What It Is
When it comes to determining the right treatment for you to meet your unique skincare goals, the first step is to complete a complexion analysis. This will analyze eight key areas of concern to determine your skin needs, which can then be used to develop a customized treatment plan.
Canfield VISIA is a state of the art complexion analysis system that can assess your skin prior to treatment, and monitor your progress over time. In a short scan, it can identify key areas of concern that can be addressed through other treatments. It’s the most important action you can take to achieving your skincare goals, and it’s completely free for both new and existing patients at APT Medical Aesthetics!
Canfield VISIA complexion analysis will take several in-depth photos to assess the following areas of your skin:
- UV Damage
- Pore size
- Spots (visible to the naked eye)
- Brown Spots (beneath the skin’s surface)
- Congestion/Porphyrins (bacterial excretions)
By assessing these eight areas, VISIA will give you a complete picture of your skin’s health, and the main areas of concern that should be targeted with your personalized treatment plan. From there, you can discuss how to tackle these with your skin consultant, and what treatment methods will be most effective.
How to Prepare
Since this is a non-invasive procedure, there is no preparation needed on your end. All you need to do is book your free appointment with APT Medical Aesthetics! While you may come with a list of concerns you’d like to address, the findings from your complexion analysis may have you reconsider.
You’re welcome to have your photos taken bare-faced, or with makeup, depending on your preference. However, a note will be made in your file so that for any future scans, the same conditions can be applied for accurate results tracking. This will ensure that we have the most complete picture of your skin’s health, without being skewed by the addition or removal of makeup or other products.
How It Works
The process of complexion analysis with Canfield VISIA is quite simple. You will place your head in a small scanner with a chin and forehead rest (similar to a dental scanner), that will rotate around your head to obtain images from all angles. To gain a complete understanding of your skin, the Canfield VISIA system will take UV photographs. Be sure to close your eyes during the process to protect them from UV flashes!
The analysis with Canfield VISIA typically takes 15-20 minutes in order to be completely thorough and gain an accurate picture of your skin. From there, we will need additional time to discuss your results, or have them emailed to you.
It’s a good idea to repeat your analysis every year to see how your skin has improved or changed over time. During treatments at APT Medical Aesthetics, a follow-up analysis is typical to measure the effectiveness of treatments.
Results You Can Expect
Unlike other procedures at APT Medical Aesthetics, the Canfield VISIA analysis won’t provide any immediate improvement to your skin. Your results will be completely unique to you and dependent on your skin’s health!
Once the scan is complete, you will meet with a consultant to discuss the results and determine the main areas of concern, which can then be mapped onto your own goals. From there, you will develop a personalized treatment plan to address these. Your progress will be monitored with follow-up complexion analyses to measure the effectiveness of your treatment plan and see if any new issues arise.
With Canfield VISIA complexion analysis, your results will be what drives the rest of your time at APT Medical Aesthetics and will lead to further improvements!
Since VISIA is a complexion analysis tool, you won’t need to worry about any complications or side effects from the procedure, unlike possible future treatments. If your eyes are not kept closed during the photo-taking, you may notice some temporary vision distortion from the UV flashes, but there are no major concerns or complications for the VISIA analysis.
Why Choose APT Medical Aesthetics?
At APT Medical Aesthetics in Oakville, we make complexion analysis a key first step in your treatment plan for whatever concerns you have, so we can provide the most effective and targeted care. Our team of trained experts is equipped to assist with whatever your goals are, and are here to help you look and feel your best. Click here to book your appointment for your free complexion analysis with Canfield VISIA!