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“Lumenis“ fractional laser skin rejuvenation

Fractional laser rejuvenation of the skin is a non-surgical procedure that improves the structure of the skin, designed to eliminate superficial and medium-depth wrinkles, increase skin firmness, as well as to treat small scars after acne. Rejuvenation is available for different areas of the body: face, neck, décolleté, hands, etc. Fractional rejuvenation results in fully regenerated, healthy, and radiant skin.

The good news is that with our clinic’s new-technology dual-laser technology – the powerful Lumenis CO2 Acupulse and the precision-accurate Asclepion Erbium:YAG Dermablate – fractional skin rejuvenation becomes a revolutionary rejuvenation procedure that delivers surprisingly fast healing and effective results!

About the procedure

Fractional lasers are designed to shorten the healing and recovery period after the procedure, also reducing the risk of complications. The laser emits an invisible beam that is best absorbed by water. Since 70-90% of our cells and intercellular fluid are made up of water, laser beams heat tissues to 100 °C, thereby evaporating water from the affected skin structures and removing the tissues. The fractional laser affects both the upper layer of the skin – the epidermis, and the deeper – dermis: at the site of exposure, multiple columns of damage are formed in the skin (the so-called microthermal treatment zones), between which the skin remains intact and healthy. This way, the healing of the skin is accelerated, and risk of complications is reduced. In the affected areas, new cells are produced, the skin regenerates, becomes firmer, smoother and brighter.

The result of this treatment – swelling and redness on the treated area, but these symptoms quickly disappear. Because it is a fractional treatment, the recovery after is faster, comparing to other skin rejuvenating treatments.

“Sapiegos Clinic” uses several technologies of fractional skin rejuvenation: fractional laser “Erbium: YAG” for more superficial lesions, CO2 for abrasion of deeper layers of the skin. Depending on the depth of laser penetration and the patient’s expectations, the treatment can be superficial and deep. The healing duration of the skin depends on this. More detailed recommendations are discussed with each patient individually before the procedure.

Am I the right candidate?

Fractional laser skin renewal is suitable for a patient who wants to correct facial lines and wrinkles, give their skin a youthful, firm, and prolonged glow effect, as well as minimize skin irregularities, scars left after acne, both on the face and in the neck area. Fractional laser procedure also is an excellent solution to reduce pigmentation caused by sun exposure and aging.

Am I the right candidate? Am I the right candidate?

Why choose?

  • An effective procedure with Lumenis CO2 Acupulse, the only powerful laser in Lithuania, which affects both the upper and deep layers of the skin to provoke the production of new skin cells and collagen fibres.
  • Fractional skin rejuvenation is the gold standard for treating scars caused by skin damage or acne.
  • Excellent aesthetic results that reduce the psychological discomfort caused by scarring.
  • Before the procedure

  • During the procedure

  • After the procedure

We recommend avoiding exposure to ultraviolet rays in the area to be treated for at least 4 weeks prior to the fractional skin rejuvenation treatment (no direct sun / solarium).

If you are taking anticoagulants (blood thinners), it is important to stop at least 3 days prior the procedure.

Tell your doctor if you are taking photosensitizing drugs: retinoids, doxycycline, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, estrogens and progestins (oral contraceptives), chloroquine (anti-malarial drugs), etc.

The site to be treated must be healthy (e.g. viral, bacterial infections, exacerbated psoriasis, whiteheads).

We recommend avoiding chemical peeling treatments with acid for about 4 weeks before this treatment.

Inform the specialist if you had a plastic or reconstructive surgery.

To reduce unwanted sensations, an analgesic cream is applied to the skin area intended for treatment before the procedure.

During the skin rejuvenation treatment, the water located in the cells absorbs the laser rays, which dry it out, help evaporate and cause dehydration, thus immediately removing damaged skin layers. During the procedure the skin is sort of “shot”– but only a very small part (30 out of a million inches) of the tissue is removed, without damaging the surrounding tissues. This incredible control enables the physician to perform the procedure incredibly precisely, at the exact depth. Once the damaged skin is removed, new skin layer quickly regenerates to the same place.

Depending on the amount of damage – skin redness, swelling and/or sensible heat feeling can appear after the treatment.

It is recommended to avoid hot water, bathing or showering 48 hours after the procedure.

It is recommended to apply cream/ointment reffered by a doctor 3-4 times a day until the skin fully heals (3 to 7 days).

Avoid sun exposure or intensive sun (solarium) without UV protection for at least 6 weeks.

Use a sunscreen (not less than SPF 50) if you have to spend a longer period of time outdoors.

Do not use scrub or peeling on damaged skin and avoid chemical peeling treatments with acid for at least 4 weeks.

 

Fractional skin treatments are never without a risk. Typically, this treatment is characterized by very few complications.

Crusts or vesicles can appear, which can not be manipulated. Possible skin peeling.

Sometimes lesions in pigmentation can appear (damaged skin brightens or darkens in the treated areas), but it usually takes a few weeks to several months.

Visible discolouration, scarring or skin inclusions can appear in rare cases.

Prices

Facial area (ERBIUM:YAG laser)

399 €

Facial area (CO2 laser)

519 €

Face and neck areas (ERBIUM:YAG laser)

559 €

Face and neck areas (CO2 laser)

729 €

Face, neck and décolletage areas (ERBIUM:YAG laser)

699 €

Face, neck and décolletage areas (CO2 laser)

899 €

Chin area

249 - 319 €

Area around the eyes/lips (ERBIUM:YAG laser)

249 €

Area around the eyes/lips (CO2 laser)

319 €

Forehead area

249 - 319 €

Cheek area (ERBIUM:YAG laser)

299 €

Cheek area (CO2 laser)

389 €

Neck area (ERBIUM:YAG laser)

349 €

Neck area (CO2 laser)

454 €

Hand area (ERBIUM:YAG laser)

269 €

Hand area (CO2 laser)

449 €

Doctor's consultation during the procedure

FREE OF CHARGE

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F.A.Q
Is the procedure painful?
Fractional laser rejuvenation of the skin is carried out under local anesthesia. Analgesic cream is applied to the area of the skin where the laser procedure is performed, which makes the skin insensitive.
Why is it best to carry out the procedure in the cold season?
For maximum effectiveness of the procedure, after performing fractional skin rejuvenation, it is recommended to avoid intence sunlight for at least 6 weeks. When performing the procedure in autumn or winter, the sun is not so intense, so it is possible to maintain everyday life easier.
How is fractional skin rejuvenation different from other skin rejuvenation procedures?
Fractional skin rejuvenation affects not only the surface, but also the deeper layers of the skin, thus improving the structure of the skin – it becomes healthier, firmer, returns the natural glow and color of the skin.
How long does the skin heal after the procedure?
The skin after treatment with a fractional laser heals up to 7-10 days. So, do not plan to go out in public for a week. Your skin will begin to flake after 2-7 days, after which it will be a little pinker than usual for 3-4 weeks. The exact healing time for each patient is different, depending on the individual characteristics of the body.
What will the skin look like immediately after the procedure?
After the fractional laser procedure, the skin will be reddened and slightly swollen, maybe wet. You may feel itching, a feeling of burning.
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