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Sciton Laser Resurfacing and BBL/IPL at Skin Appeal, Tucson

Sciton Laser Resurfacing and BBL/IPL

At Skin Appeal in Tucson, we will help you rejuvenate and restore your skin to its youthful radiance. Allow us to use our years of expertise and extensive experience in cosmetic dermatology to address your personal needs. We will use our vast knowledge of laser treatments to customize the right skin rejuvenation treatment for you.

Forever Young BBL

Far superior to IPL, Sciton's BBL (broadband light) photofacial treatment deilvers better results in less treatments.  BBL offers a full range of photo-rejuvention treatments for reversing sun damage, rosacea, brown spots, acne and broken blood vessels.  Any part of the body can be treated with little downtime.  According to a Stanford study, BBL treatments 2-4 times per year can reverse and prevent aging of the skin by keeping the genes of youth turned on.  

What can I expect with the treatment?

Your laser expert will evaluate your skin and discuss your treatment goals.  Skin will be prepped and cool ultrasound gel applied.  During the BBL treatment, you eyes will be covered and protected but you may still see flashing lights.  The flash of the light on the skin will feel like a rubberband snap.  After treatment, the skin may be red for a few hours and feel like a sunburn.  If you skin has brown discolorations from sun damage, you will see a coffee ground appearance for 1-2 weeks.  No peeling occurs post treatment. 

How many treatments are needed?

Your skin will look smoother with pore reduction and a signficant reduction in brown and red discoloration after only one treatment.  For rosacea and broken blood vessels, 2-4 treatments, at 4-6 week intervals are recommended for best results. We recommend maintenance for the best anti-aging results based on the Stanford study with treatments 2-4 times per year. 

Halo Laser by Sciton

The Halo is the world’s first hybrid fractional laser. It simultaneously delivers non-ablative and ablative wavelengths. An ablative laser is one of the most effective treatments for improving the signs of aging. By removing the outer layers of damaged skin collagen production and restructuring is increased, leaving tighter, smoother, more radiant and even toned skin. The downfall of an ablative laser is the recovery and downtime needed, often 1-2 weeks.

A non-ablative laser treatment (like Fraxel) is far less invasive with little-to-no downtime. By heating up the outer layers of skin but not removing them, a non-ablative laser treatment is popular for patients who need to return to their everyday lives right after treatment. The downfall here is a series of several treatments are needed to achieve desired results with a non-ablative procedure.

The Halo Hybrid Fractional Laser focuses energy on the deeper collagen layer of skin leaving the surface of your skin largely intact for a quicker healing time. It delivers the results of an ablative procedure with less downtime (4-6 days mild red, flaky skin), like a non-ablative treatment. The best of both worlds!

Skin Appeal is the FIRST office to offer this revolutionary technology!

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Sciton NanoPeel Laser

The “modern peel”—no more chemicals, harsh grinds, or long appointments. Gentle laser peel instantly removes just the top layer of skin for beautiful results with just 3-4 days of downtime. Reveal soft, silky skin and restore a fresh, youthful glow to your entire face. Excellent complement to facial injectable procedures Fast and easy treatment. A terrific introduction to the benefit of laser resurfacing.

Sciton Contour TRL Skin Resurfacing

Contour TRL safely removes a layer of skin to a depth determined by your laser expert. The depth of treatment will depend on your skin condition, your desired outcome and expectation for downtime. Because Contour TRL can affect tissue with micron precision, we can treat your skin with the exact amount of energy needed– no more, no less. The advanced technology allows for safer, more effective treatments with faster healing times (5-10 days). Treating skin with a laser stimulates the growth of new collagen, which improves the skin’s thickness and resilience. The skin surface will also re-grow with fresh, healthy cells, which will give your skin a younger rejuvenated appearance.

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What conditions can be treated with Contour TRL?

  • Deep wrinkles (even in difficult to treat areas such as around the mouth and eye)
  • Scars
  • Actinic Keratoses (pre-skin cancers)
  • Solar spots
  • Poor skin tone and texture