Dr. Luigi Polla
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Dr. Luigi Polla
World-renowned cosmetic dermatologist and European skincare expert
About Dr. Luigi Polla
Dr. Luigi Polla, a world-renowned cosmetic dermatologist and European skin care expert, was the first medical doctor to introduce laser technology to Europe.
earliest formulations were created for post-procedure and at-home care for his
These formulations marked the beginning of the Alchimie Forever skin care line created to immediately treat sensitized skin and accentuate anti-aging benefits.
Dr. Polla specialized in dermatology during his medical studies in Geneva, Switzerland, before moving to Brussels, Belgium, to broaden his experience in cutaneous allergies at Saint-Luc Hospital with Professor Jean-Marie Lachapelle.
return to Geneva in 1986, Dr. Polla
opened a solo dermatology practice addressing the needs of children suffering from skin issues such as hemangiomas, which eventually led to the use of pulsed dye laser technology in the aesthetic treatment of adults.
In 1997, his
practice made its transformation into the first fully integrated European medical day spa, known as the Forever Laser Institute
With the combination of spa-like services and medical treatments, Forever Institute
became the place to go for visibly improved skin results without the need for extreme skin care procedures.
Dr. Polla is the founder of the Swiss Society for Aesthetic Medicine, a board member of the Committee on the International Union of Aesthetic Medicine, and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.
continues to practice dermatology, both medical and cosmetic, at the Forever Laser Institute
The spa supports the Alchimie Forever skin care line as the foundation behind the brand's new learning and discovery.
is a family business.
daughter, Ada Polla, manages the business in the United States.