IPL Photofacial San Diego - IPL Photofacial - Photofacial San Diego
At Synergy Aesthetics, our staff here specializes in IPL Photofacial RF Wrinkle Reduction. An IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Photofacial is a quick and easy procedure to lighten up the pigmentations of the skin brought on by sunlight exposure. IPL Photofacial is best suited for skin issues such as acne scars, redness, and hyperpigmentation. Our office uses many state of the art devices to help with your IPL Treatment including the Cutera Solera Limelight, the Cutera LP560, and the Cutera Laser Genesis.
The combined energy technology of the Cutera Solera LimeLight, LP560, and Laser Genesis uses Broad Spectrum light energies and 1064nm wavelength to treat brown spots, broken capillaries, and effects of sun damage. By stimulating your own collagen and elastin, this treatment will shrink enlarged pores, and correct rosacea, leaving you with smoother skin with no downtime.
What is the LimeLight Facial?
The LimeLight Facial is a new, non-invasive approach to treating benign pigmented and vascular lesions using Cutera’s LimLight system. The procedure offers the advantage of improving skin tone and surface imperfections associated with aging and photodamage.
What areas can be treated?
The LimeLight Facial is ideal for any part of your face, neck, and décolleté with skin redness, telangiectasia (spider veins), or brown spots. Light (low contrast) brown spots, which were previously difficult to resolve, respond very well to treatment.
What does the IPL treatment do?
By selecting Program A, B, or C, your practitioner can customize your LimeLight Facial treatment to your skin type and selectively treat the brown and/or red pigmented areas on your skin. It’s the heating of the pigmented brown or red cells that cause the therapeutic effect.
What do IPL treatments feel like?
When the pulse of light is delivered, patients will experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. A topical gel is recommended to cool the skin before vascular treatments. Anesthesia or pain medicine is typically not required for photofacial treatments.
How long will the IPL treatments take?
Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated. However, most treatments should take less than one hour. The LimeLight system features the industry’s quickest treatment speed along with flexible temperature control to offer flexibility.
How many IPL treatments will I need?
One to three treatments are usually sufficient to see results. Additional treatments may be recommended, especially for excessively sun damaged skin.
What happens after the IPL treatment?
Immediately following treatment, brown spots will start to darken and your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area may be mildly swollen. This typically lasts a few hours to possible a day or longer. Make-up can be applied to cover the redness.
When will I see results?
Within one to three weeks, the darkened spots will flake off and fade away. Diffuse redness or telangiectasia will decrease and your mottled complexion will improve.
Will the spots and redness reappear over time?
New brown spots, telangiectasia, and diffuse redness may appear with new sun damage; however they too can be treated. Remember to always apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors to minimize sun damage and the appearance of new spots and diffuse redness. Rosacea is chronic and cannot be “cured” with any laser or light source, however its appearance can be improved.
Contact our office in San Diego for more information about IPL Photofacial RF Wrinkle Reduction. Get a FREE consultation when you contact us from our form or by calling us at 1-800-877-8872.