Skin Care on 5th Ave. in Peachtree, GA, offers PicoSure® FOCUS™, a non-surgical laser skin treatment that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to reduce wrinkles, sunspots, acne scarring, and other blemishes. It results in little to no discomfort or downtime. Meanwhile, this "lunch break" treatment is an easy fit for most busy schedules. Dr. Joseph Galitzin offers CareCredit® financing to make this and other skin treatments fit more easily into your budget.
How Does PicoSure Work?
PicoSure technology delivers short pulses of laser light lasting one trillionth of a second (a picosecond) into the deeper layers of the skin. This helps to spur collagen and elastin production, which can increase youthful skin volume while providing a tightening effect. The picosecond laser virtually eliminates any noticeable heat, resulting in little, if any, discomfort.
Achieving a healthier and more youthful-looking complexion does not have to involve discomfort, lengthy recovery, or a significant amount of your time.
What is a PicoSure Session Like?
Your PicoSure session will take about 30 minutes to perform, depending on the extent of your treatment. While most patients do not need a topical anesthetic, we do offer a numbing medication upon request.
Although some initial redness can occur as a result of treatment, most patients can resume their normal routine immediately following a session. Some patients may need to plan to spend the remainder of the day resting. Our team can determine whether you need to rest or take any other special measures following your treatment session.
Some patients may need up to six treatments to achieve their desired results. We may recommend separating treatment sessions by up to eight weeks, depending on your skin type. During an initial consultation, we will take note of your goals, your skin type, and other factors to help you understand the treatment timeline you can expect.
What Areas Can PicoSure Treat?
Most PicoSure skin revitalization sessions focus on the face. The delicate skin of the face is constantly exposed to the elements, making it prone to sun spots and other signs of aging. PicoSure also can rejuvenate the:
Am I a Candidate for PicoSure?
Most men and women who have fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging they wish to treat can benefit from PicoSure. Areas of exposed skin with hyperpigmentation due to sun exposure or scarring can also benefit from this therapy. Unlike skin rejuvenation treatments of the past, PicoSure is suitable for all skin types, from fair to dark. Often, patients undergoing acne treatment with us choose to incorporate PicoSure into their plan to reduce acne scars.
Make Your Appointment Today
Achieving a healthier and more youthful-looking complexion does not have to involve discomfort, lengthy recovery, or a significant amount of your time. If you are ready to rejuvenate your skin, call us today at (770) 487-2645, or contact our office online.