Skin Resurfacing Using the Sciton® Laser
Life in our modern world comes with a lot of upsides as well as downsides. While we enjoy many conveniences such as technology and transportation, we also experience environmental pollutants and sun damage from the depletion of the protective ozone layer. These harmful effects can damage our skin, leading to wrinkles, sun spots, discoloration, and acne scars. While we may not be able to avoid these pollutants and sun exposure, we can use modern technology to combat the negative effects on our skin. Here at The Aesthetic Institute, Dr. Wald is pleased to offer an effective treatment for skin resurfacing using the Sciton® Laser. This technique can revitalize your skin and remove the results of skin damage from the sun or other environmental pollutants.
What Is the Sciton® Laser?
The Sciton® Laser is a device that transmits heat energy into the skin. Sapphire contact cooling protects the surface layer while the heat waves are directly transmitted into target areas deep within the dermal layer. Dr. Wald can manipulate the Sciton® Laser to ensure that the appropriate depth of damaged tissue is treated. This treatment uses ablative fractional resurfacing rather than full-field resurfacing to significantly improve results, recovery time, and the healing process.
The Benefits of Fractional Resurfacing
Many resurfacing procedures use a full-field technique, which means they target a full section of skin. Full-field laser treatments remove an entire layer of skin so that the body can replace it with new, healthy skin. However, this treatment is more aggressive and requires more downtime than fractional resurfacing. Fractional resurfacing removes only pinpointed columns of skin rather than the entire layer, and it leaves the surrounding skin tissue intact. With only small amounts of damaged skin tissue being destroyed, it is easier for the body to heal rapidly from the treatment. Fractional resurfacing technology also allows Dr. Wald to control the coagulation depth and ablation for lighter or deeper treatment options. The Sciton® Laser is even more effective than other fractional lasers because it’s an ablative laser that fully removes microscopic columns of damaged tissue.
- No downtime with little to no recovery
- Fast treatment of 15 to 30 minutes
- More effective and precise skin resurfacing, particularly for acne scars and sun spots
- Also effective for skin tightening and active acne treatment
- Does not harm the surface skin but treats the damaged deeper tissues
- Multiple treatment areas
- Effective on all skin types and tones
- Adapts well to new treatments and procedures
While modern living can damage your skin, modern technology can restore it. Dr. Wald uses cutting-edge Sciton® Laser technology to improve your look through skin resurfacing, skin tightening, and/or acne treatment. To find out more about skin resurfacing or any other benefits that the Sciton® Laser can provide for you, schedule your consultation with Dr. Wald today through our online contact form or by calling (714) 738-4282.