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Lumenis Ultra Pulse CO2

Precision, power, perfection: introducing Lumenis UltraPulse Laser

Welcome to Beacon Dermatology, where cutting-edge technology meets personalized care. Our Lumenis UltraPulse laser is a state-of-the-art solution for skin resurfacing and rejuvenation, providing unparalleled precision and transformative results.

What is Lumenis UltraPulse?

Lumenis UltraPulse is a CO2 laser treatment is considered the gold standard in laser resurfacing leaving skin more youthful with improved skin texture and skin tone. The CO2 laser uses short bursts of energy to target water in the skin producing controlled injury. This process helps promote new collagen production. Additionally, CO2 laser treatment helps remove the top skin layer that holds sun damage and older skin cells, and triggers the body’s natural healing process to generate new, healthy, glowing skin. Patients typically note improvement in skin laxity with continued improvement as the skin heals and new collagen is produced.

Key features and benefits

  • Precision Resurfacing: UltraPulse’s fractional technology allows for precise targeting of damaged skin, promoting collagen production and skin renewal.
  • Versatile Treatment: Suitable for various skin concerns, including wrinkles, fine lines, scars, pigmentation, and uneven skin tone.
  • Customizable Settings: The UltraPulse laser offers adjustable settings to tailor treatments to the unique needs of each patient.

Conditions treated with Lumenis UltraPulse

Wrinkles and Fine Lines

  • Stimulate collagen production to reduce appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Acne Scars

  • Smooth and resurface skin to improve texture and appearance of acne scars.

Skin Pigmentation and Sun damage

  • Address sun damage, age spots, and uneven pigmentation for a more even skin tone.

Skin Tightening

  • Promote collagen remodeling for firmer and more youthful-looking skin.

Skin Growths

  • Target and remove skin growths such as actinic keratoses, seborrheic keratoses, dermatosis papulosa nigra, sebaceous hyperplasia, pearly penile papules

What to expect during your Lumenis UltraPulse treatment

  • Consultation: Schedule a consultation with Dr. Rains and the Beacon Dermatology team to discuss your specific concerns and goals.
  • Treatment Plan: The Beacon Dermatology team will create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your skin type and concerns, including a physician grade skin care regimen to maximize the CO2 laser therapy effectiveness and minimize potential side effects. Strict sun protection pre and post treatment are extremely important to maximizing the benefit and minimizing the chance of negative side effects.
  • Procedure: During the procedure, the UltraPulse laser is applied to the targeted areas, delivering controlled energy to stimulate skin regeneration while ensuring comfort is maintained during the treatment.
  • Recovery: Patients can expect treated skin to be red, swollen and feel like a sunburn after CO2 laser treatment. Typically, 1-2 weeks of downtime is needed to allow skin to heal. Patients need to avoid sun exposure at all costs while skin is healing and be diligent with sunscreen to protect results. Final results and skin improvement is realized at 3-6 months post CO2 laser treatment.

Who is a candidate? Who isn’t a candidate?

Ultrapulse CO2 laser can treat multiple skin conditions, and can benefit many different types of people. The ideal patient is one with a history of moderate to severe sun damage, minor to moderate wrinkles, acne scarring or discoloration of the skin and patients seeking improvement of overall skin texture and tone.

People who may not be a good candidate include anyone with a history of keloid scarring, history of immunosuppression, history of connective tissue disease, history of bleeding diseases, history of previous radiation treatment in the treated areas, active skin infections to treated areas, active cold sores to the treated areas, recent use of isotretinoin in the past 12 months, recent sunburn or sun tan to treated areas, or if you are pregnant, breast feeding or taking any medications that can increase the risk of photosensitivity.

Schedule your consultation today

Ready to experience the precision and power of Lumenis UltraPulse? Schedule a consultation with the Beacon Dermatology team. We are committed to providing personalized and effective treatments to bring out the best in your skin.

Beacon Dermatology – Redefining Beauty with Lumenis UltraPulse Laser Technology!

At a Glance

Michael Rains, MD, FAAD

  • Board certified in dermatology
  • Specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology
  • Author of multiple peer-reviewed publications and previous adjunct faculty at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin
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