Are you seeing brown spots forming on your skin? Can you see broken blood vessels under your skin? Tired of the fine lines and wrinkles that appear as a natural part of aging? Skin Rejuvenation is a cosmetic procedure that can serve to eliminate these concerns and restore a youthful and vital appearance to your skin.
There are multiple treatments that can be used to help rejuvenate skin and bring back a youthful glow to aging complexions. Gentle and effective, these processes can produce amazing results when done over time by Dr. Amber L. Allen.
Did You Know?
Skin Rejuvenation techniques have been being practiced for thousands of years in hundreds of cultures. Seeking to retain an appearance of youth and beauty has always been something that people desire, and so various methods and folklore have developed as a result. Modern techniques of Skin Rejuvenation are supported by science and have been clinically proven to have proven and positive results. From chemical peels to IPL (intense pulsed light) skin rejuvenation techniques are gentle and healthy for the skin and make the patient look amazing.
What Is IPL?
This procedure involves the use of light in a non-invasive treatment. Like a laser, in many ways, this therapy can help remove age spots and freckles and has been shown to conditions like rosacea and broken blood vessels that are the result of vascular lesions. This process has produced beautiful results when used to reduce wrinkles and fine lines, as well as for getting rid of undesired dark hair.
How Is An IPL Performed in Raleigh, NC?
The skin to be treated has a topical anesthetic applied that serves to cool the skin and prepare it for the procedure. One it has become effective a hand device is used to apply pulses of light to the skin, a process that takes approximately 20 minutes. A complete series of treatments consists of multiple treatments performed 2-4 weeks apart. A typical treatment cycle can take 2 to 8 months depending on the time between treatments and number of treatments performed.
What About Chemical Peels?
Chemical peels are a different approach than IPL and are a very popular procedure in the US. There are multiple types of peels ranging from mere surface treatments to treatments design to penetrate deep into the skin. The skin is cleansed and prepared for treatment, and then the chemical peel is applied. In some cases, a neutralization layer may be required. Chemical peels are often described as being accompanied by a tingling sensation.
Are There Any Post-Procedure Concerns With Skin Rejuvenation Treatments?
The skin typically develops a short-term degree of photosensitivity following the treatment, and your practitioner is likely to instruct you to stay out of the sun for a few days prior and few weeks after the procedures is performed. Some redness is often apparent following the treatment, but disappears within a few hours, while other areas may temporarily become darker. A return to normal activities can happen immediately following the treatment, provided that the patient avoids sunlight.