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ACCENT PRIME BEFORE & AFTER

ERBIUM LASER

HELPS ADDRESS:

  • Scars
  • UV damage
  • Mild to moderate wrinkles
  • Age spots
  • Freckles
  • Melasma
  • Seborrhoeic keratosis
  • Some non-melanoma skin cancers
  • Some birthmarks
PRICE RANGE: $750-$2,500 depending upon location, practitioner, treatment areas and model of laser.
AVERAGE DOWNTIME: 1-2 weeks depending upon depth of erbium laser, treatment area and number of passes required.

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ERBIUM LASER TREATMENT AT A GLANCE

WHAT IT DOES: Erbium laser is an example of a solid-state laser. As the light from an erbium laser hits the skin, it is absorbed by water inside the skin cells, resulting in their destruction. The heat generated in the area surrounding the target tissue results in shrinkage, or “tightening”, of existing collagen strands while also stimulating the formation of new collagen. Erbium laser is more active on the upper layers of the skin and cannot penetrate to the depths of a gas state laser, such as CO2 lasers. However, erbium lasers are quite versatile and can treat both large and very small areas. The high precision of erbium laser makes it very effective for treating small areas, but also imperfections in the appearance of skin, such as acne scars, dark spots, uneven tone, and texture, among other issues.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: As with other treatments that produce high levels of heat in the skin, erbium laser may not be appropriate for some darker skin types because of the risk of stimulating unwanted pigmentation. Similarly, in treating dark circles around the eyes, if the darkness is due to a component of pooling blood, an erbium laser may not be the best choice. Other treatment options, such as under-eye filler, may be more helpful. As always, before proceeding with erbium laser, it’s important to discuss all available treatments, as well as possible side effects, with a medical practitioner.



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CHEMICAL PEELS

HELSPS ADDRESS: Acne, Acne Scars, Age Spots, Rough Texture, Discoloration, Fine Lines, Wrinkles
PRICE RANGE: $250
AVEREGE DOWNTIME: 0-2 Weeks

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TREATMENT AT A GLANCE

WHAT IT DOES: Administered by a skincare professional, chemical peel’s work by exfoliating the skin’s surface to reduce the appearance of blemishes, texture, or wrinkles.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Chemical peels come in many different strengths and acidic formulations. Some common acids in chemical peels are alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), beta hydroxy acid (BHA), and trichloroacetic acid (TCA).

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THE CHEMICAL PEEL EXPERIENCE

ERBIUM LASER TREATMENT FAQS


*Always consult your physician before undergoing this procedure.

POST-TREATMENT SKINCARE ROUTINE

**It is recommended to incorporate an at-home skincare regimen after this procedure; always consult with your physician before using a regimen for individual at-home advice.
**Follow all product use instructions and warnings
***If irritation occurs, discontinue use; if irritation persists, consult your physician

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