Aging takes a toll on our skin. As we age, we start to notice a variety of skin issues appearing, including wrinkles and fine lines, scarring and acne scarring, rough texture, actinic keratoses, and pigmented lesions.

If you are unhappy with the look of your skin, you may be interested in laser skin resurfacing. Laser skin surfacing is an excellent method of treating numerous skin irregularities. It can improve the tone and texture of your skin while also reducing or eliminating the appearance of skin issues.

The Lumenis AcuPulse Laser

At our practice, we use the Lumenis AcuPulse laser for skin resurfacing. This laser features impressive technology that serves many aesthetic resurfacing needs. It is simple, powerful, and versatile.

• The Lumenis AcuPulse has SuperPulse technology, which means that it has an excellent coagulation/ablation ratio and is able to reach the desired treatment depth in the skin with as little as a single pulse of laser energy.

• It has a very short pulse duration, which means that patient comfort is doubled and the chances of side-effects are little to none.

• It has a very intuitive user interference, which means that it’s very easy for doctors and physicians to use. Its ease of access means that it’s also easy to set up and is able to treat patients in less time than other lasers.

• It has numerous built-in treatment modes. This means that the laser has a lot of versatility. It also gives a great deal of control for practitioners who are expert users, so they can treat specific skin issues in a way that is more effective.

What Are the Lumenis AcuPulse Laser’s Built-In Modes?

Superficial: This mode is used for moderate cases of sun-damaged skin. It can also be used to treat uneven texture, fine lines, actinic keratoses, and dyschromia.

Deep: This mode is mainly used to treat wrinkles, deeper lines, uneven texture, acne scars, and dyschromia.

Combo: The combo mode combines the deep and superficial modes and can be used to treat scarring caused by acne, sun damage, and wrinkles.

StretchTouch: This mode is used to treat textural irregularities in the skin and furrows that have developed over time.

FeatherTouch: This mode is used for a lighter touch. It can be used for gentler treatments and single-scan treatments.

ToeTouch: This mode is mostly used for foot ailments like ingrown toenails and plantar warts.

SilkTouch: This mode is used for double-scan treatments or treatments that are more vigorous.

Paint: This mode is used for continuous and controlled freehand placement on smaller areas.

FineTouch: This mode is used to treat irregular pigmented lesions that are at various depths using precise ablation.

Bleph: This mode is mostly used to make clean and precise incisions without any heavy bleeding.

The Lumenis AcuPulse laser can treat almost any type of skin issue that you may have. Ask your physician about the right method of treatment before you make a final decision.

Setting Up a Skin Resurfacing Consultation

Visit Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery, a well-respected plastic surgery practice, to find out more about what skin resurfacing with the Lumenis AcuPulse laser can do for you. To schedule a consultation, contact our office.

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Northwestern Specialists
Plastic Surgery

676 N St Clair Street, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60611

Monday-Friday 8a-5p
Saturday: 9a-2p
Sunday: Closed

Northwestern Med Spa Streeterville

676 N St Clair Street, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60611

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Saturday: 9a-2p
Sunday: Closed

Northwestern Med Spa River North

3 E Huron Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

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Friday 9a-5p
Saturday: 9a-2p
Sunday: Closed

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