What is Laser Collagen Replenishment?
Laser Collagen Replenishment is the first selective non-ablative laser system cleared by the FDA
This laser treatment for wrinkle reduction is non-invasive and does not require general or local anesthesia. It is a non-ablative laser and does not wound the surface of the skin, eliminating the need for post treatment care. The light from the laser targets the tissue under the skin surface stimulating new collagen growth. The new collagen growth fills in the depression under the wrinkle, reducing the crease in the wrinkle surface. Treatments can take as little as 10 minutes, or up to 30 minutes depending upon the area and number of wrinkles to be treated. There is no pain associated with this treatment. Some patients may feel a slight warming sensation.
Unlike other laser treatments there is no pain or damage to the skin's surface associated with this treatment. Makeup or moisturizer may be applied immediately after treatment and patients are able to return to their normal activities including work or sports. Patients may participate in outside activities without fear of sensitivity to sunlight. The full response from a single treatment builds collagen gradually to a maximum benefit appearance at 60 to 90 days
To achieve maximum results from the laser procedure mentioned in this article, Physicians often recommend that a skin care regimen consisting of products that contain anti-aging active ingredients like Vitamin A,E,C, Glycolic Acids, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, etc. be started approximately two months prior to the procedure and should continue post-treatment as directed by your Doctor. These products and skin care regimens are also proven to be effective, painless and inexpensive alternatives to laser procedures and other professional cosmetic procedures.