. The procedure offers the
advantage of improving skin tone and surface imperfections
associated with aging and photodamage.
What areas can be treated?
The LimeLight Facial
is ideal for any part of your face, neck
and décolleté, with
skin redness, telangiectasia (tiny veins),
or brown spots
. Light (low contrast) brown spots, which were
previously difficult to resolve, respond very well to treatment.
What does the treatment do?
are customized to your skin type and
selectively treat brown and/or red pigmented areas on your skin.
It’s the heating of the pigmented brown or red cells that causes
the therapeutic effect.
What do the treatments feel like?
When the pulse of light is delivered, patients will experience a
mild pinching or stinging sensation. Gel is recommended to cool
the skin before vascular treatments. Topical anesthetic may or
may not be used.
How long will the treatments take?
Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated.
However, most treatments should take less than one hour.
How many treatments will I need? One to three treatments are usually sufficient to see results.
Additional treatments may be recommended, especially for
excessively sun-damaged skin.
What happens after the treatment?
Immediately following treatment, brown spots will start to
darken and your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area
may be mildly swollen. This typically lasts a few hours and
possibly a day or longer. Make-up can be applied to cover the
When will I see results? Within one to three weeks, the darkened spots will flake off and
fade. Diffuse redness or telangiectasia will decrease and your
mottled complexion will improve.
Will the spots and redness reappear over time?
brown spots, telangiectasia and diffuse redness
; however, they too can be treated. Remember
to always apply broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors to
minimize sun damage and the appearance of new spots and diffuse
is chronic and cannot be “cured” with any laser
or light source. However, its appearance can be improved.