What is the M22?
The M22 laser is one of the most powerful and versatile devices for skin rejuvenation on the market. Developed by Lumenis®, the M22 is actually a “platform” that houses both a non-ablative fractional laser (ResurFX™) and an Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) system. The M22 is engineered to treat multiple skin problems with these distinctive modules. With the M22, you can reduce the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles, acne scars, sun damage, dilated blood vessels, age spots and more. It can help you feel beautiful and confident in your own skin.
Candidates for M22 Treatment
Due to its versatility, almost any patient can benefit from M22 treatment. It may be a great option for you if you’d like to improve signs of aging and sun damage in the face or on the body. During a consultation, Dr. Langdon can inform you whether you are a good candidate for this treatment.
After getting to know your specific concerns, Dr. Langdon will determine which M22 module to use. Here’s a brief overview of the modules available:
- Universal IPL: The Universal IPL uses pulsed light photo-rejuvenation to treat hyperpigmentation from sun damage; vascular lesions from photo-aging, rosacea or birth marks; and even acne.
- ResurFX™: The goal of the ResurFX™ is to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as age spots, sun spots, and even stretch marks.
M22 Laser and IPL Consultations Available
Several Benefits of the M22 Laser Include:
- No downtime: After an M22 treatment, you can resume your daily routine immediately or within a few days.
- Minimal side effects: While you may experience a bit of redness, swelling, and/or discomfort in the desired area, it will be short-lived and can easily be managed with over-the -counter pain medications.
After an M22 treatments, you can enjoy skin that appears more youthful and has a more even tone. You can also say goodbye to many imperfections that have made you feel self-conscious in the past.
Frequently Asked Questions
The M22 laser can be used on your face, neck, chest, arms and hands, and legs.
Depending on the exact type of treatment, it may take a few days or longer for results to be fully apparent.
In some cases, Dr. Langdon or his staff will apply a topical numbing cream to reduce any discomfort during treatment.