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Icon Specialist

Cary Laser Aesthetics

Vijaya Polavaram, MD

Medical Aesthetic Specialist & Internist located in Cary, NC

At Cary Laser Aesthetics in Cary, North Carolina, Vijaya Polavaram, MD uses the Cynosure Icon™ system because it’s the best and most comprehensive aesthetic platform for noninvasive treatments available today. The Icon system helps with many different aesthetic concerns, including hair removal, wrinkle reduction, skin resurfacing, and much more. Your treatments happen on-site at Cary Laser Aesthetics, and there’s no downtime afterward. Book your appointment through the online tool or by phone to find out how Icon can help you.

Icon Q & A

What is the Icon treatment for acne scars?

Dr. Polavaram typically uses the Icon 1540 non-ablative fractional laser for acne scars. This laser delivers concentrated light inside the tough scar tissue to loosen and break it up.

You’ll naturally absorb the old scar tissue and dispose of it through regular lymphatic function over the next few months. The laser also stimulates collagen and elastin generation, which smooths out lingering depressions or holes in your skin once the scar tissue is gone.

What is the Icon treatment for skin resurfacing?

When you want all-around skin improvement, Dr. Polavaram may recommend skin resurfacing with a combination of the Cynosure Icon MaxG™ IPL and the Cynosure Icon 1540 fractional laser.

The MaxG uses intense pulsed light to break up pigmentation like brown spots and vascular lesions like spider veins. MaxG works especially well for signs of sun damage on your face.

Then, the 1540 laser prompts your body to make new elastin and collagen, which helps smooth out skin depressions and tighten and firm your skin.

What is the Icon treatment for hair removal?

At Cary Laser Aesthetics, Dr. Polavaram uses the Cynosure Icon MaxR™ for laser hair removal. The MaxR targets individual hair follicles to disperse the pigment inside, while permanently damaging the follicle itself. This makes your follicles inactive, so they can’t produce new hair in the future.

You can get laser hair removal on nearly any part of your body, from your face to your legs. The MaxR treatment is gentle and comfortable. You won’t be in pain due to the unique contact cooling technology at the tip of the treatment handpiece.

How do I prepare for my Icon treatment?

A member of the Cary Laser Aesthetics team discusses specifics with you ahead of your Icon treatment. The exact preparation guidelines can depend on what type of treatment you’re having, but in general, you’ll need to avoid sun exposure and treatments like chemical peels or harsh exfoliation before your Icon treatment.

What is recovery like after Icon treatment?

Although each Icon treatment is unique, one thing all of the treatments with the Icon aesthetic system have in common is that they’re noninvasive and have no downtime. You can plan your appointment at your convenience, and then go back to your regular routine whenever you wish in most cases.

Use online booking, or call Cary Laser Aesthetics to learn more about Icon aesthetic treatments now.