A photofacial is the use of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) to treat brown spots (age spots/sun spots) and red blood vessels on the face caused by rosacea or sun damage. IPL is similar to laser treatment, but gentler and more versatile. The difference lies in the type of light used. – IPL light energy targets hemoglobin, which is a primary component of blood vessels.
- Red blood vessels (broken capillaries), spider veins and generalized redness of the face, neck and chest caused by rosacea or sun damage
- For treating sun spots, age spots, liver spots, and other pigmentation problems of the face, neck, chest, arms and hands.
- Permanent hair removal anywhere on the body