With cosmetic skin treatments, sometimes you only need a touch up rather than a complete treatment, so why should you have to pay for the whole thing? Now at Laser Lights Cosmetic Laser Center you don’t have to. We are now offering laser hair removal and microdermabrasion touch up sessions. For more information, please see the flyer below:
Although laser skin treatments can erase imperfections and produce healthy, beautiful skin, being exposed to the sun’s rays after laser treatment can cause unsightly hyperpigmentation. It’s important to employ proper laser after care; especially during the summer months. If you choose to have a laser procedure during the summer you should wear sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and a zinc oxide base. You should follow these guidelines not only after laser treatment, but four to six weeks before and between laser treatments. If you anticipate spending a lot of time in the sun this summer, you may want to reserve laser procedures for the winter months and try one of our other non-laser procedures in the mean time.
One of our newest summer treatments is eyelash and eyebrow tinting. Great for patients with blonde or light colored hair, this treatment adds darker pigment to the eyelashes and brows for up to two or three months. That’s basically a whole summer free from applying mascara, eyelash extensions, or brow pencil. Plus, brow and lash tinting is easily combined with other Laser Lights’ treatments. Some patients, however, do not have thick or long enough eyelashes to benefit from tinting. These patients are better suited for Latisse® eyelash treatment, which helps eyelashes grow thicker, longer, and even darker.
In honor of Mother’s Day this May, Dr. Whiteman’s ad in Best Self Atlanta magazine currently out on news stands, offers $100 off Botox®, Dysport® and Facial Fillers now thru the end of May. If you bring your mom to the appointment, she will receive half off her cosmetic injection treatments. Call the office at 770-622-9100 to make your appointment today!
Q.) Why do some laser treatments require multiple sessions while others do not?
A.) The number of laser treatment sessions required is based on what type of laser treatment you need and the types of laser we use for that treatment. Small blemishes can usually be removed easily with one session, while larger imperfections require a bit more attention. For instance, warts, freckles, and red dots usually only require one session, while tattoos, unwanted hair, and spider veins usually require at least three sessions for complete removal. Without multiple treatments, the lasers would not be able to completely remove these large imperfections without damaging your skin.
Q.) Can I have laser hair removal over an area where I have a tattoo?
A.) No. Lasers work by targeting pigments. The darker the pigment, the better our lasers pick it up, which is why we use different More
Summer rays can produce painful, red sunburn on exposed skin without sufficient SPF protection. In addition to sunburn, sun exposure can also cause rosacea flair-ups. While avoiding sunburn can be accomplished pretty easily by wearing protective, impenetrable clothing and regularly applying sunscreen, avoiding aggravating rosacea symptoms can be a bit more complicated.
Rosacea commonly appears as patches of red, inflamed skin that may or may not be a different texture than surrounding tissue. A majority of rosacea patients are female and over the age of 30, but it is not limited to this group. The causes of rosacea are difficult to determine, but many skin experts point to an interruption in the production process of connective tissue within the dermis (i.e. – collagen and elastin fibers). Common triggers of rosacea may include: dramatic hormone fluctuation, exposure to certain foods or drinks, new skin care products, and even sun exposure. More