During this in-office procedure, a thin layer of cooling gel is applied to the desired body part. Dr. Newman then employs a hand piece which passes over the area utilizing a series of pulses to deliver the energy. Some patients may experience discomfort which is almost always well tolerated.
Most of our patients report a tolerable level of discomfort during the procedure, and usually no pain or a slight burning sensation for a few hours afterwards. For their comfort, patients are provided with a topical anesthetic cream which may be applied 60 minutes before the procedure.
LASIK is an outpatient surgical procedure that uses a laser beam to gently reshape the surface of the cornea. This causes little or no discomfort and improves vision. The beam gently pulses to remove a microscopic amount of tissue, allowing images to be more sharply focused on the retina.
During the CET procedure, patients can opt for either infusion of one of Dr. Greco’s proprietary toning formulas—comprised of a unique blend of vitamins and growth factors—or Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) drawn from the patient.
During the procedure, which can last anywhere between 10-minutes to ½ hour, the laser will be passed back and forth over the treatment area. The depth with which the laser penetrates the skin can be controlled precisely by the surgeon according to the desired correction.
Laser resurfacing results can last for 10 years with a good skin care regimen. ActiveFX: ActiveFX is a procedure that combines the laser for resurfacing with fractional coverage. Fractional coverage means that only a fraction of the surface of our skin is actually treated by the laser. By leaving small “bridges” of untouched skin, you…
An FDA-approved dermal filler that restores a natural, youthful look by filling in smile lines and wrinkles. It is made from calcium-based microspheres in a natural gel that is injected into the skin through a minimally invasive procedure. It is a long lasting, safe filler maintaining corrections for about 1 ½ years.