The Spectrum Laser

The Spectrum- Multi platform Laser/IPL

The Spectrum laser features 4-different laser wavelengths and an intense pulse light wavelength. It is a new and unique, multi-platform work station that can be used to perform most aesthetic laser/IPL procedures.

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The Q-Switched Laser

 The Q-Switched Laser treats unwanted tattoos safely and effectually as light is absorbed by the ink in the tattoo. The energy breaks the ink into tiny fragments. Following your treatment your body’s natural immune system will go to work absorbing and removing the ink fragments. 

What areas can be treated?

The Q-Switched laser can be used for any part of your body that does not have sun exposure.

What do treatments feel like?

When laser light is delivered, patients will experience a stinging sensation. Anesthesia is recommended and will be applied prior to the treatment.

How long will the treatments take?

Treatment time depends on how large of area is being treated. However, most treatments should take less than one hour.

How many treatments will I need?

Average treatments range between 5-10 depending on the size of the tattoo, color of tattoo, and the kind of ink that was used in the tattoo.

What happens after the treatment?

Immediately following treatment, your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area may be mildly swollen. Bruising and/or blistering may occur. Healing ointment and a bandaged will be applied following the treatment and recommend to keep the area covered for one week.

When will I see results?

The ink will gradually break up over the next 8 week. Lighter colors such as yellow and turquoise are the most difficult to treat.

 

The Long Pulse ND: YAG Laser

The Long Pulse ND: YAG Laser provides safe and effective non-surgical treatment options for the removal and reduction of facial vessels. The light energy is absorbed by the blood vessels causing them to close down and subsequently be absorbed by the body.

What areas can be treated?

The Long Pulse ND: YAG laser is ideal for any part of your body with skin redness, telangiectasia (tiny veins), or angiomas (round, dilated blood vessel).

What do treatments feel like?

When the laser light is delivered, patients will experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. Gel is recommended to cool the skin before vascular treatments. Anesthesia or pain medicine is typically not required.

How long will the treatments take?

Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated. However, most treatments should take less than 30 minutes.

How many treatments will I need?

Patients usually see results after one treatment, however 2-3 treatments may be recommend for ideal results.

What happens after the treatment?

Immediately following treatment, your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area may be mildly swollen. This typically lasts a few hours and possibly a day or longer. Make-up can be applied to cover the redness.

When will I see results?

Within one to three weeks, telangiectasia (veins) will decrease and your complexion will improve.

Will the spots and redness reappear over time?

Telangiectasia and diffuse redness may appear with new sun damage; however, they too can be treated. Remember to always apply broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors to minimize sun damage and the appearance of new spots and diffuse redness. Rosacea is chronic and cannot be “cured” with any laser or light source; however, its appearance can be improve.

The Diode Laser

The Diode Laser gently removes unwanted body hair, putting an end to routine shaving and waxing. Because the laser treats more than one hair at a time, it is possible to treat larger areas such as the back, shoulders, arms, legs, and face. Hair reduction treatments leave your skin looking and feeling smoother.

What do treatments feel like?

Some patients experience a mild stinging sensation. No local anesthesia or pain medication is typically required; however, some patients may prefer to use a topical anesthetic when sensitive areas are treated.

 What are the possible side effects?

Although patients experience few side effects, those most commonly noticed are slight reddening and local swelling of the skin, similar to sunburn. These effects typically last for several hours or less. In rare instances, blistering may occur.

How does The Spectrum Diode compare with other hair removal methods?

Shaving, waxing, and depilatory creams are all temporary methods which must be repeated on a frequent basis. The Diode laser offers permanent hair reduction for lasting results.

How does The Spectrum Diode compare with electrolysis?

Electrolysis is a tedious, invasive, and painful process that involves inserting a needle into each individual hair follicle and delivering an electrical charge to them one at a time. Electrolysis often requires years of treatments at regular intervals. By delivering laser energy to hundreds of hair follicles at a time, The Diode effectively treats an area in just seconds that would take over an hour with electrolysis.

The Erbium Laser

The Erbium Laser skin resurfacing is a procedure designed to help with superficial and moderate wrinkles on the face, hands, and chest as well as reducing brown spots caused from long term sun exposure. The Erbium laser produces less heating or burning and allows us to gently and comfortable vaporize the damaged skin cells layer by layer.

What areas can be treated?

The Erbium Laser is ideal for any part of your face and body with sun damage, brown spots, fine lines, and crepey skin. Light (low contrast) brown spots, which were previously difficult to resolve, respond well to treatment.

What do treatments feel like?

Patients will experience a mild burning sensation. Topical anesthesia is applied 30 minutes prior to the procedure, and typically little to no pain is reported.

How long will the treatments take?

Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated. However, most treatments should take less than one hour.

How many treatments will I need?

A package of three treatments may be recommended for best results, especially for excessively sun-damaged skin.

What happens after the treatment?

Immediately following treatment, your skin will appear red. A mild burning sensation may be felt for a few hours following the procedure. The treated area may be mildly swollen. After 3-4 days, the area will start peeling. Make-up can be applied after 5-7 days.

How long will the results last?

New brown spots and fine lines will appear with new sun damage; however, they too can be treated. Remember to always apply broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors to minimize sun damage and the appearance of new spots.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

The Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments can be used for a myriad of procedures, including acne reduction, texture improvement, and the reduction of vascular and pigmented lesions.

What areas can be treated?

The Spectrum IPL is ideal for any part of your face, neck and décolleté with skin redness, telangiectasia (tiny veins) or brown spots. Light (low contrast) brown spots, which were previously difficult to resolve, respond very well to treatment.

What do treatments feel like?

When the pulse of light is delivered, patients will experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. Gel is recommended to cool the skin before vascular treatments. Anesthesia or pain medicine is typically not required.

How long will the treatments take?

Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated. However, most treatments should take less than one hour.

How many treatments will I need?

A package of four treatments may be recommended, especially for excessively sun-damaged skin.

What happens after the treatment?

Immediately following treatment, brown spots will start to darken and your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area may be mildly swollen. This typically lasts a few hours and possibly a day or longer. Make-up can be applied to cover the redness.

When will I see results?

Within one to three weeks, the darkened spots will flake off and fade. Diffuse redness or telangiectasia will decrease and your mottled complexion will improve.

Will the spots and redness reappear over time?

New brown spots, telangiectasia and diffuse redness may appear with new sun damage; however, they too can be treated. Remember to always apply broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors to minimize sun damage and the appearance of new spots and diffuse redness. Rosacea is chronic and cannot be “cured” with any laser or light source; however, its appearance can be improve