Halo Pro Laser
The Halo Pro Laser by Sciton is a highly customizable hybrid laser treatment that can target and correct years of damage to your skin. Over time, your skin can lose its youthful glow due to sun exposure and your body’s natural aging process. The Halo Pro offers customized treatments for any skin type with maximum results and a reasonable and predictable recovery.
Halo Pro laser is referred to as a hybrid laser because it combines both ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to target and treat various types of skin damage in a single treatment.
After a Halo Pro treatment, collagen and elastin generation and remodeling occurs. Halo Pro can dramatically improve skin quality by smoothing skin texture, reversing sun damage, softening fine lines, minimizing pores, and removing brown spots. Halo creates beautiful results without the downtime of more aggressive treatments. Halo restores a natural luminous glow to your skin.
Halo precisely targets years of damage to your skin, including:
- Sun damage
- Visible signs of aging
- Uneven skin tone
- Enlarged pores
- Poor texture
- Fine lines
- Scar revision
Enhance your treatment experience:
Add PRO-NOX to your treatment! PRO-NOX (laughing gas) is a great solution to make any procedure more comfortable. If you are hesitant about your treatment due to your pain tolerance or anxiety levels, then PRO-NOX is a great addition to improve your experience.
Recommended Skin Care Products
The use of Alastin Skin Nectar 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after your treatment is highly recommended to optimize your result and shorten the duration of your recovery period. The Alastin Skin Nectar has been clinically proven to clear cellular debris in the skin to allow for new collagen growth and reduce inflammation during the healing process.
Use a gentle cleanser after treatment. We recommend the Alastin Gentle Cleanser or Restore Gentle Cleanser.
Keep your skin hydrated with consistent moisturizing. Moisturizing your skin after treatment is important to help to promote healing and the peeling process. EltaMD Moisturizer or Restore Healing Blam will help whenever your skin feels dry.
Daily use of a mineral-based sunscreen to the treated area is imperative for at least 3 months. If direct sun exposure is unavoidable, wear a hat and clothing that covers the treated area. Your practice of diligent sunscreen use may lower the risk of laser-induced hyperpigmentation (darker color). DLC carries Wallaroo sun protective hats and BloqUV sun protection clothing in our office. There are several options in physical sunscreens we recommend. Alastin HydraTint Pro Mineral SPF 36, Colorescience Sunforgettable Total Protection Face Shield SPF 50, EltaMD Physical 41, and Revision Intellishade TruPhysical SPF 45.
All products may be purchased at DLC. Some products are available for purchase online. To see a complete list of the skin care products available at DLC or to order online click below.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Halo laser treatment?
Halo is the world’s first hybrid fractional laser with unique dual wavelengths which applies tunable non-ablative (1470nm) and ablative (2940nm) wavelengths to the same microscopic treatment zone, maximizing results and reducing downtime. Dual wavelengths allow the provider the ability to customize treatments for each individual based on their individual needs.
What results can I expect?
Halo is a complete skin rejuvenation treatment. You will see improvements in overall tone and texture, significant removal of discoloration, reduction in fine lines, reduced pore size, skin reflectivity and glow.
How many treatments do I need?
What’s great about Halo is that you can choose how many treatments you want! Discuss with your provider your needs and you can choose to have one or two more aggressive treatments or have multiple treatments that are less aggressive and achieve a similar goal over a longer period of time.
What happens during treatment?
Forty-five minutes to an hour before the treatment your provider may place a topical anesthetic on your skin to reduce the sensation during the procedure. Prior to the treatment, the area will be measured with motion tracking technology to ensure the area is treated evenly. The provider will treat each measured section by rolling the Halo hand piece over the skin until the system recognizes the treatment is complete. Your provider may treat certain areas more that need a more aggressive treatment to better reach each patient’s goals.
What does Halo feel like?
With a topical anesthetic and integrated cooling technology, most patients experience a feeling of heat with a prickling sensation. After the treatment, the treated areas will continue to feel warm for an additional 30 to 60 minutes, or a bit longer with deeper treatment levels. We take measures to cool you off after your treatment. The addition of PRP will dramatically improve (decrease) the heat sensation.
What is the downtime after Halo laser treatment?
Halo Laser Treatment produces an expected recovery period, often referred to as “down-time”. The intensity and duration of your recovery depends on the aggressiveness of your treatment and your individual healing characteristics. Generally, patients who are treated more aggressively experience more intense and longer recovery periods. Less often, some patients who receive a less aggressive treatment may experience a recovery period of greater-than-expected magnitude. Notify your provider if the severity of your recovery becomes more than you expected. In addition, redness, swelling and pinpoint bleeding may also occur. You may experience more severe swelling around and below the eyes one to two days post treatment. Occasionally, oozing can occur, in isolated areas, for a few days. You will notice some swelling and redness over the next few days. Swelling may be significant and cause some discomfort. The worst swelling is usually in the morning, particularly around the eyes. The skin will start to look “bronzed” and little dark dots will appear on the treated area. Some patients may also experience itching during the healing process. You may notice a “sandpaper” texture a few days after treatment. Your skin will feel dry, and begin to peel or flake. This treated tissue is working its way out of your body as new, fresh skin is regenerated. Sloughing skin is a normal result of Halo treatment; in most patients, this process lasts 5-7 days.
When will I see results?
You will see initial results 7 days after your Halo treatment, but your skin will continue to improve over time. Most patients see the greatest pigmentary improvement in the first two to three weeks. This is followed by a dermal regeneration phase that continues to improve for months.
How soon after my treatment can I return to normal activities?
5-7 days after a treatment on the face. (On other areas, such as neck/chest/hands/arms, or any area off the face where healing is slower, the process may take up to 2 weeks to feel smooth.)
How long will my results last?
Halo results will last for years to come; you should continue using UV sunscreen to protect your new, healthy skin. Each additional Halo treatment you get will only improve the results, giving you even better looking skin.