What Is Sciton BBL® (Broad Band Light)?
Sciton BBL® (Broad Band Light) is a trademarked IPL device with consistently outstanding results. BBL® has been studied by Stanford University showing Gene Rejuvenation, clinically proven to turn back the clock by addressing visible signs associated with aging skin. From a cellular level, the mRNA changes mimicked skin cells of those with younger appearing skin of almost 10-years in this retrospective study.
BBL® uniquely delivers light therapy targeting signs of aging and sun damage. Forever Young BBL® removes age spots, freckles, redness, small vessels, and more. All areas on the body can be treated with little to no downtime. Forever Young BBL® is faster than the standard creating improved outcomes to ensure that with treatments, the skin will look clearer, smoother, reduced pigment and vascularity, and overall revitalized.
It’s a multi-pass approach to treating aging skin. Different filters can be used to address varying levels of pigment. Typically 3 pass procedure addresses the signs of aging on all levels of the skin. How it works:
Step 1: Base Pass –Addresses the overall appearance of the skin
Step 2: Corrective Vascular Pass –Addresses any small visible vessels, telangiectasia, or flushing
Step 3: Corrective Pigment Pass –Corrects pigmented lesions and other pigmentation issues
Differences between age spots and vascular lesions are determined by the healthcare provider. They typically can be differentiated by color and texture. Age spots can be blotchy, light to dark brown, flat lesions mainly in sun-exposed areas. These are known as Solar Lentigos. Some age spots can appear as thick, crusty, or waxy “stuck-on” papules that can vary from yellow, brown, or pink in color, known as Seborrheic Keratoses. It is imperative to have these examined by a trained medical professional prior to receiving any treatment. The best place to start is here at the office with a Complete Skin Exam where our Dermatology trained Physician Assistant can perform a thorough examination.
Vascular lesions can often be misinterpreted and overlooked when it comes to laser treatment. Sciton Forever Young BBL® has a specific vascular filter that can target enlarged or superficial blood vessels, usually seen with rosacea and port wine stains to spider veins and birthmarks. Vascular lesions typically will not go away on their own, which is why BBL® is a great treatment option! Indications include:
- Reticular & Spider Veins
- Matting, Bruising
- Port Wine Stains
- Cherry Hemangioma
- Venous Lake, Vascular Malformations
Consider BBL® when looking to target discoloration from reds to browns as part of your skincare regimen. Schedule a consultation today to learn more.