BroadBand Light Therapy (BBL)

BroadBand Light Therapy (BBL)


Introduction to BBL Laser

Your skin can take a lot of damage and heal itself with time and patience. Unfortunately, the older you get, the longer it takes, and often, won’t leave you unmarked. There’s also the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles due to gravity and facial movements, and let’s not forget about sun damage! Where there are many treatments available, it’s hard to decide which is best for you, especially if you’re not ready for more invasive treatments. Through the power of BroadBand Light, Skin Care at 5th Ave. strives to give our patients in the greater Atlanta area BBL Laser treatments for smoother and clearer skin in just a few sessions!

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What is BBL Laser?

Broadband Light (BBL)™ is the world’s most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) device on the market. It sets a new standard in treating skin conditions:

  • Acne & Acne Scarring
  • Fine lines & Wrinkles
  • Scar Revision
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Texture
  • Stimulates Collagen
  • Sun Damage, Brown Spots, Melasma
  • Vascular, Redness, Rosacea
  • Treats from head to toe!

At Skin Care at 5th Ave. in Peachtree City, GA, we use the BBL Laser series from Sciton to treat the skin of our patients in the greater Atlanta area. While all using Sciton laser technology, these are the following treatments we offer that are used to treat various skin impurities.

Forever Young BBL™

Often used to treat the face, neck, and chest, Forever Young BBL™ is clinically proven not only to correct sun damage but also to prevent the signs of aging skin. This non-invasive treatment delivers BroadBand Light to the epidermis and dermis, stimulating changes in skin tone, texture, elasticity, and pigmentation — with visible, long-lasting improvement after just one treatment, all with zero downtime.

Forever Body ™

The Forever Body BBL treatment is a no-downtime, comfortable procedure that eliminates the visible signs of aging, such as age spots, sun spots, redness, or dull-looking skin. Improving appearance anywhere on the body.

Forever Clear BBL™

A fantastic way to get rid of active acne and reduce acne scars with the speed of light, Forever Clear destroys acne-causing bacteria, reduces mild to moderate inflammation and redness, and makes way for clear, healthy skin. Offer patients an alternative to expensive creams and medicine with undesired side effects. Forever Clear BBL is fast, comfortable, and non-invasive — with visible results after just one treatment, with no patient downtime. With the unique interchangeable Smart Filters™, Forever Clear BBL combines several wavelengths into a three-step acne treatment not available on other IPL devices.


As the world’s first Hybrid Fractional Laser, Halo delivers both ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to the same microscopic treatment zone. This dual-wavelength feature means that you can attain great results with minimal downtime. Halo restores your skin’s youthful glow. Over time, sun damage and the body’s natural aging process can cause your skin to have sun spots and fine lines, and lose its natural, healthy glow.

The Halo treats:

  • Improves the appearance of enlarged pores
  • Medical dermatology/Actinic Keratoses
  • Pigmented lesions
  • Scar revision (including acne scars)
  • Signs of aging
  • Skin texture
  • Skin resurfacing
  • Sun damage/dyschromia
  • Wrinkles and fine lines

What are the Benefits of BroadBand Light Therapy?

At Skin Care at 5th Ave., we have seen our greater Atlanta area BBL therapy patients enjoy the following benefits from their treatment:

  • Decreases signs of aging
  • Diminishes the appearance of redness/ rosacea
  • Eliminates vascular lesions
  • Helps reduce acne
  • Improves pigmented/ sun-damaged skin
  • Quick procedure
  • Minimal downtime
  • Very little-to-no negative side effects

Who are the Best Candidates for BBL Laser?

If you are looking into BBL Laser therapy in the Atlanta area, you could be a great candidate if you have the following characteristics:

  • Are overall in good, general health
  • Have avoided recent sun exposure
  • Maintain realistic expectations and are optimistic about the treatment results
  • Unhappy with their skin tone and texture
  • Would like to eliminate dark spots or red spots

This treatment is a fantastic way to take preventative action against the appearance of aging for patients in their 30s, it can be utilized by patients even in their 60s who would like to revitalize their skin for a more youthful appearance.

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First Step

What’s the First Step?

The first step in getting BroadBand Light Laser Laser therapy in the Atlanta metro is to schedule a consultation at Skin Care at 5th Ave. When you come in for your appointment, you will be able to meet with Dr. Galitzin and express your desires for the outcome of your treatment. We begin with a private consultation to determine which areas will benefit most from treatment and which laser technique would be best for you and we tailor a plan to meet your needs. We make sure the procedure is the right fit. We want our patients to get the maximum benefit from treatment and that’s why we start any program with a very focused plan for each patient. This allows us to perform a treatment that fits within your budget and still delivers the results you want.

