Using <b>Lasers</b> on Skin of Color

Ibrahimi, a board-certified dermatologist practicing in Connecticut. Are lasers for me?“One of the things that people sometimes misconstrue is, they’ll say, ‘I have skin of color, so lasers are not for me’.  And ...

Tags: Dermatology, laser skin tightening, Lasers, Laser Resurfacing, Prejuvenation

Chemical Peels vs <b>Lasers</b> For Skin Treatments

... patient who is interested in improving the appearance of their skin, about the differences between lasers and chemical peels?  Dr. Rullan: Lasers have a definite role in dermatology especially with things like vascular lesions and ...

Tags: Skin Care, Melasma, hyperpigmentation, Vascular, PIH, skin rejuvenation

Are Fractionated Devices All They Are Cracked Up To Be?

Surgery meeting, there were high hopes that this could replace the traditional ablative resurfacing lasers and provide equivalent outcomes.It is now clear that this class of lasers does not give patients with significant signs of photoaging the same ...

Tags: Laser, Laser Treatments, Skin Rejuvenation, Wrinkle Treatment, Fractional

PicoSure Treatment Review: Tattoo Removal & Skin Rejuvenation

The results are not as impressive as treatments with non-ablative fractionated lasers but there is no downtime.Requires expert usage to achieve optimal results. Company has promoted excessive and unrealistic claims regarding efficacy.Things You ...

Tags: Picosure, laser tattoo removal, scar treatment, picosecond laser, laser skin resurfacing, enlighten, picoway

Tips For Treating Rosacea

Reduce Redness with Vascular Lasers Once the acne is taken care of, Goldberg says many rosacea patients want to address their aesthetic concerns. “particularly blush like rosacea, which is a diffuse redness of the face, or branch-like ...

Tags: pulsed-dye laser treatment, Vbeam, Rosacea, excel V

Millennials And The Secret To Anti-Aging

Bass. Dr. Bass is a nationally recognized innovator and authority onadvanced technologies in lasers and other non-surgical technology.In addition to Botox and dermal fillers, the millennials are seeing and liking the immediateresults that lasers can ...

Tags: Lip Injections, Prejuvenation

Enlighten Treatment Review: Laser Tattoo Removal Procedure

Even though picosecond lasers can be more effective to remove resistant tattoo's, it is still difficult to remove tattoos in their entirety. Multiple treatments are still required to achieve good results.Certain bright, neon colored inks can be ...

Tags: laser tattoo removal, Pigmented Lesions, enlighten

Skip The Surgery: Non-Invasive Body Contouring Procedures That Work

LasersIf the technology of lasers is more up your alley, there are a variety to choose from. SculpSure provides a laser option designed specifically to address pockets of fat, in the abdomen, flanks (love handles) and under the chin. This laser ...

Tags: CoolSculpting , liposuction, Velashape, UltraShape, SculpSure, BTL Vanquish ME, Trusculpt

Have You Registered for Masters of Aesthetics?

... boasts a large and diverse group of world leaders, inventors, and innovators in the fields of lasers, energy-based treatments, toxins, soft tissue fillers, and all areas of aesthetic-based treatments. The three-day gathering truly features the ...

Tags: laser treatment, Masters of Aesthetics

The Season For Losing Unwanted Body Hair -Laser Hair Removal

At-home lasers are kits that include a mixed bag of diode lasers, intense pulsed light (not a laser but related) and pulsed heat among other designations. Dr. Raza and Dr. Samuels coincide in that intense pulsed light is generally the most ...

Tags: hair removal, laser hair removal, Gentle Laser Hair Removal, excel HR, wax

Tattoos…Till Death Do We Part—Or Not

With the evolution of laser technology, the lasers now deliver pulses at a picosecond and have a broader range of wavelengths, allowing doctors to treat a larger area and reduce the number of treatments. The new lasers also work more effectively to ...

