SpectraLift™ Non-Surgical Facelift In Newport Beach & Orange County
AMA skincare’s signature laser protocol, the SpectraLift™ is based on our unique philosophy that if you give the skin exactly what it needs to naturally regenerate itself, it will! Because we develop all our minimally invasive treatments from a place of synergistic healing and customize them to address every skin type, the SpectraLift™ utilizes an amazing “spectrum” of lasers that work in concert to heal vascular and pigmented lesions, deteriorated collagen deep in the dermis, sagging skin, discolorations, wrinkles, roughness and scarring. This multiple-modality protocol ensures the kind of dramatic and beautifully natural results you’re after, without risking the health of your skin.
Broken capillaries, spider veins, micro-vasculature (generalized redness), Rosacea and Cherry-Angiomas, and any vascular birthmarks are individually targeted during this phase of treatment.
PIGMENTED LESIONS AND COLOR-BLENDING
Sun damage, age spots, and melasma are individually (each spot) targeted during this phase of treatment. Then the overall base coloration of your face is gently stimulated (‘color blending’), causing the turn-over in baseline melanin (old melanin is replaced with new), evening out coloration. 3-4 weeks are required to see results, usually eliminating the need for foundation.
DEEP COLLAGEN REMODELING AND DERMAL REGENERATION
This phase targets deteriorated collagen deep in the dermis (the cause of deep wrinkles, sagging, and enlarged pores) to accelerate its removal by body’s own natural processes. Fibroblast cells are also targeted throughout the dermis, stimulating production of amplified quantities of new collagen (the kind you had when you were young) that is healthy, firm, and toned. This treatment removes wrinkles from the inside out. Wrinkles will actually lighten, lift, and disappear, and pores will shrink. With each successive treatment, the effects on fibroblasts are cumulative, resulting in progressively greater amounts of collagen production lasting longer periods of time. Week by week, for nearly a year after a SpectraLift™ series, you’ll look progressively better as your skin becomes more porcelain-like.
TIGHTENING AND LIFTING EXCESSIVE LAXITY
See how this technology works to firm and tighten your own collagen.
For patients whose faces and/or necks have excessive laxity (sagging), such as drooping under the jaw line (jowl) or ‘marionette lines’ at the corners of the mouth, a more intense collagen stimulation and remodeling procedure is administered, tightening and lifting the skin back into its natural, more youthful profile. To enhance your comfort, stronger prescribed pain medication is often administered (please arrange for a driver to and from the clinic). The results of this procedure can be dramatic even after the first treatment, and successive treatments will typically result in tremendous improvement towards the transformed youthful profile you’re seeking.
EPIDERMAL RESURFACING AND ACCELERATED REGENERATION
This phase removes, in an amazingly precise way, miniscule amounts (measured in microns!) of the dead layer of epidermis (stratus cornium), along with its imperfections, discolorations, fine wrinkles, and roughness. This procedure also stimulates a faster cell cycle (3-5 days, like when you were a kid) in which the removed epidermal cells are replaced with younger, healthier cells. This is an exciting process that you will experience as a ‘flakey dry peel’ 3-5 days after the procedure, as the remaining older epidermal cells of your skin undergo a complete exfoliation and replacement. This is our Smooth Radiance™ treatment, through which your skin will generate a brand new epidermis, resulting in smooth, radiant skin.
FRACTIONAL DEEP COLLAGEN REMODELING / REGENERATION
Fractional lasers, utilizing a laser beam ‘fractioned’ into thousands of tiny columns a few microns in diameter, are the newest form of delivering laser energy to the skin. Because of the specialized lenses used in this laser and the exquisitely engineered optics driving the device, each individual column of energy is so narrow, that the energetic intensity in the micro-column can be much higher than a standard- sized conventional laser beam. This in turn allows much deeper penetration than standard lasers, as well as extraordinary precision. It regenerates collagen at the very deepest layers. This procedure is especially powerful in removing wrinkles and any type of pitting and scarring.
SUBLATIVE DERMAL REGENERATION
See how this technology works to stimulate your own collagen growth.
New breakthrough Electro Magnetic technology in the RF range achieves unique Sublative Dermal Regeneration that is very different than standard fractional methods for skin resurfacing in the range of typical laser frequencies of the Electro Magnetic Spectrum. Sublative Dermal Regeneration is not laser or light−based. It utilizes Radio Frequencies (RF), with a fractionated bipolar RF technology. This innovative technology effectively places energy into the deep collagen layers in the dermis where it produces significant and precise impact with minimal epidermal disruption.
