PHOTOFACIAL

Get rid of the effects of chronic sun damage, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, and more. With the innovative Photofacial, gentle skin rejuvenation is now easier than ever. Photofacial is a new treatment in the field of aesthetic medicine, transforming a red, blotchy skin into a radiant skin.

What is photofacial?

As the name suggests, Photofacial is the skin treatment of facial skin blemishes using the properties of light (IPL - Intense Pulsed Light) . Among the several uses of this procedure, the most common and popular are improvement of skin blemishes, stimulation of facial collagen and in the treatment of acne, rosacea and facial erythema.

Is Photofacial a Laser treatment?

It is technically not a laser but a powerful light source that can penetrate the skin with minimal damage and keeps the epidermis free from any signs of treatment.

How does it work?

Photofacial can be used for skin rejuvenation to reduce the signs of ageing and sun damage, as well as for treating acne.

Photofacials for Skin Rejuvenation

IPL penetrates the skin surface to remodel collagen. It is helpful in reducing the appearance of age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, shrinking enlarged pores and improving the overall complexion and skin. This treatment is administered when the deeper layer of skin is involved in conditions like age spots, broken capillaries, and spider veins. The use of intense pulse lights generates heat, which targets the brown and red pigment improving age spots and broken capillaries. The number of sessions recommended depends on the underlying condition and the outcome desired.

Photofacials for Acne

IPL photofacials heat and destroy the acne causing bacteria with specific wavelengths resulting in smoother skin with reduced pore size. It is an effective treatment for facial acne.

What are the benefits of Photofacial?

Skin treatment through photofacials provides a host of benefits, making it a popular procedure.

  1. It is non-invasive
  2. Stimulation of fibroblasts helps to produce collagen that freshens the appearance of skin to look younger
  3. Collagen boost has a positive effect on the fine lines and wrinkles
  4. It also improves age spots and broken capillaries
  5. There is marked improvement in acne and rosacea
  6. Red blotchy skin can be converted to a clear radiant skin
How is the procedure done?

Photofacial involves the following steps

  1. You are comfortably seated on a reclining chair in the procedure room.
  2. Exfoliation by microdermabrasion
  3. Gentle exfoliation of the upper most dead layer of the skin is done using diamond tip microdermabrasion.
  4. Depending on your skin type, massage product is selected. A facial massage with systematic gentle and firm strokes is done to hydrate the skin and relax the muscles.
  5. Protective eye wear is worn by the client and the provider.
  6. A cool transparent gel is applied on full face. This helps to improve the contact of the IPL machine hand piece with the skin along with cooling and protecting the epidermis.
  7. IPL shots are fired. These feel as short bursts of intense light with a little warmth. IPL shots are given systematically over the entire face.
  8. The gel is cleared off the face.
  9. Face is wiped with a moist cotton pad.
  10. A hydrating mask is applied to soothe the skin.
  11. Face is cleaned after 15 minutes and sunscreen is applied.
How long does the procedure take?

Photofacial is a 60-90 minutes procedure

What should I expect during my recovery period?

There is no down time associated with the photo facial treatment. There is absolutely no redness or swelling. You can resume your work immediately after the treatment. However, strict sun protection by using a broad spectrum sunscreen is recommended. You may start to use your routine night creams 2 days after the procedure.

What effects can I notice after a Photofacial?

The results of Photofacial are instant and amazing! The skin feels soft. supple and hydrated. It looks clearer and brighter with a radiant glow. Pores are shrunken. Any redness on the skin subsides. You get a baby like skin that you have always desired.

How long does the effects of Photofacial last?

The immediate effects of the session last for 10-15 days. However, with repeated sessions, you can get a longer lasting results. The skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles, acne and rosacea condition also tend to improve with multiple sessions.

How many sessions are required to get the best results?

Depending on the skin condition, one may require 6-8 sessions initially to get the best results. After that, maintenance sessions may be taken once very 2-3 months.

How frequently are the sessions done?

Photofacial sessions can be repeated every month.

What are the risks involved?

Photofacial is an extremely safe treatment option even for those with sensitive skin. There is no risk of any adverse effects. You can confidently opt to take a Photofacial session a day prior to any important event and shine through the party!

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