FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION
Q? How many treatments are recommended for rejuvenation, acne scarring and stretch marks?
Skin Rejuvenation: 4-6 treatments every 4 weeks
Acne Scarring: 6 treatments every 6 weeks
Stretch Marks: 4-8 treatments every 4-6 weeks
Please consult our experts for your skin needs.
Q? How long should it take before I see results?
Typically, you will see results after the first treatment. Lasting and more significant results will become visible after 4 to 6 treatments each spaced 4-6 weeks apart. The condition of your skin will continue to improve over the next 6 to 12 months after a course of treatments. It is important to follow the recommended post treatment care to achieve best results.
Q? Is the treatment painful?
Depending on the area being treated and the aggressiveness of treatment, there can be slight discomfort during the procedure. A topical anesthetic can be applied prior to the treatment which is removed just before the treatment begins to help alleviate discomfort.
Q? Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?
Yes. Treatment results may vary based on the skin type, hair type, treatment intervals, hair color and density. We use one of the best laser technologies and equipments for hair removal. Laser hair removal is approved by FDA for permanent hair reduction. Laser removes 80-95% of hair in the treated area which is considered highly satisfactory.
Q? What areas do most people treat?
The most popular “combos” for women are:
- lip and chin
- bikini and underarms
- arms and legs
Men will commonly treat their beard, ears, and back.
Q? How long does a treatment take?
It depends on the area being treated. The advance technology equipments we use are efficient and effective. Typically, a treatment to a full back can be performed in less than half an hour.
Q? What does a treatment feel like?
Every person has different pain threshold. For most, it feels like mild sting for a fraction of a second. The cooling system helps protect the skin and also minimizes discomfort. Most people tolerate it very well and do not need any anesthetic agent.
Q? How many treatments are necessary?
It may take 4 to 6 treatments and occasionally 8 to 10 treatments for some to achieve satisfactory results.
ANSWER OF THE FAQ
What can micro-needling help treat?
Micro-needling can be used for treating:
- Aged and sagging skin
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Vertical lip lines
- Skin tightening and rejuvenation
- Enlarged pores
- Stretch marks
- Acne, surgical and burn scars
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