Immediately following treatment, you may experience some additional redness, depending on your customized treatment settings. The redness will usually fade away within a day or two. In most cases, makeup may be immediately applied, and daily activities can be resumed the very same day. You will be asked by your Physician to stay out from the sun for a few days following the treatment and to apply sun screen till the next planned session.
What can I expect during the treatment?Joseph Radich2021-02-24T20:02:00+00:00
For both the IPL/ Resurfx, to ensure maximum comfort, your physician should apply cold coupling gel on the treatment area. Depending on your specific condition, you can expect the session to last 15-30 minutes. You may experience a warm sensation as the light is applied to the skin, but the treatment is gentle and should not feel uncomfortable.
How does the IPL™/Resurfx™ work?Joseph Radich2021-02-24T20:01:34+00:00
The IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) technology allows treatment of Rosacea symptoms like flushing, redness and visible blood vessels, as well as improving the overall appearance of your skin. Stellar M22™IPL with Optimal Pulse Technology (OPT™) enables your clinician to customize the treatment according to your skin type, condition severity, and desired results, with maximum safety. Light pulses penetrate the tissue and create heat inside the blood vessels, which closes the vessels’ walls, eventually causes them to disappear.
The ResurFX™fractional laser is a state-of-the-art, non-ablative, skin resurfacing technology. ResurFX™fractional laser stimulates the production of new collagen and elastic fibers in the deeper layers of the skin. Stimulating new collagen production is the key to a more radiant, youthful looking skin.
The ResurFX™technology enables your physician to achieve excellent clinical results over a sequence of treatments while keeping your comfort maximal and downtime minimal.
What are the side effects?Alex2020-10-07T04:33:06+00:00
Side effects are very rare. 3% of patients experienced eyelid drooping in frown lines studies and 1% of patients experienced eyelid swelling in crow’s feet studies. Other possible side effects include: dry mouth; discomfort or pain at the injection site; tiredness; headache; neck pain; eye problems: double vision, blurred vision, decreased eyesight and dry eyes; and allergic reactions. Ask your skincare professional for more information about side effects or any other concerns you may have about the procedure.
Treatment is often described as feeling like a pinch. Ice may be used to numb the treatment area before the procedure is performed. If you are concerned about discomfort, a topical numbing cream may be applied before the procedure.
How many microneedling treatments will I need?Alex2020-09-09T20:26:39+00:00
Some patients only require a single treatment once per year to achieve optimal results. However, it is recommended for most patients to receive a series of 3-4 treatments spaced about 6-8 weeks apart. For patients with deep wrinkles, advanced photo-aging, stretch marks or acne scars it is recommended to receive 6-8 sessions at 6-week intervals.
When will I see results?Alex2020-09-09T20:24:58+00:00
Patients notice an immediate “glow” to their skin. Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several days and weeks. Results can continue to improve up to 6 months after a treatment as collagen production continues.
How long does the procedure take?Alex2020-09-09T20:23:30+00:00
Treatment can only be administered by a KYBELLA®-trained healthcare specialist. At each treatment, you will receive multiple small injections under your chin, and the injection process takes about 15 to 20 minutes. The exact number of injections will depend on the amount of fat you have under your chin and your desired profile.
How many treatments will I need?Alex2020-09-09T19:01:52+00:00
You and your skincare professional will customize your KYBELLA® treatment regimen, including how many treatments you need, based on your desired chin profile. Many patients experience visible results in 1 to 3 treatment sessions. During these sessions, your provider will administer KYBELLA® into the fat under your chin using multiple tiny injections. Up to 6 treatment sessions may be administered spaced monthly.