Hollywood Laser Peel in Las Vegas
(aka Spectra Skin Rejuvenation Laser Peel)

at Strimling Dermatology, Laser & Vein Institute of Summerlin, Las Vegas

Dr. Robert Strimling, MD of Strimling Dermatology, Laser & Vein Institute in Summerlin, Las Vegas has over 20 years experience with a myriad of lasers; and initially trained during the dawn of the Laser Age, unlike many who have learned laser techniques via short courses. Because of his vast experience and knowledge, you can feel comfortable in knowing that your will get credible advice and precision treatment at our Institute.

Hollywood / SPECTRA Laser Peel is a relatively novel non-ablative, safe, no downtime to minimal downtime, yet effective skin rejuvenation laser treatment.

Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel reduces fine lines (wrinkles), dyschromias (red & brown skin discolorations), improves acne, scars, texture and shrinks large skin pores. Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel also removes facial hair at or below the surface (akin to dermaplaning), and lightens dark fine (vellous) hairs.

Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel is the gold standard laser treatment for shrinking large pores and improving related skin texture irregularities.
Spectra Peel is also equally effective in addressing stubborn acne.

Click here for our Before & Afters Photo Slide Presentation.

What is the procedure for a Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel?

The Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel is a 2-step carbon-assisted rejuvenation process. Eyeshields are placed over your eyes before the laser treatment for protection. First, a thin layer of carbon-based Spectra lotion is applied to the face for 10-15 minutes or more to facilitate penetration into pores; followed by a full face laser pass in Hollywood / Spectra mode [i.e. Quasi-long pulse mode] that reaches deep into the skin (into the dermis); photobiostimulating skin cell regeneration and reducing inflammation.

Subsequent passes in the Q-switched mode remove the fine carbon particles via photomechanical destruction; peeling the old surface layer skin away, sterilizing the skin while unplugging pores and stimulating new skin growth.

Photomechanical destruction (explosion) of fine carbon particles within pores stimulates remodeling of the inside of pores, resulting in pore size reduction. Dramatic reduction in pore size and improvement in skin texture is possible.

Dermal skin cells associated with skin rejuvenation are also stimulated resulting in controlled collagen regeneration and remodeling associated with improved skin tone, texture and acne, scar and wrinkle reduction without significant downtime or side effects.

Additional passes may be needed for lightening / removal of unwanted facial hair.

A brief heat sensation can be felt each time the laser delivers a beam of light. However, most patients find the procedure comfortable.

You may be able to see visible improvements after the first treatment. However, a series of 3-5 or more treatments is usually recommended,
depending upon the conditions being treated. Also, to maintain your results, again depending upon the condition being treated, follow-up treatments at periodic, regular intervals may be recommended.

Advantages of the Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel include:
  • Avoids prolonged downtime and post-inflammatory pigmentation side effects possible with ablative laser procedures and strong acid peels in certain predisposed skin types
  • Can be used in combination with other treatments
  • Continued maintenance treatments are effective for anti-aging programs
  • Treats many conditions safely and effectively
  • Collagen stimulation / rejuvenation
  • Dual mode peel is highly effective with excellent results

Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel for Acne in Las Vegas

The Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel for Acne is a highly effective option for stubborn acne.

Select SPECTRA Laser Face Peel for Acne to see a video demonstration.

Benefits include:
  • Reduces all types of acne
  • Reduces redness from inflamed acne
  • Improves acne scars
  • Controls sebum (i.e. oil) production
  • Shrinks large pores
  • Safe even for inflamed acne
  • Reduces reoccurrences and inflammation
  • May obviate the need for acne medications
  • May not need to extract comedones (white- / blackheads)

Relative and Absolute Contraindications to Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel include:

  • Melasma – as Laser Toning is the preferred method of laser treatment
  • vitiligo, sunburned or tanned skin (chemical or sun-induced)
  • Accutane (Isotretinoin) use within the past 6 months
  • pregnancy / breast feeding
  • active skin disease / infection or untreated skin cancer in treatment area
  • and AIDS / HIV or hepatitis.

Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peel does not tighten loose, saggy skin.
Loose, saggy extra skin can be improved with non-invasive skin tightening, such as with our Sciton SkinTyte, Exilis Elite, and / or Ultherapy; or, in more dramatic fashion with a surgical lifting procedure (e.g. Facelift).
Other adjunct procedures include Botox / Dysport and Wrinkle Fillers.

Other Alternatives to Hollywood – Spectra Laser Peel include:

Please download our Hollywood – Spectra Laser Informed Consent & Patient Instructions for more information.

At Strimling Dermatology, Laser & Vein Institute of Summerlin, Las Vegas, Hollywood / Spectra Laser Peels are performed or supervised by our board certified Dermatologists. With over 20 years experience, our Dr. Strimling is one of the most experienced Cosmetic Surgeons / Dermatologists in Las Vegas. Our dermatologists have been voted or selected among the “Best Dermatologists” in Las Vegas and America multiple years. Also, our Dr. Strimling has been selected an “Award Winning Cosmetic Surgeon” multiple years.

Contact Us at (702) 243-6400 to schedule a personalized consultation.

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Strimling Dermatology, Laser & Vein Institute of Summerlin, Las Vegas treats Ultherapy patients from all over the Clark County valley, including Henderson, Green Valley, Anthem, North Las Vegas, Boulder City as well as Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada and the rest of the southwest. We have also seen patients from all over the country and world.

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