There may be many causes for fine lines and wrinkles to develop on your face. Age is just one factor that contributes to them. Sun exposure, smoking, and weight gain and loss may also result in wrinkles at a young age. PicoSure is a laser skin rejuvenation therapy that can resurface your skin so it looks firmer and more youthful.
What is PicoSure?
PicoSure has been used for removing tattoos, acne and other scars for several years. Now, it has been cleared by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles.
PicoSure is the first laser treatment that used picosecond pulses to change the top layer of skin. It is gentle, safe and effective. You will need no downtime after a session. The light pulses stimulate the production of elastin and collagen the two proteins that make your skin firm and elastic. In some cases, it may be more effective than injectables such as fillers and toxins.
How to Prepare for the Treatment
When you consult with our dermatologist, your skin issues will be examined and treatment may be recommended. If you have active skin sores such as acne or other skin disorders, you may need to wait until they heal before having laser skin rejuvenation.
If you are a good candidate for PicoSure laser skin rejuvenation, we will need to examine your medical history and any medication you are taking including herbal remedies and dietary supplements. We need to know if you have had any previous skin treatments for wrinkles such as chemical peels or dermabrasion or have any allergies. You should mention any other skin issues you have such as a tendency to cold sores or fever blisters.
We will give you a list of medications you should not take for 10 days before your treatment. If you smoke, it could undo all the good done by PicoSure laser rejuvenation. Smoking inhibits the healing of tissue and contributes to the development of fine lines and wrinkles. You should also avoid sun exposure for at least two months before your appointment.
We will give you detailed instructions for aftercare before you go home. This may include how to clean your face and any topical medication you need. When your treatment is completed and you have achieved your refreshed appearance, you still need to protect your skin from the sun and not smoke.
Get In Touch with Us for More Information
To learn more about the benefits of PicoSure laser skin rejuvenation, we warmly invite you to reach out and make an appointment with Nouveau MedSpa and Salon. At our convenient location in Chubbuck, our caring and devoted team of professionals will be pleased to explain this option to you in full and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to set up your consultation!