Clear Away Sun Damage With Our Cutting-Edge Laser Treatment

You can’t avoid sun exposure, nor should you. Sunlight can increase your brain’s release of serotonin, a hormone associated with mood elevation, calmness, and focus. It also helps your skin increase production of vitamin D, which promotes calcium and phosphate absorption for bone strength. 

However, experiencing too much sun exposure makes your skin vulnerable to the effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. This invisible form of radiation can pass through your skin and damage your skin cells, resulting in sunburns and other signs of sun damage with just 15 minutes of exposure. Over time, exposure to the sun’s UV rays can cause wrinkles, discoloration, and other signs of premature aging.

The good news is that you can restore your youthful appearance and erase aging signs of sun damage with our noninvasive cutting-edge treatment. The PellevéⓇ system uses your body’s natural responses to promote collagen production and give you a healthy, youthful glow.

Pellevé specialist William Brelsford, MD, a rheumatologist here at the Arthritis & Osteoporosis Clinic in Tyler, Texas, uses this innovative treatment to provide expert correction of sun damage and other signs of aging. Dr. Brelsford helps patients achieve the results they desire -- and with no anesthesia, injections, or downtime. 

If your skin doesn’t look as youthful as you’d like, Pellevé can help you erase years of sun damage safely and quickly. 

How Pellevé works

Aging and sun damage cause your body to lose collagen and elastin, two proteins that work together to give your skin firmness, texture, and shape. Pellevé is a noninvasive treatment that safely and effectively diminishes the appearance of fine lines, facial wrinkles, sagging skin, and a loss of elasticity in the face by restoring youthful levels of collagen and elastin. 

The system uses warm radiofrequency (RF) waves that gently penetrate into a deeper layer of the skin called the dermis. Here, the RF waves emit heat that triggers the natural growth of new collagen and elastin over time. As your body produces more of these proteins, it works to rejuvenate your skin and minimize flaws caused by aging and sun damage. 

Pellevé is FDA-cleared as a full facial treatment, so it can treat all areas of skin damage from your chin to your forehead. The system is safe for use on any skin type, because it uses RF energy that isn’t absorbed by melanin.

What treatment involves

A treatment with Pellevé lasts between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on your needs. Most patients find the treatments tolerable, though everyone has a different level of comfort. Dr. Brelsford can work with you to make you more comfortable if you’re anxious about treatment.

After the initial treatment, most patients experience a mild, sunburn-like sensation and mild swelling that can last up to 24 hours. However, most patients are able to return to normal activities immediately after their treatment. 

Expected results

While your skin starts the rebuilding process by producing new collagen after your initial treatment, the results you experience with Pellevé will appear and improve over time. The number of treatments you require and the timing of their frequency depends on your skin and the results you desire. 

Most patients require 3-5 treatments spaced four weeks apart to achieve noticeable results. This schedule allows your body the time it needs to produce an optimal amount of collagen to repair signs of sun damage.

You can expect to notice changes after 30 days, but it may take up to 90 days to see dramatic improvement.

Find out more about this cutting-edge treatment and how it can erase signs of sun damage and aging. Schedule an appointment online or call our office today for a consultation.

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