How do I know if Kleresca® is right for me?
Due to the high safety profile of the treatment, many candidates may benefit from the Kleresca® treatments.
We recommend you to visit your clinic where they will evaluate your skin condition and will determine if Kleresca® is a good treatment for you.
We do not recommend Kleresca® treatments while pregnant or breastfeeding.
Can I have Kleresca® at the same time as other treatments?
Kleresca® is a non-invasive biophotonic treatment, with little to no-downtime. It can be alternated with other treatments, though certain timing intervals apply. Your therapist will recommend a treatment plan suitable for your skin condition.
The use of Kleresca® biophotonic treatments is not recommended in the following situations:
- Patients taking drugs or products (e.g. retinoids) or with conditions (e.g. porphyria) known to induce photosensitive reaction.
- Patients with known skin hypersensitivity
Ask your clinic for more about combination with other treatments.
How many Capillary Reduction treatments are required for best results?
Vascular Lesion Treatments are effective and improvements can be seen after the first treatment. The number of required treatments will vary depending on the type and location of the vascular lesion. Broken capillaries on the facial area (usually on the cheeks, chin, and around the nose), will usually require 1-2 treatments done at monthly intervals. Large spider veins on areas such as the legs will require 2-3 treatments done at monthly intervals.
For Laser Flushing, we recommend 4-6 treatments done at monthly intervals for optimum results. We treat angiomas in the clinic and it usually requires one treatment. Our experienced Skin Therapists will assess the vascular lesion and provide a tailored treatment plan suitable to your goals.
What areas can be treated with Capillary Reduction?
This treatment can be performed on most areas of the body with the exception of the head and pubic area. The most common treatment areas include the face, decolletage, and legs.
What areas of the body do you treat with a Microdermabrasion?
We provide Microdermabrasions for the face, decolletage, neck, back, upper arms and back of hands.
Will Skin Needling help with acne scarring and stretch marks?
Yes. Skin Needling promotes the production of collagen and it's this collagen production that builds the tissue within the stretch marks back up. The result is that the stretch mark and acne scarring indentation is reduced and so does the colour of these scars, in some cases making them disappear completely.
We treat all areas of the body including; the face, neck, back, breasts, decolletage, hips, stomach and hands.
How many Cosmetic Grade Peel treatments are required for best results?
Depending on the skin type and concern, the number and strength of the Cosmetic Grade Peel treatment varies between individuals. Your experienced Therapist will assess your skin to provide a tailored treatment plan. For general maintenance, we recommend this treatment to be performed at monthly intervals.
Is there any downtime after the pigmentation treatment?
There is minimal downtime with this treatment and side effects may include redness, swelling and sensitivity. These side effects are temporary and will subside with correct aftercare. You can expect peeling and darkening of the treated pigmentation around 3-5 days after the treatment. This usually lasts 7-10 days. We recommend following the aftercare procedures provided by your Skin Therapist.
How do I maximise the benefits of my Kleresca® treatment?
Being non-invasive, Kleresca® treatments can be combined with other treatments. We recommend you talk with your clinic to find out what is the best treatment plan for you.
What is the ingredient in the treatment?
Kleresca® biophotonic treatments are done using a specific Kleresca® Photoconverter Gel for the indication to be treated together with the Kleresca® Light. The gel is non-invasive, and it is applied on the target skin area, which is then illuminated with the Kleresca® Light, generating fluorescent light energy.
One of the ingredients in the gel are the chromophores, which are the particles responsible for converting the blue light from the lamp into fluorescent light energy.
Is Kleresca® clinically proven/ is it safe?
Kleresca® is a scientifically proven technology with different scientific papers published that explain its high efficacy and efficiency. Side effects, seen in some patients, are all non-permanent and they have not required the intervention rom the treating physician.
What areas of the body can be treated with Skin Tightening?
This treatment can be done on most body areas. The most common areas include the face, neck, décolletage, and stomach.
What skin tones can have skin tightening?
This treatment is suitable for clients with light to medium skin tones (Fitzpatrick 1-4).
Does the HydraFacial treatment have downtime?
