Pittwater Medical Centre - Limelight Facial
Skin Rejuvenation at Pittwater Medical Centre
Pittwater Medical Centre located in Newport on the Northern Beaches easily accessible to Manly, Warringah, Pittwater and North Shore areas specialise in skin rejuvenation with Cutura's Limelight facial.
Cutera's Limelight Facial
The Limelight Facial is a new, non-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation using Cutera’s Limelight. The procedure offers the advantage of improving skin tone and surface imperfections associated with aging and photo-damage.
The Limelight Facial is ideal for any part of your face, neck and décolleté with skin redness, telangiectasia (tiny veins) or brown spots. Light (low contrast) brown spots, which were previously difficult to resolve, respond very well to treatment.
Limelight Facial Treatment - How does it work?
By selecting Program A, B or C, your practitioner can customize your Limelight Facial to our skin type and selectively treat the brown and/or red pigmented areas on your skin. It is the heating of the pigmented brown or red cells that causes the therapeutic effect.
When the pulse of light is delivered, patients will experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. Gel is recommended to cool the skin before vascular treatments.
Anesthesia or pain medicine is typically not required.
Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated. However, most treatments should take less than an hour.
Limelight Facial Treatments
One to three treatments are usually sufficient to see results. Additional treatments may be recommended, especially for excessively sun-damaged skin. Immediately following treatment, brown spots will start to darken and your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area may be mildly swollen. This typically lasts a few hours and possibly a day or longer. Make-up can be applied to cover the redness.
Within one to three weeks, the darkened spots will flake off and fade. Diffuse redness or telangiectasia will decrease and your mottled complexion will improve.
New brown spots, telangiectasia and diffuse redness may appear with new sun damage; however they too can be treated. Remember to always apply broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors to minimize sun damage and the Rosacea is chronic and cannot be ‘cured’ with any laser or light source, however its appearance can be improved.
For more information regarding skin rejuvenation with the Cutera Limelight facial contact Pittwater Medical Centre in Newport, Pittwater on the Northern Beaches.