There is nothing more enjoyable or relaxing then feeling the sun beat down on your face. It can be comforting to some. But the flipside of a lifetime of sun exposure can take its toll on your skin. If this sounds like you, then you can pamper your skin with Photofacial.

Photofacial is a treat for your tired, sun damaged skin, eliminating sun spots, age spots and blotchy skin. An alternative to microdermabrasion and chemical peels, Photofacial rejuvenates your skin so that you look and feel younger.

Photofacial is also the perfect way to reduce fine lines and wrinkles! And with little to no recovery time, you can return to work or other activities immediately following therapy.

Photofacial Procedure

The Photofacial procedure is based on the same principles as lasers in that light energy is absorbed into particular target cells with color in the skin. The IPL or light energy is converted to heat energy, which causes damage to the specific target area.

IPL photofacial procedure is different from lasers in that it uses a variety of wavelengths or colors in each pulse of light instead of just one wavelength. Because this process utilizes filters, it is able to provide the exact amount of energy output that is required for specific treatment of the affected area. This assists the penetration cycle and avoids the use of excessive energy reaching to the target tissue preventing any damage.

Photofacial is a non-ablative resurfacing application that targets the lower layers of skin or dermis without affecting the top layers of skin or epidermis. The results aren't usually as dramatic as ablative resurfacing where both the dermis and epidermis are injured to produce a much more noticeable overall outcome. is a leading resource for Photofacial information. Search for a cosmetic dermatologist near you today!

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