There is no recovery time so you’ll be able to return to your normal activities right after the treatment looking and feeling great.
How do I maximise the benefits of my skin treatments?
Combine your treatments with LED light therapy and Skinstitut cosmedical skin care.
LED works on a cellular level to fight active acne, rosacea and leaves your skin energised and youthful. The deep penetrating LED lights are designed to be soothing, target deep into skin cells to heighten their internal functions, photo-stimulate dermal blood flow and induce faster healing, reduce acne and treat rosacea.
Cosmedicals are the newest and arguably the most effective category of skin products that can be purchased without prescription. Often described as an advanced cosmeceutical, Cosmedicals have the ability to target not only present and past skin damage, but provide the skin with some preventative capacity for the future. Based on a medically and clinically proven blend of AHA, Retinoids, Vitamin C, Peptides, Antioxidant and SPF technology, Cosmedicals are not only reliant on a potent percentage of active ingredients but utilise carefully formulated base formulas, encapsulation technology and penetration enhancers to deliver benefits as deep as possible into the skin.
How does skin tightening work?
Laser Skin Tightening is designed to stimulate dermal collagen production and help with the regeneration of damaged skin cells. Skin tightening works on both Type 1 + Type 3 collagen which is a fibrous protein, found in the extra cellular matrix (Dermis).
This treatment involves heat energy being delivered into the skin to penetrate deep down whilst protecting the upper visible layers and keeping them intact. It does this by deep thermal effect within the dermis causing collagen contracture and denaturation. This will then induce growth factors and stimulate new collagen synthesis which will then replace the old collagen with new fibres that are more compact and organized to give a less wrinkled appearance. Results are seen 3 months post treatments.
What is the difference between Dermal Rolling and Fractional RF (Max RF)?
Dermal Rolling and Fractional RF are similar in the sense they both cause a controlled wound which then triggers a healing response where new collagen and elastin fibres are produced. Dermal rolling is an organic way of stimulating Collagen and Elastin production whereas Fractional RF uses a combination of dermal stamping and Radio Frequency. Radio Frequency uses deep thermal effects which result in contraction of the collagen fibres. This will give a tightening effect after the treatment.
Will chemical peels literally make my skin peel off?
This will depend on the type of peel used, the condition of the skin, medication taken and general health and well-being. Certain medications and health issues may be a contra indication to a chemical peel as they can increase adverse side effects. Redness, inflammation and mild to moderate peeling is usual for 1 – 5 days post peel. The stronger the peel, the more intense the redness, peeling and downtime.
What treatments help treat acne or oily skin?
Many people, especially men due to higher testosterone levels, experience acne and very oily skin. Laser Clinics offers a variety of treatments that can help treat this condition, including the Clear and Bright Peel, the Advanced Brightening & Clearing Peel, Kleresca® Skin Treatments, and Forever Clear by BBL Hero.
Is there downtime with Capillary Reduction treatments?
There is minimal downtime with this treatment. You may experience some redness, swelling, and slight bruising on the treated areas. This is completely normal and will usually subside within 3-5 days when you follow the recommended aftercare directions. Scabbing may occur for treated angiomas and this will usually appear 5-7 days after the treatment.
What is the downtime for Microdermabrasion?
There is no downtime for this treatment. You may experience slight redness after the treatment but this usually subsides within 24 hours. We recommend the Yellow LED Light Therapy after this treatment to help reduce the redness and provide anti-ageing benefits. Light mineral makeup can be applied directly after the treatment.
Can I have Cosmetic Grade Peels done in conjunction with Cosmetic Injectables and Laser Treatments?
Yes, Cosmetic Grade Peels can enhance the results achieved from our other treatments. Cosmetic Grade Peels help improve product penetration and promote regeneration of the skin's surface layer. We recommend at least 4 week interval between treatments. Your Therapist will tailor the treatment plan to suit with any current treatment programs you may have.
What areas of the body can be treated with Cosmetic Grade Peels?
Cosmetic Grade Peels can be performed on most parts of the body except the pubic and head area. The most common treatment areas are the face, back, chest and buttocks.