Tags: Dermatology, laser tattoo removal, tattoo removal, Picosecond, Prejuvenation

Throwing Money Down the Hole on Facial Products

Laser treatment. Laser resurfacing, or full field ablative, uses lasers, or short, concentrated fractionated light beams, to vaporize the surface layer of skin. There are two main types of lasers, the carbon dioxide laser and the erbium laser. The ...

Tags: Skin Care, Skin Products, chemical peels, Laser, microdermabrasion, Prejuvenation

How The Rich Keep Their Ageless Beauty

Ablative lasers, such as carbon dioxide Co2) laser or erbium yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Er:YAG) laser, will heat up the outer layer of skin tissue. Non-ablative lasers, such as pulse dye laser, Nd:YAG laser, and alexandrite laser, work beneath the ...

Tags: Laser Surgery, laser treatment, laser skin tightening

Injuries from Cosmetic Laser Procedures

Performing Your Procedure?"One of the things we found in our research is, the setting of where lasers are performed has a lot to do with whether or not a patient's going to have a complication or an injury. We looked at the data over a ...

Tags: Laser Surgery, Laser, Board Certified, Safety

Excessive sweating and treatment options

The results from this method are long-lasting.More recently, lasers are being utilized to treat this condition. Lasers can safely target and destroy the body?s sweat glands when used by an expert physician trained in their use. A single laser ...

Tags: sweat reduction, excessive sweating, Miradry, Miramar Labs , hyperhydrosis

Prevent Aging Before It Starts With New Prejuvenation Trend

Botox, skin care, sun protection and certain kinds of chemical peels and lower key lasers.  We designed a protocol to educate our patients and their children about preventative care for facial aging. We discuss the main phenotypic changes that ...

Tags: fat grafting, Anti-Aging, Sun Damage, Prejuvenation

DeScribe Tattoo Removal Patch: Dr. Biesman on DeScribe Tattoo Patch

Q-Switched (532, 694, 755, 1064nm) lasers as well as the picosecond (532, 755, 785, 1064nm) laser.In using this product, practitioners first clean the skin and then numb the area by injecting lidocaine medication. Patients may experience mild ...

Tags: Picosure, laser tattoo removal, tattoo removal, picosecond laser

9 Tips for Tattoo Removal

Dermatologic & Plastic Surgery Institute.By the 1980s, "Q-switched" nanosecond lasers emerged, offering better results. This technique used micro-pulses of light to remove or fade tattoos without harming the skin. Currently, picosecond ...

Tags: Picosure, Picoway, Enlighten, Revlite, laser tattoo removal, tattoo removal, laser treatment

Tattoo Regret Doesn't Have To Be Painful

... value and commitment of the tattoo is the entire industry standing by, ready to take them off with lasers. Since everybody loves statistics, here's a couple more. The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery doctors completed almost 130,000 ...

Tags: Picosure, Picoway, laser tattoo removal, tattoo removal, picosecond laser, Millennials

Putting the “Pre” in Rejuvenation:  Welcome to the Prejuvenation Trend

... and age, we have what is essentially the fountain of youth in the form of injectables, fillers, lasers, and surgery...and who wouldn’t want to look forever fresh-faced? A millennial's answer to the inevitable march of time? One word: ...

Tags: Dermatology, Non Invasive , Millennials, Prejuvenation

ALASTIN Skin Nectar Review: Skin Regeneration & Skin Care Nectar

... which is great in itself but is particularly helpful prior to skin procedures ( microneedling, lasers, etc.) or surgery (facelifts, necklifts, etc.)."- Kian Karimi MD, FACS Additional Information (provided by Alastin)Procedure ...

What is Microneedling?: Microneedling Procedure & Benefits

Lasers and chemical peels are often counterintuitive for darker skin, as there is a greater risk for discoloration to come back worse than before. Microneedling, however, is very effective for darker complexions as it breaks up the top layer of the ...

