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The Smooth Touch in Skin Renewal
Your doctor has an exciting new tool for collagen remodeling of the skin. The revolutionary Smoothbeam diodebased laser system from Candela Corporation is designed specifically to help remove periorbital wrinkles and you help renew your skin and feel better about your appearance. Smoothbeam uses a patented LASR (laser assisted skin renewal) process that combines two unique elements.
The Smoothbeam 1450nm diode laser is the first device specifically designed to target the root cause of acne, the sebaceous gland. It provides the perfect balance of controlled cooling of the epidermis with precise heating of the upper dermis. And for patients seeking smoother skin, Smoothbeam safely improves acne scars and softens fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes.
Advanced Diode Technology – Provides superior reliability, portability and simple set up and use with standard 115 VAC power requirements.
Patented Epidermal Cooling – Candela’s Dynamic Cooling Device represents an adjustable epidermal protection technology to maximize patient safety and comfort.
Affordable – Smoothbeam is the value-added service that can take your practice to the next level with a rapid and substantial return on your investment. Designed to be portable, Smoothbeam can be moved between multiple office locations or from one treatment room to another.
Smoothbeam helps to renew skin by stimulating the generation of new collagen formation of the skin.
You are a good candidate for Smoothbeam treatment if:
Smoothbeam laser treatment is a new, noninvasive way to treat your skin.The laser employs a revolutionary, patented LASR (laser assisted skin renewal) process which with DCD (Dynamic Cooling Device), targets and heats collagen in the upper dermis while protecting the epidermis. stimulating new collagen formation.
A typical treatment will take between 10 and 30 minutes. Depending on the degree of aggressiveness you and your doctor decide on, your treatment can be a “lunchtime”procedure, in which you can go right back to work, or more aggressive treatment, in which there will be a brief recuperative period. Consult with your physician about your treatment schedule and interval between subsequent treatments.
You and your doctor will wear safety glasses to protect your eyes during the procedure.The doctor will use a small handpiece with a probe that touches your skin to deliver the laser light.You will feel the light spray of coolant onto your skin just before each laser pulse.
Because the laser’s Dynamic Cooling Device is so effective, many patients report the procedure as “mild,” with little more than a slight snapping or tingling sensation. Of course, pain is subjective, and topical anesthetics can be used if the patient wishes.
Although results vary, you should discuss your expectations with your doctor.
Several treatments may be required, depending on anatomical location and the extent of desired results.
Avoid sun exposure for 4-6 weeks before treatment, and again after treatment until your physician allows it. Care should be taken in the first few days following treatments to avoid scrubbing or rinsing the treated area with abrasive skin cleansers.
In general, most procedures have a low risk of side effects.More aggressive treatments might induce some temporary discoloration or reddening of the skin. Some patients might experience pigment changes in skin color. If this occurs, the skin will typically return to normal pigmentation over time.
Most insurance companies do not offer reimbursement for cosmetic procedures; however, you should consult your insurance provider for specific information.