WHAT DOES IT DO?
Clear + Brilliant® treatments can help prevent the visible signs of aging and address the overall effects that time and the environment can have on your skin.*
The laser was not only designed to be effective, but to deliver unparalleled patient comfort and safety also. The system includes smart-tip technology and an advanced precision energy delivery system – ensuring consistent results with little or no social downtime.
- Improvement in the look of fine lines
- Reduction in the appearance of pores
- Improvement to skin tone and texture
- Improvement in skin’s overall appearance
Are you concerned about hyperpigmentation, or brown spots? Ask us about the Permea tip! Paired with a 4% Hydroquinone Gel for optimal results, we recommend this for any patient who is concerned about brown spots on the skin.
FreQuently Asked Questions
WHAT TO EXPECT?
Common Side Effects Include:
Discomfort – Most people will feel some heat-related discomfort (pain) associated with the treatment. This discomfort is usually temporary during the procedure and localized within the treatment area. A small number of patients have reported tenderness in the treatment area lasting up the several weeks.
Redness and Swelling – Laser treatment will cause varying degrees of redness and swelling in the treatment area. These common side effects last from several days to a couple of weeks, depending upon the aggresiveness of the treatment.
Itching – This can occur as part of the normal wound healing process or may occur as part of infection, poor wound healing or contact dermatitis.
Acne or Milia Formation – A flare-up of acne or formation of milia (tiny white bumps or small systs on the skin) may occur. These symptoms usually resolve completely.
Herpes Simplex Reactivation – Herpes Simplex Virus (cold sore) eruption may result in rare cases in a treated area that has previously been infected with the virus. . Please inform your provider if you have a history of cold sores.
WHEN DO THE RESULTS APPEAR, AND HOW LONG DO THEY LAST?
Treatment results are both immediate and progressive. A few days after the treatment, your skin will start to feel softer, look brighter, and show more even tone. With each successive treatment, the results will become more noticeable and significant. Results can last for months depending on your age, skin condition, and skin care and protection regimen.
WHAT WILL I LOOK LIKE IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE PROCEDURE?
Clear + Brilliant treatments are very gentle and are specifically designed to minimize side effects associated with typical laser treatments. You may experience mild redness and subtle inflammation immediately after treatment. These generally resolve within a few hours, but may last until the following day.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
Texture and tone improvements, as well as the best visible improvements, are most often reported after six treatments.
WHAT SHOULD I TELL MY DOCTOR BEFORE TREATMENT?
- Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
- Are taking any medications, especially blood thinners, and Accutane
- Have a history of cold sores (Herpes Simplex)
- Have a history of Keloid scarring