|Treatment||Main Purpose||How Deep Does It Treat?||How Does It Work?||Downtime Severity||Downtime (days)||# of Treatments||Cost/Tx|
|Ultherapy* (Fractional Coagulation via Ultrasound)||Significant amount of skin tightening with no improvement in skin discoloration or redness||Deepest: 3000-4500 microns||Heats a fraction of the deep skin and jump-starts new collagen formation with skin contraction||Little to none; some patients may notice mild swelling, or a small welt or bruise but everyone can go back to normal activities the same day||Some facial soreness and numbness/tingling that can last for 1 week to 2 months||1-2||Full face and neck $3000-$3500, follow-up treatments may be needed in a year or two|
|Mixto* (partial fractionated ablative laser)||Acne/burn scars, age spots and other benign skin discoloration, and a significant amount of superficial skin tightening||Medium Depth: 100-1000 microns||Stimulates a fraction of your skin with laser energy (15% to 80%, depending on depth)||Moderate to Severe; swelling, redness, dry flaky/itchy skin||5 to 10 days||1 to 2||
Light Mixto: $700-$1000
Deep Mixto: $3000
|Sciton Satin Peel* (Fractional non-ablative laser)||Acne scars, age spots, and a little bit of skin tightening||Superficial depth: 10 microns||Heats 20% of all skin||Moderate; Swelling, redness, and mild flaking||2 to 4 days||3 to 7 (more for scars)||$300/full face|
|Chemical Peel*||Outer skin exfoliation/rejuvenation; no real skin tightening||Superficial: 1-3 microns||Chemical skin burn/rapid exfoliation||Mild; skin peels for days, mild redness for 2 to 24 hours||2 to 4 days of peeling that starts 1 to 2 days after the peel||1-3||$75-$150|
*Individual results may vary.