Simon Med Spa
Simon Lee, MD
Aesthetics located in Milpitas, CA & Burlingame, CA
PicoSure is a true innovation in the world of aesthetics that can successfully reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, freckles, scarring, and more. At Simon Med Spa in Burlingame, California, Simon Lee, MD is a skilled physician and aesthetic specialist providing state-of-the-art photofacials to help you address your skin problems and boost confidence. Explore the many benefits of PicoSure — the number-one laser device for all types of skin pigmentation that can rejuvenate, tighten, and soften your skin with no downtime. Call Simon Med Spa or book online today.
PicoSure Q & A
What is PicoSure?
PicoSure is a skin treatment that utilizes advanced laser technology to rejuvenate your skin and help you create new healthy skin cells. PicoSure stimulates collagen and elastin production and plumps and firms your skin to give you a younger-looking complexion.
PicoSure technology uses a unique wavelength of light and a specialized lens to convert laser energy into gentle pressure. The pressure effectively squeezes your cells and activates the natural cell signaling processes that allow you to create new elastin and collagen without damaging your surrounding skin.
The Picosure laser uses picosecond technology where a select beam of light at a certain energy is delivered within a picosecond — an extremely rapid rate. The Picosure system delivers the laser beam in a pixelated manner that allows for rapid healing.
What can Picosure treat?
Picosure is carefully used to correct sun-damaged skin on the chest, neck, hands, and face. Dr. Lee offers Picosure to treat various skin concerns, such as:
- Age spots
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Broken blood vessels
During your personal consultation, Dr. Lee can help you to determine if Picosure is the right approach to resolve your skin concerns.
What can I expect during my Picosure treatment?
During your Picosure treatment, you wear protective eyewear that’s designed to protect your eyes from the light. There’s no special preparation and the procedure typically only takes around 10-15 minutes.
Dr. Lee can provide numbing cream to minimize any discomfort. Most people don’t experience any pain and describe the treatments as feeling like a rubber band lightly snapping against the skin.
Dr. Lee gently guides the Picosure handpiece over the area and delivers the laser energy to your skin.
You might need multiple treatments for the best results, typically around two to five. Treatments should be spaced between two to six weeks apart. Many people return for touch-up maintenance treatments every six months.
What can I expect after my Picosure treatment?
After your Picosure treatment, you might experience mild redness, but this should subside within a few hours. You won’t need to cover up or miss work or leisure activities. You can return to your day immediately following your treatment since there’s no downtime.
You should always protect your skin and follow any instructions given to you by Dr. Lee. Be sure to use the recommended daily sunscreens and sensitive skin cleanser and moisturizer. A sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher is usually recommended.
Picosure offers long-lasting results. Find out how the PicoSure laser system can benefit your skin. Call Simon Med Spa or book online to get started.