Turn back the clock in Charlotte

Charlotte top dermatologistCharlotte residents can turn back the clock on aged and damaged skin with Forever Young BBL™ treatments. A board-certified dermatologist can offer several options in non-surgical rejuvenation. However, this system can be beneficial for improving a wide range of skin conditions, from hair removal and light photofacials; to skin tightening and deep laser peels. Imagine a treatment for sagging skin and, fine lines or wrinkles without the need for surgery. In addition, your dermatologist can pinpoint and treat problems such as age spots, small facial veins, and a host of other skin blemishes. Forever Young BBL™ uses light energy delivered by the BBL™ to gently heat up the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will cause your skin cells to generate new collagen, resulting in:

  • The restoration of your skin to its natural beauty
  • Blending the skin’s natural colors
  • Making skin smoother, vibrant, and younger looking
  • Removal of unwanted brown and red spots.
  • Stimulates the formation of new collagen and elastin, which will rejuvenate the damaged skin

Most patients report that they experienced a brighter face, diminished red lines, a more even skin tone, and reduction of sagging skin within a few weeks of treatment.

Preparing for the procedure

Before the procedure, a board-certified dermatologist will review your medical history and conduct a comprehensive physical exam. Your doctor will discuss realistic expectations with you. She or he will also explain the potential risks, and the expected outcomes of the procedure. If you decide that you will undergo Broad Band Light therapy, you will need to be diligent in avoiding sunbathing, tanning beds, body waxing, chemical peels, and dermal injections for at least two weeks prior to the procedure. You will also be required to discontinue the use of aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and even herbal supplements. Any medication of supplement that could increase the risk of bleeding. Fotofacial therapy is suitable and recommended for the following conditions:

  1. Acne scars
  2. Birthmarks
  3. Facial redness
  4. Scars
  5. Sun-damaged skin
  6. Unwanted hair
  7. Wrinkles

After BBL therapy

You will not immediately observe any noteworthy changes. Most results will be perceptible within weeks after the procedure. For the first four to eight hours after treatment, you can expect to experience a slight stinging sensation accompanied by some redness. It is recommended that one should sooth and relieve affected areas by applying cool packs or moist cloths. Your Charlotte dermatologist may also suggest the application of a moisturizing lotion to the treated area twice daily, for at least three months after the final treatment.

Photofacial treatments in Charlotte, NC

If you seek to avoid premature aging and other problems with your skin, Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte can provide high quality and innovative treatment in a caring and professional environment. Dr. Nixon is a board-certified dermatologist whose dedication, experience, and knowledge will provide the best possible treatment for your cosmetic concerns.

Their range of services includes medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology; including removal of skin cancer. In addition to Halo by Sciton, they provide a full range of cosmetic offerings such as skin tightening, fat reduction, chemical peels, Botox treatments, microdermabrasion, and more. Treatment is available for both adult and pediatric patients. Call Dermatology Specialist of Charlotte today for a skin care evaluation and information about Forever Young™ BBL treatments.

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