This technology has a powerful impact on the physiology of the skin and stimulates a dramatic improvement in:
- Acne scars
- Textural irregularities
- Superficial skin lesions
The new technology delivers bipolar radio frequency energy via a matrix of needle-like electrodes that penetrate to a variable and specific depth in the dermis. The RF energy generates fractional deep dermal absorption of energy in the deepest layers of collagen, stimulating the dermis to generate new collagen in a geometric pattern that causes both contraction of existing collagen and generation of new collagen. This tightens, lifts, tones and strengthens the skin.
SUB-CELLULAR LED PHOTO MODULATION
In this procedure, a proprietary amber LED light-energy drenches the cells of all skin layers with specially modulated frequencies that stimulate rapid healing, reverse cell damage and dramatically accelerate the production of collagen. Though the mechanism of action is very subtle and occurs on the sub-cellular level, the results have been scientifically proven to be dramatic. Overall levels of cellular ATP (the cell’s essential biochemical fuel) are remarkably increased, thereby increasing the cell’s energy and vitality dramatically. It’s like bathing your cells in life-giving light, engineered with the secret biological code that unlocks the cell’s own natural ability to function at maximal vitality.
COAGULATIVE TOTAL TISSUE REMODELING
For severe cases of scarred or deeply wrinkled skin, this procedure is essential to a satisfying outcome. Because it’s a more intense procedure, sometimes additional prescribed pain medication and extra healing time is needed.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS – Non Surgical Facelift
Q. Who would be a candidate for this type of procedure? What does it treat?
A. Anyone whose face isn’t looking like it did when they were 25 years old. So if you have sunspots or age-spots or rosacea or cystic acne or scars or sagging or wrinkling or any other things that we associate with not perfect skin, skin that’s physiologically not maintaining itself as it did when you were younger, then anyone in that condition can come in for a SpectraLift™ Non Surgical Facelift.
Q. Does this procedure help with sagging skin?
A. Yes. For patients whose faces and/or necks have excessive laxity (sagging), such as drooping under the jaw line (jowl) or ‘marionette lines’ at the corners of the mouth, a more intense collagen stimulation and remodeling procedure is administered, tightening and lifting the skin back into its natural, more youthful profile.
Q. Are there lasers for black skin or is this procedure geared toward only lighter complexions?
A. Our protocols are customized for every individual patient according to what their skin needs. Therefore, what ever kind of skin a patient may have, from albino to alabaster black, a protocol for your skin can be customized to achieve the best possible results.
Q. Is this still a good procedure and does it do lifting for sagging jowls and neck or is there something else now to replace it?
A. The “SpectraLift” Non Surgical Facelift is designed as a “multiple-modality” protocol, which means that we combine a number of different technologies together for a superior physiological response. Essentially, during the procedure we are simply stimulating your physiology to do what it used to do when you were 25 years old. Thus for many weeks after the procedure, your skin will continue to rebuild itself, just at it did when you were 25 years old. Accordingly, as new technologies emerge into the medical market place, we buy the best and integrate them into the protocol. For instance, now in addition to 20 other lasers, we have a Radio Frequency laser that is far and away the most effective device ever for tightening the skin of the neck! We call it the “Neck-tite” laser!
Q. Can this be done on somebody with psoriasis?
A. Yes, the SpectraLift protocol is CUSTOMIZED for every patient. Thus what ever your skin condition is, there is a “SpectraLift”Non Surgical Facelift that is right for your skin. In regards to psoriasis, it is important to understand that the underlying condition that is causing the skin illness is an “inflammatory auto-immune” disease. If the psoriasis can be healed your skin health and beauty will improve dramatically. To that end, a new branch of medicine called “Regenerative Medicine” may have the best possible solution for you in the form of “Stem Cell” therapy. At AMA Regenerative Medicine & Skin Care, we offer the most advanced stem cell therapy in the world. Therefore, please feel free to come in to learn about both the SpectraLift and Stem Cell therapy. For keeping your skin strong and healthy on the inside, tight and beautiful on the outside, the SpectraLift is by far the most physiologically-effective and cost-effective treatment anywhere… Bottom line, Great Results!
FREE CONSULTATION WITH OUR DOCTORS
In order to achieve the best possible results for your skin, successful laser treatments should start with a patient that is thoroughly educated. Therefore, we start our relationship with you with a free and private consultation wherein we invest an entire hour to personally educate you. Schedule a free consultation today to find out more about the SpectraLift™ Non Surgical Facelift.
For information regarding the challenges, truths and misconceptions of treating darker skin types with lasers, visit the Darker Skin FAQ page.