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Tag archive: fractional

How to Get a Porcelain Complexion

This is a guest post from Christie Lohr, founder of Style Nine to Five and a fashion industry dynamo. Flawless skin is a lot easier to achieve these days thanks to new technology in lasers. There really isn’t a skin issue you can’t fix! Lasers allow us to get that porcelain poreless complexion that’s become the…

Treatment for Hyperpigmentation Scars

Over the years we have seen many clients with hyperpigmentation scars. Hyperpigmentation scars can happen for many reasons, but the most common cause is trauma to the skin and stretch marks. Just a few years ago, we could not do much for these types of scars. Since the 1540 Fractional hit the cosmetic world, things…

Non-ablative Fractional Laser vs. Ablative

The cosmetics industry started out treating scars with CO2 lasers without truly knowing the effects that it might have on olive-toned skin and ice-pick scarring. When it became clear that CO2 lasers sometimes made scars worse and they had to turn away clients with darker skin. Now, they have developed a fractional non-ablative laser that…

Life Without Foundation

While many people use thick foundation to cover up imperfections on the skin, foundation can make your skin look less vibrant. Wouldn’t you prefer to let your skin glow naturally? Imagine being able to walk outside without foundation. Imagine feeling amazing with your skin, just the way it is. At Pure Light Laser Skin and…

Pores Gone Wild

Many clients have asked me: What are the best methods to prevent pores from getting larger or to reduce pore size? If you want to prevent pores from getting larger, the best option is to first keep your pores clean with a Glycolic Acid, Vitamin A or Salicylic Acid treatment, such as the Pro-Derm Micro-Peel…

How I Cured My Adult Acne & Got Rid of Scarring

Kris, a client at Pure Light Laser, talks about how she dealt with her adult acne and how Fractional Laser Treatments helped her to reduce scarring. I would take my makeup off at night and cry. Going to bed was the worst part of the day for me because I knew I had to remove…

Scar Revision 2

Vancouver scar revision treatments and technology has come a long way the last 7 years. We no longer have to put clients through a lot of down time. When the industry first started using laser for scars in 1990, they were using a laser called Ablative CO2 laser resurfacing. As a witness to many people being treated…

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