Picosure laser for skin rejuvenation
PicoSure is a laser treatment that’s often used for tattoo removal but is also used for treating acne scars and hyperpigmentation. It is an FDA-approved treatment for many common skin complaints and can be used for skin rejuvenation too. The way it works is by shattering the pigment underneath the skin and therefore clearing up the appearance of hyperpigmentation on the skin’s surface.
PicoSure treatment is usually done over a number of sessions to provide the best results. The number of treatment sessions you’ll need will depend on the type of hyperpigmentation you have, how severe it is and the results you’re looking to achieve. The focus lens treatment is great for correcting facial lines and wrinkles and for improving skin blemishes, like acne scars, pigmentation, and more. Using advanced technology, such as PicoSure® by Cynosure, laser skin resurfacing is a great facial treatment for patients desiring softer, clearer, youthful-looking skin. Depending on the condition of the complexion, the laser will be adjusted accordingly. There is no downtime needed with this laser procedures. Any concerns or questions can be discussed with the friendly and professional team at GLO Laser & Med Spa during your consultation.
Laser skin resurfacing with PicoSure by Cynosure is designed for anyone who is unhappy with their general complexion. If you have sun damage, acne scars, age spots, lines and wrinkles, redness, or pigmentation concerns, laser skin resurfacing can address these cosmetic flaws. However, skin resurfacing is not recommended if you have very dark skin or active acne.
Prior to your PicoSure laser treatment, you may be asked not to exposed under the sun for a few weeks. This helps prepare the skin for better results. During the procedure, you may offer for topical numbing cream to numbing the face, then wash off . you will relax in our treatment table while the laser beam runs over the skin, precisely targeting the specific sections for resurfacing. You will feel the warmth from the laser followed by cold face mask to cooling down the surface.
WHAT TO EXPECT
After your session, a healing ointment will be applied to the skin and you can return home to recover. The skin will appear red, and there will be some irritation and swelling. This should subside within a couple of days . All patients should reduce their sun exposure after their treatment and apply sun protection frequently. After your PicoSure treatment, your skin will naturally flake, crust, and peel away. It is vital to avoid interfering with the healing process to disturb scarring and to protect the treated area from UV exposure. Once the peeling process has been completed, your skin will feel softer while looking clearer, younger, and rejuvenated.