Photorejuvenation is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures today, providing the best treatment for hyper-pigmentation, removing age spots, and redness due to broken capillaries.

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These treatments help ‘turn back the clock’.

Lifecycle and hormonal changes can affect the distribution of color (melanin) in our skin, leading to the appearance of sun spots, age spots, or melasma- a dark, patchy facial discoloration condition.

Alma’s light-based and laser treatments remove the appearance of spots and pigmentation by targeting the melanin in the darkened area, clearing all layers of the pigmentation and revealing even-toned, unblemished skin.

The treatments are specially designed for patient comfort and are safe and effective for all skin types, including dark skin.

How does AFT pulsed light technology work?

AFT photo-facial treatments effectively treat rosacea, facial flushing, red chests and necks, brown spots,sun damage and irregular skin pigmentation of most skin types.  Photo damaged skin with hyperpigmentation (brown spots), enlarged pores, and telangiectasia (veins) can be improved with AFT treatments.  Visible improvement is achieved with little discomfort and minimal risk.  During the treatment, light energy delivers a series of gentle pulses to the skin non-invasively. The light passes harmlessly through the skin and is absorbed by spots and lesions. The abnormal cells are destroyed, leaving only healthy tissue. AFT also stimulates the growth of collagen, can decreases pore size, and gives skin a youthful appearance.

How long is each treatment?  How many treatments will I need?

Because of AFT Photo rejuvenation’s short treatment time, quick effects and lack of downtime, AFT therapy is one of our most popular treatments. A session lasts about 20-30 minutes, depending on the areas being treated. Typically three to five sessions are schedule at four week intervals. Some may be satisfied with the results of five sessions, and some may desire additional sessions.

Is AFT Photo Facial painful?

While pain tolerance is an individual matter, most people tolerate AFT pulsed light treatment well, and describe the sensation as a rubber band snapping against the skin, with a potential lingering burning/tingling sensation for up to six hours after treatment.

Before treatment

Prior to an AFT treatment you should be aware of your last sun exposure and medications that you are currently taking.  The light that penetrates the skin with the AFT treatment can have an adverse effect if these aren’t taken into consideration.  Your laser technician will review these with you at each treatment.

After treatment

You may immediately return to your normal routine and even apply makeup. However, avoidance of sun exposure is strongly recommended or permanent pigmentation changes may occur.  Side effects of AFT Photofacial may include temporary redness or swelling. Any potential swelling should be minimal and can be treated with cold compresses.  The “coffee ground” spots (shattered melanin rising to the surface) in the treated area will flake off in less than a week.

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From $119.00/treatment 

Prepaid 3 or more $99.00/treatment

 

Dye-VL for Vascular Lesions

skin_rejuvination_baThe Dye VL Pro effectively treats rosacea, telangiectasias or spider angiomas (single dilated blood vessels), port wine stains (tend to darken and thicken as the person ages), hemangiomas (grow rapidly after birth, but usually disappear with time), sun damaged skin, spider veins, and stretch marks that are red in coloration.  The pulsed dye laser is a device that produces a bright light that is absorbed by abnormal blood vessels, which are destroyed without damaging the surrounding skin.

How long is each treatment?  How many treatments will I need?

Sessions last up to thirty minutes, depending on the size of the area. Some lesions (spider angiomas) may require only one or two treatment sessions, while larger lesions (port wine stains) require four to ten sessions.

Is the Dye VL Pro painful?

While pain tolerance is an individual matter, most people tolerate AFT pulsed light treatment well, and describe the sensation as a rubber band snapping against the skin, with a potential lingering burning/tingling sensation for up to six hours after treatment.

Before treatment

Avoid direct exposure to the sun for three weeks prior to the treatment as well as photosensitive medications for ten days. Sunburn and suntan may absorb the laser light and make the treatment less effective or adverse effects more prevalent.  Avoid aspirin and aspirin-like products for two weeks prior to treatment.

After treatment

Flaking of the skin may develop in the first several days and last up to two weeks. Some may experience a temporary brown discoloration of the skin for several months. When necessary, high setting may be used, a purple discoloration may appear immediately after the treatment – this lasts for seven to ten days. Treated skin may be overly sensitive to the sun and should not be exposed for several weeks to months. A sunscreen with SPF 30 or greater is suggested.

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From $119.00/treatment 

Prepaid 3 or more $99.00/treatment

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ClearLift

 

ClearLift is a laser treatment that can help improve the signs of aging such as age spots, small veins, pigment, redness, fine lines, and wrinkles.  ClearLift helps restore your skin’s appearance for a youthful, more radiant glow.  If your skin shows signs of imperfection or looks older than you would like, you are a good candidate for ClearLift treatments.  The best candidates have mild to moderate sun damage, are in good health and take care of their skin.clear lift alma

Alma’s technology delivers a controlled dermal wound without harming the overlying epidermis. Therefore, all stages of healing and skin repair occur under the intact epidermis without damaging the outer layer of skin.

How long is each treatment?  How many treatments will I need?

ClearLift is fast and easy to use – treatments in as little as 20 minutes!  You could see visible improvement in skin appearance in as little as one treatment.  Number of treatments depends on skin type and will be determined in your consultation, but typically range from 3 to 5 treatments every 3 to 4 weeks.  You will see optimal results in as little as 3 to 6 months.

Is ClearLift painful?

ClearLift is a virtually painless, non-ablative approach to laser skin resurfacing.  If you have considered laser skin resurfacing, dermabrasion, deep chemical peels, or even surgery but have hesitated because of the pain or extended recovery time, ClearLift may be the right solution for you.

What can I expect before each treatment?

Because ClearLift heats deep beneath the skin (up to 3mm in depth) no numbing is required prior to treatment.

What can I expect after each treatment?

Using ClearLift laser technology, patients are enjoying fast, comfortable treatments with visible results and no downtime.

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Face -$199.00/treatment                        Prepaid 3 or more $169.00/treatment

Neck- $199.00/treatment                       Prepaid 3 or more $169.00/treatment

Face & neck $299.00/treatment          Prepaid 3 or more $249.00/treatment