What is an IPL PhotoFacial?

The IPL PhotoFacial is a skin revitalizing procedure, which is unharmful and utilizes the outstanding technology of IPL (Intense Pulsed Light). It is capable of correcting damages caused by sunlight, also address signs of brown spots and rosacea on the body, hands and face. It also helps reduce the appearance of frown lines around the eyes and mouth, mild acne scars, and dark circles around the eyes.

What areas can be treated?

The IPL Photofacial is an ideal treatment for any part of your face, neck and décolletage that has undesirable skin redness, brown spots, or telangiectasia (tiny veins).  We also find that lighter, low contrast brown spots respond very well to this procedure, compared to results with other treatments.

What does the IPL PhotoFacial do?

The professional cosmetologist, Dr. Susan Lin will skillfully treat the unwanted skin condition, personalizing your IPL Photofacial treatment according to your skin type. The final therapeutic result is arrived at, by the lifting and heating of the pigmented red or brown cells.

What do treatments feel like?

It is a simple and unharmful procedure. Aside the mild stinging feeling or pinch caused by the pulse of light delivered to the skin, be rest assured that, it is a pain free procedure. Dr. Lin ensures you get as comfortable as possible, by applying cooling gel on the skin before and after each light pulse, so as to sooth the skin. Pain relief pills are or anesthesia is normally not needed.

How long will the treatments take?

The time spent on the procedure depends on the part of the body being treated. But, most procedures should only last for one hour or less.

How many treatments will I need?

In cases of mild undesirable skin conditions, about one to three procedures are normally enough to get desired results. But for chronic or severe sundamaged skin, additional procedures may be suggested.

What happens after the treatment?

You may experience slight skin redness after your IPL Photofacial procedure, and mild swells around the treated parts, with the brown spots getting darkened immediately after the treatment. While you can apply make-up to make the redness less obvious, be rest assured the swells and redness would only last a few hours or couple of days.

When will I see results?

The darkened spots gradually fades off and clears out completely within one to three weeks after the treatment. Your spotty skin becomes clearer and improved, with the telangiectasia and redness decreasing with time.

Will the spots and redness reappear over time?

As long as the skin is exposed to excessive sunlight without appropriate protection, the skin is bound to experience unwanted conditions. Therefore, new redness, telangiectasia and brown spots may reappear with extreme exposure to the sun. They can, however, be treated as well. You can minimize the chances of constantly damaging the skin, by always applying a broad spectrum sunscreen when outdoors. Keep in mind that, rosacea is a severe skin condition and, can not be cured with any light or laser procedure, its appearance can only be improved with this procedure.

Intense pulsed light (IPL) / Photofacial

Reducing the appearance of rosacea and dark spots, has never yielded better results, thanks to the effectiveness of the IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) photofacials. You can get rid of all traces of redness and spots quickly and easily with the help of this guaranteed procedure.

What is Intense Pulsed Light?

This is a light producing, non-laser equipment used to reduce discolorations on the skin, caused by exposure to sunlight, spots caused by old age. Intense Pulsed Light or photofacials as it is called, also help decrease the appearance of vascular problems like rosacea, while leaving the skin surface unharmed.

How it works:

The IPL treatment uses precision light to aim the redness and pigment, which gradually helps decrease unwanted discoloration.

Anticipated Results:

The IPL procedure aids the fading off, of all traces of redness and hyperpigmentation.

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