FAQs About Solta Medical Isolaz
Learn about Isolaz at the Parker Center Medi-Spa in New Jersey
We’ve been helping patients get clearer, smoother, and overall better looking skin with Isolaz for years. Below you can find answers to frequently asked questions about the various treatments we can perform using Isolaz:
Is the Isolaz Treatment cleared by the FDA?
Yes. Isolaz is FDA cleared to treat pustular and comedonal acne as well as mild to moderate and acne vulgaris. Isolaz is also FDA cleared to treat benign vascular and pigmented lesions, and perform long-lasting hair reduction.
Is the Isolaz Treatment really painless?
Yes. In a published clinical study, an astounding 100% of patients noted Solta Medical Photopneumatic treatments were painless. [Reference: Novel Photopneumatic Therapy Delivers High-Efficiency Photons to Dermal Targets, Vic Narurkar, MD. Vol 18, No. 2, February 2005, Cosmetic Dermatology].
How long is an Isolaz Treatment?
It depends on what is being treated. Hair removal for backs and legs can take 20 minutes. Treatments on the face may take 10 minutes.
Will I have sensitivity to light following my Isolaz Treatment?
No. Unlike other treatments, the Isolaz system does not cause sensitivity to light.
Are there any other technologies that combine a painless laser with vacuum?
No. Solta Medical is the only company that offers photopneumatics, the vacuum + laser technology that powers the Isolaz System.
Have patients been happy with Photopneumatic results?
Patients have been extremely happy with their clinical outcomes from Isolaz Photopneumatic therapy. According to a clinical study, all patients surveyed noted that they would choose Isolaz Photopneumatics over previously experienced laser and light-based treatments for hair removal and skin rejuvenation. [Reference: Novel Photopneumatic Therapy Delivers High-Efficiency Photons to Dermal Targets, Vic Narurkar, MD. Vol 18, No. 2, February 2005, Cosmetic Dermatology].
What skin types can be treated with Isolaz Therapy?
All skin types (I-VI) can be treated using Isolaz.
Is there downtime associated with the treatment?
Isolaz treatments are relaxing and do not include side effects such as redness, crusting, or other common post-treatment discomforts. With Isolaz therapy, you can go right back to your normal activities immediately post-treatment.
Am I a candidate for Isolaz Acne Therapy?
Any person who has acne may be a candidate.
What types of acne does the Isolaz treat?
The Isolaz is FDA cleared to treat pustular and comedonal acne as well as mild to moderate and acne vulgaris.
Will I still need to use topicals or other medication?
Depending on your unique situation, our Parker Center Medi-Spa aestheticians may ask you to continue to use topical products while undergoing Isolaz treatments.
Does the Isolaz work 100% of the time?
Everyone’s skin is different, but studies have shown that 85% of people who have an Isolaz treatment will experience clearer skin.
What if I only get a breakout every once in a while; could I still have an Isolaz Treatment?
Of course! Because the Isolaz uses a vacuum, it can help keep your pores cleansed and purified for healthy, radiant looking skin.
How many treatments will I need?
Most patients need about 4 treatments to get optimal results. However, the exact number of treatments varies from patient to patient. We will help you get an idea for how many treatments you might expect at your .
Am I a candidate for Isolaz Skin Rejuvenation?
Any person who has uneven skin tone, red and brown spots, sun damaged skin and/or unsightly veins on his or her face or body may be a candidate.
How long does an Isolaz skin rejuvenation treatment take?
Treatment times depend on the area being treated. Generally, rejuvenation treatments on the face, neck and chest take between 3 and 5 minutes each. Full arm treatments could take 10 minutes.
How many treatments will I need?
The exact number of treatments varies from patient to patient, and depends on your skin’s unique condition as well as your personal goals. Typically, patients see optimal results in about 5 treatments.
Am I a candidate for Isolaz Hair Removal?
Any person who would like to remove unwanted hair from the face or body may be a candidate.
How long does a hair removal treatment take?
Treatment times depend on the area being treated. Upper lip hair removal may take 1 minute, treating underarms might take up to 3 minutes, while treating larger areas such as the back or whole leg could take up to 20 minutes. Isolaz therapy does not require topical anesthesia or pre-treatment with numbing creams, which saves an additional 90 minutes.
How many treatments are needed?
Typically, about 7 treatments are needed to get excellent long term results. This helps to ensure that all of the hair follicles in an area are affected. However, the exact number of treatments varies from patient to patient.