The Academy Signature Treatment combines 3 different treatment modalities selected to suit your core concerns and skin needs. We combine either a peel or mask, sonophoresis infusion and Healite LED therapy. We have developed our signature treatment to offer our clients the ‘best of’ our range of skin services
Who are the best candidates?
Both men and women of all ages
All skin types showing signs of aging or acne
Good for people who do not need or feel ready for deeper resurfacing
Lower strength peels are good for those people who do not want any visible peeling
Actively works to resurface and improve skins moisture levels while restoring clarity and luminosity
Decongest, clarify and help control oil production
Improves hyperpigmentation, restores luminosity and radiance to a dull complexion and refines texture for a smooth skin.
Low frequency ultrasound to infuse active ingredients into the skin, this is 1000 times more effective than other application methods.
LED light therapy
Low-level light therapy (LLLT) with Healite II is the therapeutic use of light emitting diode (LED) light to enhance your body’s natural cellular recovery, improving healing times, relieving pain, subsiding active acne, promoting skin rejuvenation and more. The pain free and non-invasive treatment delivers concentrated energy deep into your tissue affecting you body at a cellular level.
How many treatments do I need?
Treatments can be performed as often as 2 weekly intervals and 6 treatments are recommended for noticeable improvements. Once you have achieved your desired results maintenance treatments are recommended at 2-3 monthly intervals combined with a daily AHA skin care regime to retain the benefits. The ongoing skin care program uses advanced skin care products that contain a therapeutic level of AHA’s at an active pH and other active ingredients.
Prior to a treatment
You will be prescribed a homecare regimen suited to your skin type
Always use a broad spectrum sunscreen 30-50+
Cease use of any Retinol products 48 hours prior to the treatment
During the treatment
You will probably experience a tingling, itchy sensation for a few minutes when the peel is applied and the stronger solutions sting a little. A slight heat sensation is due to the active ingredients as they penetrate into the skin. You’ll notice a wand being used over the skin this is the sonophoresis product infusion, it makes a funny sounds and feels warm, Finally you’ll relaxed under the LED while your skin absorbs the healing lights and stimulates cells to rejuvenate.
After the signature treatment
Full Face and Neck: $ 180
Full Face Neck and Décolleté: $ 195
Courses of treatments are available at a discount when purchased up front.
10% discount for a package of 3 purchased up front
15% discount for a package of 6 purchased up front
Now that you’ve had your first treatment, there are a few simple steps for after care that you will need to follow:
Post treatment care
For the next 5-7 days following treatment:
Do not exfoliate of pick at peeling skin
Do not use products containing AHA’s, BHA’s, Vitamin A (Retinol), astringents or exfoliating granules
Do not expose the skin to sun
MUST apply a sunscreen daily
Apply moisturiser as required (skin is best to remain moist during this time)
Avoid vigorous exercise, saunas, chlorinated and salt water pools, steam baths and hot showers for 48 hours following your treatment
Avoid waxing, IPL, Laser or depilatory creams for 2 weeks following your treatment
Avoid applying tanning products for 2 weeks following your treatment
If you have any concerns or questions, please call the practice 9382 4800
If I am interested, what now?
Your first step is an initial consultation with Dr Oates. You do not need a GPs referral for this consultation. Or you can have a complementary consultation with one of our Dermal Therapists or Registered Nurses.
You may wish to speak with one of our qualified Dermal Therapists or Registered Nurses prior to seeing Dr Oates. During this free consultation, a Dermal Therapist/Registered Nurse can discuss both surgical and non-surgical options to treat your cosmetic concern(s).