Dr. Coberly offers a variety of laser procedures in the office, or along with surgical procedures in the operating room.
In the past, laser resurfacing to achieve radiant, rejuvenated, more youthful-looking skin meant taking significant time away from work and/ or social events to heal, making the decision to have this done a difficult one for many patients. This is no longer the case! Restoring your skin, stimulating collagen, reducing wrinkles and reversing sun damage has never been easier. Dr. Coberly offers two state of the art lasers so her patients can get the results they desire with the flexibility they need.
Who is a candidate for laser resurfacing?
Not all patients are candidates for laser resurfacing. Dr. Coberly will determine if you are a candidate at the time of your visit. Patients with light skin and fine wrinkles are generally the best candidates for resurfacing, but many different skin types can be treated.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair Removal is a non-invasive approach to permanent hair reduction. Experience no down time while eliminating hundreds of hair follicles with this safe effective method. This procedure is quick and effective for larger areas and designed for most skin types. Patients with light skin and dark hair experience the best results. Consultation Required – May require a Test Patch depending on Skin Type
Using a series of Intense Pulse Light treatments gives you gradual, natural improvement for longer lasting results. This non-invasive method reduces redness within the capillary walls and is beneficial for: chronic rosacea patients, reducing sun damage (solar keratosis), and improving protein (collagen) synthesis. Treatments may be enhanced with SilkPeel Dermal Infusion and ResurFX™ facial rejuvenation’.
What should I expect?
When will I see results?
The Lumenis® IPL Photorejuvenation treatment works with your skin to remove your imperfections and stimulate collagen and elastic fiber production over a sequence of treatments.
Some skin concerns such as shallow pigmentation and age/sun spots can be cleared with as few as 1-2 treatments. Typically 2-6 sessions with 2-4 weeks in between are needed to achieve optimal results for most skin concerns.
What can I expect after treatment?
Immediately following treatment, you may experience some redness, depending on your customized treatment settings. Redness will usually disappear within a few hours. In most cases, makeup may be immediately applied, and daily activities can be resumed the very same day. Typically your physician should advise to stay out of the direct sun for a few days following the treatment and to apply sunscreen.
How does it work?
IPL Photorejuvenation technology
The IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) technology allows treatment of pigmentation and vascular imperfections, while improving overall skin appearance. Lumenis® IPL with Optimal Pulse Technology (OPT™) enables Dr. Coberly to customize the treatment according to your skin type and desired results, with maximum safety. Light pulses penetrate the tissue and create heat, targeting the skin imperfection in a controlled manner. The body’s natural process then removes the treated tissue, while collagen and elastic fiber stimulation occurs, resulting in a visible improvement in skin tone and overall appearance.
To ensure utmost comfort, Dr. Coberly will apply cold coupling gel on the treatment area. Depending on your specific concern, you can expect the session to last 15-30 minutes. You may experience a warm sensation as the light is applied to the skin.
Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
Erase redness, broken capillaries, and rosacea. This FDA approved treatment corrects redness in 1-2 treatments with stunning results.
Fractionated CO2 Laser
The Fractionated CO2 (SmartXide DOT) laser is an aggressive resurfacing treatment, requiring a bit more downtime. Dramatic results can be seen after a single treatment, perfect for patients with deep wrinkles, sagging skin, significant sun damage and severe loss of collagen.
The ResurFX (Fraxel) laser is a less aggressive resurfacing treatment, requiring minimal to no downtime. Dramatic results can be seen after one or more treatment, perfect for patients with fine lines and wrinkles, mild to moderate sun damage, and mild to moderate skin laxity.
Not every decision we make has to be ‘forever’. Dr. Coberly offers the Q-Switch laser known for its non-invasive, gentle, and effective ability to remove unwanted tattoos. Keep in mind, tattoo removal is a process and most patients require several treatments for optimal results.
If you are tired of caking on makeup to cover up facial redness, or if unsightly spider veins keep you from going to the pool or the beach because you do not want to put your bathing suit or a pair of shorts on, then laser vein treatments may be right for you! This highly effective, non-invasive, laser treatment targets blood vessels and destroys them with focused heat beams while bypassing your outer layer of skin eliminating the vessels on sight. away. This spider vein treatment works best for small-to-medium-sized vessels.