Non-Laser Treatments for Minor Skin Imperfections
The Skin Classic is an affordable non-laser treatment for many superficial skin imperfections. Used only on the epidermis, treatments are quick, touching only the outer layer of the skin dehydrating the irregularity. Direct high frequency can be a little uncomfortable, feeling like a sting. Downtime is minimal and if you adhere to the homecare guidelines, you will be happy with the outcome.
Some of the irregularities treated with the Skin Classic are:
Skin tags are small portions of skin that appear to be attached to or protrude from normal skin and are a common benign condition of the skin. Usually just a few millimeters in diameter, skin tags vary in appearance. Some are the same color as surrounding skin while others are hyperpigmented. In most cases, they are attached to the underlying skin by a small band of tissue called a stalk or peduncle. Skin tags can occur almost anywhere there is skin. Areas for tags are the eyelids, neck, armpits, upper chest (particularly under the female breast) and groin area. Tags are typically thought to occur in characteristic locations where skin rubs against skin or clothing.
Sebaceous hyperplasia is a common, benign condition of the sebaceous glands in adults of middle age or older. Irregularities can be single or multiple and manifest as yellowish, soft, small papule on the face (particularly nose, cheeks and forehead.). Lesions of sebaceous hyperplasia are benign with no known potential for malignant transformation.
Milia are commonly found on the skin in people of all ages. They are formed when keratin (a substance produced by the skin) becomes entrapped beneath the outer layer of skin and must be removed by a skin care professional.
Also known as xanthomas, and occur when cholesterol builds up under the skin. These must be removed by a skin care professional and are usually painless and can occur in many places on the body.
Cherry Angiomas are minor skin irregularities that can occur on any part of the body. Cherry Angiomas appear as tiny pin-point red papule, especially on the trunk, and increase with age. Cherry Angiomas are benign, fairly common skin growths and vary in size. The cherry-red "bumps" develop alone or in groups, most often on the torso and frequently on the face, scalp, neck, arms and legs.
BROKEN CAPILLARIES (Telangiectasis)
Telangiectasis can be seen anywhere on the body. They are most common on the face, nose, cheeks and chin. They may be visualized on the extremities as well. Telangiectasis are red linear marks usually measuring less than 1-2 mm in width and several millimeters to centimeters in length, and temporarily disappear if you press on them with your finger.
BROWN SPOTS/AGE SPOTS: Age spots, also known as liver spots, sun spots or solar lentigines. These are flat marks that develop on the skin and appear in different shades of brown, tan or black. Age spots are harmless.
Fibromas are composed of fibrous tissue that can be flat or raised. Small fibromas, and the texture and color of large fibromas are different from normal skin because they are darker in color with a more fibrous texture. African-American skin is very susceptible to fibromas.
SEBORRHEIC KERATOSIS: is a minor skin irregularity of unknown origin. It commonly appears after age 40. These irregularities appear as wart-like growths in a variety of colors. They may appear in large numbers on the surface of the body. They are usually