Skin Lasers and Light Treatment Systems

Medical Spa & Cosmetic Dermatology Serving Beverly Hills, Lancaster, Cerritos, Santa Ana & Nearby Southern California

Laser Technology from Acne to Wrinkles

male patient receiving Thermage treatment under the skinLaser technology has completely changed the way we treat skin problems and cosmetic concerns. A laser is a highly focused beam of light which is absorbed by various colors (brown, red, blue, purple) or water in the skin. Each laser has either a different "color-match" to the various pigments in the skin or is designed to heat tissue that contains water. Although this is a simplistic explanation, it is the basis of laser action and the reasons why lasers are so effective on such a wide variety of skin issues.

At Beverly Hills Laser Institute, Inc. we offer a complete range of lasers. To help you understand the lasers and aesthetic technologies and what they do, we've listed our systems and their primary use.


Thermage skin tightening of the face - before and after
Source: Thermage
Treatment: Thermage*
Patient results may vary

With Thermage skin tightening, radiofrequency waves firm and tighten the skin all the way to the deepest layers. Retightens collagen strands which have loosened with age and causes new collagen production for continued improvement in skin firmness and contours. Effective for the face, eyes and body.

Palomar LuxV*

  • Acne: Kills acne bacteria and alters function of acne-causing oil glands
  • before and after acne treatment with Palomar LuxV
    Source: Palomar Medical
    Treatment: Lux V Pulsed Light*
    Photo courtesy of Robert Berger, MD
    Patient results may vary
    Pigmented Skin Spots: Destroys the melanin cells that cause brown spots

Palomar LuxG*

  • Veins: Coagulates small blood vessels so they fade and disappear
    • Facial Spider Veins
    • Redness from Acne
    • Port Wine Stains
    • Redness from Surgical Scars
    • Spider Veins on the thigh, leg and ankle
  • Rosacea: Shrinks and destructs veins responsible for facial redness and flushing
  • Sun-Induced Pigmentation and Brown Spots: Selectively destroys melanin in the epidermis
  • Brown Pigmentation from Sun Damage
  • Sun Spots and Actinic Bronzing

IPL Photofacial

IPL before and after on the chest
Photo Source Palomar Medical
Treatment - Intense Pulsed Light *
Photo courtesy of Randall Coverman, MD
Patient results may vary

Photofacial treatment blends and removes diffuse brown discoloration form sun damage. Fragments pigment in the skin so it is easily discarded by the body's natural skin turnover

Palomar Lux 1540 Fractional Laser*

laser skin resurfacing of the cheeks - before and after
Source: Palomar Medical
Photo courtesy of Dwight Scarborough, MD
Treatment - Fractional Resurfacing*
Patient results may vary

Laser microbeams remove damaged skin and spur new collagen growth. Lux 1540 Fractional Technology allows skin resurfacing with minimal to no downtime. It is a novel and non-ablative* method of resurfacing the skin incrementally.

  • Improve Skin Texture
  • Reduce Wrinkling
  • Improve Melasma
  • Lessen Acne Scars
  • Smooth Surgical or Accident Scars
  • Reduce Appearance of Mature Stretch Marks

*Non-ablative lasers do not remove the skin surface. Ablative lasers, such as the CO2 laser Laser, remove the entire top layer of skin and require extensive and painful healing time.

Palomar 1064 Vascular Laser*

before and after leg vein treatment with Palomar 1064
Source: Palomar Medical
Treatment: 1064 Vascular Laser
Photo courtesy of Mervyn Patterson, MD
Patient results may vary
  • Veins: Shrinks and clears visible blue and purple veins in the legs and thighs. The 1064 is a powerful laser for clearing deep-lying veins.
  • Rosacea: Shrinks larger facial veins in advanced rosacea

The 1064 Vascular Laser will be in use at our office at a later date.

Palomar Rs Hair Laser*

  • Permanent Hair Reduction: Directly affects the hair follicles. The light is absorbed by the pigment in the follicles and converted to heat. The heat then loosens the hair and disables the cells responsible for growing new hair.
before and after light-based hair reduction - male back hair
Source: Palomar Medical
Courtesy Alan Rockoff, MD
Treatment: Light-Based Hair Reduction*
Patient results may vary

Laser hair treatments work on any part of the body or face.

Blue Light*

Blu-U acne treatment - before and after
Photo Source DUSA
Treatment - Blu-U Light Treatment *
Photo source - Physician unspecified
Patient results may vary

Blue Light treatment reduces the number of painful acne pimples and helps reduce inflammation by killing acne bacteria. It also shortens the acne life cycle.

PDT Therapy

Photodynamic therapy for severe acne is used in conjunction with Levulan for the reduction and control of severe and cystic acne.

acne treatment with Levulan - before and after
Photo Source DUSA
Treating Physician unspecified
Treatment Levulan *
Results may vary

Levulan and PDT therapy are also used to treat actinic keratoses and eliminate abornmal skin cells

  • Destroys Actinic Keratosis Lesions and Precancers
  • Reduce Wrinkling
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Fine Wrinkles

Find the laser or light treatment that's right for you by calling 888-333-2515 to schedule a consultation at Beverly Hills Laser Institute, Inc. Initial cosmetic consultations are complimentary.

* Individual Results May Vary