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What is the Ultra Laser?
Lutronic Ultra™ is a low-downtime laser that resurfaces the skin, giving it a brighter tone and improved texture. This laser has two modalities or treatment levels, Ultra Refresh and Ultra Laser.
Ultra Refresh has very minimal downtime and refreshes and evens skin tone. This treatment is nicknamed the lunchtime laser. A great laser treatment for those new to lasers or who have lighter sun damage.
Ultra Laser is more aggressive. This treatment address addresses sun damage with low downtime. Ultra Laser can be done with numbing cream applied, which has mad it a staff favorite for some. Both of these modalities can be used on the Face, Neck, or Chest (décolleté).
Both modalities treat age spots, freckles, sunspots, pigmented lesions, and Actinic Keratosis (pre-cancerous lesions). When more sun damage is present on the skin, the Ultra Laser is generally the recommendation.
We recommend starting with a complimentary consultation and have one of our skin experts recommend the best treatment options for you.
This unique device can also be combined with Genius RF Microneedling for a treatment called Ultra RF, a complete skin rejuvenation treatment. Another modality with this device is a treatment for hair rejuvenation called Keralase, which treats thinning hair.
Results from Ultra Laser treatments:
- Reduction of Fine Lines
- Brighter Skin Tone
- Improved Skin Texture
- Pigment Reduction
- Reduction of Age Spots, Sun Spots and Freckles
- Treats Mild (Ultra Refresh) to Moderate Sun Damage (Ultra Laser)
- FDA approved to treat Actinic Keratosis, rough, scaly patches on the skin that develops from years of sun exposure.
How does the Ultra Laser work?
LaseMD Ultra is a gentle but effective non-ablative laser that targets the water molecules in the skin.
The LaseMD Ultra treatment can be customized to fit your needs – whether you are looking for a light resurfacing or a deeper treatment to address fine lines, pigmentation and mild to moderate sun damage, LaseMD Ultra is the perfect addition to your skincare routine!
What is an Ultra Laser treatment like?
For Ultra Laser, your provider may apply numbing cream prior to your This is not necessary for Ultra Refresh but discuss options with your provider.
— Patients describe the Ultra treatment as a warm, tingling sensation, which may vary from patient to patient.
— Immediately following the treatment, you will notice some redness For Refresh, this redness will lessen over the next few hours; for Ultra Laser, the redness which will lessen over the next day or so.
— For Ultra Refresh, you will notice fresher, clearer skin over the following few days. For Ultra Laser, the process is a little longer. The following 5-6 days, your skin will have a dry, sandpaper-like This is normal and will resolve as your skin exfoliates, revealing fresher, clearer skin.
Your Questions Answered about Ultra
Q: How does the treatment feel?
A: You will feel some heat and tingling as the laser is passed over the skin, but the discomfort is very minimal. Depending on the depth of treatment (Ultra or Ultra Refresh), a numbing cream may be applied prior to the procedure to maximize your comfort.
Q: How long does the treatment take?
A: Treatment times vary. If numbing is needed, this adds a hour to the treatment time. Treatments for the face start at 30 minutes in addition to the numbing time. Ultra can also treat the neck and chest, which will add s another half hour or more depending on treatment depth.
Q: How long is the downtime?
A: There will be some visible redness right after treatment, which should subside by the following day when makeup can be worn, but you will be able to immediately resume your normal activities.
Q: How long before I see results?
A: Depending on the depth of treatment, healing time can last up to a week, but most clients see optimal results within 2-5 days.
Q: How many treatments will I need?
A: To maintain a youthful glow and prevent future skin damage, monthly treatments are recommended as a complement to your skincare routine. Your provider will work with you to find the best treatment regimen based on the results you are trying to achieve.