BBL is an innovative technology that sets new standards for skin conditions associated with aging, active lifestyles and sun damage. BBL energy allows us to precisely treat age and sun spots, small facial veins, and many other skin conditions. Your treatment will be tailored to match your skin type and your desired results.
The light energy delivered by the BBL will gently heat the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to regenerate new collagen. This process will restore your skin to its natural beauty, blending its natural colors and making it smoother, vibrant and younger looking. In addition, the photothermal energy will eliminate fine vessels that cause redness and reduce unwanted melanin that produces freckles and age spots. Each treatment takes about 20 minutes.
The treatment is gentle and doesn't interrupt normal activities. Patients usually have no recovery time and improvements are subtle. You will notice results after one or two treatments, depending on the nature of the problem. Friends and family don't even have to know you're having treatments unless you want them to.
Any area of ycur body can be treated. The most common areas are those most exposed to the damaging effects of sunlight. The most popular treatments are on the face, neck, back of the hands, rhest and shoulders.
The number of treatments needed varies from patient to patient. During your consultation, we will persorsonalize a treatment plan based on the level of improvement you desire. A series of 3 to 6 treatments at intervals of 2 to 4 weeks is usually recommended for most skin types and body areas.
Your eyes will be protected with safety shields or glasses. You may briefly feel a warm or rubber band snap sensation as the light is absorbed by the targeted areas. Your procedure may take a few minutes to half an hour depending on the size of the area to be treated and the type of procedure performed.
Some patients experience slight discomfort with the treatment, but it noninvasive and safe. Generally, there is no need for numbing cream; however, we may choose to use it on more sensitive area
You may experience some redness that should resolve within a few hours. For some pigmented lesions, you will see a darkening of the treated areas followed by fading and flaking off at a later stage. Your treated skin will feel smoother, fine lines and pores will be less noticeably and sunspots or uneven pigmentation will fade. Results depend on your condition, the number of treatments, and the area treated. We will provide you with complete information about the post treatment care and results.
BBL is a noninvasive, safe method to improve the look and feel of the skin without undergoing the pain and downtime associated with deep laser resurfacing. You should have virtually no downtime. In most cases, you are able to return to work, apply makeup, and resume most of your activities immediately.
It is important to follow our instructions. You may be given some skin care products and instructions on how to use them. You will be sensitive to ultra-violet light and you must avoid direct sun exposure until completely healed. Fully cover your skin or use a good sunscreen whenever you go outdoors.
Phototherapy treatments, like other cosmetic procedures, are not covered by your insurance company.
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