BBL ULTRA PEEL combines Broadband Light treatment followed by Whisper 3-G Erbium Laser. Brown spots or freckles are removed, while the Whisper 3G laser removes the outermost layers of the skin for a smooth glow. Patients see improvement in sun damage spots and improvement in fine lines and wrinkles.
Most skin areas can be treated. Popular treatment areas are the face and neck though some people also treat the chest and hands. You should discuss your needs with the Buckingham Center clinical staff.
Treatments can be performed on the face, neck, chest, and back of hands for:
-Softening fine lines
-Sun damage (e.g., freckles)
-Stimulating collagen production for long lasting deep wrinkle improvements
BBL ULTRA Peel Q&A
Find answers to BBL ULTRA Peel questions in Dr. Buckingham’s Q&A.
Frequently Asked BBL ULTRA Peel Questions
Q – How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments depends on your skin’s condition and desired results. Buckingham Center’s clinical staff can personalize a plan based on your specific needs and may choose to combine BBL ULTRA PEEL with other aesthetic procedures to further personalize your treatment.
Q – Will it be uncomfortable?
BBL ULTRA PEEL is a very tolerable treatment that requires, at most, a topical anesthetic which is applied 45 minutes to 1 hour prior to treatment.
Q – What should I expect immediately after the treatment?
After the treatment pigmented spots will turn dark and you will experience mild redness and warmth, similar to a sunburn-like sensation.
Q – How long will it take to recover?
Depending on the depth of treatment, most patients feel comfortable enough to return to work within a couple of days- an attribute that has given rise to the nickname “the weekend peel”. Typically, at day 2 skin will begin to peel. Peeling usually lasts about 2-3 days. Redness may persist up to seven days and can be covered by make-up.
Q – What aftercare do I need?
You may be given skin care products and instructions on how to use them. Your
skin will be sensitive to ultraviolet light after the procedure, so you must avoid
direct sun exposure until fully healed. It is recommended that you always use
some level of solar protection to avoid sun damage and premature aging of your
Q – When should I expect results?
Most patients notice improvement in tone, texture and color evenness once
the skin heals in approximately one week. Nice results can be obtained in just one treatment, however the number of treatments needed may vary from patient to patient.