If you struggle with how your facial skin looks because of fine lines, sun damage, or dark spots, we can offer you a skin analysis at our Houston, TX office to see if you qualify for IPL or Forever Young BBL. IPL is an intense pulsed light photofacial, a skin rejuvenation treatment for adult men and women with wrinkles and hyperpigmentation issues within their skin. Forever Young BBL is a very similar procedure that is even gentler than the already noninvasive IPL but is equally effective and will produce great results. The treatments are known to work best on patients with light skin and who do not tan well. Using light, our innovative IPL and/or Forever Young BBL technologies will send intense wavelengths of light to damage the skin, just enough to ignite the skin regeneration process and boost collagen production. As the skin heals itself, you will see a healthier complexion, more even tone, and less dark spots. At Nuveau Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics, Dr. Edward Lee would like to offer you a consultation to see whether IPL or BBL is the right rejuvenation treatment for your skin tone and texture.
Forever Young BBL
Broadband light treatments (known as BBL) use light energy that is sent deep into the skin so varying wavelengths can effectively promote new skin growth and regeneration. As the skin regenerates itself following the treatment, the result will be younger-looking, healthier, rejuvenated skin. Nuveau Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics, directed by trusted plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Lee, offers BBL to Houston area patients seeking to reverse the signs of sun damage and maintain a healthy, clearer complexion.
IPL Ideal Candidates
Candidates for IPL or BBL may have a combination of concerns with their skin. The procedures work wonders with sun-damaged skin, splotchy red facial skin, visible facial blood vessels, freckles, hyperpigmentation spots, enlarged pores, and fine lines and wrinkles. The treatments work deep within the layers of your skin to improve many of your concerns (especially sun spots and brown lesions) with little or no downtime. We can assess your skin to see if you are a candidate for IPL or BBL at a private consultation.
"Dr. Lee is very personable! He is always very thoughtful and kind. If you are looking to get a procedure done, he will be able to kindly guide you through the process. Very seldom do you meet a doctor who is as considerate and relational as Dr. Lee!"- J.B. / Facebook / Mar 12, 2017
"I just happen to run across Dr. Lee on the internet searching for a Dr. to do a breast augmentation and possible tummy tuck. Had never even considered having this before and was very nervous. Went to one other consultation with another Dr. in the Houston area and found out he was actually only a dermatologist and wasn’t board certified in plastic surgery. I decided to get another quote and I am so glad that I did. Even though I lost $500 dollars that I had put down with t...he first Dr.. i let Dr. Lee know what it was that I was looking for and he let me know right away what I needed. He could have charged me more and even could have said that I needed more than what I did but he did not. He did not have to do a lift on me for my breast and he did not have to do lipo in me either and in both cases he could have told me I needed this and I would not have known the difference - but he didn’t. I was impressed with the fact that he has been doing this for only 7 years would be up to date on the procedures and possible new ways of doing these procedures rather than a dr that had been doing this for 20 plus years. Dr. Lee was worried due to the fact that I was a smoker. He almost seemed as if he may not even be interested in doing my surgery due to this fact. That was even impressive. He could have cared less and just seen dollar signs but he didn’t. I let him know I was super serious about this and would stop immediately if he would get me right in to do surgery so that I wouldn’t change my mind like I had in the past due to other obligations. He told me I would have to wait 6 weeks and the. He could do the surgery if I stopped smoking then. I promised. He kept his part of the bargain and so did I. I am proud to say that I have now had surgery almost 2 weeks ago and still haven’t smoked. Won’t go back. Thanks to Dr. Lee and Mrs. Eva I won’t go back to smoking. My surgery went flawlessly and the results are amazing. The Dr. knew exactly what I needed and did a perfect job. He eased all of my fears and it went way better than what I expected. Would recommend Dr. Lee to anyone wanting to enhance their looks. They offer a lot of different services and I would let them do any of them on me if I needed. Now Mrs Eva if the Drs right hand in my opinion. She was amazing and could have ignored me because god knows I ask her every question under the sun regarding my procedures and she handled me with nothing but respect. When she didn’t have too. I love her to pieces and she makes you feel so comfortable during the entire process."- M.S. / Facebook / Mar 22, 2020
"10 days post “mommy makeover” and have to write a review because of how smooth the process was and how wonderful Dr. Lee is. Great bedside manner and superb skill level. You can tell he takes pride in his work and strives to get his patients the best possible outcome. Recovery process has been smooth thankfully. I was back to work 1 week post surgery. Also, Dr. Lee really listens to your concerns and works with you as a team. He even called me over Christmas to review a post op concern I had emailed him about. Eva in the office is also wonderful. Highest recommendations!"- D. / Google / Dec 28, 2019
"Dr.Lee is highly skilled and takes very good care of his patients during and post operation. I highly recommend Dr. Lee!"- C.K. / Google / Nov 04, 2019
"Very welcoming place."- J.S. / Google / Sep 04, 2019
Plan Your Procedure
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IPL Procedure Techniques
IPL and BBL are performed inside our office during a short 20-minute visit. We will take you into our minor procedures room to perform your treatment and give you protective eyewear to shield your eyes from the light energy. Next, we will cleanse your face, dry it, and apply a cooling gel to the treatment area. Both IPL and Forever Young BBL are administered with handheld applicators that the technician will pass over your treatment areas at the wavelengths needed for treatment (some areas will require more than other areas). Some patients report that the treatments do not hurt while others say there is a slight stinging sensation. Once the treatment is over, your skin will be pink. Women may want to reapply their makeup to cover up the rosiness of their skin. There may also be some swelling.
What to Expect with IPL
There is no downtime associated with IPL or BBL. You will leave your appointment a little pink and swollen, but this will decrease as the day continues. We advise patients to keep a healing ointment on the skin's surface to help with irritation. It also helps to take an anti-inflammatory medication to help reduce swelling. Over the course of several days, the sun damage and other irregularities that rested under the skin will come to the surface and then begin to flake off. You may not see the best results from the first session, but your skin will gradually improve over time with several sessions. Ideally, we recommend approximately 3 – 6 treatments spaced monthly. It's very important to keep your skin protected from the sun at all times after receiving an IPL or BBL treatment.
Get Back your Glow
Since skin can’t effectively be treated at the surface, it’s time to go deeper with BBL or IPL to produce younger-looking, healthier skin. If you would like to learn more about these and other nonsurgical skin rejuvenation treatments offered by Nuveau Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics, please contact us today to schedule your skin consultation. With IPL and BBL, we can go deep within the layers of your skin to help bring back your bright glow and a clear complexion.