What is Photorejuvenation?

It sounds pretty high-tech, huh? Well don’t be scared by the long name! Photorejuvenation refers to a technique which uses laser technology to treat skin conditions such as skin discoloration, sun-induced freckles, rosacea, acne scarring, enlarged pores, broken capillaries, age spots, and more. The treatment leaves your skin with a more youthful, revitalized, and smooth appearance. The treatment is usually applied to the face, but can also treat the hands, neck, and chest.

So how does this treatment work?
Well it’s not magic! It is performed through laser technology. During the process, an intense light is emitted in gentle pulses over areas of the skin. Don’t be scared! If you are worried about the pain, many patients describe the feeling as a rubber band being flicked on the skin. The treatment can feel like a sunburn for a few hours after, but that is about it.

Who is this good for?
Well, we’d like to say everyone! And it is for everyone that wants to have more youthful, and smooth looking skin. The process is best for those suffering from sun-damaged skin (we’re talking to you beach bums!), enlarged pores, hyperpigmentation, or red, flushed faces.

What are the benefits of photorejuvenation?
Of course, let’s go over those! We want to help you find the best procedure for your skin, so below are pros and cons of this treatment. As with everything, there are always a few negatives and we want to be open about those to help you make the best decision.

Pros
– Quick recovery
– Improvements are relatively long lasting
– It can treat many areas of the body
– Helps reduce pore size
– Produces a more even skin tone
– Can reduce redness caused by rosacea
– Helps regain a more youthful appearance
– Safe treatments with minimal risk of adverse effects
– The procedure is rather quick

Cons
– May require several treatments
– Must stay out of the sun after each treatment for best results

There are tons of pros to this treatment, as well as a few cons. The cons are relatively minimal, as staying out the sun is required for most skin treatments to ensure your skin stays healthy and remains undamaged. It also may take several treatments to achieve the exact look you are going for.

This sounds like just what I’m looking for! Where do I start?
You are in the right place! Lucky for you, at The Laser Lounge Spa, we offer Photorejuvenation treatments at our Estero location. Call 239-728-1234 to get more information, book an appointment, or ask about pricing.

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