Photo Rejuvenation or PhotoFacial is a procedure where intense pulse light is used to improve variety of skin imperfections and benign conditions. It is a safe and non-invasive procedure that can be tailored to your unique skin type and the specific skin condition to provide superior cosmetic results and therefore outstanding satisfaction. There is no downtime; therefore, you may resume your normal activities immediately after the treatment. Here are some of the skin imperfections and benign conditions that can be treated using this procedure:
Skin Damage caused by excessive exposure to sun-light such as age spots (sun induced freckles), brown pigment, mottled pigmentation
Age related skin imperfections, rosacea, wrinkles, signs of aging, broken capillaries, dark spots, blotchy skin color, redness of the face and neck, enlarged pore size and uneven pigmentation
Unwanted skin conditions like, birthmarks, stretch marks, acne, acne scars (pigments), any other scars, tattoos etc
How is the Photo Rejuvenation procedure performed? A cold gel is usually applied to the area to be treated, and you may be given dark glasses to protect your eyes from the bright light. The smooth glass surface of the IPL and piece is gently applied to your skin and pulses of light are applied. You may feel a slight sting, like snapping of a small rubber band.
Post-Treatment Care Between PhotoFacial/Skin Rejuvenation Sessions
PhotoFacial/Skin Rejuvenation patients whether they received treatment for acne, rosacea, or sun/age spots can anticipate benefits gradually in the weeks following the treatment. Redness and swelling or minor discomfort may occur after a treatment but this will subside shortly. There is very little downtime with this procedure. Patients with darker or deeper complexions, or tanned skin, are at a higher risk for complications following a PhotoFacial/Skin Rejuvenation treatment. However, this procedure is considered one of the safest light-based facial treatments available. Here are some quick pointers to help you take care of the treatment area between sessions and achieve your best results...
Use SPF of at least 45 on the treatment area to protect the skin from sun exposure and potential sun damage.
Any redness or discomfort following the treatment will subside shortly, there is very little downtime with this procedure.
It may take several hours to a day before you begin to notice the results of the treatment. It may take a few days to see results, this varies from treatment-to-treatment.
If proper steps are taken to care for the skin between and after your PhotoFacial/Skin Rejuvenation treatments, results can last up to a year or even longer. Wear plenty of sunscreen and consistently follow your at-home skincare routine.
Small capillaries may appear larger may appear larger immediately following the treatment but this will fade quickly.
It is rare, but mild bruising or swelling may occur, but this too will dissipate shortly.
If you are experiencing any serious or concerning side effects, please do not hesitate to contact us or go see a doctor immediately.