contracting.
3. Will I still be able to make facial expressions?
A: BOTOX Cosmetic will not radically change your facial appearance or make you look as if you’ve “had work done.” The muscle activity that causes moderate to severe frown lines between the brows is temporarily reduced, so you can still frown or look surprised without the wrinkles and creases between your brows.
4. How quickly will I see a difference?
A: Within 1 week you may notice a softening in the appearance of your moderate to severe frown lines between your brows. It may take up to two weeks for maximum results .
5. How long can I expect my results to last?
A: Results have been shown to last up to 4-6 months. Your results may vary be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about what you can expect and when to schedule your next appointment.