The procedure is a non-surgical, non-ablative approach for the treatment of Rosacea, brown spots, and broken capillaries. The most commonly affected areas are the face, neck, chest, arms, hands, and legs.
Who is a Candidate?
Individuals with all skin types who desire improvement in redness on the cheeks, nose, chin and/or forehead small visible blood vessels on the face, bumps or pimples on the face, and watery or irritated eyes, and brown spots on the chest, arms, hands, and legs.
How It Works
Using the newest generation of technology, this procedure emits controlled intense pulses of light to the upper layers of the skin while at the same time delivering beneficial thermal energy to the deeper layers.
This procedure can be performed by a certified medical aesthetic professional.
Depending on the severity of the condition and the patient’s skin type, the condition usually requires a series of treatments – generally in the area of between three and six.
After completing the prescribed treatment program, patients exhibit smoother, softer, more uniform and youthful appearing skin. Patients can return to their normal activities after each session.
Frequently Asked Questions from Patients
What is the FotoFacial used for?
The FotoFacial is used to reduce the signs of aging. FotoFacial treatments reduces the red spots, brown pigmentation, irregular discoloration, and broken blood vessels that give a more aged appearance to the skin. This results in a revitalized more youthful appearing skin.
What areas of the body can be treated with the FotoFacial?
Treatments are most commonly done on the face, neck, chest, and hands, however FotoFacial can be used on any part of the body where symptoms appear.
Who performs the FotoFacial treatment?
A board certified highly experienced physician usually perform the FotoFacial treatment. However, certified medical aesthetic professionals can also deliver the services.
How many FotoFacial treatments will I need?
Patients usually require between 3-6 treatments. These are usually performed at three to four week intervals.
How do I decide whether my skin would be better treated with a series of FotoFacial treatments (also known as intense pulsed light)?
If your face is both red and brown, then choose the FotoFacial series. If your face is red but not brown, then choose the Rosacea series. During your consultation we will evaluate your skin and make the appropriate recommendation for your symptoms and skin type.