Beautiful skin with the power of light!
BBL takes care of patients with:
BBL can be the foundation for and used in conjunction with all other BBL treatments.
Stop the Clock on the Appearance of Aging Skin
Forever Young BBL from Sciton is a revolutionary treatment that sends light energy deep into the skin to boost your body’s natural ability to fight aging. It is the only treatment proven by 2 studies.
Forever Young BBL is not just for women and men who have cumulative sun damage. It has also PREJUVENATION™ benefits to keep young skin looking young.
BBL is the world’s most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) device on the market. It sets new standards in treating skin conditions associated with aging, active life-styles, and sun damage.
The light energy delivered by BBL will gently heat the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to regenerate. This process will restore your skin to its natural beauty, making it clearer, smoother, vibrant and younger looking.
BBL energy allows your physician to treat age and sun spots, small facial veins, and many other skin conditions. Your physician’s treatment plan will be tailored to match your skin type and your desired results. BBL has a solutions for your skin concerns:
Worried your freckles, age spots or rosacea make you look less radiant and older? With BBL™ they will be a thing of the past!
The light energy delivered by BBL will stimulate cells to regenerate and typically with the first treatment you will start to see smoother, more even and vibrant skin. The photothermal energy will eliminate fine vessels that cause redness and reduce unwanted melanin that produces age and sun spots. Your skin will feel smoother, fine lines and pores will be less noticeable, and sunspots or uneven pigmentation will fade.
BBL Corrective can be the foundation for and used in conjunction with all other BBL treatments.
A new approach to younger looking skin.
For as long as women and men have been concerned about aging, there have been promises of younger-looking skin. Contrary to popular belief, creams and lotions can’t penetrate the skin’s surface. This means they can’t reach the deeper layers of skin where much of the aging process happens.
Introducing Forever Young BBL™ from Sciton, a revolutionary treatment that sends light energy deep into the skin to boost your body’s natural ability to fight again. The result? Skin that’s visibly younger looking, year after year!
Forever Young BBL is not just for women and men who have experienced sun damage over the course of their life. It also has PREJUVENATION™ benefits keeping young skin looking young.
Forever Clear BBL uses a unique three-step process
Have you tried numerous methods to get acne under control? Now, drugs and other over the counter “remedies” can be a thing of the past. Why deal with the wait and potential side effects of those options when you can have clearer skin in typically just a few short treatments.
Forever Clear BBL is a cutting-edge acne treatment that uses the power of light to comfortably and effectively clear acne without creams or medicine. BBL is the world’s most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) device delivering light energy deep into your skin to stimulate and regenerate your skin cells, leaving you with clear, healthy, radiant skin.
Forever Bare BBL (BroadBand Light) is the revolutionary new treatment that takes hair removal to the next level.
Kiss goodbye the hassle and discomfort of shaving, painful waxing and tweezing! Using gentle, yet effective BBL energy to heat hair follicles, the Forever Bare BBL treatment is as comfortable as a hot stone massage. The result is hair removal that’s more comfortable, safer, and faster than other traditional treatments.
Treat any area of the body with unwanted hair to reveal beautiful skin and dare to bare soft, silky, supple skin!
The number of treatments needed will vary from patient to patient and your physician will personalize a treatment plan based on the level of improvement you desire. Your physician may also combine your treatment with other popular aesthetic procedures to further personalize your treatment.
It can take as little as 15 minutes, depending on the area you are looking to treat, as well as the treatment you are receiving. Treatment time varies from patient to patient.
Your eyes will be protected with safety shields or glasses. You may briefly feel a warm or “rubber band snap” sensation as the light is absorbed by the targeted areas. Your procedure may take a few minutes to half an hour depending on the size of the area to be treated and the type of procedure performed. Your physician will discuss all of your options with you including the benefits, risks and what to expect.
The procedure is non-invasive, typically gentle and safe. Generally, there is no need for a topical anesthetic; however, your physician may choose to use it depending on his/her patients’ sensitivities.
You may experience some redness that should resolve within a few hours. Consult your physician if it does not. For some spots, you will see a darkening of the treated areas followed by fading and flaking off at a later stage. Results depend on your skin type, the number of treatments, and the area treated. Your physician will provide you with complete information about the post treatment care and results.
This is a non-invasive and typically gentle procedure with virtually no downtime. In most cases, you are able to return to work, and resume most of your activities immediately.
It is important to follow your physician’s instructions. You may be given some skin care products and instructions on how to use them. You will be sensitive to ultraviolet light, and you must avoid direct sun exposure until completely healed. Fully cover your skin or use a good sunscreen whenever you go outdoors.
Iowa Dermatology Consultants believes undergoing a cosmetic procedure is not just about your appearance and convenience. It is about your health and safety. A board certified dermatologist has the medical training and experience required to keep skin healthy and youthful-looking. They work with patients forming an active partnership in treatment to help you look and feel your best.
At Iowa Dermatology Consultants, all of our physicians are board certified dermatologists. This means that Dr. Snider, Dr. Smith, and Dr. Myers have the education, expertise and experience to safely and effectively reduce the signs of aging. Together they have almost 50 years of combined experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology practice. This includes over 16,000 hours of patient care training to ensure that a board certified dermatologist can expertly diagnosis and treat over 3000 dermatologic conditions.
Because your results depend largely on the skill and experience of the person performing the procedure, it is important to select a board-certified dermatologist like those at Iowa Dermatology Consultants.
We are accepting new patients at our Ankeny and Ames locations. We look forward to helping you with your skin care.
All online appointment scheduling requests are subject to Doctor schedules and operating hours. You will be contacted within one business day to confirm date and time.