Forever Young BBL™
FDA-approved Forever Young BBL™ BroadBand Light Therapy uses next generation intense pulsed light technology to improve the health, condition, and appearance of skin with impressive results. In keeping with our commitment to provide the latest non-surgical skin rejuvenation and laser resurfacing treatments, we have added minimally invasive Forever Young BBL™ therapy at Vein & Cosmetic Center of Tampa Bay to treat a wide variety of skin conditions, imperfections, and visible signs of skin aging from the inside out.
What are the Benefits of Forever Young BBL™?
The light energy emitted by the Forever Young BBL™ system selectively breaks down targeted tissue in the treated area, while leaving the surrounding skin unharmed for accelerated healing. This process initiates the body’s own skin repair response, which increases circulation, removes damaged tissue, stimulates new skin growth, and prompts production of collagen and elastin fibers to renew and transform the skin. The wavelength and intensity of treatment can be conveniently customized according to the unique skin needs and cosmetic goals of the patient to deliver optimal results.
The anti-aging capabilities of Forever Young BBL™ are so impressive, that patients in a study who underwent Forever Young BBL™ over a ten year period barely appeared to age over the course of treatment. When photos of these patients at the beginning of treatment were compared to photos from ten years later, a control group was unable to determine which images were the “before” photos. As Dr. Hunt says, Forever Young BBL™ treatment “turns on the anti-aging genes” to create long-lasting skin rejuvenation and keep visible signs of aging at bay.
Photorejuvenation with Forever Young BBL™ can be used to treat common skin concerns causing visible blemishes or contributing to an aging appearance, including:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Broken capillaries
- Uneven tone
- Facial veins
- Sun damage
- Irregular skin texture
- Pigmented lesions
If you are interested in finding out how Forever Young BBL™ can improve your skin, we encourage you to contact Vein & Cosmetic Center of Tampa Bay to schedule a consultation with Jeffrey A. Hunt D.O., R.V.S., R.V.P.I.
What to Expect During Forever Young BBL™ Treatment
Whether you are treating the face, neck, chest, hands, or any other area of the body, the Forever Young BBL™ procedure is the same. Treatment begins with the application of a topical numbing cream, which desensitizes the skin to prevent discomfort. Next, Dr. Hunt adjusts the settings on the Forever Young BBL™ system to the appropriate intensity for targeting specific skin concerns and accomplishing the patient’s unique treatment goals. The laser is evenly applied throughout the treatment area, and settings may be readjusted for problem areas that require a more amplified degree of light energy. Since every treatment is customized for the patient, the time it takes to complete a session may vary based on the details of the procedure. In some cases, Dr. Hunt may recommend multiple treatment sessions scheduled over a designated period of time to achieve the greatest degree of skin rejuvenation.
Results with Forever Young BBL™
Following treatment, skin may become flushed and warm, like a mild sunburn, though the intensity of your treatment and skin type will dictate your unique response. Typically these reactions can be treated with cold compresses, and they tend to resolve quickly. There is generally no required downtime after treatment, and patients usually resume their daily activities immediately. Makeup can often be effective for concealing any redness as your skin heals. Initial results of treatment appear soon after the skin repairs itself and continue to improve as new collagen and elastin are produced in the months after treatment. Patients who undergo Forever Young BBL™ treatment often choose to combine it with cosmetic injectables like BOTOX® Cosmetic or dermal fillers to further diminish wrinkles and restore youthful facial volume.
For more information about Forever Young BBL™ or any of the other skin rejuvenation and non-surgical body sculpting options we offer, please contact our office.