I didn't peel after my treatment, does this mean it didn't work?
No. In some circumstances, you may not experience visible peeling. This depends on your skin's condition at the time and/or the strength of the peel. You will still experience skin texture improvement due to the accelerated cell turnover rate the Cosmetic Grade Peel treatments produce.
How long will it take for me to see a result after my pigmentation treatments?
You will expect to see an improvement after your first treatment. The pigmented area will gradually reduce and after completing treatment course, you will expect to see at least a 70-80% reduction for the treated pigmentation.
What skin types are suitable for pigmentation removal?
Pigmentation Removal is suitable for individuals with fair to light skin tones (Fitzpatrick 1-2) and who are not prone to hyperpigmentation.
What is Kleresca®?
Kleresca® skin treatments are gentle and comfortable. The innovative biophotonic platform creates a mode of action unique in the field of dermatology.
The Kleresca® biophotonic platform offers non-invasive treatments for both therapeutic and aesthetic conditions using fluorescent light energy to stimulate the skin’s own biological processes and repair mechanisms.
Are there any side effects after having Kleresca® treatment?
Temporary side effects – seen in some clients – are all non-permanent and may include redness, swelling and hyperpigmentation (bronzing of an area of the skin).
Side effects impact patients differently depending on skin type, so we always recommend talking to your therapist before beginning treatment.
How long do Kleresca® results last?
Results will last differently depending on the treatment you are having as well as your skin condition.
For Kleresca® Acne Treatment, after finishing the treatment, the already normalised skin continues working and you can expect to see additional improvements to your complexion for months after the treatment has stopped. Persistence of efficacy has been demonstrated for at least 6 months. Experience from current clinics using Kleresca® Acne Treatment show that persistence can last for at least a year.
For Kleresca® Skin Rejuvenation you should experience long-lasting, noticeable improvements to your skin as multiple layers respond to the treatment. The skin repair process has been documented to continue even after the treatment has ended. Results will differ from patient to patient depending on skin quality and if the treatment is administered in combination with other techniques.
For Kleresca® Rosacea Treatment we have seen that the skin repair process has been documented to continue even after the treatment has ended. Patients should experience long-lasting improvements in their skin.
What happens during the Kleresca® session and what should I expect during the treatment?
The treatment is performed in the following three steps:
- The skin is cleaned and Kleresca® Photoconverter Gel is applied.
- The gel is illuminated for nine minutes using the multi-LED Kleresca® lamp; fluorescent light energy is created stimulating the skin’s own repair mechanisms.
- The gel is removed, the skin is cleansed followed by an application of correcting serums and moisturising SPF50+.
Is Kleresca® painful?
Clients that have the treatments generally describe it as pleasant and comfortable. They mention a warm and tingling sensation while they are under the lamp.
The treatment is non-invasive and non-destructive, and it doesn’t cause any harm to the skin tissue. The treatment acts by inducing the skin’s own healing mechanisms.
How many Kleresca® treatments will I need?
The number of treatments will vary depending on the condition you are treating:
Acne: 12 treatments for the initial course. Maintenance/booster treatments can then be discussed with your therapist if needed.
Rosacea: 4 – 6 treatments depending on your severity, as recommended by your therapist.
Rejuvenate: 4 treatments for the initial course. Maintenance/booster treatments can then be discussed with your therapist if needed.
How do I prepare for the Kleresca®?
You need to avoid high intensity products for 12 hours prior to your Kleresca® treatment. These include
- Glycolic Cleanser 12%
- L-Lactic Cleanser
- Glycolic Scrub 14%
- Even Blend Serum
- Vitamin C 100%
- Retinol Serum
- Any other skincare product that contains alpha or beta hydroxy acids and retinol.
Remember to avoid excessive sun exposure prior to your treatment also.
My spider veins are a blue-green colour. Can I still have this treatment done?
No – this treatment is not effective for individuals with blue or green spider veins. Our treatment is suitable for red and purple spider veins. We recommend you seek medical advice from a vein specialist.
How many Skin Tightening treatments are required for best results?
