The face is one of the first parts of the body to show signs of aging. Luckily, if you want to rejuvenate your skin, there are plenty of nonsurgical solutions to consider. Halo™ laser skin tightening is one of the most popular options among our Lexington, KY, patients. It can help you turn back the clock and look like a younger version of yourself.
Laser skin tightening is also an excellent way to improve skin tone and texture. Here are a few common questions and answers about the treatment that may help you decide whether to add it to your anti-aging routine.
What is Halo laser skin rejuvenation?
The Halo laser system is a fractional laser treatment. It uses tiny microbeams of laser energy to penetrate the deeper layers of the skin. This process stimulates the skin’s natural healing processes, which help to repair damaged areas. Halo lasers can treat several common issues, including:
- Sun damage
- Fine lines
- Skin laxity
- Acne scars
- Uneven texture
The sensation of the treatment itself is often compared to a rubber band snapping against your skin. However, our providers always apply a numbing cream to your treatment area beforehand to make sure your procedure is as comfortable as possible. Recovery typically takes around 5 to 7 days, but most patients can return to their daily activities after about 24 hours.
What makes Halo special?
Halo is unique because it is the world’s first tunable hybrid fractional laser device. It utilizes both ablative and non-ablative lasers. This combination of lasers means you can improve skin tone, skin texture, and skin laxity all in a single treatment. By stimulating collagen production, Halo smooths and tightens skin to fight the signs of aging. And since Halo harnesses the power of these two different lasers, it creates transformative results with half the usual downtime.
With Halo, each treatment is customized to meet a particular patient’s needs.
Do other anti-aging treatments pair well with Halo?
Halo effectively complements several other cosmetic treatments. We often combine Halo and BBL™ to create a comprehensive skin rejuvenation plan. BBL is a type of intense pulsed light (IPL) that penetrates the skin to help improve skin tone and discoloration. When added to your Halo routine, it minimizes wrinkles, lightens pigmentation spots, and reveals more youthful, firmer skin.
Other popular services—such as BOTOX® or dermal fillers—can also be combined with Halo. During a one-on-one consultation, our providers can help you find the right set of treatments to make your skin naturally glow.
Halo is the perfect choice for patients who want to tighten up loose skin and enjoy a fresh new look. If you’d like to learn about laser skin tightening at our med spa in Lexington or Louisville, request a consultation online or call (859) 269-2256 (Lexington) or (502) 814-3000 (Louisville).