What is a Photofacial?
A photofacial is also called intense pulsed light (IPL) and is different from a laser treatment, which only uses one wavelength of light.
This technique uses a broad-spectrum light, which reaches multiple layers of skin. It is applied with brief flashes, sometimes up to 2 or 3 on a single treatment area.
Which areas can be treated with a Photofacial?
Generally, photofacials are done for the face, but can also be done on the neck, chest, arms, back of the hands, back, etc.
Why should I get a Photofacial?
Quick and painless, the photo-facial treatment can treat and reduce the extent of skin conditions like hyperpigmentation, excessive sun-damage, wrinkles, age spots and other signs of aging, broken capillaries, acne, brown spots, birth marks etc.
Any precautionary measures?
Post treatment, one should avoid direct exposure to the sun.