Tags: Collagen, Scar, hyperpigmentation, Microneedling, Chemical Peel, Blemish

How to Prevent Collagen Loss as You Age

Laser treatments. Laser resurfacing, such as fractionated (Fraxel) lasers emit pixilated light onto the skin, or Ultherapy, a laser treatment that uses ultrasound treatment, both which can resurface the skin. This results in a wound-healing process ...

Tags: Sunscreen, Sun, wrinkles, chemical peels, Collagen, microdermabrasion, Lasers, Anti-Aging, Retinol

Age Discrimination Fueling Cosmetic Procedures

Botox for reducing the appearance of fine linesLasers for skin resurfacing and reducing age spots and other sun damageChemical peels for a deeper skin resurfacingMicrodermabrasion for renewing overall skin tone and textureSculpSure for toning up the ...

Tags: Dermatology, cosmetic surgery, microdermabrasion, Chemical Peel, Anti-Aging, Botox , Dermal Fillers , SculpSure, Prejuvenation

3 Simple Habits to Look Your Best

The most important thing someone can do cosmetically and for prejuvenation has nothing to do with lasers and light sources,” says Dr. Matt Avram, a board-certified dermatologist in Boston, Massachusetts. As a world-renowned expert in laser and ...

Tags: Dermatology, Sunscreen, Sun, Smoking, sun protection, Retin-A, sun damage, Wrinkles, Retinol, Prejuvenation

Danger Behind the Laser: Who's Doing YOUR Procedure?

Simple"While it may seem like a minor procedure, it's not. People are misled because lasers are advertised as minimal pain and no downtime, and they think it's a "simple and easy" treatment.  Laser treatments have had ...

Tags: Dermatology, laser treatment, Lasers, Board Certified, Prejuvenation

Say Goodbye to Brown Spots!

Weinstein knows a thing or two about lasers. She completed a prestigious Laser, Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgery fellowship at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, with clinical faculty from the Harvard and Yale Departments of Dermatology.What is your ...

Facial Aging: Top 3 Most Common Complaints

Surgeons and is well known in his community for being a Training Physician for injectables and ...

Tags: Dermatology, Aging issues, Dysport, facial fillers, Botox , Kybella, Prejuvenation

A Prejuvenation Guide To Preventing Wrinkles and Slowing Aging

Fractional laser resurfacing, such as Fraxel Dual and Clear + Brilliant lasers, Picotoning or intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments,?allow patients to erase sun damage and improve skin texture without prolonged downtimes. Patients can benefit from ...

Tags: Skin Care, Skin Products, Neurotoxins, Body Contouring, Skin Tightening, retinoids, Prejuvenation

The Best Treatment for Acne Scars and Facial Aging

Vista, California, “Which do you prefer for acne scarring and wrinkles, chemical peels or lasers?”  Dr. Rullan’s areas of special interests and training include the treatment of Acne and Psoriasis, Chemical Peels for Acne ...

Tags: Lasers, Acne Scarring, Chemical Peel

What Can I Do For Congested Pores and Blackheads?

And finally, Roche says lasers can also help with the appearance of large pores. Treatments such as Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) laser treatments help stimulate collagen production, even out skin tone and reduce hyperpigmentation, therefore reducing ...

Tags: Retin-A, Lasers, Skin Cleanse, Pores, HydraFacial

Can Hair Loss Really Be Reversed?

However, though low-level lasers might do the trick, minoxidil is still the most effective and rigorously tested out of the over-the-counter treatment hair growth methods. Prescription Options For patients whose doctors recommend something ...

Tags: Hair Loss, Hair Transplant, FUE, Baldness, Hair Restoration

Is There Really A Reliable Cure For Cellulite?

Other lasers like Cellulaze and subcision treatments like Cellfina go underneath the skin to actually cut the fibrous bands that contribute to the puckered appearance when fat is unevenly distributed underneath. Without the tension and ...

Tags: Cellulite, Cellfina, Cellulite Reduction

Cosmetic Procedures for Acne Scars: Acne Treatment Options & Cost

Some of the most effective methods are as follows:Laser treatments like C02, Er:YAG, and fractional lasers can help ice pick, rolling, and boxcar scars by removing a layer of skin so that new skin can form in its place. These treatments usually have ...

