If you want to reverse sun damage, improve skin texture, and enjoy more youthful-looking skin, HALO laser skin resurfacing could be right for you! HALO is a hybrid fractional laser that targets the skin’s outer and deeper layers for comprehensive skin rejuvenation.
In deciding whether HALO laser skin resurfacing is right for you, here are some things you should consider:
What Skin Concerns Do You Want To Improve?
If you’ve tried topical serums or other skin treatments without any luck, don’t despair. HALO treatment improves many skin concerns that may not respond well to other options. It improves:
- Age spots and discoloration
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Dull and rough skin texture
- Enlarged pores
- Sun damage
Are HALO Laser Treatments Painful?
This is a key deciding factor when choosing a skin treatment. We apply a topical numbing cream to the treatment area, so most people only experience mild discomfort during a HALO laser treatment.
Depending on the intensity of the laser, you may experience some redness and swelling post-treatment. This swelling may last a few days, but you can use an ice pack to reduce swelling if needed.
What is HALO Recovery Like?
Healing and downtime following your HALO treatment can vary based on the intensity of your procedure. Your skin usually feels warm for a few hours following treatment, but applying ice packs can help minimize any discomfort. Many patients experience some flaking, peeling, itching, and redness that peaks 2 to 3 days post-treatment but subsides within a week. During this window, many patients take a break from social downtime.
How Soon Can You See HALO Results?
It will take about a week to see the initial results of your treatment. After 2 to 3 weeks, you should notice smoother, more youthful-looking, and more evenly toned skin. Most people need 1 to 3 treatments to achieve their desired results, but your customized treatment plan may call for a longer series of treatments.
It’s important to remember that your skin’s recovery will be unique, and you should be patient while your skin heals. However, most people feel comfortable going out in public within 3 to 5 days after treatment.
Are You a Good Candidate for HALO?
This treatment is effective for people of all skin types and tones. Unlike some laser treatments, HALO is safe to use on darker skin, as your provider can customize the intensity of the laser. HALO laser skin resurfacing can even improve hyperpigmentation in darker skin tones.
Finding the treatment that can achieve your skin goals starts with a frank conversation with your dermatologist or aesthetics provider. Talk with them about all your skin goals. They’ll assess your skin’s needs and develop a customized treatment plan that gives you the supple, refreshed skin you want. This plan may include other treatments, such as EMFACE® for facial toning, BOTOX® for smoothing expression lines, or professional-grade products for daily skin care and protection.
Take the time to learn how HALO laser skin resurfacing works and the results you can expect before you decide on a treatment. Our experienced team can answer your questions and address your concerns about HALO. To discover if HALO laser treatments are a good option for you, request a consultation or call us at (541) 200-2444 to schedule an appointment.
Our team has access to more lasers and aesthetic treatment options than any other dermatology clinic or MedSpa in Southern Oregon; with our unparalleled technology, our skilled healthcare providers and Advanced Estheticians are able to design treatment plans for your aesthetic journey as gentle or intensive as you wish.