Smoothbeam Skin Laser
The Smoothbeam laser is a revolutionary skin care tool that dermatologists use to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and active acne. The treatment works by stimulating the production of natural collagen deep within the skin. Best of all, the Smoothbem laser does not burn, cut, or remove the surface layers of the skin. It works through the outer layers to stimulate collagen production in the underlying layers of skin.
How the Smoothbeam Skin Laser Works
The Smoothbeam laser works by heating the upper dermis, close to the surface of the skin, for the most visible results. The patient does not feel this heat on the surface of his or her skin because of the laser’s built-in cooling system designed to protect the skin from damage. The laser’s heat targets the dermis layer, which produces collagen. As this area is stimulated, collagen production increases, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and the sebaceous glands are forced to shrink. This helps to control any active acne the patient may have.
Smoothbeam Laser Candidates
Candidates for the Smoothbeam laser procedure are looking for improvement of the following skin imperfections:
- Light scarring
Smoothbeam Laser Procedure
Prior to treatment, your specialist may apply lidocaine or another local anesthetic to the skin. Topical local anesthetics typically take 30 minutes to take effect.
Each Smoothbeam laser treatment takes approximately 10 to 30 minutes. Typically, multiple treatments are necessary to achieve the desired result. When used for the treatment of active acne, the Smoothbeam laser must be used regularly to control the sebaceous glands.
Recovery and Results
Treatment with the Smoothbeam laser results in smoother, more evenly textured skin. The results of this procedure are usually more dramatic than those of exfoliating treatments such as microdermabrasion, but less so than those of laser skin resurfacing. After a Smoothbeam laser procedure, most patients require no significant aftercare and can return to their normal activities immediately. However, patients should avoid direct sun exposure for four to six weeks and take care not to irritate the skin with harsh or exfoliating cleansers. Treatments with the Smoothbeam laser are quite effective for reducing enlarged pores, fine lines around the eyes and mouth, wrinkles, and acne scarring. Smootbeam laser treatments can also be used regularly to manage acne and maintain a fresh, renewed complexion.
Smoothbeam Laser Costs
The cost of Smoothbeam laser treatment varies. Patients that have a small area of the face treated may pay as little as $100, while patients seeking to have the whole face treated may pay up to $400 for a single treatment. Generally, patients can get a better price for treatment if they purchase a series of treatments as a package deal.
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