Laser Skin Rejuvenation

Laser Skin Rejuvenation Specialist
For younger looking skin with reduces imperfections such as brown spots, Dr. Elledge offers South Bay, Torrance, Carson, and Greater Los Angeles area patients laser skin rejuvenation, including Pellevé™ and PicoSure™. Patients can visit the office in Torrance, CA.

Laser skin rejuvination Q&A

by Kay Elledge, MD, FACOG

What is the Pellevé™ skin tightening treatment?

The Pellevé™ System employs a constant, steady level of radiofrequency energy. This penetrates deep into the skin where heat to builds up at the space where the skin and fat come together. The increasing heat encourages the collagen bundles in the skin to increase production which will provide new growth of collagen over time. The provides patients with firmer, youthful skin. The Pellevé™ system:

  • Will take less than 60 minutes to complete
  • Offers visible results which can be seen immediately
  • Causes long-term changes and lasting benefits

How is the treatment performed?

First, a conductive gel is applied to the areas of the body which will be addressed. Patients say there are sensations of warmth when the hand piece is set to the skin. To act as a guide, patients will describe the degree of the sensations as the doctor glides the handpiece gently across the treatment area.

Is the treatment painful?

Unlike other skin rejuvenating systems or injections, this treatment does not necessitate anesthesia and does not prick or injure the surface of the skin. The treatment is virtually painless and in fact, several individuals have stated that it feels like a warm, deep tissue massage.

What is PicoSure™?

PicoSure™ is a fast and easy non-invasive laser procedure which is used on the skin to provide a more youthful appearance. The PicoSure™ laser can treat several regions of the body such chest or décolletage, face, legs, hands, and more. Patients can also use this non-surgical treatment to improve acne scars, brown spots, and wrinkles.

How does PicoSure work?

The PicoSure™ laser is directed at the problem area, whether it is a brown spot, sun damage, freckles, or acne scars. PicoSure™ provides a gentle which does not require as much downtime and is not a painful as surgical or more intense laser therapies. When working to correct a few trouble spots this can be an ideal option. Come in for a free consultation with Dr. Elledge.

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Kay Elledge, MD, FACOG
3655 Lomita Boulevard
Suite 111
Torrance, CA 90505