Micro Laser Peel
Micro Laser Peel is the perfect tool for removing mild to deep wrinkles that are the result of photoaging.
The treatment strips away light and mild wrinkles easily, quickly with automated scanning and large coverage area. The depth of the treatment is customizable up to 50um depending on the severity of the wrinkle with the addition of coagulation as an independent setting to improve the turgor of the skin. Depending on the depth of the treatment, patients can typically wear makeup within 2 – 4 days of the treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Micro Laser Peel?
A Micro Laser Peel is an erbium laser peel which removes a thin layer of damaged skin to improve texture and provide a more youthful appearance. It can be thought of as a middle ground between microdermabrasion/light chemical peels and full skin resurfacing. It provides superior results because it can be administered with great precision of depth. Vanity Medical Spa can custom tailor the treatment to your specific skin conditions and desired outcome.
How does Micro Laser Peel work?
The Micro Laser Peel’s beam is scanned over a treatment area to remove a very thin layer of skin. Removing the top layer eliminates some of the damaged cells that can give skin a tired, aged look. As the skin heals, fresh cells grow and resurface the treated area. The result is healthier-looking skin, often with reduced wrinkles and improved color evenness. Patients often comment that their skin went from looking tired to vibrant.
What conditions can the Micro Laser Peel treat?
The conditions that are treated with a MicroLaser Peel are mild wrinkles, scars, keratosis, sun damage (ie, freckles), and pigment irregularities. Popular treatment areas are the face and neck, though some people also choose to treat the chest and hands.
How many treatments will I need and how long will each treatment take?
Excellent results can be obtained in just one treatment; however, the number of treatments needed may vary from patient to patient. Most patients achieve their goals after two to three treatments spaced two to three months apart. Dr. Berberian can personalize a plan based on your specific needs and may choose to combine Micro Laser Peel with other aesthetic procedures to further customize your treatment. Depending on the size of the area being treated, the procedure usually lasts from 15 to 30 minutes.
Will it be uncomfortable?
One of the primary advantages of Micro Laser Peel is that it causes little pain because it does not penetrate very deep into the skin. For most patients, a topical numbing solution is all that is needed. During the treatment, cold air is gently blown against the skin to facilitate your comfort. Since everyone has a different threshold for pain, Dr. Berberian may suggest other options if needed.
How long will it take to recover?
Healing takes just three to four days. The procedure can be performed on a Thursday or Friday so you can return to work the following Monday. Immediately following your procedure you will notice that the skin resembles a sunburn. You will have minor sloughing on the second day. Redness will begin to fade by the third day and can be easily covered by makeup on the fourth day.
What aftercare do I need?
You will be given skin care products and instructions on how to use them. Your skin will be sensitive to sunlight after the procedure, so you must avoid direct sun exposure until fully healed. At Vanity Medical Spa Dr. Berberian recommends that you always use some type of solar protection (SPF> 30) to avoid sun exposure and premature aging of your skin.
When should I expect results?
Because only the outer layer of skin is treated, most patients notice an obvious improvement in tone, texture, and color evenness once the skin heals in approximately three to four days.
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About Dr. Robert Berberian
Dr. Berberian is committed to providing the highest quality of care in the treatment of his patients. Patients come from all over to be treated by Dr. Berberian and his experienced staff.
Dr. Berberian has over 20 years of experience and was Honored as one of “Bergen County’s Top Doctors in 2019 & 2020″ which was featured in Bergen Magazine.
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