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Understanding the Science Behind Moxi Laser Treatments

October 10, 2023

In the quest for youthful, radiant skin, we often turn to various skincare products and treatments. One technology that has been making waves in the world of skincare is the Sciton Moxi laser. This innovative laser system is designed to stimulate collagen production in the skin, offering many benefits for both appearance and overall skin health. In this blog, we will delve into the science behind the Sciton Moxi laser and explore how increased collagen production can transform your skin.

By: Kristin Gaskins, NP


What is Collagen?

Before we dive into how Moxi helps stimulate collagen, let’s first understand the significance of collagen in our skin. Collagen is a protein that provides structural support to our skin, making it firm, supple, and youthful-looking. It acts as the scaffolding of the skin, ensuring its strength and elasticity.

As we age, our body’s natural collagen production decreases. This leads to visible signs of aging, such as fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, and decreased skin elasticity. Fortunately, this is where Sciton’s Moxi laser comes into play.

Close-up photo of a white Moxi Laser Treatment tool

The Science Behind Moxi Laser

Moxi utilizes advanced fractional technology to stimulate collagen production in the skin. This means that overall, only a fraction of the skin is being treated. Fractional lasers give amazing results with faster healing and less downtime. This non-invasive laser creates small injuries in the skin. These controlled injuries trigger the body’s natural healing process, encouraging the production of collagen and elastin fibers. Here’s how it works:

  • Microthermal Zones: The Moxi laser creates tiny, precise columns of heat, known as microthermal zones, in the skin. These zones are surrounded by unaffected tissue, which aids in rapid healing.
  • Collagen Remodeling: The microthermal zones stimulate collagen remodeling by initiating the body’s natural wound healing response. New collagen and elastin fibers are produced, replacing damaged tissue and enhancing skin quality.

Benefits of Increased Collagen Production

Now that we can see how Moxi works to stimulate collagen product, let’s look into the other incredible benefits it offers for the appearance and health of our skin:

  1.  Smoother Skin Texture: Increased collagen production results in smoother and more even skin texture. Additionally, it reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scars.
  2.  Enhanced Elasticity: Collagen is essential for skin elasticity. As collagen levels rise, the skin becomes more supple and resilient, which reduces sagging and promoting a youthful appearance.
  3. Improved Hydration: Collagen-rich skin retains moisture more effectively, leading to better hydration. This can help reduce dryness and dullness, leaving your skin with a healthy glow.
  4. Minimized Pore Size: Moxi can help minimize the appearance of enlarged pores, giving your skin a smoother and more refined look.
  5.  Brighter Complexion: Moxi can help with hyperpigmentation and age spots, leading to a more even skin tone and a brighter complexion.
  6.  Long-lasting Results: While some treatments provide temporary benefits, the effects of collagen stimulation with the Moxi are long-lasting, as the new collagen fibers continue to improve skin quality over time.

Is Moxi Good For Boosting Collagen?

Moxi represents a breakthrough in skincare technology by harnessing the power of collagen stimulation. As collagen production is boosted, you can expect smoother, firmer, and more youthful-looking skin. Whether you’re looking to reduce the signs of aging or simply enhance your skin’s overall health and appearance, Moxi offers a non-invasive and effective solution. Say goodbye to dull, tired skin and hello to a more radiant, confident you!

Schedule a consultation with one of our nurse practitioners to determine if this treatment is right for you and begin your journey to rejuvenated skin today. You can also visit our Moxi page to learn more the treatment, including pricing!