Between a hot summer out in the sun and preparing for cooling weather, your skin can’t quite catch a break.
Even the most dedicated to a healthy skincare routine will still experience trouble from time to time.
If you really want to replenish aged, dehydrated, hyperpigmented, or wrinkled skin, you may need a little more help than the average skin care regimen can provide—and that’s where lasers come into play.
Our team of trained, experienced professionals is always looking for the latest, greatest, and safest technology to provide our patients with non-invasive aesthetic treatments. That’s why we love the AcuPulse CO2 laser!
What is Acupulse?
The Long Definition
AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser is a fractional ablative resurfacing system used to aid the skin in restructuring itself to a healthy complexion by removing the top layer of your skin in a targeted manner.
What It Really Means
This laser combines the benefits of skin tightening and directed resurfacing with a precise laser to give you healthy, glowing skin!
The AcuPulse laser treatment is a great choice for those looking for solutions to:
- Sun damage and wrinkles
- Acne scarring
- Pore size
- Scar mitigation
- A wide range of women’s health concerns
If you’re curious how AcuPulse could enhance your life or if it’s the best treatment for your skin concerns, give us a call to schedule a free consultation!
Who is AcuPulse for?
Generally, AcuPulse is a great choice for those who want to avoid injectables like Botox or fillers.
However, it’s also great for patients who want to improve damage caused by sun, smoking, or treat surgical and traumatic scars.
What to Expect
Have you decided AcuPulse is what you’re looking for? Here’s everything you need to know.
The treatment time depends on the area being treated but can last anywhere from 15 minutes to 90 minutes.
Typically, patients report minor or no discomfort for superficial treatments. Patients getting deep treatments (advanced sun damage or scarring) report more discomfort.
However, a topical anesthetic will be applied before any procedure. Also, most patients choose to take Tylenol or Ibuprofen before their treatment.
While you will notice improvements right away, the best results are seen within 3-6 months. The lasting effects of your treatment will largely depend on:
- Your lifestyle.
- The environment you live and work in.
- Your skincare routine.
Before any treatment, you’ll have a consultation in which we will outline your skincare goals as well as look at your medical history.
In this consultation, we will give you all the pre-treatment skin prep. We recommend avoiding sun exposure, tanning/self-tanning at least two weeks before and for 48 hours after treatment.
Schedule Your Consultation
We want to get a better idea of your skin concerns and desires, during this consultation we’ll dive into all the above and get you ready for your treatment.
If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to give us a call!