Lasers & Radiofrequency

CO2 Laser Resurfacing

Advanced Technologies for Rejuvenation

At Sullivan Dermatology we offer advanced technologies that can deliver rejuvenation to your skin. From treating large pores, acne scarring, and other complexion imperfections, to providing a lift for sagging skin, we pride ourselves on selecting safe and cutting edge technology to meet your needs.

Secret RF Microneedling

If you’re seeking a solution to combat signs of aging, skin laxity, enlarged pores, scars, or uneven skin tone, the Secret RF microneedling treatment could be your answer. This state-of-the-art technique combines the benefits of traditional microneedling with the power of radiofrequency (RF) energy to deliver a more youthful, refined complexion.

RF Secret is ideal for individuals seeking a minimally invasive procedure for skin rejuvenation and tightening. With Secret RF microneedling, you can tackle various skin concerns without needing invasive surgery, resulting in less downtime and more natural-looking results.

The Secret RF microneedling system uses a handpiece equipped with tiny microneedles. These microneedles create tiny punctures in the skin, and the RF energy is then delivered deep into the dermis. This RF microneedling process stimulates the body’s natural healing process, encouraging the production of collagen and elastin, vital proteins for youthful, firm skin.

What sets the RF Secret procedure apart from traditional microneedling is the addition of RF energy. This energy penetrates deeper into the skin, providing a more intensive treatment and superior skin tightening effects. Because the microneedle with RF approach directly targets the deeper skin layers, the surface layer of skin remains relatively unaffected, reducing recovery time.

Patients often see immediate improvement in skin texture and tone following the RF Secret treatment, with results improving over time. Thanks to the collagen-stimulating effects of RF microneedling, skin continues to improve for several months after the procedure. For the best results, a series of treatments is typically recommended.

RF Secret not only improves skin texture and tone but also effectively tightens skin. Many patients report a noticeable reduction in fine lines and wrinkles, enhanced skin tightening, and improved appearance of scars or other skin irregularities.Β 

The cost of Secret RF microneedling can vary based on factors such as the size and condition of the treatment area, the number of treatments required, and your geographical location. It’s always best to consult with a healthcare professional for an accurate cost estimate and to ensure this treatment is suitable for your skin.

In conclusion, if you’re seeking a non-surgical solution for skin rejuvenation and tightening, Secret RF microneedling offers a unique, minimally invasive approach that combines the benefits of microneedling with the power of RF energy. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional before beginning any new skin treatment.

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Morpheus Treatment

IPL Limelight

If you’re dealing with skin issues like sun spots, redness, tiny veins, or uneven skin tone, the Limelight IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatment might be your solution. This non-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation uses an IPL laser to treat a variety of skin conditions and restore a youthful glow.

The IPL treatment is perfect for those seeking a minimally invasive procedure to address skin irregularities without downtime. Whether it’s called an IPL photofacial or IPL facial, this procedure can dramatically improve the skin’s appearance, revealing a smoother, healthier complexion.



The Limelight IPL treatment works by delivering pulses of light energy from an IPL laser into the skin. This energy targets and breaks down the pigmented cells or blood vessels causing skin imperfections, without harming the surrounding tissue.

During an IPL photofacial, the IPL laser emits a broad spectrum of light wavelengths that penetrate the skin’s deeper layers. The light is absorbed by the targeted pigment (like sun spots or tiny veins), which is then broken down and absorbed by the body, improving the overall complexion.

An IPL facial is typically quick and straightforward, with a full-face treatment taking around 20 minutes. It’s also often described as virtually painless, with some patients reporting a mild pinching sensation.

After a Limelight IPL treatment, many patients notice a significant reduction in skin imperfections and a more even skin tone. Some see improvements immediately, while others may notice changes gradually over several weeks as the body naturally processes the pigment.

For the best results, a series of IPL treatments might be recommended. The exact number can vary based on individual skin condition and desired results. Remember, while an IPL photofacial can provide dramatic improvements, it doesn’t stop the skin’s natural aging process, and future sun damage can still occur.

The cost of an IPL facial can vary depending on factors such as the size of the treatment area, the number of treatments required, and your geographical location. It’s always best to consult with a professional to get an accurate cost estimate and to ensure the IPL treatment is right for your skin.

In conclusion, Limelight IPL treatment is an effective, non-invasive method to improve skin tone and texture. Whether you’re tackling sun spots, tiny veins, redness, or simply seeking a more youthful glow, an IPL facial can deliver impressive results. As always, consult with a professional before beginning any new skincare treatment.

