Laser therapy rejuvenates your skin and restores a youthful appearance by diminishing wrinkles, getting rid of age spots, and improving your skin tone — all without needing surgery. Dr. Shahrzad Shareghi at the Laser Esthetic Center customizes your laser therapy using the Icon™ Aesthetic System to perform a wide range of cosmetic treatments. If you’re ready to explore the safe and effective results possible with laser therapy, call one of the offices in Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks, California, or book an appointment online.
Lasers emit a tightly focused beam of light that treats skin problems as the energy is absorbed. The laser’s wavelength determines which type of tissue absorbs the energy, while other laser qualities can be adjusted to affect many other treatment variables, such as treating the skin’s surface versus going deeper.
The Icon Aesthetic System is a state-of-the-art laser system that uses one medical device and specialized attachments to deliver multiple laser therapies. This unique system gives Dr. Shareghi the ability to customize your treatment by choosing the best laser to precisely target your cosmetic problems.
With the Icon laser system, your laser therapy can:
Laser therapy can treat different skin concerns through several techniques, such as:
When the wavelength is absorbed by brown pigments in your skin or the red and blue pigments in your blood, the pigments are heated and destroyed. As the discolored tissues break down, they’re naturally removed by your body, so the discoloration is permanently eliminated.
Two types of laser treatments are used to smooth lines and wrinkles:
Nonablative lasers reach below your skin, leaving the surface untouched. Heat from the laser causes controlled damage in tissues underneath your skin, which triggers collagen production. As the skin on the surface sheds and is replaced with a fresh supply of collagen, wrinkles are diminished and your new skin is tighter and stronger.
Ablative lasers resurface your face by removing layers of skin. Like chemical peels, laser therapy can remove only the outer layer, or go deeper to treat wrinkles and scars and improve texture.
The Icon laser system permanently removes hair the same way it treats skin discolorations — by targeting pigments in the hair follicle to heat and destroy the follicle. As a result, the follicle can’t grow new hair.
No matter what aesthetic concern you face, you can get effective treatment by calling the Laser Esthetic Center or booking an appointment online.