Fraxel & IPL Specialist

All Island Dermatology -  - Dermatology and Cosmetic Center

All Island Dermatology

Dermatology and Cosmetic Center located in Garden City, NY & Glen Cove, NY

Do you struggle with hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, or acne scars? At All Island Dermatology in Garden City and Glen Cove, New York, a team of expert dermatologists uses the Lumenis® M22™ to improve the overall texture of your skin. From broken capillaries and sun spots to port wine stains and spider veins, the Lumenis M22 has a variety of functions that can illuminate and smooth your complexion. Call All Island Dermatology, or schedule an appointment online for more information.

Fraxel & IPL Q & A

What is the Lumenis M22?

The Lumenis M22 is a multifaceted platform with four major applications: Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy, ResurFX™, Multi-Spot™ Nd: YAG, and Q-Switched Nd: YAG. Each feature targets common skin conditions with a noninvasive light or laser treatment.

How does the Lumenis M22 work?

As a multifaceted platform, the Lumenis M22 treats more than 30 skin problems by taking advantage of the most advanced skin care technology available. It has four main functions:

IPL therapy

Similar to laser therapy, IPL delivers varying wavelengths of light to penetrate your skin and target skin conditions like:

 

  • Broken capillaries
  • Rosacea
  • Birthmarks
  • Freckles
  • Age spots
  • Varicose veins
  • Unwanted hair
  • Sun damage

 

This noninvasive treatment requires no downtime, so you can return to your regular activities after each session.

ResurFX

The ResurFX is the only fractional nonablative laser available. The laser uses CoolScan™ technology, which monitors the temperature of the laser to protect your skin from damage. It improves the appearance of:

 

  • Surgical scars
  • Acne scars
  • Stretch marks
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Age spots
  • Wrinkles
  • Loose skin

 

Each noninvasive treatment takes just 30 minutes with virtually no downtime.

Multi-Spot Nd: YAG

The Multi-Spot Nd: YAG has Multiple-Sequential Pulsing that promotes cooling between pulses for maximum comfort. It’s most often used to remove unwanted hair and minimize the appearance of varicose veins and spider veins.

Q-Switched Nd: YAG

This unique laser is powerful without harming the skin, so it’s best used to remove dark pigments. The All Island Dermatology team recommends the Q-Switched Nd: YAG for:

 

  • Tattoo removal
  • Brown spots
  • Age spots
  • Spider veins

 

Though primarily used on the skin, the Q-Switched Nd: YAG also effectively treats toenail fungus.

What can I expect from my first treatment?

What you can expect from your first Lumenis M22 treatment depends entirely on the skin problems that you want to target. The All Island Dermatology team may apply a topical numbing or cooling gel to make your treatment as comfortable as possible.

It’s important to avoid tanning and sun exposure prior to your appointment. You may experience minor redness or inflammation, but these side effects should subside within the first few hours after you leave the All Island Dermatology office.

Though most patients notice skin improvements after the first session, the team recommends at least three treatments for dramatic results. To learn more about the Lumenis M22, call All Island Dermatology, or schedule an appointment online.