PICO Genesis™ selectively shatters pigment and induces dermal disruption and remodeling for true skin revitalization in fewer than 3 sessions. PICO Genesis™ FX combines the 1064 nm wavelength with enlightened microlens array attachment to address acne scars, skin texture, and quality and pores on all skin types.
PICO Genesis laser procedure takes an entirely new approach to the treatment of pigmentation issues and skin revitalization. This method combines the benefits of two highly effective wavelengths in ultra-short pulses to cause an intense, non-thermal, photomechanical disruption and remodeling of the upper dermis.
Originally developed for tattoo removal, picosecond lasers are now being used for a variety of conditions, including skin toning, reducing hyperpigmentation, and building collagen. With virtually no downtime.
It provides amazing rejuvenation results, correcting an array of skin flaws and providing an overall enhanced appearance. PICO Genesis is a non-surgical, non-invasive, and non-ablative laser toning treatment. It offers a gentle and relaxing laser treatment that can help acne scars, diminish pigmented lesions, reduce fine lines and wrinkles and shrink enlarged pores. It provides successful results on the face, chest, hands, and legs.
How Many Treatments Are Required?The number of recommended treatments will vary based on the concerns being treated. While some clients may see results after a single treatment, most need a series of two or three treatments for the best results.
What Does A Treatment Feel Like? Does It Hurt?Clients describe the feeling of this treatment as a slight pinching sensation. Or a warming, glowing sensation. Clients can apply a topical anesthetic (numbing cream) to the area 1 hour before the appointment. (If needed)
What Are Post-Care Instructions For PICO Genesis FX?After your treatment: Avoid sun exposure for 2 to 4 weeks, and use a broad-spectrum 30+ (UVA/UVB) sunscreen Avoid heat (hot tubs, saunas, etc.) for 1-2 days Redness and swelling are most expected and will resolve with time Avoid skin irritants (products containing tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids a few days post-treatment
What Is The Difference Between PICO Genesis and PICO Genesis FX?As both treatments are performed using the Enlighten III technology, the difference between PICO Genesis and PICO Genesis FX is that they each target different levels of the skin to address different skin concerns. PICO Genesis: assists in reducing pigmentation and helps treat sun damage, uneven skin tone and reveals a brighter and more even skin appearance PICO Genesis FX: targets skin at a deeper level and assists in diminishing acne scarring, skin texture and fine lines and wrinkles.
What Are Pre-Care Instructions for PICO Genesis FX?Prior to your treatment: Avoid wearing makeup on the day of your treatment Hair on the treated area(s) must be shaved No sun-tanning or self-tanners 4 weeks prior to Including: spray tans, tanning lotions, tanning beds, sun exposure, etc. To ensure the treatment is more comforting for clients, Clients can pre-apply a topical anesthetic on the treated area(s) 1 hour before scheduled appointment