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DR. Greg Ratliff, FACS

Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery

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Plastic Surgery Center of Tulsa


2107 E 15th St. Tulsa, OK 74104


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Introducing Lumecca IPL

Your skin doesn't lie. If your skin is looking a little less than healthy, whether it's because of sun damage, age spots, or other skin irregularities, Dr. Greg Ratliff and Inject, an Aesthetics Bar can help.

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Lumecca Hand-held deviceLumecca IPL is the most powerful IPL used to treat pigmented and vascular lesions of the skin. It can be used on any area of your body, with few side effects and no downtime.

This non-invasive treatment can help restore the complexion and clarity of skin in just a few treatments, with significant improvements often seen in just one treatment. Lumecca operates using photothermolysis, which provides a photofacial through the delivery of a comfortable light treatment.

Don't let your skin give you away! Tap into a younger, more refreshed looking you!

Benefits of Lumecca

In just 1-3 sessions, Lumecca improves the appearance of:

  • age spots (red/brown pigmentations)
  • vascular lesions, such as facial telangiectasias (spider veins) and poikiloderma
  • rosacea (redness)
  • freckles
  • sun damage

What Areas Can Be Treated?

Lumecca can be used on all areas of the body. The most common areas of treatment are zones that are regularly exposed to the sun. This often includes the face, neck, décolletage, legs, hands, and arms.

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What steps must be taken before the procedure?

Avoid direct, excessive sun exposure or tanning one month prior to treatment.

What should I expect during and after Lumecca?

During treatment, there will be a bright flash of light from the Lumecca that feels like a light elastic sensation. Redness and a slight warming of the skin are normal after treatment and usually subsides within an hour. Over the next 24-48 hours, you may see a darkening of pigmented spots; in the week afterwards, the pigmented lesions flake off, leading to an evening out of skin tone. After treating vascular lesions, you may see the vein blanch and disappear or a color change in the vessel, which dissipates after a few days.

How many sessions are required?

An improved skin appearance can be noted after the first session. Multiple sessions provide even better results. Treatment regime depends on the severity of skin damage, skin type, type of treatment (vascular vs. sun damage) and energy settings.

How quickly will I see results?

Sun damage and skin complexion results can be seen a few days after the first session. The skin will continue to look younger and more brilliant over time, with most visible results after 1-2 weeks. Having multiple photofacial sessions will improved the final result. For vascular treatments, such as facial telangiectasias, results ca be seen in up to 2 weeks.

Are there any side effects?

Most people do not experience any side effects and any skin reaction usually resolves within a few hours. You may find you are sensitive to sunlight immediately after treatment. It is recommended to avoid direct sunlight and tanning.

Safe, Gentle and Effective Skin Renewal

Before and After Examples

Below are before and after images that demonstrate the results you can see from treatment with Lumecca.

Face

Lumecca IPL face images

Nose

Lumecca IPL nose images

Hands

Lumecca IPL hand images

Chest

Lumecca IPL chest images

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