Laser Treatments


Moxi and BBL Laser Treatments

Moxi is typically used to treat sun damage, melasma, hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, pore size, skin texture and signs of aging. This treatment is for everyone!

BBL | BroadBand Light is typically used to treat for rosacea, broken blood vessels and also pigment. We always want to make sure we have a consultation with you before this laser treatment!

Unsure of which Laser Treatment is right for you? Schedule a consultation and our clinicians will evaluate your skin and guide you in choosing the best treatment plan for you! 

Moxi Laser Treatment

What to expect after your MOXI treatment:

  • Redness is normal and expected
    • Will likely increase in days following treatment
    • Can be present for up to 10 days
  • Treatment area may feel extremely warm for up to 24 hours after treatment
  • Pinpoint bleeding may occur, this may last up to 12 hours depending on treatment depth
  • Immediately after treatment expect swelling
    • Utilize cold compress for comfort
    • Sleep upright
    • May last 2-4 days
    • Discomfort can be managed with over the counter oral pain reliever (ex. Tylenol)
  • Day 2 and on, you will see small tiny dark spots start to form and a bronze appearance to skin
    • MENDS – Microsopic Epidermal Necroti Debris
    • Tiny little wounds that form a scab and a sandpaper-like appearance 
    • Itching may be experienced during the healing phase, utilize oral antihistamine to increase comfort
    • Do not scratch or exfoliate this prematurely
    • Allow treatment area to naturally exfoliate using post care products suggested by provider
    • Flake and peel can last up to 7 days on face
    • Flake and peel can last up to two weeks on body
  • After MENDS have fallen off, tissue will have a pink hue that will gradually resolve
    • Your clinician will instruct you on how to resume your makeup and skincare regime

MOXI | Post Care:

  • Clinician may apply barrier cream after treatment to keep skin moist
    • In some cases you may just use a cold compress or thermal spring water until sense of heat subsides
  • After heat subsides cleanse skin with plain lukewarm water and gentle cleanser – at least twice a day
    • Use your hands to gently apply cleanser and water, pat dry with a clean soft cloth
    • When showering, be sure to avoid getting shampoo and conditioner on treated area
    • Shower with back of head to water, avoid water hitting treated area directly
  • Moisturizer should be applied immediately after cleansing and reapplied when skin feels dry
  • Sunscreen must be worn and should be used daily for up to 3 months post procedure. Use recommended broad band protection UVA | UVB | SPF 30+
    • Wear a hat or clothing to cover up treated area
    • If exposed to direct or indirect sun, the following can occur:
      • Blistering
      • Scarring
      • Hyperpigmentation | Hypopigmentation
  • Avoid sun exposure for 3 months post treatment
  • Avoid strenuous exercise and sweating until after skin has healed

MOXI | Possible Side Effects:

  • Pinpoint bleeding:
    • May occur up to 12 hours after treatment
    • Dab with damp, clean guaze
  • Swelling:
    • Use of cold compress to relieve swelling
    • Swelling may be most prevalent under eyes
    • Swelling will peak 24 hours after treatment
    • May last up to 5 days

BBL | BroadBand Light Laser Treatment

Preparing for your BBL Laser Treatment:

  • Avoid direct sun exposure and use sunscreen for at least 4 weeks prior to treatment. Inform clinician of any oral prescription medication you may be taking or of any conditions that might sensitize you to light, affect wound healing or coagulation.

What to expect during BBL treatment:

  • Gentle and safe treatment with no topical anesthetic typically used
  • Briefly feel warmth or rubber band like snap sensation as clinician pulses the light into your tissue
  • Eye shields will be worn for eye protection

What to expect after BBL treatment:

  • Virtually no downtime after this non invasive procedure
  • In most cases you are able to apply make up and return to work
  • Redness may be experienced in area treated, will resolve in a few hours
  • Swelling my be experienced
    • Manage swelling with cold compress
  • Pigmentation spots that were treated will darken over the course of up to 10 days, followed by flaking or fading of those pigmented spots
  • Follow aftercare plan until skin is healed
  • Body treatments may take longer than the face to heal
  • Avoid exercise or strenuous activities for 48 hours after treatment

BBL | Post Care:

  • Use a gentle cleanser and soft cloth to wash the treated area
  • Moisturize treated area, reapply when skin feels dry
  • Be sure to utilize recommended sunscreen – broad band protection UVA | UVB | SPF 30+
  • No excessive heat or exercise for 48 hours post treatment
  • Sunscreen must be worn and should be used daily for up to 3 months post procedure
BBL | Possible Side Effects:
  • Skin may appear red and swollen, like a sunburn
    • You may utilize a cold compress, Vitamin E or Aloe Vera
    • In rare cases, oral pain reliever may be taken (ex. Tylenol)
  • Hyperpigmentation | Hypopigmentation may occur
  • In the case of broken skin or blistering, contact office immediately