HALO by Sciton has significantly advanced laser resurfacing. As a hybrid fractional laser, HALO can deliver non-ablative and ablative wavelengths to the same targeted treatment area. This technology enables more precision, producing truly remarkable results in skin rejuvenation with far less downtime.
Long-term sun exposure, or just the effects of living your life each and every day can take a toll on your skin. Visible signs of aging such as wrinkles, age spots, discoloration, and skin laxity can cause you to look for an effective treatment for skin rejuvenation. For anyone looking to treat sun damage and boost the production of collagen, HALO can address both of these needs with one treatment. HALO Laser Resurfacing by Sciton is a complete skin rejuvenation treatment that significantly improves skin quality, tone and texture.
Once you leave your 20s behind you will see the first signs of aging appearing on your face. Sun damage, fine lines around your eyes, uneven skin tone, and enlarged pores are common issues. Maybe you struggled with acne in your younger years, and as a result, you live with lingering scars that no cosmetics can hide. If you are looking for a non-surgical treatment with quick results and minimal downtime, HALO resurfacing might be the perfect treatment for you. HALO is versatile and safe for men and women of all skin types.
When you arrive for your HALO treatment, your expert aesthetician will apply a medical grade topical numbing cream to the treatment area. the topical cream has had time to allow for comfortable treatment, the HALO laser skin resurfacing will begin. Your aesthetician will use the work in a crisscross pattern on the damaged areas of your skin. The HALO device’s technology has built-in safety measures and recognizes when the treatment is complete.
Each patient is unique and has different skincare goals. Depending on the procedure, timing can vary, but typically, you should be in and out within two hours.
Most patients experience minimal discomfort with a topical anesthetic and the HALO’s integrated cooling technology. You may feel a slight prickling sensation as the device crisscrosses over your skin.
Once your treatment is over, you might feel some sensitivity to the area. Your skin may appear a bit flushed, similar to a minor sunburn. There could be a bit of swelling that will resolve itself quickly.
HALO is a complete skin rejuvenation treatment. The HALO laser technology is significantly more advanced and flexible than earlier skin treatment options, which means it can take fewer treatments than in the past to address most issues. You can choose to have one or two more aggressive treatments or decide that you’d rather take your time with a less aggressive approach but choose to undergo milder treatments more often. Determining the number of treatments that you need will be determined with the help of Dr. Shapiro.
After your first HALO treatment, you will start to see improvement in your skin’s tone and texture in two and five days. Progress will continue to build with most patients seeing the most dramatic improvements in about three weeks. Significant improvement in your skin’s tone and texture can be seen with just one HALO treatment. A series of treatments are typically recommended for certain issues such as acne scars.
Dr. Shapiro is an award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon with over 28 years of experience in his field. With impressive technical skill and a talent for creating natural-looking results, his practice has become a leading destination for discerning patients throughout the country.
Known for his compassion and honesty, Dr. Shapiro strives to educate his patients so that they are empowered about their care. He carefully explains the procedures, expected results, and techniques in a way that anyone can understand. Additionally, he personally guides his clients every step of the way – from the initial consultation to their post-operative care – to ensure an enjoyable experience and the best possible results.