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BBL- BroadBand Light

What is BBL BroadBand Light?

BBL is an innovative technology that sets new standards for skin conditions associated with aging, active life-styles, and sun damage. BBL energy allows for precise treatment of age and sun spots, small facial veins, and many other skin conditions. 

How does BBL work?

The light energy delivered by the BBL will gently heat the upper layers of your skin.  The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to regenerate new collagen.  This process will restore your skin to its natural beauty, blending its natural colors and making it smoother, vibrant and younger looking.  In addition, the photothermal energy will eliminate fine vessels that cause redness and reduce unwanted melanin that produces pigmented lesions.

What conditions can be treated with BBL?

  • Pigmented Lesions (freckles, age spots)
  • Vascular Lesions (redness, small blood vessels)
  • Sun damaged skin

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments needed will vary but generally ranges from two or four.  

What will happen during the procedure?

Your eyes will be protected with safety shields. You will feel a hot or “rubber band snap” sensation as the light is absorbed by the targeted areas. Your procedure may take a few minutes to half an hour depending on the size of the area to be treated and the type of procedure performed.

Will it be uncomfortable?

The procedure is gentle, noninvasive, and safe. Generally, there is no need for a topical anesthetic.

What should I expect after the treatment?

You may experience some redness that resolves within a few hours.  For some pigmented lesions, you will see a darkening of the treated areas followed by fading and flaking off days later.  Your skin will feel smoother, fine lines and pores will be less noticeable, and sunspots or uneven pigmentation will fade.

How long will it take to recover?

This is a noninvasive procedure with virtually no downtime.  In most cases, you are able to return to work, apply makeup, and resume most of your activities immediately.

Skin Firming- Skin Tyte

What is SkinTyte?

The SkinTyte treatment is based on the principle of selective thermolysis and utilizes pulsed light technology to deeply heat your skin while cooling and protecting the entire treated surface. SkinTyte can be provided quickly and comfortably with no downtime. The end result is a more youthful appearance.

How does SkinTyte work?

The SkinTyte procedure utilizes infrared energy to deeply heat dermal collagen. This process promotes partial denaturation and contraction of collagen. The heat also initiates the body’s natural healing process, which creates a renewed collagen foundation leading to increased skin firmness. Powerful cooling maintains the outer surface of your skin at a cool temperature before, during, and after each pulse providing the patient a comfortable and safe procedure.

What is the treatment like?

The SkinTyte light energy is delivered in a sequence of rapid pulses. There is no need for anesthetic. A series of pulses is repeated over the treatment area to ensure best results. The face and neck can be treated within 30 minutes.

What should I expect after treatment?

You may have some mild redness in the treated area immediately afterward but returns to normal within minutes. There is no downtime. You can return to regular activities and apply makeup after each session.

What areas can be treated?

SkinTyte treatments are safe for all skin colors and can be performed on any area of the body where an improvement in your skin firming is desired. Popular areas include the face, neck, abdomen and arms. 

What results should I expect?

SkinTyte results vary from patient to patient. The procedure is recommended for patients who desire moderate, noticeable skin tightening without having to undergo surgery. Full results often take up to four months as the collagen of your skin is rebuilt and strengthened.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments needed will vary but generally ranges from two or four.

Perlane®

What is Perlane® used for?

Perlane® filler is used to smooth moderate to severe facial folds and wrinkles such as the lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth (nasolabial folds). It has been found to be a safe dermal filler that restores volume and fullness to the skin.

How does Perlane® work?    

Perlane® is injected into the skin with an ultrafine needle. It plumps the skin to smooth away wrinkles and folds. Perlane®’s water-loving nature attracts and binds water molecules to help maintain volume. Perlane® is composed of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance that already exists in the body. The hyaluronic acid in Perlane® is a clear gel that is chemically cross-linked to delay breakdown by skin enzymes. Perlane® is non-animal-based and free from animal protein. This quality prevents disease transmission and allergy pre-testing is not necessary.

How long does Perlane® last?

Perlane® is proven to deliver long-lasting results. Studies have shown that Perlane® effects generally last about six months. Perlane® gradually disappears from the body without a trace.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a dilute, purified form of Botulinum toxin which is an extremely effective muscle relaxant.

How does BOTOX® Cosmetic eliminate facial wrinkles?

When BOTOX® Cosmetic is injected into the superficial muscles of the face, it relaxes these muscles and prevents the wrinkle lines caused by squinting, frowning, and raising our eyebrows. BOTOX® Cosmetic is ideal for improving and smoothing the skin between the eyebrows, the lines of the forehead, and the crow’s feet area around the eyes.

How is BOTOX® Cosmetic used?

A small amount of BOTOX® Cosmetic is injected into the muscle that creates a wrinkle. By injecting the BOTOX® Cosmetic into a muscle, it blocks the nerve impulse from reaching that area and the muscle begins to weaken. As the muscle weakens, the BOTOX® Cosmetic treated areas begin to relax and the wrinkles in the skin soften and often disappear.

Does a BOTOX® Cosmetic injection hurt?

Applying a topical anesthetic cream for several minutes prior to the BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment will effectively numb the area. When the BOTOX® Cosmetic is injected, you may feel a slight stinging sensation that quickly subsides. Once the BOTOX® Cosmetic injection is complete, the discomfort subsides.

Is BOTOX® Cosmetic safe?

BOTOX® Cosmetic has an excellent safety profile. It has been used for almost two decades and has not resulted in any toxic effects to patients.

What are the advantages of BOTOX® Cosmetic?

  • BOTOX® Cosmetic is a quick and effective way to remove wrinkles. A typical treatment takes 10 minutes. Results are seen within 4 to 7 days
  • Little discomfort
  • There is no “down-time”. After the BOTOX® Cosmetic injection, you may resume normal activity or go back to work
  • There is no physical evidence that you had a cosmetic procedure done
  • There is no decrease in sensation or numbness of BOTOX® Cosmetic treated areas
  • BOTOX® Cosmetic is a nonsurgical approach to treat wrinkles

Who should not use BOTOX® Cosmetic?

Patients who are pregnant or have a neurological disease should not be treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic.

Cynthia Rogers, MD
8503 S. US 1, Ste 9
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
Phone: (772) 398-3376
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