Considering SmartSkin Laser to Reduce Wrinkles and Promote Even Skin Tone and Texture? Come See Dr. Lovich. Serving Medford, Ashland, Grants Pass OR.
Before/After Pictures: Smart Skin Laser
SmartSkin is an ablative laser, which means it removes the outermost top layer of the epidermis, the stratum corneum. The heat from the laser light also reaches the dermis, however, there it remodels the skin by stimulating the formation of new collagen, the protein that gives skin youthful, healthy-looking volume. The loss of skin volume (usually as the result of sun damage) is what causes lines and wrinkles to form.
The technology is used to treat the following skin conditions:
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Age spots and uneven pigmentation
- Irregular tone and texture * Acne and other scars
- Actinic keratoses (precancerous lesions)
For best results, most skin conditions require 4-6 treatments spaced 3-6 weeks apart.
SmartSkin CO2 anti-aging laser applies a series of tiny pulses of laser energy at the 10.600 nm wavelenth forming mico zones of ablation in the skin, stimulating deep (not just superficial) collagen formation and renewal. As these microscopic holes heal, new younger looking skin is revealed!
The SmartSkin treatment takes approximately 20 minutes. You’ll be given safety glasses as a protective measure, and cool air will be applied to your skin during the procedure. Most people do not request a topical anesthetic for this particular laser treatment, but ask your doctor for one if you have any concerns about pain.
Afterwards, your skin will appear slightly sunburned. You’ll see immediate improvements in your skin, but the greatest changes will appear several weeks later, after the healing process is over and the skin has formed new, younger-looking tissue.
Based on how many treatments and how aggressive those treatments are, you many look several years younger. The principle of anti-aging laser skin rejuvenation is to renew the skin back to how it looked and felt 5-10 years ago, depending upon the degree of microablation. With proper skin care and protection, the results may last for many years, most definitely slowing down the natural aging process!