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The Affirm FAQ

I have redness that spans from the apples of my cheeks down to my chin. can the affirm help to minimize the redness?

Yes, the Affirm laser targets the layers of photo damaged and aged skin to reduce redness and age spots. The built in XPL technology enhances the effectiveness of treating redness and pigmentation for a more even, rejuvenated skin tone.

How soon can i return to work after getting treated with the affirm laser?

One of the great many things about the Affirm laser is that there is no downtime. You can return to work the very next day!

Are there any drawbacks to getting treatments with the affirm laser?

The only drawback to getting Affirm laser treatments is that you may need about three to six sessions before achieving results. There are only minimal side effects and it is an effective treatment option with no downtime.

What makes the affirm laser so great?

The Affirm laser uses Combined Apex Pulse (CAP) technology with a diffractive lens array to deliver and distribute its energy to the treatment area. The result is a more effective treatment that stimulates collagen restoration.

How long do affirm laser treatment sessions generally take?

One session with the Affirm laser generally takes about 20 minutes to complete. Several treatments are often needed to achieve the desired results, with significant improvements seen after three to five treatments.

Can the affirm laser also help with resurfacing?

Yes, the Affirm laser can be used to administer resurfacing treatments equal to those of a resurfacing laser but without the downtime. There is a chance of redness and swelling, but this only lasts a few hours and can be hidden with makeup.

How many affirm laser treatments would i have to get to reduce the acne scarring on my face?

Depending on the depth of your scarring you may need anywhere from four to six treatments, at an interval of two to three weeks with the Affirm laser. However, you can expect a 60 to 80 percent permanent scar reduction.

What is the recovery time like with affirm laser treatments?

The recovery time with the Affirm laser is minimal. Patients often experience mild redness that resolves within a day, so you can return to work as soon as possible.

Do treatments with the affirm have any side effects?

Many patients experience only mild redness that resolves within a day. It is a highly effective treatment with no downtime.

I have bad wrinkles around my mouth and between my eyebrows. can a laser help to reduce my wrinkles? i don’t want surgery.

Yes, The Affirm laser stimulates collagen production to treat wrinkles and help the skin to appear full. It is designed to minimize the appearance of time on the face, which includes minimizing wrinkles, photo aging, and mild acne scarring.

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