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Q: How does Clear + Brilliant work?

A: Clear + Brilliant is a gentle laser that refreshes your skin from the inside out. The laser energy creates millions of microscopic treatment zones in your skin, replacing damaged skin with healthy, younger looking tissue.

Q: Who can benefit from Clear + Brilliant treatments?

A: Clear + Brilliant is a beneficial treatment for women and men of all ages and skin types who are looking to treat the signs of aging, help address early signs of aging or maintain the look of their skin. No matter your age, sun exposure, environmental conditions and lifestyle can contribute to lackluster skin. Whether you want to extend the younger look of your skin or reverse these early signs of aging, Clear + Brilliant can help.

Q: Is Clear & Brilliant a safe treatment for darker skin?

A: Clear + Brilliant is a gentle skin resurfacing laser that is safe and effective for all skin types, including darker complexions.

Q: What kind of results can I expect?

A: Your skin may feel softer and have improved tone, texture and radiance. You may also have a visibly illuminated skin tone and renewed ultra-soft, smoother texture.

Q: When do the results appear and how long do they last?

A: The results of treatment are both immediate and progressive. A few days after the treatment, your skin will start to feel softer, look brighter and show more even tone. Results can last for months depending on your age, skin condition and how you protect the skin.

Q: Can I get Clear + Brilliant treatments if I’ve already had other procedures?

A: Clear + Brilliant procedures may be complementary to most other cosmetic procedures, like Fraxel, fillers or even Botox. Clear + Brilliant is a great way to protect the investment you have made in your skin, maintaining, extending and improving upon the results you´ve already seen. For best results, you will need to discuss your past procedures, any future procedures you may be considering as well as your current expectations during your consultation.

Q: How long is a treatment?

A: Clear + Brilliant treatments take about 20 minutes. However, most patients are asked to come in about 30 minutes before their treatment so that we can apply a topical anesthetic ointment, which helps minimize any discomfort during the treatment.

Q: How many treatments will I need?

A: The number of treatments you will need depends on your desired outcome. In recent studies, consumers reported visible improvements after 4-6 treatments. We will discuss your concerns and skin care desires and create a personalized treatment regime with you.

Q: Is Clear + Brilliant safe?

A: The Clear + Brilliant treatment is very safe when preformed by our trained technicians. During your consultation, we will evaluate your skin and recommend the best course of treatment as well as discuss any risks and downtime.

Q: Does the Clear + Brilliant treatment hurt?

A: Most patients describe an increased sensation of heat during the treatment. We will apply a topical anesthetic ointment before your procedure, which helps minimize any discomfort during the treatment. We will also provide a cooling gel or cooling packs after the procedure to minimize any residual heat sensation.

Q: What will I look like immediately after the procedure? Can I go right back to work?


A: Clear + Brilliant treatments are very gentle and are specifically designed to minimize the side effects of typical laser treatments. You may experience some redness and subtle inflammation right after the treatment. These generally resolve within a few hours, but may last until the next day.


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Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.

Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.

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