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ClearSilk Treatment

ClearSilk Treatment by Sciton in Santa Cruz, Aptos CA

The ClearSilk laser has many benefits such as treating rosacea and redness, anti-aging, uneven skin texture, skin tone, and other similar issues. Moreover, its intensity can be reduced or increased according to each patient’s requirements. It also helps in resolving minor to moderate skin disorders and cosmetic inconsistencies can be achieved. Talk to April Umek, PA-C at Pacific Coast Aesthetics, and learn more about ClearSilk treatment. For more information, contact us or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 28 Seascape Village, Aptos, CA 95003.

ClearSilk Treatment by Sciton Near Me in Aptos, CA
ClearSilk Treatment by Sciton Near Me in Aptos, CA

Table of Contents:

What type of laser is ClearSilk?
Is the Clear Silk laser worth it?
What are the benefits of ClearSilk laser treatment?
What is the recovery time for Sciton laser treatment?

What type of laser is ClearSilk?


ClearSilk addresses redness and rosacea primarily. It can also address mild textural changes and help with skin revitalization. ClearSilk is a form of non-ablative laser that sees significant use in dermatology and cosmetic procedures. To understand exactly why this is, it is helpful to break down what it means for a laser to be ablative or non-ablative. An ablative laser vaporizes tissue, and when specifically working with the skin, a portion of the outermost layer, the epidermis, is destroyed as part of treating a condition. A non-ablative laser can be seen as a more gentle laser as they generally have a higher wavelength, and thus lower energy, which does not remove skin while resurfacing.

Because of this, procedures involving non-ablative lasers generally have shorter recovery times than those of ablative lasers but are likely to be used for milder to moderate skin issues such as wrinkles, dark spots, hyperpigmentation, discoloration, or uneven skin texture. This is the best treatment for redness and rosacea. Simply knowing that ClearSkin is a non-ablative laser that may be used to deal with the aforementioned conditions can help get closer to determining if it is a viable option for you.

Is the Clear Silk laser worth it?


While it can be difficult to gauge whether ClearSilk will be worth the expense before undergoing the procedure, a general demographic of people often see the desired results. For one, people who experience mild or moderate skin conditions, this treatment is a no downtime to treat redness and rosacea. In just a few treatments it can correct redness unlike any other treatment.  It can also improve texture and give a natural glow to all patients. Moreover, ClearSilk is a very powerful anti-aging tool that can be utilized both as a preventative, or regenerative measure as it can treat the fine lines and wrinkles associated with aging.

Additionally, it is oftentimes the case that the results derived from laser treatments can be considered a long-term fix, but it certainly depends on the condition at hand. So while the range of treatment that ClearSilk can provide is certainly appealing, it is still important to consult with the appropriate medical professionals, whether it be a physician with much knowledge in the area, a nurse practitioner, or another appropriately licensed professional to establish if ClearSilk is a practical option that will net your desired outcome.

What are the benefits of ClearSilk laser treatment?


There are a plethora of benefits that make ClearSilk laser treatment particularly appealing to patients pursuing medical treatment, and even those desiring a certain cosmetic goal. Many people wonder how the laser may interact with their skin, and because ClearSilk is a very gentle non-ablative laser, it is essentially a great tool for all skin types. In addition, there is no significant recovery time when using ClearSilk for the same reason. Yet another positive of ClearSilk laser treatment is the procedure is noninvasive, making it very low risk of complications as such, it is worth drawing attention to the idea that ClearSilk, being a non-ablative laser, is less invasive than that of an ablative laser. ClearSilk is also a  very versatile treatment option.

As you may know, it can serve as an anti-aging option in addition to treating uneven skin texture, skin tone, and other similar conditions, but the specifics of the laser, such as the intensity, can also be tailored to each patient specifically. With these benefits in mind, it is easy to see why ClearSilk treatment is a particularly strong option for those looking to resolve minor to moderate skin conditions, as well as cosmetic discrepancies.

What is the recovery time for Sciton laser treatment?


Simply put, the recovery time for Sciton laser treatment will vary significantly based on the type of laser used for treatment. In general, though, their non-ablative lasers will have near-zero recovery time, but keep in mind that the skin may feel irritated for a short while following the procedure. Ablative laser procedures on the other hand will generally take longer to recover from, usually as short as a few days and as long as one week to see a full recovery. Again, this makes sense as ablative lasers remove a select portion of the epidermis as part of their treatment while non-ablative lasers do not destroy tissue.

Because there isn’t one specific answer to how long the recovery period will take for all Sciton laser treatments, it is heavily encouraged to speak with the appropriate medical professionals and ask what the recovery process is like for your specific treatment. For more information, contact us or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 28 Seascape Village, Aptos, CA 95003. We serve clients from Aptos CA, Santa Cruz CA, Capitola CA, Soquel CA, Live Oak Santa Cruz CA, Rio Del Mar CA, and surrounding areas.