Laser Skin resurfacing

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1540 Icon Fractional Laser Skin resurfacing


 
Say goodbye to tired, dull skin – and hello to a brighter, younger-looking you!
Dull skin is unattractive but it can easily be changed. The most common skin concerns that create skin dullness are sun-damage, fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, surgical scars and even stretch marks. These bothersome cosmetic conditions may seem difficult or impossible to improve, but with revolutionary IconTM laser technology, they are gone quickly and easily in just a few short treatment sessions.

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How does 1540 Icon Fractional laser work?

It uses cutting edge fractional non ablative technology to deliver high pulses of energy into the skin to target all of your unwanted skin concerns without causing harm to the surrounding skin

What skin conditions does 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treat?

  • Fine lines and Wrinkles
  • Sun damage
  • Sun Spots
  • Acne scars
  • Surgical scars
  • Stretch Marks
  • Melasma
  • Dull Skin
 

It uses cutting edge fractional non ablative technology to deliver high pulses of energy into the skin to target all of your unwanted skin concerns without causing harm to the surrounding skin

How do I know if I are candidate for 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treatment?

Consultations is required before your treatment. In general, Fitzpatrick Skin types 1-4 are candidates . If you are skin type 5 and 6, you need to have a test spot treatment

What to expect on the day of the treatment?

  • Arrive 30-45 minutes prior to your appointment for numbing
  • You may take Ibuprofen 600 mg or 800 mg at least 30 minutes before the treatment if you wish
  • Remove all facial make up
  • Make sure to avoid sun exposure 4 weeks prior to your treatment and that includes sun burns, tanning salons and self tanners
  • You will be given protective goggles to cover your eyes
  • You will be given cryo air cooler to supply gentle cooling to your skin during the treatment and after

How does 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treatment feel?

Everyone’s response is different. Some patients may feel nothing during treatment while others may feel mild discomfort I the form of heat, like getting s sun burn.

What comfort measures does Dr.Avaliani offer during the treatment?

  • Topical anesthetic numbing cream
  • Cryo air cooler
  • Pain medications: Non prescription and prescription options are available (optional)

How many 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treatments will I need?
A complete treatment course involves 4 sessions at one-month intervals, however, everyone’s skin conditions are different and Dr.Avaliani will customize the treatment for optimal results for your skin concern.

How long does the 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treatment take?

Treatments are rather quick and typically take about 30 minutes or less.

How soon can I resume normal activities after 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treatment?

You can resume regular daily activities the same day after the treatment. However, due to mild redness and swelling you may experience 2-3 days of “social downtime”.

What are contraindications to 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treatment?

  • Excessive sun exposure 3-4 weeks prior to the treatments
  • Accutane use in the last 12 months
  • Presence of active infection or inflammation in the treatment area
  • Presence of active wound
  • Presence of recent surgical scar, less than 6 months old
  • More details are discussed at the time of the consultation

What are the most common side effects of 1540 Icon laser resurfacing treatment?

The most common and first side effects of the treatment are Redness, swelling, puffiness, dry skin, itchiness. Some of the dark pigmentation spots may turn darker.
Other side effects include skin burns, risk of hyper or hypopigmentation, scarring, but are very rare and proper evaluation and informed consent before treatment is required

Please do not hesitate and call 212-673-8888 for your consultation with Dr.Avaliani to rejuvenate your dull skin and find out which treatment is right for you.