Clear + Brilliant
Clear + Brilliant laser treatment can help prevent the visible signs of aging and address the overall effects time and the environment can have on your skin.
Clear + Brilliant is a gentle treatment that uses fractional laser technology to address and prevent the early signs of aging skin and works to rejuvenate and resurface the skin, improving its current condition . This treatment can be used as a corrective treatment to address skin discoloration, brown spots and early signs of aging.
What does the treatment involve?
CONSULTATION: At the start of the treatment a thorough consultation will take place, where our qualified & experienced dermatologist will examine your skin to see if Clear + Brilliant is right for you.
PROCESS: A topical numbing cream to your face prior to treatment in order to provide additional comfort.
TIME: 30 minutes for a complete session.
FINISHING: After the procedure. You might notice redness and swell for the first few hours, this is normal. To reduce any discomfort, we will apply Aloe Vera or Elica to the treated area to help decrease swelling and redness.
NUMBER OF TREATMENTS NEEDED: number of sessions may vary from patient to patient depending on their skin needs and concerns. For maximum results i4-6 treatments may be needed, though many patients choose to have routine treatments as part of their overall skin care regimen. Our dermatologist will discuss a personalized treatment regimen with you.
Frequently Asked Questions:
HOW DOES CLEAR + BRILLIANT WORK?
Clear + Brilliant works by creating millions of microscopic treatment zones in the upper layers of the skin, which replaces damaged skin with healthy tissue and yields younger looking skin.
DOES IT HURT?
Some of our clients have said they felt a slight tingling sensation on their face and felt some heat.
WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?
The results of Clear + Brilliant treatment are both immediate and progressive. Within a week or two after one treatment, your skin will start to feel softer, look brighter and show more even tone.
AFTERCARE OF CLEAR + BRILLIANT?
1. Avoid the sun for 7 days after the procedure. No Tanning.
2. Apply sunscreen daily, at least 30+ SPF.
3. Avoid any other type of skin treatment for 1 week after the procedure.
4. Do not use abrasive scrubs, toners, or products that contain glycolic acids or RetinA, they may irritate the skin.
5. Due to skin sensitivity avoid excess heat for 24-48 hours such as hot showers, saunas, hot tubs, or heat packs.
6. Remember that peeling and/or flaking is normal during the healing process.
Therefore, you should use moisturizing creams for moisture and
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
There do not appear to be any long-term health risks associated with the procedure. However, some people may experience minor side effects such as redness and swelling. The redness will dissipate over time lasting anywhere from a few hours to 24 hours after treatment. The day after treatment, you should expect a sand paper like texture and feel to your skin. This is the dead skin cells getting ready to slough off. The sand paper texture can last anywhere from 3-5 days.
WHAT RESULTS CAN I EXPECT?
After a Clear + Brilliant treatment, your skin will feel softer and have improved tone for a youthful, more radiant glow.
AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR CLEAR + BRILLIANT?
Clear + Brilliant treatments are great for women and men of all skin tones, who are looking to prevent and fight the early signs of aging or maintain their youthful appearance.
WHO IS NOT A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR CLEAR + BRILLIANT?
Patients who are currently undergoing or have had Accutane treatment within the past 12 months, have a history of hypertrophic scarring, or are pregnant should not have Clear + Brilliant treatments.