The ICON Laser is used for a number of popular treatments, from hair removal to procedures for pigmentation, vessels, wrinkles, scars, and stretch marks. The technology works on a wide range of skin types and results can be seen in as little as one session, depending on treatment.
Using the ICON system, you can see a reduction in lines and wrinkles after just one treatment. It works by sending energy deep into the skin using fractional laser technology, which then stimulates the growth of new skin.
It varies by the intensity of your treatment and the surface area you're treating. Treatments aren't painful, but you may feel some tingling. To reduce any discomfort, the wand emits a cooling sensation as it delivers laser energy.
Just prior to treatment, remove all makeup, lotions, deodorant or oil from the area to be treated.
Clean area to be treated thoroughly using a facial cleanser or mild soap and water, and alcohol to remove skin oils.
Most clients will notice an improvement in both texture and tone of the skin 2 to 3 weeks after their first treatment. After 3 or more consecutive treatments, there will be further improvement as well as a visible decrease of redness, dark spots and fine lines. Freckles and age spots may appear darker for up to a week before they fade gradually.
Results are semi-permanent and do need maintenance. Maintenance timelines can very per the individual but most clients do maintenance once a year.
The ICON Laser a versatile treatment that can be used for various purposes, including:
Wrinkle Reduction: Using the ICON system, you can see a reduction in lines and wrinkles after just one treatment.
Stretch Marks: Through fractional laser technology, ICON administers pulsed energy to the skin. This energy targets the discoloration caused by stretch marks and also stimulates the production of new collagen, resulting in smoother skin.
Sun Damage: The ICON laser system is highly effective for skin resurfacing. It operates by utilizing laser energy microbeams to generate controlled zones of impact within the skin, spanning from the outermost layer (epidermis) to the deeper layer (dermis).