Facial Rejuvenation – Laser Genesis
Face Tightening Treatment
Laser Genesis is a laser face tightening treatment that can kick-start new collagen production to repair signs of sun damage and aging.
Laser Genesis is an excellent facial rejuvenation and anti-aging treatment through New Look Solutions that creates a more youthful healthy skin. This non-invasive, laser skin & face tightening treatment is most often performed on the face and neck, but it can also be used on the hands and chest. Laser Genesis is most often used to improve those conditions that are typically associated with signs of aging and sun damage, such as excessive redness, large pores, brown spots, uneven texture, and fine wrinkles. However, it is also an excellent treatment for acne and acne scarring. There is no downtime and no discomfort. Laser skin & face tightening is the perfect treatment for those wanting a clear, bright, smooth and firm skin without having to have a prolonged recovery time. It is often called “the lunch time laser” treatment as you can literally walk out the door with makeup on if you wish and resume your day!
What Does Laser Genesis Treat?
Frequently Asked Questions
These laser skin & face tightening treatments are approximately 30 to 45 minutes depending on the treatment area. Prior to the treatment photos will be taken. Your skin will be cleansed, and you will be given protective eye shields to wear during the treatment. Clients often describe the treatment as relaxing and therapeutic. You will experience a gentle warming of your skin’s surface during the procedure as the laser handpiece is moved back and forth about 1/2 inch above your skin. Once complete, the skin will feel and appear warm like a blushing sensation. You may apply makeup immediately following and go about your regular daily activities.
This skin & face tightening procedure is specialized and performed by a physician. Prices start as low as $100 depending on the area being treated.
By using light energy to gently heat the upper dermis below your skin’s surface Laser Genesis stimulates significant collagen regrowth. Additionally, heat is decreases dilated capillaries resulting in significantly reduced redness. Although you will see a change in your skin immediately after only one session, Treatments are generally recommended in a series of 3 to 5 sessions, performed 3-5 weeks apart for optimal results. Some clients may require more treatments or less treatments. Everyone is different and the physician will assess your skin and give her best prediction for your protocol requirements. You will see a smoother, healthy complexion as large pores are reduced in size, and minor imperfections are diminished. The individual skin & face tightening laser treatment results are subtle, but the overall effect of multiple treatments can be quite dramatic.
Laser Genesis is most commonly performed on the face and neck. It is also used frequently on the chest and even on the backs of your hands. Additionally, our physician can use this skin & face tightening laser therapy to diminish scars on other parts of the body.
Please refrain from the use of any artificial tanning products and products that contain high levels of acids and/ or Retin-A as these thin the skin. It is most important to make sure that the treatment area is not exposed to the sun for 2 weeks prior to treatment. This includes tanning beds, self-tanners and any pigment enhancing process for the skin. Sun exposure will make the skin sensitive to absorbing the treatment light more easily, which increases risk for potential side effects. Daily use of sunblock with SPF30 or higher will assist in reducing sun exposure but will not do enough if you are regularly outside. If your skin is too tan at the time of treatment, or if you had recent exposure to the sun (ie: watching a soccer game, baseball game, hiking etc.), our physician will delay your laser face & skin tightening treatment to a later date to reduce risk of side effects.
Utilizing good skin care products will further your results. Additionally, avoid significant sun exposure for two weeks following each treatment as you will be more sun sensitive and could compromise the results of the treatment. We recommend and SPF30 or higher if you need to be outdoors for any length of time.
The best candidates for this laser skin tightening procedure are those with inflammatory acne or acne scars and those individuals with signs of sun damage and aging skin who desire a healthier, smoother and more youthful complexion. During your consult the physician will discuss your desired results and may be able to show you before and after photos related to your complaint. Please note this procedure is not recommended for pregnant women. Fitzpatrick Skin Type VI (dark black skin) and some Skin Types V (moderately dark skin) are not normally treated with this technology.
At New Look Solutions we use a very specialized laser technology from the from the laser industry leader, Cutera™.
Yes. We require an appointment with our physician. During this appointment she will assess your skin and discuss your goals. There may be a procedure that is more appropriate or you may need pretreatment medication. If you have a history of cold sores, a pretreatment anti-viral prescription will be given to you.
You will see a change in your skin as early as the next day. Results gradually develop with each face & skin tightening laser treatment and continued textural improvement can occur for a months following treatment. We measure results based on the goals discussed at your consultation and with clinical photography.
Additional photographs may be taken at each visit and the doctor will make a comparison collage for you. Those photos will be sent to you via text so you can enjoy seeing your progress!