How to Best Get Your Skin Summer Ready
Repetitive movement of our facial muscles can cause moderate to severe lines on our skin. To smooth out these lines, Botox can be used, which is an FDA approved, non-surgical treatment. It reduces the activity of the muscles that cause lines, such as frown lines between the brows, crow’s feet and forehead. The treatment takes only ten minutes and the results last for three to four months. Makeup can be applied immediately following your treatment, and there is no associated downtime. You’ll begin to see results in just three to five days, with peak effect occurring in around ten to fourteen days.
Lumecca IPL Skin Rejuvenation
Treat those brown and red age spots (clinically known as pigmented and vascular lesions) with Lumecca by InMode. Lumecca is the most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) procedure on the market to help achieve younger looking skin. It helps to get rid of those pesky dark spots that many of us cover with foundation. This technique can be performed on any area of the body, and is commonly used where there is regular exposure to the sun, such as the face, neck, décolletage, legs, hands and arms. The benefits include a reduction in pigmented spots, facial vascular lesions, telangiectasias, rosacea, freckles, and sun damage.
To best prepare for the treatment, avoid excessive sun exposure for one month prior to your treatment date. During the treatment, a bright light will be emitted that feels like an elastic sensation. If redness occurs, it typically subsides within the following hour. During the 24-48 hours following your treatment, you may see a darkening of pigmented spots. These will flake off within a week leaving you with clearer, more beautiful skin. When vascular lesions are treated with Lumecca, you may see the vein blanch or change color. This will dissipate within a few days. For optimal results, two to three treatments are recommended.
For areas of the face and body that are showing signs of wrinkles, discoloration, active acne, or acne scarring, treat with Morpheus8. Morpheus8 is a specialized device that combines microneedling with radiofrequency energy for fractional resurfacing of the skin. By targeting the deep dermal layers of the skin, collagen production is stimulated. This helps to tighten loose skin with underlying fatty tissue.
The most commonly treated areas include the face, neck, and décolletage. The recommended treatment schedule for optimal effects are three sessions spaced three to five weeks apart. There is minimal downtime associated with this treatment and it can be performed on all skin tones with little risk of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. For optimal results and improved healing time, your Morpheus8 treatment can be combined with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).
If you are interested in these procedures and would like to schedule an evaluation to see if you’re a candidate, please contact the office at (646) 475-9875.