What is IPL Photofacial?
IPL Photofacial is a non-invasive laser procedure to freshen the skin. It eliminates red and brown skin discolorations, which are caused by sun and tanning bed damage. It treats the lesions and the scarring of acne. These painless treatments take about 15-30 minutes and patients do a series of 5 treatments, 3 – 4 weeks apart.
IPL Photofacial Procedure
IPL Photofacial is a 30 minute procedure. This laser treatment helps remove redness, flushing, broken capillaries, fine lines and brown spots on your face. It also eliminates the redness and flushing of Rosacea, as well as red acne scars. You will also see the disappearance of mottled skin as your skin takes on a nice, fresh glow. Overall, your appearance is much brighter and youthful-looking.
What to expect after treatment
The laser is painless and you will gradually see improvement over 5 treatments . Each treatment is done every 3 to 4 weeks. There is absolutely no down time with this procedure. It is perfect for rejuvenating the face of very busy people.
Benefits of IPL Photofacial
IPL’s benefit is that it gives you the results of a medium depth peel without the down time or risk of a more invasive procedure.
How soon after treatment will I see results?
You can see improvement with the first treatment, sometimes it takes until the 3rd treatment to start seeing the improvement.
How many treatments will I need?
Patients do a series of 5 treatments and are usually done 3 – 4 weeks apart. Each treatment takes about 15-30 minutes.
How long do the results last?
The results last years but you will enhance and preserve your results if you do 1 every 6 months.
Am I a good candidate?
People with white, untanned skin are the best candidates for IPL Treatment. The candidate will also have visible signs of sun damage, acne, rosacea and pigmented acne scarring.
Other laser treatments available that treat sun damage & acne scarring
Schedule a consultation with Houston Dermatologist, Esta Kronberg, MD
Dr. Kronberg does all the treatments and has been performing this since 2001. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation.