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What is laser acne and wrinkle treatment?

Also known as “Microlaser peel,” laser skin resurfacing usually takes less than 1 hour (sometimes just a few minutes) depending on the size of the area being treated. The procedure uses an erbium laser beam, which vaporizes the upper layers of damaged skin at controlled levels of penetration. The laser can be used in two different ways to approach these concerns. The Sciton Profractional, as well as the Microlaser peel can address lines, pores, scars, wrinkles and dyspigmentation. Your treatment will be tailored to your specific condition. The amount of time that you can take to recover is factored in to any treatment plan.

Several less aggressive treatments may be indicated, versus trying to get maximum results with one treatment. The laser therapies are well tolerated with topical local anesthetics and mild pain medication. The procedure removes areas of damaged or wrinkled skin often caused by prolonged sun exposure.

Laser resurfacing can minimize the appearance of fine lines around the mouth and the eyes and is also effective in treating facial scars and skin areas with uneven pigmentation.

What are the benefits of laser acne and wrinkle treatment?

  • Improved skin tone and texture
  • Overall more attractive complexion
  • Increased self-confidence in one’s image
  • Reduced facial scarring
  • Reduction in age-related facial flaws
  • Non-surgical and non-invasive

Why choose Dr. Poulos for acne treatment?

Dr. Poulos provides a discreet, compassionate practice environment where clients can feel at ease discussing their cosmetic concerns as well as their hopes and visions for the future. Her approach is highly personalized, as every patient deserves a one-of-a-kind procedure tailored to their unique anatomy, comfort levels and lifestyle.

After graduating from the State University of New York School of Medicine, Dr. Poulos completed a rigorous 5-year residency in general surgery at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven. She then pursued an additional plastic surgery residency at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.

Who is a good candidate for treatment?

If you struggle with facial scarring or the signs of aging such as wrinkles, lines, poor skin tone and uneven skin texture, laser treatments can be an excellent solution for revitalizing your complexion. Dr. Poulos will meet with you at her Northborough offices to conduct a detailed physical evaluation and discover exactly the best course of action for resolving your concerns.

Is there any downtime or recovery?

Some mild redness, soreness or swelling may be present after treatment, but these symptoms resolve quickly, usually within a matter of hours. You will be able to return right away to your regular schedule, whether it be school, work or leisure.

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We are open and seeing Patients!

We'd like to inform you of the proactive steps we are taking to prioritize the health and safety for you and our staff. Our office is taking the necessary safety precautions in guidance with CDC regulations to ensure your visit goes smoothly. We look forward to seeing you in our office soon!

Prior to the start of every workday, all employees will complete a check-in procedure including safety precautions such as: taking their temperature to ensure they are ready and able to work. Employees will be required to actively practice social distancing, wear face masks and gloves with any patient contact, and all employees will continue frequent hand washing.

We are committed to the health and well-being of our patients and staff. We will continue with cleaning and sanitizing protocols that meet CDC guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This includes the use of EPA approved products in the treatment of all clinical areas and surfaces between every patient.

NEW PROTOCOL FOR APPOINTMENTS

  • When you arrive for your appointment please call (508) 393-4544 and let us know you are here. (please give us your name and phone number).
  • Wait in your car, and we will call you as soon as we are ready to see you. All doors will be locked to avoid any worries about anyone else entering during your visit.
  • You will need to be wearing a face mask to enter the facility. Only one person at a time is being seen. (If someone came with you, they will need to wait for you outside the office).
  • We will be taking your temperature at the entrance, ask you a series of questions, and if all checks out, we will have you enter the office . We will have you use hand sanitizer, and then bring you right into the exam/ treatment room.
  • The surfaces in all exam rooms are cleaned and disinfected in between each patient to meet strict standards.
  • Dr. Poulos and staff will be using PPE during your entire visit.

We look forward to seeing you,

Dr. Poulos

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