Auroras laser procedures for improving the overall appearance of your skin are safe, effective and achieved with little to no downtime. As only a fraction of the skin is directly treated with the laser, the healing time is short; most patients are back to work within two days of treatment. So if you desire younger looking skin in a comfortable treatment with fast recovery, then you are the ideal candidate.
Sun damage, fine lines, and blotchy pigmentation are also improved because of the positive effect of Levulan and the light treatment. ALA/PDT treatment also has the unique ability to minimize pores and reduce oil glands, effectively treating stubborn acne, rosacea and improve the appearance of some acne scars. Extensive actinic peratoses and photodamage treated with one hour application of ALA followed by IPL.
What is ProFractional?
ProFractional is a quick and comfortable laser procedure with little to no downtime, used for improving the overall appearance of your skin. ProFractional uses a laser microbeam to treat thousands of pinpoint areas of your skin. And because only a fraction of the skin is directly treated with the laser, healing time is quick and downtime is short.
What conditions can be treated with ProFractional?
ProFractional can be used to improve a wide variety of skin conditions, but is used most for:
How does the ProFractional laser work?
ProFractional uses laser energy to create thousands of microscopic channels in the skin which are surrounded by areas of healthy, untreated skin. The zones of untreated skin invigorate the bodys natural healing process, and the treated areas stimulate production of new collagen, plumping up the skin and smoothing out wrinkles, lines, scars and other irregularities.
Who should consider a ProFractional treatment?
If you are looking for younger looking skin, or to improve scars, wrinkles, or sun damage in a comfortable treatment with a fast recovery, then you may be an ideal candidate for ProFractional.
What areas can be treated?
Most skin areas can be treated. Popular areas are the face, neck, chest and hands.
What should I expect after treatment?
Immediately following the procedure you may experience some swelling, some redness resembling a sunburn sensation and some bleeding. Complete healing takes about 3 days and most patients can get back to work and apply makeup within 2 days after the treatment.
What special after-treatment care will I need?
It is important to follow your physicians instructions which may include some skin care products and instructions on how to use them. You skin will be more sensitive to ultra-violet light after the procedure, so you must avoid direct sun exposure until fully healed. You should always use some level of sun protection to avoid sun damage and premature aging of your skin.
Looking for Fractional Laser Skin Treatments in Kelowna BC? Follow the link to view DermMedica – Kelowna Vein & Skin Solutions site.
With IPL, sun damage, rosacea, facial veins, large pores and skin pigmentation can be smoothed away.Unlike a laser, which emits one specific wavelength of light, IPL emits a broad spectrum of light with each pulse. The broad spectrum of light in each pulse allows us to treat a variety of skin imperfections at the same time. The state of the art machine we use is the Lumenis One, one of the most advanced IPL units produced. Treatments are quick and effective with very little downtime. Discover IPL for yourself!