Full range of services available at Persona: Treatments are Rejuvenation Dermatology Services Aesthetic Enhancement Anti-Ageing Laser performed by qualified – Time Machine skin analysis & evaluation – Acne scar removal – Rosacea, redness & – Lip, chin, cheek, nose enhancement – Age spots & pigmentation broken facial veins – Scars medical practitioners, to – Wrinkles – Sun aged skin – Spots, moles & wart removal – Excessive Perspiration – Freckles – Mature skin – Minor Dermatological Surgery meet your expectations and ensure your safety. Vein Therapy – Spider veins Body Contour – Cellulite treatment Weight Management – Weight loss, nutrition & – Varicose veins – Excess localized fat removal exercise benefits (Smartlipo) – Post-natal – Stretch marks Hair Removal – Unwanted hair removal – Ingrown hair removal Results that truly speak for themselves in a few effective visits. Anti-Ageing Laser T/ +356 21 340 366 E/ email@example.com 42, Marina Court, Sir Ugo Mifsud Street, F/ +356 21 340 979 www.persona.com.mt c/w G. Calì Street, Ta’ Xbiex, TBX 1437, Malta Before After Rejuvenation Before After Erase and Rewind Reverse the signs of ageing with cosmetic laser skin rejuvenation. Before After Naturally You Photos courtesy of Dr. Bruce Katz Your skin’s future need not be a Why does skin age? Do any precautions have to be taken before and There are two distinct types of ageing . That caused by the genes we inherit - called intrinsic ageing, and after treatment? continuation of its past... the other, caused by environmental factors - known as extrinsic ageing. Intrinsic ageing, is a continuous process, whereby production of collagen fibres that give support and structure, slows down, while elastin, the Tanning must be avoided for two to three weeks prior to, and after, the procedure. An SPF 50+ sunscreen should be used on areas exposed to the sun in the weeks preceding and following treatment. It is substance that enables skin to snap back into place, becomes less springy. Our genetic make-up controls how imperative, that after the procedure, the treated area, which will then be quite sensitive, not be rubbed or quickly this natural ageing process unfolds. In extrinsic ageing, a number of external factors act concurrently scratched, and be given some time to recover. The application of a suitable moisturiser or skincare product, Every so often, a breakthrough, revolutionary with the normal ageing process to prematurely age our skin. Most of this is caused by the sun’s harmful rays. Freckles, age spots, spider veins on the face, rough and leathery skin, fine wrinkles that disappear when will be recommended by our specialist. This will help soothe any redness, and further reduce recovery time. Avoid swimming or taking very hot baths for the first couple of days. Hypo-allergenic make-up may be used technology comes along which is so exceptional stretched, loose skin, and more serious skin conditions, can all be traced to sun exposure. immediately after your procedure. in our field of cosmetic surgery, that it changes How does our anti-ageing laser work in skin ageing? How many treatment sessions are required? the way we do things. The fractional laser Our anti-ageing laser features Combined Apex Pulse technology, which fractionates a powerful laser beam into Results vary with each specific case. Patients may require anywhere from four to six sessions of treatment a mosaic pattern of about 1000 micro-beams, on the skin. The resulting precise pattern penetrates the skin is such a technology. when treating skin to create zones of micro-thermal injury, while leaving the surrounding skin intact. The result is both collagen to achieve desired results. remodelling and stimulation. Our MPX technology workstation blends two distinct wavelengths, to penetrate conditions, instead of burning the entire both the superficial dermis, targeting the zone of maximal sun damage, and significantly deeper, to provide How long do results last? deep collagen heating, and tissue tightening. Two simultaneous treatments administered as one. surface of the skin and leaving open wounds, As with the ageing process itself, this varies from person to person. However, if steps are taken to protect and preserve your freshly rejuvenated skin, such as applying an SPF 50+ sunscreen daily, and using facial fractional lasers create infinitesimally small, What results can I expect? cleansers and anti-ageing creams, your results will last longer. Our anti-ageing laser workstation improves the condition of fine lines and pigmentation. Following a series of microscopic wounds, treating only specifically Affirm treatments, your skin will feel rejuvenated, with visible softening of fine lines as well as tightening of lax My wrinkles are quite deep. skin. You will continue to see improvement even after the treatment is complete, with new collagen being produced. targeted areas, and leaving the rest of the skin Will anti-ageing laser work for me? perfectly intact. This makes treatment faster, What parts of the body can be treated? while fractional laser is at the forefront of anti-ageing laser technology there is yet another treatment option offered at Persona - ablative laser resurfacing. This differs from fractional laser in that a microscopic safer and more efficient. At Persona we are The face, neck, décolleté, and hands are the areas most commonly treated. controlled wound is created by vaporising parts of the skin’s layers. This reaches much deeper into the skin, stimulating new collagen production, and remodelling existing collagen. This degree of collagen proud to offer the next-generation in fractional How long does a treatment session last? improvement allows for treatment of more severe lines and deeper wrinkles. Laser resurfacing is associated with more downtime than the fractional non-ablative treatments, however it also requires fewer sessions. laser technology. Our anti-ageing laser Sessions are short, lasting anywhere between fifteen minutes to half an hour. Discomfort is minimal and easily tolerated without anaesthesia, or During your consultation, our plastic surgeon will discuss these issues with you, ensuring the selection of a treatment most suitable for you, while minimising any inconvenience to your daily routine. represents a significant advance over older using only topical numbing cream. fractional lasers, reviving dull, sun-damaged Are there any side effects to Are there any non-laser treatments for aged skin? while laser treatments are extremely effective in treating aged skin, other options exist that can be used lifeless skin, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, treatment? effectively, especially in mild to moderate cases of ageing. Persona can offer you Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Persona’s anti-ageing laser should cause only minimal post-treatment treatment using the latest I2PL technology. This is very effective in treating fine lines and shallow wrinkles, and tightening loose, wrinkly skin. discomfort, and is pain-free when compared to treatment by other age spots and superficial pigmentation. Being gentler, IPL leaves you with even less downtime, but usually fractional lasers. Any redness, swelling or puffiness that occurs, requires more sessions. should clear up within a few days.