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Saving Your Skin From The Florida Summer Sun
Summer is in full swing, and the Florida sunshine is calling us outdoors for endless beach days, pool parties and fun-filled activities. But as much as we enjoy the summer season, our skin often bears the brunt of the sun’s scorching rays. However, with the right knowledge and a touch of self-care, you can protect and nourish your skin, ensuring it stays healthy and radiant all summer long. At the Vein & Cosmetic Center of Tampa Bay, we explore the best strategies and treatments to help you save your skin from the Florida summer sun.
How to Prepare for Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser skin resurfacing can be an effective treatment for restoring a more youthful complexion with fewer blemishes and signs of aging. This non-invasive cosmetic procedure uses laser energy targeted at your skin to remove damaged skin cells, stimulate collagen production and promote skin regeneration. If you’ve been searching for a way to achieve smoother, younger-looking skin with little to no downtime or discomfort, this treatment may be ideal for you. Before you go in for a resurfacing treatment, it’s essential to understand what the treatment involves and prepare your skin to avoid irritation and achieve the most effective skin transformation.
ResurFX® Vs. Levulan® Kerastick®: What’s the Best Laser Treatment for Me?
Sun damage comes in many forms, and treating the numerous skin conditions that result from excess sun exposure can often require a variety of techniques. Fortunately, our cosmetic center offers some of the most advanced laser skin resurfacing methods available, including the ResurFX® laser and the two-part treatment system known as Levulan® Kerastick® and BLU-U®. Determining whether one or both techniques can help achieve your dermatologic goals requires a better understanding of the specific purpose of each. Here’s a quick overview to assist in selecting the right laser skin treatment for your needs.
Fraxel® Laser Skin Resurfacing
Kristen Walsh details the advantages of the Fraxel® Laser, which bypasses the epidermis to remodel the skin from within.
Cellulite Treatment with Acoustic Wave Therapy™
Acoustic Wave Therapy™ is usually administered twice per week for 3 weeks to treat cellulite. Results from this brief treatment have been up to a 50% reduction in cellulite.
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Laser Technology
Kristen Walsh identifies several skin conditions that are treatable with IPL technology at our practice.
Lumenis One™ IPL Hair Removal
Dr. Jeffrey Hunt introduces the Lumenis One™Intense Pulsed Light for laser hair removal
Laser Skin Resurfacing Options
The patients have lots of great options when it comes to skin resurfacing lasers.