Tags: Acne, Acne Scarring, Laser Treatments, Acne Scar, NeoClear

How to Treat Hair Loss

Propecia. Other common options include Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and lasers to stimulate hair growth. On the Surgical Side...Hair transplant surgery takes about 3 to 6 hours depending on the size of the thinning area. Avram explains ...

Tags: Hair Loss, Hair Follicle, Follicular Unit Extraction, Propecia, Hormones, PRP, dermatologist, Platelet Rich Plasma , Prejuvenation

Double Chin No More!

... you go to someone who can offer more than one approach, and not only fillers or only lasers. "I think people can achieve a more natural look if they use a combination of options," states ...

Tags: Dermatology, Non Invasive , CoolSculpting , Fillers, Non Surgical, Kybella, skin laxity, double chin, Prejuvenation

GentleLase Review: GentleLase Hair Removal

GentleLasePermanently removes hair well with less pain and is considered safer than most other lasers by many expertsReliable, safe, large spot size and pulse rate for fast treatments.Versatile, treats mostly any hair type. Excellent laser hair ...

Tags: GentleLASE, laser hair removal, Gentle Laser Hair Removal, GentleMax, GentleYag

Excel V Laser Review: Rosacea & Spider Veins Treatment

Dependable, powerful, versatile. No consumables, which is a major plus in comparison to pulsed dye lasers"- Anonymous Physician ReviewerAdditional Information (provided by Cutera)Procedure Description:Excel V provides precision laser treatments ...

Tags: spider veins, Port Wine Stain , Pigmented Lesions, Facial & Spider Veins, Pigment Removal

Is Cold The Future Of Targeting Pigmented Skin?

Other causes include birth control pills and sun exposure.Manstein says high-intensity lasers can aggravate the condition by triggering irritation or inflammation, which can induce more pigmentation. Cold temperature treatments could be a new ...

Tags: Pigmentation, skin care, Whole Body Cryotherapy, Brown Pigmentation, Pigment Removal

Top 3 Places Women First Show Signs Of Aging

Saluja says using lasers and radio frequency devices for the neck is the best place to start for lines and laxity. “Some of the radio frequency treatments have zero downtime so you can choose what type of downtime that you want,” says ...

Tags: Skin Care, Eye Lift, neck lift

A Sure Way to Better Skin: PicoSure

Less Heat & Less TraumaLike traditional lasers, PicoSure is a type of laser whose aim is to break up pigment in the skin, but this innovative technology is also so much more. What is unique about PicoSure is its delivery of highly targeted, ...

Tags: Picosure, laser tattoo removal, Tattoo Removal, Hyperhydrosis

Profound Review: Skin Tightening Treatment & Procedure

... as alternative to facial fillers as well, and as a retexturizing tool in addition to skin care and lasers and chemical peels. No other way to truly restore elasticity"- Anonymous, M.D."Best is for patients who have volume loss, are older ...

Tags: Profound, rf skin tightening, radiofrequency skin tightening, microneedle , energy injection, elastin, profound before&after

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The development of fractionated lasers has revolutionized our ability to safely rejuvenate the skin. However, they are often used in combination with intense pulsed light or the Q switched lasers for enhanced pigment removal.

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2 Pico Lasers PicoSure (755nm) and PrimaPico(1064 and 532)

Tags: Picosure, Laser Tattoo Removal

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Inflammatory acne resistant to topical and systemic drugs, successfully treated with lasers with 2 to 3 treatments a week for 2 months using a Q-Switched Nd:YAG (Fotona QX Max) in Q-swtiched and Accelera Made.

Tags: Acne, Q-Switched, Laser Treatments

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Many patients present with a combination of issues including sun damage with brown spots (lentignenes) and red blood vessels (telangiectases). There are many devices that can help remove these including chemical peels, intense pulse light, fractionated devices and more traditional CO2 and Erbium lasers.