Six things to know about BroadBand Light Laser Treatment

BBL®, or BroadBand Light™, HERO™ is the next generation of phototherapy which improves pigment, redness, and overall skin quality anywhere on the body, including visible signs of aging, sun damage, acne and more. This treatment utilizes pulses of light energy to gently heat the skin’s surface. This process induces the body’s natural healing process for improved elastin and collagen production—leaving your skin glowing with continued improvement over time

BBL® HERO™ treats the following skin concerns:

  • Rosacea
  • Redness
  • Sun damage
  • Freckles
  • Acne

When will I see results from my BBL® HERO™ treatment?

You will be able to see noticeable improvement within weeks, with continued improvement over time.

Is the BBL® HERO™ treatment painful?

During treatment, you should feel minimal to no discomfort as your provider gently glides the BBL® HERO™ handpiece across the skin. Simultaneously, a sapphire on the end of its applicator will keep the skin cool and comfortable. After the treatment, most patients will continue to feel warm for an additional 30 to 60 minutes. 

Where can BBL® HERO™ be used?

Areas commonly treated are the face, neck, chest, arms, hands, legs, back, and abdomen. 

How long does a treatment take?

Depending on the area(s) treated, your appointment could last approximately 30 minutes to one hour.

What is the downtime for my BBL® HERO™ treatment?

Patients can enjoy normal social activities immediately after treatment, and there is no heavy or time-intensive post-care for most patients. Swelling of the face may occur for some patients, and this could last 1-2 days. Pigmentation may darken, and this can last until your skin fully heals. Your skin may feel tender like a sunburn.

How many treatments do I need?

Your treatment provider will work with you to create a personalized plan to address your skin concerns. Depending on the area(s) to be treated, and specific skin concerns, your plan my include 2-6 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart.  

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