- Pigmented lesions (freckles, age spots)
- Vascular lesions (small blood vessels)
- Skin firmness
- Uneven skin texture
FOREVER YOUNG BBL is not just for women and men who have experienced sun damage over the course of their life. It also has PREJUVENATION™ benefits keeping young skin looking young.
BBL is for treating skin conditions associated with aging, active lifestyles and sun damage. It is similar to Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), but is a newer technology that also treats a wider range of skin types, allows for greater customization, and allows for more issues to be treated during one treatment. Your treatment is tailored to match your skin type and desired results. Popular treatment areas are: face, neck, back of the hands, chest and shoulders. We offer standard BBL photofacials, as well as Forever Young BBL and Forever Clear BBL.
The light energy delivered by BBL gently heats the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to regenerate new collagen, leading to increased skin firmness. This process will restore your skin to its natural beauty, giving you smoother skin with more even tone.
How does BBL feel?
The treatment can feel like a rubber band snap as the light is absorbed by the targeted areas. The procedure is noninvasive and topical anesthetic will be applied beforehand.
How many treatments are needed?
The number of treatments needed will vary from patient to patient, depending on your baseline and your desired results, but generally several sessions will be needed for optimal results.
FOREVER YOUNG BBL
The Forever Young BBL will treat the same conditions as the regular BBL treatment, but involves a slightly longer session where your skin receives additional collagen stimulation that has been scientifically proven to stop further skin aging, down to the genetic level.
A study at Stanford University found that, in studying BBL treatments on the Sciton JOULE: "regulators of aging can be altered in human skin using BBL technology to provide a functional change, rather than just a cosmetic mimic of youthful appearance. BBL treatments promote the appearance of youthful skin. This study reveals that the appearance of younger skin may be due to the differences observed in gene expression patterns of aged skin becoming more like young skin."
In short, it’s not just your skin’s structure that gets a makeover but there is also a significant functional change in how your genes that regulate skin aging are outwardly expressed. What does that mean for you? It means your skin can look as good as it did a decade ago!
Read more about the research.
Forever Young BBL is offered in packages of three treatments that can be spaced about 4-6 weeks apart. Maintenance session each year are recommended.
FOREVER CLEAR BBL
Forever Clear BBL is an advanced acne treatment that uses light therapy to comfortably and effectively clear acne without creams or medicine. BBL delivers light energy deep into your skin to stimulate and regenerate your skin cells, leaving you with clear, healthy, radiant skin.
Skin is first treated with BLUE BBL light to eliminate acne-causing bacteria at its source, deep down in the pores.
Skin is then treated with YELLOW BBL light to reduce the inflammation and acne-associated redness to give you healthy, luminous skin.
For added benefit, the skin is then treated with SkinTyte using INFRA-RED light in rapid, gentle pulses to initiate the body’s natural healing process.
We offer Forever Clear in packages of three. Further sessions may be needed, but would be evaluated after your initial treatment phase.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments needed will vary from patient to patient and your physician will personalize a treatment plan based on the level of improvement you desire. Your physician may also combine your treatment with other popular aesthetic procedures to further personalize your treatment.
How long does the treatment take?
It can take as little as 15 minutes, depending on the area you are looking to treat, as well as the treatment you are receiving. Treatment time varies from patient to patient.
What will happen during the procedure?
Your eyes will be protected with safety shields or glasses. You may briefly feel a warm or “rubber band snap” sensation as the light is absorbed by the targeted areas. Your procedure may take a few minutes to half an hour depending on the size of the area to be treated and the type of procedure performed. Your provider will discuss all of your options with you including the benefits, risks and what to expect.
Will it be uncomfortable?
The procedure is non-invasive, typically gentle and safe. Generally, there is no need for a topical anesthetic; however, your provider may choose to use it depending on his/her patients’ sensitivities.
What should I expect after the treatment?
You may experience some redness that should resolve within a few hours. Consult your provider if it does not. For some spots, you will see a darkening of the treated areas followed by fading and flaking off at a later stage. Results depend on your skin type, the number of treatments, and the area treated. Our staff will provide you with complete information about the post treatment care and results.
How long will it take to recover?
This is a non-invasive and typically gentle procedure with virtually no downtime. In most cases, you are able to return to work, and resume most of your activities immediately.
What aftercare do I need?
It is important to follow your post-care instructions. You may be given some skin care products and guidelines on how to use them. You will be sensitive to ultraviolet light, and you must avoid direct sun exposure until completely healed. Fully cover your skin or use a good sunscreen whenever you go outdoors.