Board-certified vaginal reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Aimee Nguyen has added the Lumenis M22 Intense Pulsed Light facial skin rejuvenation treatment to her MedSpa repertoire at her Cosmetic Vaginal Surgery practice in Frisco, TX. During a private consultation, Dr. Nguyen will analyze your skin's imperfections, discuss any concerns you may have about the appearance or texture of your skin, and give you a detailed plan of action for your skin using the Lumenis IPL technology.
This innovative treatment is called the Lumenis IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) photofacial. Our talented staff members can gently and effectively improve your facial skin and treat one or a combination of skin conditions, such as:
- Fine lines and wrinkles (visible signs of aging)
- Blemish scars
- Sun damage
- Visible spider veins or broken capillaries on the face
- Pigmentation issues (skin discoloration, dark spots, lesions, birthmarks, sun damage)
- Fine lines and wrinkles
If you would like to learn more about our Lumenis treatments, call today and schedule a consultation. We would be happy to discuss what this new technology can do for your skin!
About the Technology
We use the intense light from the Lumenis M22 IPL technology to our advantage! As discussed in your treatment planning session, Dr. Nguyen can implement a personalized plan made specifically for your skin imperfections (sun spots, wrinkles, birthmarks, and more). The Lumenis M22 IPL technology allows you to sit back and relax while the powerful, pulsating light destroys spots and flaws in your facial skin, and induced your skin to naturally produce collagen. You will see an improvement to not only how your skin looks, but also how it feels.
"Kybella - I’ve been wanting Kybella for a little over 2 years and decided to take the plunge and do it on my 29th birthday (January 17, 2020). For reference I’m 109lbs and 5ft. I’ve always had a small double chin but it got worse with each pregnancy (2) and never went away like the rest of my pregnancy weight. During the consultation I was recommended 2 sessions (2nd session scheduled March 6th) 3 vials each time. We did the 1st session immediately after the consultation. The numbing was the most painful part, after that everything was a breeze.I’ll post pics of my journey. Today is day 1 following treatment (not 24hrs post yet) and I have some sensitivity and my “double chin” is jiggly. Some slight bruising but other than that no issues. I was advised to sleep elevated which I did and will continue to do so for the next 2 nights at least. I iced 3-4 times yesterday and so far 1 time today. I’ll post pics today of a couple months before/a couple weeks before/immediately after procedure/today (1 day after).Updated on 19 Jan 2020:1/19/20Still swollen, still have some bruising which I expected considering it’s only day 2 post procedure. I purchased some Arnica gel yesterday and applied that 3 times a day. I believe I iced 2-3 times yesterday and only once today so far. From here out I’ll try to post weekly updates!Updated on 25 Jan 2020:So today’s 8 days post procedure. I still have some swelling but not as bad as before. The area is still a little bit sensitive and feels as though it’s still full of liquid like it can jiggle. It tingles every now and then and almost all feeling is back (I forgot to mention before that it was somewhat numb). I do have some bruises still but they're hard to see because they’re now yellow. Sometimes my jaw hurts like I’ve been clenching my teeth and I’m not sure if I have been clenching or if it’s from the Kybella lol. I didn’t ask during my procedure if it was safe to use all my skin care on my chin so I haven’t been using any harsh chemicals in that area only acne face wash, hydrating toner and moisturizer with spf!Updated on 4 Feb 2020:Sorry I’m behind on updating, I’m currently getting over the flu. I still have a little bit of swelling but not much. I can feel everything’s hard under the swelling. I think I’m basically back to where I began.Updated on 17 Feb 2020:Today is 1 month post first procedure. I’m going to post a picture. Please ignore the fact that I’m sitting on my back porch with a face mask on, it’s the only picture I took today. Anyways, I still have some sensitivity and soreness whenever I touch/push on my double chin. I’m not sure if I have any swelling still or not, only time will tell!Updated on 6 Mar 2020:So here’s a little update. 48 days post first procedure and 1 day before second procedure! Im still a little sensitive in some areas so I’m afraid the second procedure will hurt a little worse. I will update after!"- E. / RealSelf / Sep 21, 2020
After a numbing cream has been applied to your skin for absorption, our Aesthetic Clinician will pass the Lumenis M22 device gently over your facial skin. This noninvasive treatment should be painless, and you should only feel a warming sensation from the heat. The entire treatment session should take approximately 45 minutes.
what to expect
Some patients report minor side effects of this treatment, such as mild swelling, flushing, bruising, and sensitivity for 2 – 24 hours after your office visit. If you had the IPL treatment to eliminate freckles or dark spots on your skin, you may notice that the texture of your skin will become very dry in that area, and then flake off. If you feel that you have had a major reaction to this treatment (which is rare), please contact our office immediately.
What Will My Recovery Be Like?
Your recovery period will be quick! Many of our patients, who have had this treatment, report that they start to see real results in day 2 to day 5 as the skin needs time to repair and heal after IPL treatments. It may also take up to a week to see a difference in the dark areas (lesions, birthmarks, freckles) you had treated. Dr. Nguyen may suggest multiple treatment sessions spread out over a period of time for optimal results.
Will I need a Single session?
Some patients only need a single session to see dramatic results in their skin. However, many women will need more than one. It may also be recommended that you have a repeat session once a year to maintain your results.
In the meantime, take care of your skin. Using sunscreen is a must to protect it from the sun's harmful UV rays. The Lumenis IPL treatment will not prevent your skin from showing its age, however, it can help restore some of its natural beauty.
Plan Your Procedure
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