IPL Photofacial in San Jose
Are you are looking to rejuvenate your skin or remove unwanted brown age spots? Do you have rosacea and are looking for IPL or photo facial in San Francisco Area.
We have been offering IPL Photofacial skin rejuvenation treatment since 2006 on various skin types. IPL is excellent in removing sun spots, brown age spots with minimal downtime. With a painless 15 minute treatment, you can reduce unwanted discoloration and redness without downtime. Your skin will look cleaner, brighter making you look more youthful and positive.
Your consultation will include an optimal skin regimen to help you get the most out of your IPL/Photofacial treatment and how to maintain the result. Your skin will continue to improve for the next several months as collagen production is stimulated for tighter and firmer skin with fewer pores and fine lines. Don’t wait for the last minute before the special event, book for a photo facial now and enjoy looking fresh all year round.
What is IPL/Photofacial?
IPL is a light treatment where a specific energy level is targeted at a specific depth in the skin to address a specific concern. The most common concerns are age spots, uneven skin tone, large skin pores, rosacea, and dull aging skin.
How long does photofacial treatment take and how long does the result last?
Treatment takes 20-30 minutes. The immediate result is noted the next day with benefits noticeable at one week. Continue improvement may continue up to several months after one treatment. It is important to maintain good skincare topical regimen for optimal results.
How much does photofacial cost and how many treatments are needed?
For anti-aging, we recommend 1-2 photofacial treatments per year. The fee is $500 per treatment
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I have deep scars, what do you recommend?
We recommend microneedle for deep ice pick scars because we can control the depth required to break up the scar bands. With very deep scars, we will use individual subcision to remove the scar fibrosis.
I am still breaking out. Can I be treated for the acne scar?
During your consultation, we will teach you how to control your active acne with a topical and oral regimen to quickly minimize new acne outbreaks. With our effective drug-free oral supplement to block DHT production, you will see and feel fewer new acne outbreaks in few days. Then we can use a topical regimen to reduce existing acne and prepping your face for acne scar treatment.
Do your offer Fraxel or Laser treatment for acne?
Yes, we offer fractional laser and Isolaz laser for acne treatment.
I have dark skin, am I a candidate for acne laser skin treatment?
To minimize the risk for post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation, we recommend microneedle instead of Fraxel laser. Isolaz acne treatment can be used for all skin types to shut down production of oil.
What is the downtime for microneedle/Dermapen acne scar treatment?
Initial treatment for deep acne scars can experience redness and some bruising for up to one week. With subsequent treatment, your recovery time will be faster as you have more and more healthy and new skin.
What is the cost of treatment?
We charge $500-1,000 for microneedle treatment of face depending on area size. Generally $500 for both cheeks, $800 for cheeks/temple region, and $1,000 for the entire face.
How many treatments are needed?
The number of treatments will depend on the severity of the existing scar, skin condition, expectation, and age of the person. Mild scarring generally 1-3 treatments, moderate 2-4, and severe 3-5 treatments. Most will notice 15-20% improvement with each treatment. Because skin remodeling takes 6 months, you should notice continue skin improvement up to 6 months after the treatment.
How can I stop new acne quickly?
To stop new acne, one needs to quickly reduce facial oil production. We do so by using natural ingredients found in the MD® Nutri Hair supplement. Lilac ingredients will help you minimize skin oil production within few days so no more new acnes!
How do I reduce acne scarring?
You can minimize scar-causing inflammation with topical application of ice or skin products containing ingredients to minimize inflammation. MD Acne Scar Cream is formulated with acne-fighting benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, and resorcinol to quickly reduce redness. Best to apply at night and let dry before going to bed to avoid staining of pillows from BP. Sulfur is effective to reduce acne bacteria should be avoided if you are allergic to sulfur. Resorcinol is great for reducing redness and minimize acne scars.
What is MD Acne Peel?
We have been helping our patients to successfully combat acne for over 14 years with MD Acne Peel. Because acne affects different depths of the skin and each part of your skin has different thickness and sensitivity. A combination of different types of AHA and BHA acids of various concentrations will be applied sequentially to achieve optimal results. Lastly, several layers of Retin A will be applied and leave on for 8 hours so you will not only shed the week after treatment, your skin will continue to have a micro peel for several months to keep your skin fresh and free from acne. Your skin will be fresh, tighter, cleaner with fewer wrinkles, acne, brown age spots, and minimized pores.
How to lighten arm pit, nipples and other body areas?
With aging and hormonal changes, many will experience darkening of pigmentation on the neck, armpit, face, nipple, and other body areas. It is important to use effective products and treatments that are work fast yet are safe and gentle to the skin. For mild cases, we recommend using MD Ultimate Whte Pads because it is easy to use, hydroquinone-free, and works quickly. For recurrent melasma, we add MD White Factor supplement with glutathione to help support liver detoxify and reduce unwanted skin pigmentation. One will often notice brightening of skin after 1-2 months and less recurrence of melasma. For severe cases, we can implement individualized pigmentation treatment prescription-strength bleaching cream, laser and growth factor injection so you can have beautiful even skin cleaner tone.