One of the reasons why I chose plastic surgery as my specialty is that it is a field built upon innovation. We are always looking for new and better ways to meet our patients needs. And what patients want, especially younger patients, are procedures that deliver measurable results with as little downtime as possible. With everyone living busier and busier lives, time is at a premium. This is why there has been such an explosion in the non-surgical realm. However, just because something is new does not mean that it’s good. I pride myself on only offering my Long Island patients a procedure that I have tested, and that I know actually delivers on its promise. For this reason, I am excited to introduce MOXI™, a new non-ablative laser to prejuvenate, rejuvenate and tone your skin with little to no downtime. Furthermore, it works beautifully in conjunction with the Broad Band Light or BBL™ laser for more youthful, radiant looking skin anywhere on your body. And best of all, you can get it all done during your lunch hour.
What is MOXI™?
MOXI™ is a new non-ablative laser. It uses a fractionated 1927nm wavelength of energy to penetrate both the deeper layers of your dermis and the surface layer of your skin without causing the kind of significant damage that requires downtime like an ablative laser. It is able to deliver measurable results because the laser beam is divided into microscopic treatment zones (thus the name fractional). Imagine pixels on a computer image. Since not every “pixel” is hit with the laser, MOXI™ induces your body’s natural healing response, which is to produce more collagen and elastin, without the need for 5 days of downtime because your face is bright red and peeling.
Benefits of MOXI™
MOXI™ is an incredibly versatile treatment that can be used by younger patients for prejuvenation. This is is a term coined to describe any procedure that addresses damage that hasn’t even revealed itself thus preventing it from forming. MOXI™ can also be used by older patients for rejuvenation and/or in conjunction with other surgical or non-surgical procedures to help maintain your youthful looking results. Other benefits of a MOXI™ procedure include:
- Works on all skin types
- Fast — session lasts about 15 minutes
- Little to no downtime
- Measurable improvement in skin texture & tone
In addition, MOXI™ treats a wide array of issues including:
- Uneven skin tone
- Sun damage
- Early signs of aging such as fine lines & wrinkles
MOXI™ & BBL™ Pack Powerful Punch
While MOXI™ can be an excellent stand-alone procedure, it also works synergistically with the BBL™. The former is excellent for improving your skin’s surface texture while the latter is great for evening out your skin tone by reducing the appearance of redness, brown sun spots, and hyperpigmentation. This 1-2 punch leaves you with the kind of glowing skin that has others asking if you’ve been on vacation. Most patients don’t realize how detrimental skin texture issues are until they have a procedure such as MOXI™. But the best thing about radiant skin, in my opinion, is that it not only can make you look better, it can also make you feel more confident, vibrant and full of life.