About PICO Genesis FX

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About Pico Genesis Fx Toronto

PICO Genesis FX is a revolutionary new fractionated, skin resurfacing treatment that effectively induces the production of collagen and elastin to correct texture changes due to aging, sun damage, scarring and wrinkles.

PICO Genesis FX – F.A.Qs

Is PICO Genesis FX Right For Me? Am I The Right Candidate?

With new technology, PICO Genesis FX treatments are ideal for all skin types who are seeking to improve aging skin, acne scaring skin tone irregularities with minimal downtime.

What Is The Difference Between PICO Genesis and PICO Genesis FX?

 As both treatments are performed using the Cutera Enlighten III machine, the difference between PICO Genesis and PICO Genesis FX is that they each target different levels of the skin to address different skin concerns.

PICO Genesis: assists in reducing pigmentation and helps treat sun damage, uneven skin tone and reveals a brighter and more even skin appearance

PICO Genesis FX: targets skin at a deeper level and assist in diminishing acne scarring, skin texture and fine lines and wrinkles

How Many Treatments Are Required?

The number of recommended treatments will vary based on the concerns being treated. While some clients may see results after a single treatment, most need a series of two or three treatments for best results.

What Does A Treatment Feel Like? Does It Hurt?

Majority of clients describe the feeling of this treatment as a slight pinching sensation. After the skin is cleaned, a topical anesthetic (numbing cream) is applied to the area(s) to help clients feel at ease and give them a good level of comfort during their treatment.

What Can I Expect From These Results?

Continued improvement in your skin happens for weeks following the treatment. Best results are seen at about 3 months following your final treatment, resulting in plumper, firmer and more youthful skin!

What Are Pre-Care Instructions for PICO Genesis FX?

Prior to your treatment:

  • Avoid wearing makeup on the day of your treatment
  • Hair on treated area(s) must be shaved
  • No sun-tanning or self-tanners atleast 4 weeks prior to Including: spray tans, tanning lotions, tanning beds, sun exposure, etc.
  • To ensure the treatment is more comforting for clients, a topical anesthetic can be applied on the treated area(s)

What Will Be Expected During The Treatment?

 During your treatment:

  • It is important to notify your technician regarding any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment
  • Photographs will be taken prior to initial treatment and over the course of your recommended treatments for future reference
  • To ensure the treatment is more comforting for clients, a topical anesthetic can be applied on the treated area(s)

What Are Post-Care Instructions For PICO Genesis FX?

 After your treatment:

  • Avoid sun exposure for 2 to 4 weeks, and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen
  • Avoid heat (hot tubs, saunas, etc) for 1-2 days
  • Redness and swelling are most expected and will resolve with time
  • Avoid skin irritants (products containing tretinon, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycoic/salicyclic acids a few days post-treatment
  • Post treatment, a technician will thoroughly explain a detailed skincare regimen and supply the client with a aftercare gel to be applied after to assist in the healing process

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