Photo Facial (IPL)

Using Broad Band Light

What is IPL or BBL Treatment?

Photofacial is a remarkable and versatile skin treatment created by Dr. Patrick Bitters Jr., BBL (Broad Band Light) is used improve your skin color, texture and consistency. The Forever Young BBL™ System you can rejuvenate skin cells all over of your body in a quick and painless session. This procedure allows you to treat a myriad of skin problems including aging skin in a non-invasive way.

  • A photofacial is done using an intense beam of Broad Band Light (instead of a laser) to target the dermis
  • Laser treatment is usually invasive and involves slight removal of skin
  • Photofacial using BBL removes damaged and aging skin while stimulating collagen growth all without being invasive

Is IPL Photofacial Right for Me?

  • IPL can improve the color, texture, and consistency of your skin all at once
  • Photofacial can treat a variety of skin problems including removal of red or blotchy spots, sun-damage, mild acne scars, or rosacea
  • IPL can smooth uneven skin, close large pores, reduce age spots and wrinkles by stimulating collagen growth

What To Expect During A Photofacial (IPL) Treatment

  • Before the procedure you will be given protective eyewear to protect your eyes from the bright flashes of light.
  • A cool gel is then applied to the treatment area (this both lubricates the hand piece and will keep your skin cool during treatment).
  • Your practitioner will apply brief pulses of bright light to your skin using the Forever Young hand piece.
  • The length of time required depends on the size of the area being treated. It can take 15 minutes to an hour.
Frequently Asked Questions
It is normal to have a lot of questions before trying a new procedure. Our professionally trained staff can answer any and all questions you have when you book a free 15 minute consultation at the clinic. In the meantime, let us get you started with the most frequently asked questions we receive about Photo Facial (IPL).
What is the difference between a Photofacial, Fotofacial, and Photorejuvenation?
All 3 treatments refer to the same type of procedure where you heat and stimulate the inner dermis (skin) to provide cell gene rejuvenation while keeping the outside of your skin cool and protected. The type of technology may differ but they are virtually the same concept.
Is a Photofacial (IPL) painful? What is the downtime?
Most clients experience little to no pain during the procedure. The light pulse can sometimes feel like a “light snap” from an elastic band. Most common side effects include minor inflammation or redness which subsides within a few hours to days after the treatment.
How Many Treatments Will I Need to See a Difference?
Most clients report noticing a difference quickly after one session. The amount of sessions required depends on the severity of the aesthetic issue you are trying to resolve. In some cases 3 sessions or more are required.

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As results may vary based on treatments required to resolve the issue, it is best to book a FREE 15 minute consultation appointment with one of our specialists today! With professional guidance we can guide you on the number of treatments to achieve the aesthetic results you are looking for. Contact our office at (306) 477-2100 and one of our staff will be happy to assist you.

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