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Photo-Dynamic Therapy

FAQ Laser & Radio Frequency

CO2 laser resurfacing is a cosmetic procedure that uses a carbon dioxide (CO2) laser to minimize the appearance of wrinkles, scars, sun damage, and other skin irregularities. It works by removing layers of skin tissue in a method often referred to as "ablative" laser resurfacing. The treatment stimulates the production of collagen, helping to rejuvenate and smooth the skin.

During the treatment, a local anesthetic or sedation is typically used to reduce discomfort. The CO2 laser is passed over the skin to remove thin layers of skin tissue. The procedure can take between 30 minutes to two hours depending on the size of the area being treated.

After treatment, expect to have some skin redness, swelling, and a sensation similar to sunburn. The healing process generally takes 1-2 weeks, and it is essential to follow aftercare instructions, such as keeping the skin clean and moisturized, to ensure proper healing. You will also need to protect the treated area from the sun as the new skin will be particularly sensitive.

CO2 laser resurfacing can be an effective treatment for people with wrinkles, scars, sun damage, skin discoloration, or other skin irregularities who want to improve their skin's appearance. However, it might not be suitable for individuals with darker skin tones, as it can lead to changes in skin color. People with active acne or very sensitive skin may also not be ideal candidates. A consultation with a skincare professional is recommended to determine if CO2 laser resurfacing is right for you.

Yes, like all cosmetic procedures, CO2 laser resurfacing can have side effects and risks. These can include redness, swelling, itching, and stinging in the treated area. More serious risks, though less common, can include burns or other injuries from the laser's heat, scarring, changes in the skin's pigmentation, including areas of darker or lighter skin, reactivating herpes cold sores, and bacterial or fungal infection. These risks can be minimized by following the pre and post-treatment care instructions and by choosing an experienced, board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon to perform the procedure.

Morpheus8 is a non-surgical aesthetic treatment that combines microneedling and radiofrequency energy to rejuvenate and contour the face and body. The procedure stimulates collagen production in the skin's deeper layers, reducing wrinkles, treating acne scars, and improving the skin's overall texture and appearance. It can also tighten the skin, making it a suitable treatment for areas experiencing skin laxity, like the lower face and neck.

Morpheus8 uses a specialized device that delivers radiofrequency energy to the underlying layers of the dermis via small needles. These needles create tiny punctures in the skin, which triggers the body's natural healing process and stimulates collagen production. At the same time, the heat from the radiofrequency energy tightens existing collagen and encourages new collagen growth, leading to improved skin tone and texture.

During a Morpheus8 treatment, a topical anesthetic is applied to ensure patient comfort. The procedure usually takes about an hour. After treatment, you can expect some redness and swelling, which should subside within a few days. Over the following weeks, as the body produces new collagen and the skin heals, you'll start to see an improvement in skin texture, tightness, and overall appearance.Β 

Morpheus8 is generally considered to be a safe procedure with minimal risks. The most common side effects are temporary and include redness, swelling, and a warm sensation in the treated area. These usually subside within a couple of days. More serious side effects, such as burns or changes in skin color, are rare but can occur, particularly if the procedure is not performed correctly. Therefore, it's essential to choose a reputable, experienced provider for the treatment. Always consult with your healthcare provider or a professional to discuss potential risks and benefits before deciding on any treatment.

Secret RF is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that combines microneedling with radiofrequency (RF) energy to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin. It's designed to stimulate and remodel collagen and address common signs of aging. It's used for a range of skin types and can treat a range of conditions, including fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, photoaging, and stretch marks.

Secret RF uses minimally invasive gold-plated microneedles to deliver controlled RF energy directly into various depths of the skin. This RF energy heats the underlying layers, causing constriction and tightening of the skin, as well as the stimulation of collagen and elastin production. The microneedling itself promotes the skin's repair process by creating micro injuries in the skin, triggering the body's wound healing cascade, promoting the remodeling of collagen, and improving skin texture and firmness.

During treatment, a topical anesthetic is applied to ensure patient comfort. The Secret RF device is then moved over the treatment area, delivering RF energy via the microneedles. The procedure typically takes around 20 minutes to an hour, depending on the treatment area.Β 

After treatment, patients may experience mild redness and swelling for a few hours, but can generally resume normal activities immediately. Improvements can be seen after a few weeks, once the skin starts to heal and produce new collagen and elastin. Multiple sessions spaced about 4-6 weeks apart may be recommended for optimal results.

Side effects of Secret RF are typically mild and can include redness, swelling, and a warm sensation in the treated area, which usually subside within a few hours after treatment. More serious side effects such as burns or changes in skin color are rare, particularly when the procedure is performed by a trained and experienced provider. As always, consult with your healthcare provider or a professional to discuss potential risks and benefits before deciding on any treatment.

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