Why Skin Rejuvenation Treatments With The Icon Laser Have Become So Popular

Does scarring, uneven skin tone, or aging skin have you feeling less than your best? Your face can show signs of a life well-lived, whether it was many summers in the sun or smile lines around your nose and mouth. Other conditions, like rosacea and scars, can affect your skin regardless of age.

Everyone wants to look their best, but skin imperfections like these can hurt your self-confidence. At Gastonia Wellness & Long Term Care, James E. Needell, MD, is proud to offer facial rejuvenation with the Icon laser system to treat some of the most common skin complaints.

A safe and effective laser therapy platform, the Icon™ system can erase scars and wrinkles, correct skin discoloration, and even treat frustrating vascular lesions. Icon therapy is a customizable treatment plan that can give you brighter, smoother skin in just a few sessions. With the Icon laser, you can get:

  • Even skin tone
  • Scar treatment
  • Hair reduction
  • Vein clearance
  • Skin resurfacing

When you come to Gastonia Wellness & Long Term Care, Dr. Needell talks with you about your frustrations and goals for cosmetic treatment. He develops a personalized treatment plan for you, which may include a few Icon therapy treatments spread over several months.

The Icon laser and intense pulsed light

The Icon laser is a cutting-edge system with seven handpieces for flexible treatment. Using the latest in laser technology, the Icon gives Dr. Needell the power to customize your skin rejuvenation treatment and deliver significant results. Whether your skin may benefit from the high-speed facial resurfacing microlens or handheld lasers for targeted treatment, the Icon is a popular and customizable option for tackling common skin imperfections.

The Icon laser uses intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy to deliver unparalleled power and skin correction. Optimized light energy is focused on your treatment areas, applying numerous wavelengths to your skin instead of just one. Sometimes called photorejuvenation, IPL penetrates the top layer of your skin safely and promotes rejuvenation below the surface.

IPL therapy with the Icon system gently heats uneven pigmentation in your skin and destroys the irregular coloring. Over time, your skin replaces the damaged cells with healthy ones, which evens your skin tone and smooths the surface.

Skin rejuvenation without invasive procedures

With the Icon laser, Dr. Needell addresses a variety of common skin concerns without the need for cosmetic surgery. Laser treatment with the Icon system is a popular cosmetic procedure with real results. It’s a noninvasive, effective IPL system that treats:

  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Broken blood vessels
  • Scars
  • Rosacea
  • Unsightly veins
  • Unwanted hair

Equipped with a live melanin reader, the Icon system can target uneven pigmentation below the surface of your skin. IPL destroys the uneven pigmentation caused by scars, rosacea, and more, encouraging healthy cell regeneration. The laser resurfaces your skin, boosting collagen production and smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.

During treatment, the patented cooling technology of Icon helps keep your skin comfortable.

Dr. Needell develops a customized treatment plan for you that addresses your most frustrating skin concerns. Some procedures, like the popular facial resurfacing treatment, take just 15 minutes with the Icon laser. Side effects of treatment are minimal, and you’ll likely be able to return to your normal activities as soon as you leave our office.

For a fresh look and rejuvenated skin without surgery or downtime, patients are turning to the Icon laser system. Skin imperfections can affect you, regardless of your age. Call us at Gastonia Wellness & Long Term Care today to learn more about skin rejuvenation with the Icon laser and see if this popular cosmetic procedure is right for you.

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