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Elluminate Laser in Troy
Uncover Gorgeous New Skin
If you need a treatment that dramatically improves the health and appearance of your skin and perfectly enhances your natural beauty, the Elluminate laser in Troy from I AM Medical Spas and Laser Center is an amazing choice. Utilizing the Elluminate laser in a client’s treatment plan helps us remove damaged outer layers and treat everything from fine lines and wrinkles to uneven skin tone and texture. One Elluminate treatment erases skin’s browns and reds and stimulates deeper-down collagen to reduce fine lines and improves skin texture.
When you book an Elluminate laser treatment in Troy, your appointment will be preceded by an in-depth consultation to determine your needs. This allows us to discuss your skin type, your specific concerns, and the treatment area you’d like to address. From there, we’ll have a much better understanding of how the Elluminate laser may fit into your overall treatment plan!
Elluminate Laser in Troy
What it Treats
Uneven Skin Tone
1 to 2 hours
Female or Male
18 & older
Recovery & Downtime
Recovery time from Elluminate laser treatments varies based on the intensity of the treatment. Most clients require 3 to 7 days to heal.
Why try Elluminate Laser in Troy?
The Elluminate laser is extremely effective at treating the (literal) underlying causes of unsightly appearance of the skin.
Treatments with the Elluminate laser in Troy can work in conjunction with a variety of other treatments to help reduce the appearance of superficial wrinkles and scars.
Certain patients have reported that they notice a positive change to the appearance of the treated area after just one Elluminate laser treatment!
The Elluminate Laser Process
What to Expect?
Book a Consultation
At I AM Medical Spas and Laser Center, consultations are where we truly get to know you. We’ll listen to all of your concerns, assess the current condition of your skin, and work with you to determine a treatment plan that fits your lifestyle and budget. From beginning to end, you’ll have our full attention and will be treated as a respected and valued guest of our office.
Book your Treatment
Our front desk staff will book your treatment for a day and time that works best for you. Then, we’ll provide you with detailed instructions on how to prepare for your appointment to help optimize your results.
Arrive for Treatment
When you arrive, you’ll be invited to one of our comfortable and relaxing treatment rooms. We’ll give you a comprehensive review of the treatment, make sure you understand what to expect, and answer any and all of your questions.
Sit Back and Relax
Your provider will treat you evenly and accurately. Our team is expertly educated and trained on the best techniques to ensure we meet your high standards and expectations. During a Elluminate treatment, we will instruct you to keep your eyes closed. However, you’re free to listen to music, chat with your provider, or simply lay back and relax.
Once the Elluminate laser treatment is complete, we will assess the treated area and give you a brief review of your post-treatment instructions. At this time, we’ll book any follow-up appointments needed to maintain your overall treatment plan and help you make the most of your results!
In the time leading up to your Elluminate laser treatment with I AM Medical Spas and Laser Center in Troy, we suggest:
- Avoid dermal filler injections for 1-2 months before and after your Halo procedure.
- Avoid waxing, facials, hair removal (threading, electrolysis, etc.), extensive sun exposure, or any other laser treatments to the treatment area at least a week prior to your procedure.
- Stop using topical skin treatments (with the exception of a gentle cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen) three days before the treatment.
- Discuss aspirin or other blood thinning medication you are taking during your consultation with your Halo specialist.
Following your Elluminate treatment, your skin will be red and swollen. This is expected and should subside after several days. Important post-treatment care to expect includes:
- Sleep with the head elevated to minimize swelling.
- Use cool water compresses to reduce swelling.
- Avoid strenuous exercise and sweating until skin has healed.
- Do not use any cleansing devices or brushes (i.e. Clarisonic) or exfoliating scrubs or other topical products for at least 10 days following your treatment.
- Avoid any UV exposure for 24 hours and use sunscreen religiously starting the day after treatment.
- Do not bump, pick, scratch, or itch the area in any way.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can I expect during the procedure?
About 30 to 60 minutes before your treatment, we will prepare your skin with a topical anesthetic to minimize discomfort you may feel during the procedure. We also measure the area we are treating to ensure we are treating your skin evenly. During the treatment, we roll the Halo handpiece over each section of the measured area.
What is the downtime associated with the Elluminate laser? When will I see results?
Every client is different when it comes to downtime after a Elluminate laser treatment in Troy.
Immediately after a Halo laser treatment, your skin will appear red and swollen. This usually lasts about 24 hours. We advise all of our clients schedule their Halo laser treatment on a day when they can head home to rest afterwards and are not obligated to return to school or work. Generally, though, the majority of patients are able to wear makeup the day after their procedure.
In the days following an Elluminate treatment in Troy, your skin will begin to peel. This process usually only lasts around three to four days and is what allows clearer, more youthful skin to be revealed!
In the weeks following, your complexion will continue to gradually improve. By week two or three, your skin’s pigment will appear smoother, brighter, and more evenly toned.
Many clients see improved changes with just one treatment. However, most people see the best results after a series of 3 or more treatments.
As with other laser treatments, your lifestyle, sun exposure, diet, and the use of effective skin care products greatly influence your results. That said, your aesthetician will personalize an at-home skincare regimen for you to help maintain your results long term.
What does the Elluminate treatment feel like?
Most clients experience very little discomfort during an Elluminate laser treatment in Troy. We use a topical anesthetic and a simultaneous cooling technology to help combat any potential unpleasant sensations from the Elluminate laser itself.
Most clients describe their experience during the Elluminate laser treatment as a feeling of heat with occasional prickling sensations.
After the treatment is complete, the treated area will feel warm for about an hour, with temporary redness and possible swelling that will dissipate after about one to three hours.
How many treatments do I need?
Every client has different goals they wish to achieve. The Elluminate laser we use at our Troy practice can address a variety of these goals! During your initial consultation, your aesthetician will learn everything there is to know about your skin concerns. From there, we will provide our recommendations on how many sessions it will take to get you there (along with complementary treatments we can incorporate into your long-term care plan). Generally, we recommend between one and three treatments for the best results. If you choose to get more than one Elluminate laser treatment, they should be scheduled six to eight weeks apart. You can also get them as needed to maintain your results long term.
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