What is Photofacial?

Photodamage, also known as hyperpigmentation and sunspots, are a result of years of sun and/or ultraviolet exposure. The signs of aging is not just volume loss, but pigmentation changes, coarse texture, redness, enlarged pores, broken capillaries, and of course wrinkles. A Photofacial is an intense pulsed light (IPL), which penetrates through your skin and heats the surface layers. Immediately after treatment, your hyperpigmentation will start to darken. Over the course of a week to two weeks (depending on which area of the body is being treated), the spots will look very dark and begin to slough off. This is literally your hyperpigmentation coming to the surface.

A series of Photofacial treatments are recommended, as there are several layers to the skin, and your sun damage is at different levels. Nurse Nataly will be able to gauge how many treatments you will need.

What are the benefits of Photofacial?

  • Having a Photofacial is one of the best ways to treat sun-damaged skin. …
  • Photofacials can treat stubborn acne. …
  • Intense pulsed light is an excellent way to eliminate visible veins and capillaries. …
  • Having regular Photofacials can prevent premature skin aging.

Photofacial treats:

  • Sun damage
  • Flushing
  • Skin texture
  • Redness
  • Broken capillaries
  • Brown spots
  • Age spots
  • Dark circles around the eyes.
  • Sun-induced freckles on the hands, chest, and face
  • Broken capillaries around the nose
  • Sluggish skin

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Photofacial FAQ

Each Photofacial session is scheduled for 45 minutes. The exact duration depends on the patient’s individual condition and skin type. Before getting started, we’ll explain each of the treatments you need and how long the interval between treatments is.

A Photofacial uses an Intense Pulse Light (IPL.) An IPL deliver short bursts of light. This pulsating light delivers a focused, high energy beam of light below the surface of the skin. The light from an IPL is calibrated to safely pass through the skin surface and surrounding tissues to be absorbed by the melanin within the skin. During several treatments with the IPL, the Photofacial treatment fades the brown spots caused by the sun to improve your skin texture. A Photofacial can also diminishes fine lines and wrinkles and reduces pore size. IPL energy offers a gentle and steady improvements with minimal side effects, with most patients requiring no down time.

Costs for IPL photofacial vary depending on your skin condition and the treatment area. Schedule a consultation with Nurse Nataly for a skin analysis so we can determine what the most suitable treatment for you is. Call us at (310) 652-0544.

No. While each client is different, photo facials are minimally-invasive. Most clients require no downtime, and return to their normal activities directly. You can have the IPL photo-rejuvenation treatment today in our Beverly Hills Clinic  and go back to work right away or the following day.

IPL can effectively treat discoloration and textural irregularities that make you look older than your age. But even if the procedure gave you excellent results, you will continue to age if you expose yourself to sun and environmental elements that cause premature aging. What you can do is to minimize exposure and come back regularly for touch-ups.
Rosacea is cosmetic condition characterized by facial erythema or redness of the skin. Rosacea treatment using a Photofacial is non-invasive, convenient, and most importantly, very effective.
Each patient will need 3 to 6 treatments depending on the severity of damage.

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