Our skin ages due to sun exposure and decreased production of collagen. Our treatments of sun damaged skin will assist your skin to look younger and fresher for longer. Although facial aspect of pigmentation is most popular we can treat the body too with the same technology.
By removing age spots, pigmentation and diffused redness your skin will look smoother, texture improved & many women report application of make-up is easier.
A mandatory consultation is required before commencing your treatment(s) – FREE
Short, safe bursts of intense pulsed light is directed to the skin. The system filters the light to ensure the wavelengths used are absorbed by the haemoglobin vessels and the melanin in the age spots. When cells containing a lot of melanin or haemoglobin are treated, the target heats up & is destroyed within a few thousands of one second.
Treatments are most efficient in clients if your skin is light that is to say not tanned as the contrast between the age spots and background colour of the skin is greater.
Approximately 20 minutes in duration for a full-face. You should see an improvement after the first treatment, but up to 3 treatments may be required to achieve the full effect.
Many clients describe the treatment as practically pain free, like a flick of a rubber band followed by a sensation of warmth.
It is important to avoid tanning including sun, solarium & self tanning products before and during the treatment period. Your tanned skin will absorb more light, which makes treatment less effective and less comfortable.
After treatment, you should avoid sun exposure for 30 days. Use sun protection a minimum of SPF30 if sun exposure cannot be avoided.
You may notice that the skin looks a little ”dirty” for a few days following treatment. After that you will find that your skin looks smoother and fresher. You may choose to have 1-2 annual maintenance treatments in order to maintain your youthful appearance.