Laser photo facial is done by using a machine called Intense pulse light (IPL). It emits broad spectrum visible light (400-1200 nm). Some specific filters are used to give more specific wavelength of light for specific indications. This treatment is a very important tool for skin rejuvenation.Why do we need this treatment?
In today’s fast paced life style, we hardly get time to take care of ourselves and especially our skin. There is pollution, sun exposure, food adulteration and last but not the least, stress. All this takes a toll on our skin and can initiate premature raging. One may start getting signs of ageing like fine lines, open pores, uneven skin tone and pigmentation at a very young age & obviously nobody likes to look older. Laser photo facial is one of the safest and effective treatments to combat this, which helps us to maintain a youthful and radiant skin.How frequently should it be done?
Initially, laser photo facial is recommended every 3 weeks. This is to give an initial push to hasten the recovery of the damaged skin. Later on, it can be done every 6-8 weeks to maintain the results.
Laser photo facial is a wonderful treatment which addresses a lot of skin issues:
Laser photo facial can be done in any gender and no age group is fixed. It can be done in people older than 18 years of age. This treatment has multiple indications, for eg.- in young patients ,it is done to control acne and for glow whereas in middle age group, it is done to combat the signs of ageing.
It is a broad spectrum of high intensity light, that penetrates the deeper layers of the skin. It causes a controlled thermal injury to the skin and helps in the following ways:
Though laser photo facial is a very safe treatment, but still there are some important precautions:
Dr. Ruchi Agarwal, MD is a renowned dermatologist with almost 2 decades of experience in the field of dermatology. Laser photo facial has multiple indications, that is one of the reasons why Dr. Agarwal keeps this treatment in the list of one of her most favored treatments for rejuvenation of the skin. She says that this treatment is a very reliable tool in facial rejuvenation and suits almost any kind of skin. This is especially useful when a patient doesn’t want any kind of downtime after the treatment.