Photofacial rejuvenation is a non-invasive rejuvenation of your skin using the incredible technology of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) to improve the signs of sun damage, redness, and brown spots on the face, hands, and body.
The IPL Icon Max G is one of the latest generation of laser treatments for specific skin conditions and flaws. It works to resolve aesthetic issues associated with hyperpigmentation and discoloration associated with deeper blood vessels.
IPL is appropriate for treating age spots, sun damage, freckles, redness, and blood vessels on the face, neck, chest, and hands.
Laser light treatment is appropriate for treating age spots, sun damage, and freckles on the face, neck, chest, and hands.
Typically, only a few treatments are needed however depending on the condition, several treatments may be required to achieve desired results.
Most people experience a mild, sun-burn like sensation, possibly accompanied by some minor swelling, immediately following the treatment. This usually lasts 2 to 24 hours. Your provider will discuss other possible side-effects and the necessary post-treatment care.
Patients describe a range of sensations from tingling to the snap of a rubber band during the treatment.
Unless otherwise instructed by your physician, we recommend not taking any blood thinners for a week prior to treatment, including ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, fish oil, & curcumin. Please also let your provider know if you have recently been on antibiotics.
Refrain from using retinols for a week prior to treatment.
It is also important that your skin not be tan, including self tanner, in the treatment area.