What is a Photofacial?

A Photofacial is a series of light-based treatments that reduces imperfections on the surface of the skin. These imperfections include strong>brown spots, freckles, red spots, sun damage and facial vessels.

How long will the results of a Photofacial last?

The results of a Photofacial will last for months to years. We strongly recommend sun block and sun avoidance as much as possible to preserve the results.

Will being out in the sun ruin a Photofacial?

Sunlight is what causes most of the damage to our skin. The more sun you get, the more damage will recur. There is simply no such thing as a healthy tan.

Are there any side effects associated with Photofacials?

Yes. After each treatment, freckles on the face tend to get very dark. Over the next several days to weeks these dark freckles flake off, leaving a much improved appearance. There may also be some pinkness or redness and swelling that resolves within hours to a few days. On a rare occasion, the client may experience a blister.

What areas can be treated?

Results are excellent on other body areas, like the back of your hands,chest, neck, arms and legs.

How many Photofacial treatments will I need?

Fair-skinned individuals with mild to moderate damage generally get a very good result with three to five treatments. Individuals with moderate to severe sun damage may benefit from more than five Photofacial treatments.