Photofacial is a skin treatment that uses a light-based technology to boost collagen, lighten brown spots, treat aging skin, sun damaged skin, freckles, small facial veins, acne and diminish broken capillaries.
Precautions for the first 48 hours :
Moisturize the skin heavily and refrain from sun exposure, exercise and bathing for 48 hours. Showering is fine during that period as long as no hot water touches the treatment area.
It helps in repair small blood vessels that have become visible, eradicate sun spots
- It combats acne problems and eliminate large pores.
- Therapy is also excellent at treating rosacea and other types of diffuse redness in the skin
Side Effects :
- Facial redness or flushing
- Bruising, swelling
- Blistering and bleeding
The spots that are treated will lighten or disappear; however, new spots may appear, these too can be removed but you have to protect it from sun damage.
Treatment usually ranges between $300 and $600.
Overall ratings are quite high for photofacial.