Journey below your skin’s surface

The introduction of the Observ 520 at all SILK Laser Clinics is a game changer. With the advanced camera technology, we can now see deep into the layers of the skin enabling greater understanding and evidence of underlying skin concerns. This powerful diagnostic knowledge allows our clients, with the help of their SILK Laser and Dermal Technician to take both preventative and restorative action utilising the right products and skin treatments to truly impact and benefit the skin.

Observ520 Skin Analysis

What is Observ 520 and How does it work?

The Observ 520 is an advanced camera that takes a series of photographic images with varying lights to provide insight into skin concerns and see the extent of damage beyond what is noticeable to the naked eye.
By placing your head within the canopy and holding still the Observ 520 will take sequence of six photographs. These images are displayed and stored on an iPad device making it an excellent tool to view and identify skin concerns including;

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Oils
  • Pores
  • Pigmentation
  • Hydration
  • Vascularity

The six photographs capture insights into the following;

Camera Modes

Capture 1 Daylight
1. Daylight Mode:Illuminates the skin in even light providing a base image for further evaluation and comparison.
Capture 2 Cross Polarised
2. Cross Polarised Mode: Identifies redness and discolorations in the skin, such as rosacea, acne, vascular capillaries, sensitised areas, pigmentation.
Capture 3 Parallel polarised mode
3. Parallel- Polarised Mode:Enhances the skin’s surface textures, highlighting pores and wrinkles, surface roughness and bumpiness, dehydration and hyperkeratosis (thickening of the skin).
Capture 4 True UV Mode
4. True UV Mode: Identifies hidden skin conditions beneath the skin surface. Provides insight by showing your pores, sebum (oil & wax) and gland activity, thinning of the skin, scar tissue growth and hyperpigmentation
Capture 5 Woods Mode
5. Wood’s mode:The blue light of this mode shows up skin lipids/oils and oil congestion in the skin.
Capture 6 Complexion mode
6. Complexion mode: Using the ‘Cross polarised’ image and amplifying impurities – this mode models how the skin will look without intervention by forecasting the skin’s condition in 10 years’ time.

How will an Observ 520 Skin Analysis benefit me?

  • The information gained from your photographs will enable your SILK Laser and Dermal Technician to create customised and informed treatment plan for you. With the advanced range of skin treatments and cosmeceutical skincare on offer at SILK Laser Clinics your prescribed treatment plan will be tailored for you so you can enjoy the skin you have always desired.
  • You can track of your progress with your technician by comparing before and after images post treatments as we can email you your images so you can take home your photos for post consult review.
  • Prevent future imperfections by using the right products and skin treatments today.
  • The Observe 520 skin analysis is 100% safe and painless and very informative!

How much does it cost to use the Observ 520 during a skin consultation?

Nothing. We are excited to bring the benefits of the Observ 520 to all clients who book a skin Consultation and treatment. We know you will be intrigued and learn much about your skin during your

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