A corrective laser treatment for sun damaged skin and for anyone with high colouring, Acne, facial veins and redness on the face, neck, chest and backs of hands. A very gentle and effective treatment.
(Patch test required. Areas quoted on consultation)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
It is a non-invasive treatment which uses broad spectrum light to coagulate superficial broken veins. The lymphatic system eliminates the broken down waste product afterwards, which can take a couple of weeks. Improvement can often be seen a month after only one treatment.
Genetics, sun exposure, exposure to the elements and many other factors contribute to facial redness. As we get older vein walls weaken and are more prone to damage.
Virtually any part of your body with high colour and redness can be safely treated. The face, chest, arms and legs can be treated.
Limelight is ideal for those with active lifestyles because the procedure requires no downtime & can be done during a lunch break
It is a non-invasive approach to treating superficial broken veins. It also improves skin tone , fades brown pigmentation/sun spots as well as reduces redness. Limelight heats the unwanted broken veins causing a therapeutic effect.
When the pulse of light is delivered, you will experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. Ultra sound gel is used to both cool your skin and help the transmission of light into your skin . Anaesthesia or pain medicine is typically not required.
Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated. However, most treatments should take less than 30 minutes.
Usually three treatments are usually sufficient to see results. Additional treatments may be required by some clients.
Immediately following treatment your skin, a cold pack may be applied to cool off your skin. Your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area may be mildly swollen, which can last up to three days. Mineral Make-up may be applied immediately after if desired to conceal the redness.
After 3-4 weeks, the facial redness will decrease. After usually 3-4 treatments most of the facial redness should be greatly reduced.
The facial redness that Limelight removes will be permanently removed, but that doesn’t mean that you may develop new broken veins and capillaries over time again in the future. These new broken veins can be treated with Limelight to remove them.
Clients must not have had sun exposure for at least 6 weeks prior to the treatment. There must be no active or fresh active tan on the face. You must inform us of your medical history and any medications that you are on, as some medications can increase your photosensitivity to laser and IPL light . Daily Sunscreen must be worn for at least 6 weeks after the treatment. Clients are required to arrive to the clinic without make up on to assess suitability for the treatment. A patch test is essential prior to treatment.