Your skin stands between you and the world, which means it’s exposed to an awful lot on a daily basis — from the sun’s ultraviolet rays to harmful bacteria. While your skin may have held up for years in its protective role, it’s a matter of time before the evidence starts to pile up, including age spots, vascular lesions, photodamage, and other conditions that cause facial redness or discolorations.
At LH Spa & Rejuvenation, our goal is to offer the latest technology to help our clients in Livingston, New Jersey, fight back against the effects of exposure and age. When it comes to facial redness, we know that an intense pulsed light (IPL) system is one of the best ways to tackle the problem, and we use Lumecca for its speed and accuracy.
If you’re looking to improve the look of the skin on your face, explore how we can banish facial redness and other skin discolorations in record time with the breakthrough Lumecca IPL technology.
The skin you’re in
Our Lumecca IPL laser technology is designed to help with several skin problems, which we review here so you can decide whether you’re a candidate for this innovative skin solution.
First up is rosacea, which affects 14 million people in the United States. This skin condition causes redness around your nose, cheeks, forehead, and chin and can get progressively worse as you get older.
Next are good, old-fashioned age or sun spots. These areas of hyperpigmentation come after years of exposure to the sun and are a result of melanin clusters. They typically form on your face and hands, and they range in color from brown to red.
Vascular lesions, such as telangiectasia (spider veins), are another prevalent problem, and they can develop for many reasons, including as part of rosacea, sun damage, alcohol use, or simple exposure over time. Port-wine stains also cause facial redness, and they’re a result of a vascular anomaly.
Finally, you may start to notice that, as you age, your complexion becomes increasingly uneven as tiny little spots of color, as well as spots of white, begin to mottle the surface of your skin.
The Lumecca solution
If your face has fallen prey to any of the conditions listed above, we can help erase the discoloration through our innovative Lumecca IPL technology. With Lumecca, we send intense beams of light into your tissue to break up areas of hyperpigmentation and to constrict and break apart superficial facial veins.
For age spots, freckles, and other discolorations, we use multiple wavelengths to deliver energy into the pigment-producing cells in your skin, which absorb the energy as heat, effectively destroying them.
For vascular lesions, we direct the energy into affected blood vessels to constrict them. Once they’re shut off, your blood reroutes itself into healthier vessels while your lymphatic system flushes out the destroyed vessels.
The road to clear skin
One of the main reasons we use Lumecca at LH Spa & Rejuvenation is for its speed. This cutting-edge system delivers up to three times more energy in the 500-600 nanometer range to improve efficacy for vascular and pigmented lesions.
What this means for you is that we can treat most skin problems in one to three treatments, as opposed to the three to six treatments that many other systems require.
Each treatment lasts less than an hour from start to finish, and we space them out by several weeks to give your body time to respond after each session. Over the course of your treatments, you notice gradually clearer skin, with optimal results at four to six weeks after your final treatment.
If you’d like to banish facial redness in as little time as possible, please give us a call or use the online scheduling tool on this website.