For optimum results, we recommend a minimum of 4-6 treatments done at monthly intervals. Maintenance treatments are recommended to upkeep results. Our experienced team of Skin Therapists will tailor a treatment plan to deliver on your skin goals.
Is there any downtime with Skin Tightening?
There is no downtime with this treatment. You may experience some redness and swelling on the treated area, but this completely normal and usually subsides within 3-5 days. You may continue to have a warm sensation on the treated areas for 24-48 hours after your treatment. We advise you to follow the correct aftercare directions as provided by your Skin Therapist.
How does skin tightening work?
Laser Skin Tightening is designed to stimulate dermal collagen production and help with the regeneration of damaged skin cells. Skin tightening works on both Type 1 + Type 3 collagen which is a fibrous protein, found in the extra cellular matrix (Dermis). This treatment involves heat energy being delivered into the skin to penetrate deep down whilst protecting the upper visible layers and keeping them intact. It does this by deep thermal effect within the dermis causing collagen contracture and denaturation. This will then induce growth factors and stimulate new collagen synthesis which will then replace the old collagen with new fibres that are more compact and organized to give a less wrinkled appearance. Results are seen 3 months post treatments.
Am I a suitable candidate for Skin Tightening?
This treatment is suitable for mature individuals who currently experiencing signs of ageing such as sagging skin, wrinkles, and fine lines. For younger individuals, this treatment can be used for preventative measures against ageing as it helps boost collagen production levels.
What is Vortex-Fusion technology?
The spiral design of HydroPeel® Tips, used in conjunction with the HydraFacial proprietary vacuum technology and serums, creates a vortex effect to easily dislodge and remove impurities while simultaneously delivering hydrating skin solutions.
Am I suitable for a HydraFacial treatment?
The HydraFacial treatment is designed for all skin types. Even the most sensitive skin easily tolerates the HydraFacial treatment. Your Therapist can tailor specific treatment serums and/or customize the treatment for your unique skin conditions and needs.
Is the HydraFacial treatment suitable during pregnancy?
This treatment is not suitable for a pregnant or breastfeeding person, or someone trying to get pregnant (including IVF treatments). Please contact your local clinic for further information.
How do I know what skin treatment is right for me?
Speak to one of our skin specialists for a complimentary skin consultation. We love educating people about their skin and will offer you a tailored treatment plan
How long will it take for me to see a result after my treatments?
Each procedure is different – our less invasive treatments (such as microdermabrasion and superficial chemical peels) give more immediate results, and our more invasive treatments (such as Fractional RF (Max RF), Dermal rolling and deeper chemical peels) taken longer to see results (1-3 months). These treatments, however, have more lasting impacts than the less invasive treatments. Your therapist will advise on a treatment plan that will include a variety of treatments and our cosmedical-grade skin scapre products to address the skin concerns you have.
Is Skin Needling painful?
Skin Needling has minimal discomfort but may vary depending on the client and the area of treatment.
What will my skin look like when I walk out of the clinic - will I need time off work?
Each person’s skin is different – so your response will vary, but the majority of our skin treatments require no downtime. . Your therapist will take you through a post-treatment care regime that will minimise any impact to your skin.
Why do I need to use aftercare products?
The importance of before and aftercare is to ensure you receive maximum results with minimal side effects to the treatments we offer. This includes our skin and laser treatments and can even be applied to cosmetic injections.
For example our 5 a-day home care pack has everything you need for before and after your treatments. It will help to ensure you get fantastic results and your skin will heal and respond effectively following your treatments.
How does Kleresca® work?
Kleresca® biophotonic platform offers a non-invasive treatment that uses fluorescent light energy. The treatment doesn’t cause destruction to the skin but acts by stimulating your skin’s own repair mechanisms.
Kleresca® biophotonic treatments differ from other light treatments due to its unique mode of action, using fluorescent light energy that stimulates your skin at a cellular level.
The Kleresca® biophotonic system consists of a patented, multi-LED Kleresca® lamp designed with specific, pre-programmed wavelength settings and a specially formulated photoconverter gel.