If you agree with the plan that we create for you, we can get your first session started right away. If you would like more time, our Patient Coordinator can help you schedule a better date to fit your schedule.

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What to Expect on the Day of BroadBand Light Therapy?

When you’re ready for your BBL Laser therapy, you will first be administered numbing cream on the treatment site to give you a more comfortable and tolerable experience. Next, we will provide you with protective eyewear that shields your eyes from the light. The power level of the light with be adjusted and using the handheld device, Dr. Galitzin will go over the treatment area, emitting short bursts of the laser. The energy level can be adjusted to get the most out of your session through stronger pulses or dialed down to match your comfort level.

The whole treatment will take about 30 – 45 minutes to complete.

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BBL Laser Recovery

When you are finished with your treatment, we will apply some sunscreen to your skin before leaving to help protect your newer layers of skin. You can resume your daily routine, but your face will appear reddened and might be a little sensitive. You should expect some mild swelling for the first few days followed by your skin flaking off after one or two weeks. If your treatment was performed on blood vessels, there will be some bruising as well. If your skin suffers from redness and/or sun damage, you may see a lot of new pigment come to the surface. This is to be expected and will last about three to five days post-treatment. We strongly recommend that you wear a good SPF and protect your skin every day to get the most out of your BBL.

While you will see long-lasting results after multiple sessions, your skin is continuously exposed to hazards (i.e. sun, scarring, hormones, environment, etc.) that cannot resist picking up the new pigment. Due to these unavoidable factors, you may need to consider BBL treatments every year to maintain the results.

How Much Does BBL Laser Cost in the Atlanta area?

The cost of BBL Laser in the Atlanta area is based on several different factors, including the surface area being treated and how many sessions you will need to achieve your aesthetic goals. Once Dr. Galitzin creates your treatment plan during your consultation, our Patient Coordinator will be able to give you a pricing breakdown.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing the right skin care clinic can be challenging with too many people looking for top-level cosmetic treatments instead of having their primary concerns addressed. At Skin Care at 5th Ave., we pamper our patients with a spa-like setting and offer holistic cosmetic care that combines medical training and expert aesthetic treatments tailored to your individual needs. Our boutique Medical Spa is owned and operated by Dr. Joseph Galitzin, a premier cosmetic skin care doctor in Peachtree City, GA, who emphasizes his patients’ needs. Pairing his surgical background with extensive knowledge in the science of aging, allows Dr. Galitzin to achieve outstanding results and build his practice on a foundation of expertise and trust.

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Schedule Your Consultation

If you are interested in improving your skin’s appearance without pain or downtime, BBL Laser in the greater Atlanta area may be right for you. Find out more by calling our office at +1 770 487 2645 today, or request an appointment through our website, and a helpful member of our team will be in touch with you.

BroadBand Light Therapy FAQs

Is BroadBand Light Therapy painful?

BroadBand Light is a mostly painless procedure. We can adjust the light to a power level that can be comfortable for you and we can apply a numbing ointment to ease any discomfort, but many patients express feeling a “rubber band snap” as each light pulse impacts their skin

How many appointments will I need?

For most patients, BBL Laser is not a one-time treatment. You can see some differences after your first treatment, but you should expect between three and five sessions all spaced apart by six to twelve weeks. This time frame not only lets your skin heal, but it will also allow Dr. Galitzin to get a better understanding of how your skin is reacting to each treatment.

How long until I see results?

Your skin will be reddened and may be slightly swollen for a few days post-treatment, so realistically, it will take about two weeks for you to see the full results. Once the healing process is finished, you should be able to notice smoother skin that appears brighter with fewer discolorations, fine lines, and reduced pore size.

Can I combine BBL Laser with other procedures?

Absolutely! Our BBL Laser patients in the Atlanta area commonly combined their therapy with other skin procedures such as Microneedling and Chemical Peels. To learn the best combinations for your skin is to discuss it with Dr. Galitzin during your consultation. He will be able to examine your skin and use his expertise to help you decide what other procedures will work best for you.

What are the risks associated with BBL Laser?

When performed by a certified laser technician, BBL Laser therapy is a very safe and effective procedure, however, there are certain risks and side effects associated with the treatment, including:
  • Blistering 
  • Crusting
  • Itching
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling
These side effects are to be expected and will subside and heal on their own over a few days up to a week, but if you experience any long-lasting or concerning reactions, please contact our office immediately.

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Patient resources

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We’re here to help, with a number of patient resources designed to make your experience as comfortable as possible. Read through the materials below, and don’t hesitate to reach out.