Wrinkle reduction, skin tightening, resurfacing, acne scars

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Laser skin tightening, wrinkle reduction, resurfacing, acne scar reduction, remove facial veins, remove discoloration and gain even skin tones, all with no down time.

ICON MaxG: Skin Revitalization

Uneven skin tone is a common aesthetic problem we all notice as we age, especially if we have an active lifestyle out in the sun. After years of unprotected sun exposure you will notice brown spots, freckles, and sun spots. You may also notice unwanted vessels around your nose or rosacea on your cheeks. These common concerns can now be removed and you can reveal your glowing complexion with skin revitalization.  

Skin revitalization is ideal for reducing the appearance of pigment on your face, chest or hands including age spots, sun damage, freckles or birthmarks. It is also the perfect solution for unwanted vessels on your face including spider veins, broken vessels or rosacea (redness/flushing of the cheeks). In just a few quick treatment sessions, you will see a reduction in the appearance of brown spots and vessels leaving you with a more even skin tone and beautiful looking skin.  

How It Works 

Icon™ utilizes optimized pulsed light technology which, unlike lasers, uses many wavelengths of light with special filters that deliver the best wavelengths to treat specific aesthetic conditions. As the handpiece glides over the area being treated, specialized pulses of light are delivered into your skin and target brown spots, sun damage and vessels without causing harm to the surrounding skin. These imperfections absorb the energy delivered to your skin causing them to slowly disappear through your body’s natural healing process. You will see your brown spots turn darker in color and flake off over the next few weeks. You may also see an immediate improvement in your vessels with a continued clearance over the next few weeks.  

If you are a laser skin revitalization patient, please be aware of the following:

  • At least 4 weeks prior to your appointment, discontinue unprotected sun exposure, tanning beds and tanning creams on the areas receiving treatment.

Post Treatment Instructions For Skin Revitalization 

  • Immediately after the treatment, it is common to feel a mild sunburn-like sensation around the treatment site, which typically lasts 2-24 hours. Redness and/or swelling may accompany this and usually resolves in 2-3 days. 

  • Avoid sun exposure on the treated area and use a sunscreen SPF 30 or greater at all times throughout the course of treatment.   

  • The pigment may initially look raised/darker with a reddened perimeter. The pigment will gradually turn darker over the next few days and begin crusting and eventually flaking off of the skin from day 7-21.  

  • The vessels may undergo immediate graying or blanching, or they may exhibit a slight purple or red color change. The vessels will fully or partially fade in about 10-14 days.

Frequently Asked Questions 

What type of pigment can be treated?  

Icon™ is designed to treat age spots, sun damage and freckles on the face, neck, chest, arms, hands, legs and feet.  

What type of vessels can be treated?

 Icon™ is designed to treat spider veins and broken vessels on the face, neck, and some other areas of the body. 

Am I a good candidate for skin revitalization?  

Icon™ can be safely used on most skin types. During your consultation, we will determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure based on a variety of factors.  

What type of result can I expect?  

You can expect to see a decrease in the appearance of brown spots, sun damage and vessels for a more even skin tone. You will see a continued improvement over the first 6 weeks after your treatment.  

How long does the treatment take? 

Depending on the size of the area and the condition being treated, the sessions could range anywhere from 5-30 minutes.  

What does the treatment feel like?  

Most people feel only a slight “snap” like a rubber band followed by warmth of your skin. You will also feel cooling on your skin as the handpiece glides over the treatment area to help in providing a comfortable session.  

How many treatments will I need? 

Depending on the condition being treated, 1-3 treatment sessions are recommended for desired results.  

How far apart are treatment sessions? 

Treatment sessions should be scheduled 3-4 weeks apart.  

How much does the treatment cost? 

Treatment costs vary depending on the size of the area to be treated. 

How quickly will I recover? 

You can resume regular daily activities immediately following treatment. It is common to feel a mild sunburn-like sensation around the treatment site, which typically lasts 2-24 hours. We will discuss any other possible side effects and the necessary post-treatment care with you during the consultation.

ICON 1540: Fractional Non-Ablative Resurfacing

Skin Renewal, Scar Removal & Stretch Mark Treatment

There are many common aesthetic concerns that bother us with age. Some of these include sun-damage, fine lines, stretch marks and even surgical or acne scars. These bothersome aesthetic conditions can be difficult to improve with other solutions but, with our Icon™ laser technology, we can improve your skin quickly and easily.  In just a few short treatment sessions, you will see results in both the tone and texture of your skin, leaving you with the skin you’ve been wanting.  

How it Works 

Icon™ utilizes fractional laser technology to deliver specialized pulses of energy into your skin and targeting your unwanted pigment, wrinkles, stretch marks or scars without causing harm to the surrounding skin. Once the energy is absorbed into the skin your body’s natural healing process will begin creating new, healthy skin in the area that was treated. Over the next few weeks you will see continued improvement in both the coloration and smoothness of your skin.   

If you are a laser skin renewal patient, please be aware of the following: 

  • At least 4 weeks prior to your appointment, discontinue unprotected sun exposure, tanning beds and tanning creams on the areas receiving treatment. 

Post Treatment Instructions For Skin Renewal 

  • Immediately after the treatment, redness, swelling and/or brown debris at surface of the skin is common and typically lasts 2-24 hours but could last up to 35 days in some cases. 
  • Gentle cleansing and use of non-irritating cosmetics are permitted after treatment. 
  • Avoid sun exposure on the treated area and use a sunscreen SPF 30 or greater at all times throughout the course of treatment.   

Frequently Asked Questions 

What types of scars can be treated?  

Icon™ is designed to treat surgical and acne scars on any area of the body, including the face. 
 
What types of stretch marks can be treated? 
 
Icon™ is designed to treat stretch marks caused by pregnancy, weight gain and body changes due to puberty.
 
Am I a good candidate?  
 
Icon™ can be safely used on most skin types. During your consultation, we will determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure based on a variety of factors.  
 
What type of result can I expect?  
 
You can expect to see an improved appearance of your skin tone and texture over the first 6 weeks after your treatment.  
 
How long does the treatment take? 
 
This is dependent on the size of the area and the condition being treated, however most sessions take no longer than 30 minutes.  
 
What does the treatment feel like?  
 
Depending on the care option we select, you may feel nothing during treatment or mild discomfort. Post treatment instructions will be provided to manage pain if necessary.
 
How many treatments will I need? 
 
Depending on the condition being treated, 1-3 treatment sessions are recommended for skin renewal and 3-5+ sessions are recommended for stretch marks and scars.   
 
How far apart are treatment sessions? 
 
Treatment sessions should be scheduled 3-6 weeks apart.  
 
How much does the treatment cost? 
 
Treatment costs vary depending on the size of the area and condition being treated. 
 
How does it work? 
 
Pulses of fractional laser light are used to break down old and damaged tissue, triggering your body to create new tissue at the area being treated. This new tissue will provide healthier skin that’s more even in both color and texture.  
 
How quickly will I recover? 
 
Typically, you can resume regular daily activities the same day as your treatment. Immediately after the treatment, redness, swelling and/or brown debris at surface of the skin is common and typically lasts 2-24 hours. If a more aggressive treatment is performed, you may require a couple days of healing. We will discuss any other possible side effects and the necessary post-treatment care with you during the consultation. 

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