What is Lumecca?
Lumecca is the most powerful intense pulsed light (IPL) to treat pigmented and vascular lesions. After just one use, patients notice significant improvements in the complexion and clarity of the skin. Lumecca operates using photothermolysis, which provides a photofacial through the delivery of a comfortable light treatment.
What are the Benefits?
In just 1-3 sessions Lumecca improves the appearance of:
- Age Spots (Red/Brown pigmentation)
- Vascular lesions such as facial telangiectasias (Spider viens) and poikiloderma
- Rosacea (redness)
- Sun damage
What areas can be treated?
Lumecca can be treated on all areas of the body.The most commen area of tretment are zones that are regularly exposed to the sun. This often includes the fac, neck, decolletege, legs, hands, and arms.
What steps must be taken before the procedure?
Avoid direct, excessive sun exposure or tanning one month prior to treatment.
What should I expect during and after lumecca?
During treatment there wil be a bright flash of light from Lumecca, and a sensation on your skin that feels light a light snap from a elastic ban. Redness and a slight warming of your skin are normal after treatment and usually subside within an hour. Over the next 24-48 hours you may see a darkening of pigmented spots: in the weeek afterwards the pigmented lesions flake off, leading to an evening out of skin tone. After treating vascular lesions you may see the vein blach and disappear or a color change in the vessel which dissipates after a few days.
How many sessions are recommended?
Our team suggests buying a package of 3 sessions and doing those sessions once a month!
How quickly will I see results?
Sun damage and skin complexion results can be see a few days after the first session. the skin will continue to look younger and more brilliant over time with most visible results after 1-2 weeks. Having multiple photofacial sessions will improve the final results. For vascular treatments such as facial telangiectasias, results can be seen up to 2 weeks.
Are there any side effects?
Most patiens do not experience any side effects and any skin reactions usually resolves within a few hours. Patients may find they are sensitive to the sunlight immediatly after treatment. It is recommended to avoid direct sunlight and tanning.