Lasers and IPL

This is a collection of posts related to non-ablative laser and IPL treatment for rejuvenation.

In a perfect world all of us would prefer to stay forever young. While we don’t mind the occasional smile lines proving that we have lived a life full of positive memories, the absence of gravity’s undeniable pull and stubborn fat cells would be a welcomed gesture. Luckily, thanks to medical technology and a well-informed [...]

One of the most bothersome signs of aging are sun spots. Sun spots are tan colored “freckles” that appear on highly sun exposed areas such as the face and hands. They are a sure give-away of age, and no one likes them! Fortunately, there are several ways to remove sun spots. This article will review [...]

Melasma is a skin condition that mostly causes brown patches on the face. The parts of the face usually affected are the cheeks, upper lip, and central forehead. Women with darker skin tones are most commonly affected. It is a combination of sun and genetic predisposition that causes melasma; although, the exact reason some people [...]

We are living in an era of laser technology. Lightsabers may take it to the realm of fiction, but in real life, lasers are being used every day for myriad tasks. And when it comes to the health and appearance of your skin, you might be surprised to learn that there are actually a variety [...]

Laser rejuvenation is a cosmetic procedure used to help skin look healthier and provide a more youthful appearance. It minimizes the effects of aging, damaging rays from the sun as well as some skin disorders. The laser rejuvenation procedure either removes the outer layers of skin or targets unwanted age spots and dilated blood vessels. The [...]

Broken capillaries, or blood vessels, on the face can be unsightly and distressing.  They often appear around the nose or on the cheeks and chin.  Fortunately, we can treat them! Broken capillaries are not actually broken.  They are simply blood vessels near the surface of the skin that have become dilated and stand out.  Blood [...]

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