Feeling confident in the skin you’re in is a big part of maintaining a healthy sense of self-esteem. For both men and women, the natural aging process, as well as effects of time spent in the sun, external pollutants and even genetic predisposition, can lead to skin that doesn’t reflect the vibrant and youthful personality within. Over time, it’s common for individuals to develop red or brown age spots, hyperpigmentation, cherry angiomas, and other skin imperfections. While these can occur all over the body, when they show up prominently on the face, many turn to cosmetic professionals for help.
For patients looking to reduce or remove the visual effects of age spots, lesions, and even rosacea, Lumecca has hit the cosmetic market as a highly effective, safe and successful approach to treatment. This pulsed light treatment option has gained popularity in the field for its proven long-term results. While the Lumecca treatment is frequently requested to treat visible veins and pigmentation point on the face, it is just as effective as treating skin imperfections such as birthmarks or uneven skin tone across the body. As an added bonus, many patients who choose Lumecca report a smooth finish to their skin post-treatment.
Understanding the Lumecca Treatment
Lumecca is a low-risk and non-invasive procedure that uses pulses of high-energy light to rejuvenate and restore skin to its natural glow, smoothness and overall tone. Peak power flashlamps administer the light pulses with the help of a hand-held device that is closely controlled so as to avoid burning or inconsistency in results. The gentle yet effective nature of Lumecca makes it a viable choice for patients of all skin tones and types.
Patients who elect to undergo Lumecca treatments have it administered in a series of bright light flashes that are often accompanied by a quick pulling or elastic sensation as the light penetrates the top layer of skin. Some patients report a warm sensation at the treatment area that may be followed by a short period of redness or swelling. On average, these side effects can be expected to dissipate within an hour two of treatment.
Results and Follow-Up Treatment
Visible results following Lumecca treatment can be expected within two or three days following the procedure. More noticeable and drastic improvements are often seen within the following few weeks as the effects of treatment take hold. While a single session of Lumecca treatments may be enough to achieve the desired results, the majority of patients are recommended a series of treatments on the part of a professional cosmetic physician to ensure long-lasting success.
As a non-invasive and low-risk treatment option, Lumecca is a very safe choice when it comes to deciding on the ideal cosmetic procedure. Lumecca does not require general anesthesia and is a great option for patients looking to avoid any and all risks associated with a lengthy hospital stay or extended recovery period.
As with nearly all cosmetic procedures, the cost of Lumecca treatments varies from patient to patient and is highly dependent on the severity of the area being treated as well as the size of the treatment region. The team at the St. Louis Laser Lipo and Vein Center is happy to walk patients through a variety of options for financing and payment plans that exist directly through our clinic.
Beginning Your Journey to Change
The many benefits of Lumecca may be just the solution you’ve been searching for to regain the youthful, glowing skin you deserve. When you’re considering your treatment options, begin by scheduling a complimentary initial consultation with Dr. Wright and his team at the St. Louis Laser Lipo and Vein Center today. A consultation is a perfect time for prospective patients to ask questions, voice concerns and state preferences before a personalized treatment plan is ever put in place.
Before patients move forwards with Lumecca, Dr. Wright will take the time to assess a patient’s medical profile as well as perform an initial exam to make sure the Lumecca route is both safe and successful. Whether you ultimately decide to go for a single session or multi-step plan, our team takes a comprehensive approach to patient care to ensure everyone who walks through our doors enjoys a comfortable and highly-successful experience on the road to restoring self-confidence and the look you love. Contact us today for more information on our many cosmetic services. We can’t wait to hear from you!