Hydrafacial

Hydrafacial Treatment by Radiant Esthetics in Newport, RI

The HydraFacial combines the ability to cleanse, exfoliate, extract, hydrate, and replenish the skin’s antioxidants. HydraFacials are excellent at treating patients who want to have renewed glowing skin, diminish acne, improve tone and texture, and look radiant either every day or right before a big event.

The advantages of this treatment include:

• Improved skin clarity
• Boost in skin volume
• Softer, smoother, and more resilient skin
• Brighter, even skin tone
• Reduced appearance of wrinkles and fine lines

CAUSES OF AGE SPOTS

Although age spots are usually caused by accumulated exposure to the sun‘s ultraviolet (UV) light, they may also be the result of using tanning beds/lamps; trauma or injury; or genetic predisposition. People with light skin are more likely to develop age spots, as are those with a history of frequent sunburn or sun exposure.

DIAGNOSIS OF AGE SPOTS

True age spots are harmless and do not require treatment. If what is thought to be an age spot appears irregular, however, a biopsy may be performed to ensure that it is not malignant. Spots with the following characteristics should be evaluated by a physician:

TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR AGE SPOTS

Possible side effects of Sculptra injections include localized bleeding, tenderness, discomfort, redness, bruising and swelling. Side effects usually fade within a few days, although can last longer.

According to Valeant Aesthetics, “Other side effects may include small lumps under the skin that are sometimes noticeable when pressing on the treated area. Larger lumps, some with delayed onset with or without inflammation or skin discoloration, have also been reported.”

CAUSES OF AGE SPOTS

Although age spots are usually caused by accumulated exposure to the sun‘s ultraviolet (UV) light, they may also be the result of using tanning beds/lamps; trauma or injury; or genetic predisposition. People with light skin are more likely to develop age spots, as are those with a history of frequent sunburn or sun exposure.

DIAGNOSIS OF AGE SPOTS

True age spots are harmless and do not require treatment. If what is thought to be an age spot appears irregular, however, a biopsy may be performed to ensure that it is not malignant. Spots with the following characteristics should be evaluated by a physician:

In addition, spots that are itchy, red or sensitive, or that bleed, should be checked for malignancy.

TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR AGE SPOTS

Although age spots are not medically dangerous, many people who develop them find them aesthetically unappealing. Treatments to remove age spots or make them less prominent include the following:

Treatment of age spots is considered strictly cosmetic, so insurance companies typically do not cover procedures to remove them.

The Treatment

The HydraFacial is perfect for patients with all skin types. If you have dry, oily, or regular skin, then the HydraFacial is made for you. During your HydraFacial appointment, you can sit back and relax. Our provider will customize your treatment for optimal results. What does the treatment entail?

Step 1. Cleansing and Exfoliation. Dull skin cells are removed to reveal new skin.
Step 2. A glycolic solution is applied to the skin to help purify it.
Step 3. The pores will be cleaned with an automated extraction device that uses vortex suction.
Step 4. Antioxidants and Hyaluronic Acid are infused to protect the skin.

FAQ

We recommend patients get a HydraFacial every two weeks. Then you can come in every month.

Most patients achieve immediate enhancements in the quality of their skin. The peak results will appear a few days after treatment. We recommend using an SPF 30 moisturizer and limiting sun exposure to prolong the results.

You'll get skin enhancements for seven days after treatment. You may get regular follow-up procedures to keep your skin looking radiant. Most patients schedule monthly treatments to revitalize their skin on a regular basis.

Yes. You might get redness that subsides within a few hours.

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