How the Icon Laser Works to Improve Skin and Fight Aging

Icon Laser Works, Fight Aging, Shahrzad Shareghi, MD, Dr. Shahrzad Shareghi

Fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage and acne scars can impact your appearance, and prevent you from feeling and looking your best. If you’re after more flawless, radiant skin, now’s the time to start laser skin resurfacing treatments with the ICON aesthetic system by Cynosure. Laser therapy specialist Dr. Shahrzad Shareghi can quickly and effectively improve your skin’s appearance so you can put your best face forward in the new year. Here’s how Icon laser treatments can help you restore a youthful appearance.

How aging affects the skin

Your skin is at the mercy of a variety of factors as you age, including diet, lifestyle, heredity, and the environment. As you grow older, natural changes associated with the aging process occurs. Your skin loses some of its elasticity.

The loss of elastic tissue is responsible for fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging. Aging skin also becomes thin and fragile. Sun exposure is a major factor of aging skin. Now there’s a quick and simple way to address these problems and more.

What is the ICON laser?

The Icon system by Cynosure is the latest generation of laser skin resurfacing technology. It utilizes fractional laser and intense pulse light technology to carefully deliver controlled energy to the treatment area. Dr. Shareghi can precisely target skin imperfections to leave you with youthful, glowing skin.

Fight the signs of aging and win

The Icon laser delivers light that penetrates deep into the skin of the treated area. The laser quickly and effectively breaks down the tissue, triggering the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Following the procedure, your body begins creating new collagen and elastin to replace the old, damaged skin cells to restore your skin’s natural youthful appearance.

How Icon works to help you attain youthful skin

The Icon aesthetic system is completely customizable, featuring a variety of attachments that Dr. Shareghi can use to help you achieve the desired results. The precision of the Icon laser means that treated areas blend seamlessly with untreated areas for unrivaled results. The system features a built-in Skintel Melanin Reader that detects the density of your skin tone to apply the appropriate level of energy to your skin.

Two wavelengths are better than one

Unlike other laser resurfacing technology, the Icon aesthetic system uses two wavelengths to treat skin blemishes. This allows your provider to target multiple skin concerns in one treatment, whether your problems are fine lines, wrinkles, or stretch marks, the Icon laser offers an effective solution.

Dramatic results in less time

The Icon laser aesthetic system is so effective that it can provide drastic results in fewer treatments than other laser technology. The powerful combination of fractional energy and intense pulse light quickly improves the signs of aging and a number of other skin problems with no downtime.

Now is the time

Winter is the perfect time to start skin resurfacing treatments. Laser treated skin is highly sensitive to sun exposure for several months following treatment. Shorter daytime hours and sun exposure in January and February in California makes the winter ideal for starting Icon laser skin treatments.

No matter what time of year you begin laser skin resurfacing, it’s vital that you protect your skin. Wearing a broad-spectrum SPF-30 or higher sunscreen helps protect your newly-treated skin from sun damage and helps maximize your results.

Laser therapy benefits

Patients enjoy the following benefits of laser skin rejuvenation with the Icon system:

Through her practice, Dr. Shareghi helps men and women attain their aesthetic goals. Call to schedule a consultation at one of two convenient locations in Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley, or book online at your convenience.

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