What is Photorejuvenation?
Photorejuvenation is a treatment that uses IPL (which stands for intense pulsed light). IPL technology is a break through treatment that can correct a variety of skin conditions, such as birth marks, sun spots, facial veins, unwanted hair and signs of ageing.
How is Photorejuvenation performed?
A cold gel is usually applied to the area to be treated, and you may be given dark glasses to protect your eyes from the fright light. The smooth glass surface of the IPL handpiece is gently applied to your skin and pulse of light are applied. You may feel a slight sting, like the snapping of a small rubber band. An anaesthetic cream may be used, but is seldom required. Treatment is generally administered in a series of 4 to 6 sessions that provide excellent long-term results, minimal adverse effects and high satisfaction. Each treatment takes about twenty minutes.
Why are multiple treatments necessary?
Depending on the number of conditions you are treating, and the severity of the individual problem, a series of four to six treatment sessions may be recommended. You can return to work the same day and resume all your regular activities. By dividing the full program into several treatments.
The procedure provides gradual improvement with very low risk – and, it preserves the wonderful “no down time” feature that people appreciate so much.
How do other treatments compare to Photorejuvenation?
While there are lasers that treat telangiectasia and broken capillaries, other lasers that treat benign brown pigments and others yet that are used for resurfacing facial skin, no technology provides the long-term improvement of complexion and texture of the IPL Skin Treatments using Photorejuvenation program – all without the slightest interruption in your busy lifestyle.