As we age, skin becomes thinner, less hydrated with fine lines and wrinkles. This is often
complicated by an uneven skin tone which is caused by an accumulation of pigment in
the skin and broken facial veins (telangiectasia). Laser skin rejuvenation is the perfect
treatment to address these concerns and to leave the skin fresh and rejuvenated.
HOW IT WORKS
The basis of laser skin rejuvenation is the patented Fotona TwinLight laser technology
combining non-ablative Nd:YAG laser (1064 nm) with its FRAC3, VERSA, PIANO
modes and erbium:YAG laser (2940 nm) to treat different skin imperfections.
Skin is cleansed with suitable antiseptic and moisturised prior to the procedure. You
will be wearing specialist googles to protect your eyes. A laser beam will be passed
over the treated area a few times. In some cases, cooling with very cold air will be
added for maximum comfort. Immediately after the procedure you will
receive complementary LED light treatment for its antibacterial and
Immediately after the laser procedure you may experience mild redness, swelling,
possibly a burning sensation and darkening or disappearance of blood vessels.
IS MY SKIN SUITABLE FOR THIS TREATMENT?
This treatment is not suitable for those with skin infections, within one week of chemical peel, within 6 months of oral Roaccutane or Retin A, within 2 weeks of topical retinol, recent ultraviolet (UV) exposure when the skin is still recovering from the inflammatory effects of sun, tanning beds, UV-curing lamps for nails, etc or PUVA therapy.
WHEN SHOULD I HAVE A PATCH TEST?
This treatment requires a patch test to be performed at least 24 – 72 hours before treatment.
DO I NEED A CONSULTATION?
Yes, prior to treatment you will need to have a consultation to assess your skin type and suitability for laser treatment and discussion about potential risks and benefits of laser treatment.
HOW DO I PREPARE MY SKIN FOR THIS TREATMENT?
Prior to laser treatment you will be advised to use specialist skincare products to calm down any pre-existing inflammation, repair barrier function and suppress pigment production in the skin to assure an uncomplicated recovery. You should avoid
sun exposure and use mineral, broad-Spectrum sunscreen
with SPF 30 + for 2-4 weeks before treatment.
WHAT'S THE RECOMMENDED AFTERCARE?
Avoid rough handling, picking or scratching treated skin and hot water for 72 hours. Keep it clean, dry and moisturised. Avoid sun exposure, use broad spectrum
mineral sunscreen with SPF 30+ and reapply it frequently. Avoid swimming,
sauna, sunbeds, vigorous exercise and activity which causes sweating
for 48 hours. Avoid normal make up for 4 – 5 days. Breathable,
mineral make-up can be used sooner. Avoid shaving the
treated area for 5 – 10 days. Apply specialist,
recommended soothing agents. Avoid any perfumed
products & exfoliants for72 hours after treatment.
This treatment comes with a complimentary LPL LED Light Therapy treatment worth £50! The perfect way to relax while your skin is soothed and repaired after treatment.