Lunchtime Laser Peel
What is a Lunchtime Laser Peel?
The lunchtime laser peel is a fractionated laser treatment that improves skin quality by removing the top layers of skin cells and stimulating the collagen in the deeper layers. This antiaging laser peel refreshes and rejuvenates the appearance of all skin types improving tone, texture, pigment and fine lines. This treatment can be used on the face, neck, chest and hands.
Who is a Candidate for a Lunchtime Laser Peel?
Good lunchtime laser peel candidates are individuals who want to improve the tone, texture and smoothness of their skin but can’t afford down time. The treatment is appropriate for all skin types except for the darkest skin types.
Who Performs the Lunch Time Laser Peel?
Board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Thomas Kaniff performs the Lunchtime Laser Peel and personalizes each treatment for optimal results and safety.
How is the Lunchtime Laser Peel Done?
The lunchtime laser peel is performed after applying numbing cream for 30-40 minutes. The treatment takes 10-20 minutes depending on the areas being treated. Lunchtime Laser Peels are done in a series of three treatments spaced one month apart.
What areas can be treated with a Lunchtime Laser Peel?
The face, neck, décolleté and hands can be treated with the Lunchtime Laser Peel.
What is the Recovery like from a Lunchtime Laser Peel?
Initially the treated area will be slightly red. The treated area is cared for with a recovery cream and emollient overnight. Make up can be applied the next day. We see great results with less downtime than a full ablative laser treatment with many similar benefits. Most patients recover within 3-5 days depending on the areas treated and the energy level used.
What is the cost of a Lunchtime Laser peel?
The cost of a lunchtime laser peel series is between $1,200.00 and $1,800.00 depending on the number of areas being treated.
Laser Skin Resurfacing
What is a Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Laser skin resurfacing using the FDA approved Erbium laser is a safe and proven treatment to improve skin texture, tone and discoloration. Laser Skin Resurfacing improves skin quality by removing the old top layers and pigmentation, as well as stimulating the collagen and elastin in the remaining deeper skin layer. Deeper Erbium laser skin resurfacing is a moderately deep ablative laser treatment for improving quality of skin issues such a pigment, fine lines and wrinkles.
Who is a Candidate for a Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Laser Skin Resurfacing candidates have sun-damaged skin, patchy brown spots and fine lines. All skin types are acceptable except for the darkest skin types.
Who performs Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Dr. Kaniff, a Sacramento plastic surgery specialist, performs the Laser Skin Resurfacing with the Erbium technology, individualizing treatment settings based on the skin type and condition(s) being treated.
How is the Laser Skin Resurfacing Done?
Prior to Laser Skin Resurfacing a numbing cream is applied to the face for approximately 45 minutes. A chiller machine that blows freezing air on the skin is also used for patient comfort. The treatment itself takes between 30 – 40 minutes depending on the areas being lasered.
One or two treatment sessions may be recommended to get the best result. Based on your goal, the quality of your skin and the amount of time you have allowed for healing, the typical treatment course is one to two sessions done 4-6 weeks apart. Downtime depends on the aggressiveness of the treatment, but is typically 5-7 days for redness and peeling. Deeper treatment could be up to 10 days.
What areas can be treated with Laser Skin Resurfacing?
The entire face can be treated or an isolated area such as around the mouth or eyes.
What is the Recovery like from a Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Recovery from Laser Skin Resurfacing can take 3 – 10 days depending how aggressive the treatment. The area is treated with soaks and an emollient. The skin turns red similar to a sun burn. There is mild flakiness or peeling that can last a few days. The discomfort is minimal and treated with Tylenol. Make-up can be worn in 24 – 72 hours. Avoid exercise for three days, active ingredient skin care, sunlight, and washing your hair for two days.