A radiant skin with a clear complexion is a desire of many people, but the reality is that the pollution levels, stress and lifestyle play havoc with your skin even if you have a very good skin care regimen. A blemish free skin sometimes becomes a distant dream for some.
Photo rejuvenation can help reduce the presence of many skin problems like melasma( brown spots) ,sun spots and also broken capillaries and give you that clear complexion that you desire. It use a uses Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) technology to treat some of the most common skin problems. This is a minimally invasive skin procedure that can treat wrinkles and age spots. This method is very popular as it requires very little recovery time and has very few side effects. It has little or almost no downtime. The results are long lasting and it can be performed on any part of the body.
Photo rejuvenation uses a pulsed light therapy to treat the blemishes on the skin. In this procedure bright light bright and intense light is made to shine on the affected parts of your skin. A mask is placed over your eyes to protect them from the intense light. Then an IPL device is used, this has an apparatus with a laser or glass surface. This is pressed on to the affected skin. The light that emits from this helps to heat up the collagen which is beneath the skin, and encourages the skin to produce more collagen. This enhanced collagen can help fill up the wrinkles or fine lines and also shallow acne scars. This procedure also helps in reducing the discoloration of the skin and flushing. Sometimes a laser skin resurfacing and chemical peels are combined with photo rejuvenation to get a better result.
How does Photo rejuvenation feel like?
This procedure may cause mild discomfort. Many a time’s patients say that the feeling is quite similar to a rubber band being snapped against the skin.
What is the aftercare and recovery period?
Immediately after the procedure, one may feel as though you have a sunburn. However this feeling subsides within twenty-four hours. Patients usually don’t experience any side effects within one to two days of the procedure. Sometimes, scabs or blisters may appear after a photo rejuvenation procedure. One should avoid picking at them. Avoid hot water bath and also prolonged sun exposure for about two days following the procedure.
Most physical side-effects subside within a span of forty-eight hours, however some patients find that the blemishes on their skin may darken for a period of about two weeks. This is happens because the older skin needs to shed for the new skin to appear and results to be visible. Eventually skin blemishes become to lighter than before the treatment.
How long do the results last?
The result of photo rejuvenation depend on the types of blemishes that are being treated, and also on how large an area that needs to be treated. For basic the IPL treatments, patients need to undergo two to six procedures that are spaced four weeks apart. It is always recommended to return for a follow-up evaluation at that has been prescribed and also if you notice any changes in the skin. Always contact your doctor whenever there is a query or concern.
Disclaimer: Results may vary from person to person depending on medical history, age, gender and lifestyle.The client needs to follow the program as prescribed by Allure Aesthetics Experts