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Halo Laser Treatments in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens

Are you seeking a treatment for fine lines, sun spots, or dull skin that is effective without requiring significant downtime? At Lickstein Plastic Surgery in Palm Beach Gardens, we are pleased to offer Halo, a customizable laser treatment that can address a range of skin concerns to give you your glow back. Halo repairs the effects of aging and environmental damage in a way that other lasers can’t because Halo offers targeted treatment at precise depths.

Benefits of Halo Laser Treatment

  • Each treatment is personalized to meet your specific needs
  • Diminishes visible signs of aging
  • Improves skin tone and texture for a youthful glow
  • Minimizes enlarged pores
  • Customizable treatments allow for flexibility in scheduling and downtime

How Does Halo Work?

Halo is a hybrid fractional laser. The first of its kind, this innovative laser combines ablative and non-ablative wavelengths. Lasers that only use ablative wavelengths may not address visible signs of aging and they require lengthy downtime; lasers with non-ablative wavelengths are gentler but require many treatments to deliver noticeable results. By combining the two wavelengths with a diode non-ablative laser and an ablative yttrium aluminum garnet laser, Halo gives you the best of both worlds – beautiful results with little to no downtime.

Is Halo Right For Me?

Halo is well-suited for a broad range of patients because it can be customized to treat a wide variety of concerns, from minimizing enlarged pores to improving uneven skin tone. A lighter Halo treatment may be right for patients who want a refreshed look the very next day, while a deeper Halo treatment can offer full rejuvenation with just a few days of downtime.

If you want skin that is naturally luminous, Halo may be right for you! Contact our office for a consultation with Dr. Lickstein to find out if you are a candidate.

What Can Halo Treat?

  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Sun damage
  • Uneven or dull skin tone
  • Enlarged pores
  • Rough or irregular texture
  • Fine lines*
  • Scars*

*only with Halo Hybrid Treatments

Halo Laser FAQs

What can I expect during my Halo treatment?
Once you discuss your aesthetic goals with Dr. Lickstein and you are determined to be a candidate for Halo, we will create your personalized treatment plan. At your appointment, a topical numbing product will be put on your skin prior to your Halo session. Motion tracking technology will be used to measure the treatment area to ensure even results. The length of time your treatment lasts will depend on the area and concerns being treated.
Will Halo treatment feel painful?
We will use a topical anesthetic to help you feel comfortable during treatment. Patients do not typically find the treatment to be painful, but they may feel a tingling and warming sensation that can last approximately 30 minutes after treatment.
What results can I get with Halo?
Your treatment will be tailored for you. Overall, you can expect completely rejuvenated skin with improved tone and texture, reduction of discoloration, reduced pore size and a luminous glow. You will notice initial results a few days after treatment and your skin will continue to improve for several weeks.
What is the recovery like after Halo?
Recovery can vary based on the intensity if your personalized treatment. In general, you will experience some peeling in the 24 hours after treatment and you may develop a lightly bronzed skin color 2 to 3 days after treatment. Patients generally return to regular activities the same day or the next day, but it is important to keep your skin protected and follow all post-procedure instructions.
How much does Halo cost?
Halo is so customizable, cost can vary depending on the intensity and number of treatments you decide to have. You can receive a detailed treatment plan with pricing at your consultation appointment with Dr. Lickstein. Contact us with any questions or to schedule a consultation appointment.

Laser Resurfacing

Resurfacing treatments approve the visible signs of aging. With different treatments at a variety of depths, treatment can improve the tone and texture of skin while targeting fine lines and deep wrinkles as well as scars.

Laser Resurfacing FAQs

What areas of the body can be treated?
The most commonly treated areas of the face and neck. Other areas such as the hands and chest can also be treated. Resurfacing treatments can be combined with other plastic surgery procedures to further improve the results.
What will the procedure be like?
The skin will be cleansed. Topical anesthetic may have been applied before and he may even receive nerve blocks. Your eyes will be protected during the treatment and the laser will glide across the skin of the area to be treated. Depending on the size of the area being treated the procedure will last approximately 30 minutes or less.
Is it painful?
The comfort level during the treatment varies greatly from patient to patient. It also depends on the depth of the treatment. For deeper treatments, local anesthetic is used in addition to the topical anesthetic. Immediately following the treatment coming you may experience redness and sensation similar to a sunburn. Swelling may occur.
How long does it take to recover?
Complete healing will depend on the depth of the treatment. Shallow treatments may be healed in 2 to 4 days, while deeper treatments may take several weeks. You will be giving instructions regarding skin care but should be able to begin wearing makeup in approximately one week.

Broadband Light Laser (BBL) Treatments

BBL is an innovative technology that uniquely delivers light therapy targeting the signs of aging and sun damage and effectively provides a more refreshed, rejuvenated and
youthful appearance. It is an effective treatment for the red and brown areas of discoloration that many patients notice as they age. Because the treatment targets deeper areas of the skin, and spares the surface, there is little down time after the treatment.

Broadband Light FAQs

What type of skin conditions can
 be treated?
Age spots, freckles, redness, small vessels and more. BBL can also be used to reduce unwanted hair and control active acne.
What areas of the body can be treated?
All areas of the body can be treated.
What will happen during the procedure?
A cool gel is first applied to the treatment area. Then, a chilled applicator is placed on the skin to deliver the light therapy.
Are Forever Young BBL treatments uncomfortable?
Generally not. However, in more sensitive areas being treated you may experience some discomfort. Dr. Lickstein will use topical anesthetic.
How many treatments will I need?
Every patient is different. Most patient see an improvement after the first treatment with the optimal result being seen after a series of 3-6 treatments.
Is there downtime associated with BBL?
In most cases you can apply makeup in 1-2 days so there is virtually no downtime.
What aftercare do I need?
You may be sensitive to sunlight and should apply sun-screen and other skin care products as directed. Instructions will be provided.

Halo Laser Patient Reviews

“My skin now feels like it did back in high school. It is so smooth and luminous and I feel like I can’t see the pores on my face anymore. I’ve never felt and looked better.”
“The best part of my Halo treatment was how easy it was! I have done a few laser and light treatments in the past, but nothing came close. To be able to have a treatment with minimal discomfort, be able to go out the next day and still get results was amazing!”
“Over the years, I have always worried about how much damage I’ve done to my skin. My freckles turned into brown spots and my pores were large. Halo not only made my skin feel and look amazing but it also reversed the internal sun damage. Halo hit the spot!”
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