30 Minutes, 3 Sessions
Photorejuvenation with Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is the cosmetic technique of the moment. The areas that benefit the most are the face, neck and backs of hands, the treatment firms the skin, eliminating injuries making it look younger. This treatment has similar results as the Laser Skin Resurfacing but it is less invasive.
Skin Resurfacing with Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is specially designed to treat:
IPL is contraindicated in patients with high skin phototype (IV, V and VI).
The pulse light will treat the surface of epidermal tissues, so it is not aggressive. It is a painless outpatient treatment.
The fotofacial with Intense Pulsed Light will significantly improve the appearance of your skin. The duration of results depends on age, skin type and pigmentation of the patient. With care and avoiding too much sun results can last several years.
Side effects include redness of 1 to 6 months, temporary swelling, crusting, sun sensitivity. Is contraindicated in patients with diabetes, hypertension, skin lesions, facial herpes, history of hypertrophic scarring or keloid.
If you care for your skin and avoid too much sun results can last up to 3 years.
It is usually unnecessary.
No, is not a painful procedure, you may feel a slight burning sensation which disappears within a week.
Yes, pre-surgical studies are needed.
No, you should avoid the sun for 40 days and also must use sunscreen to prevent hyperpigmentation.
No, you should rest for 2 to 3 weeks. You must wait this period of time to return to work and not do any physical activity.
Some of the risks of laser resurfacing are scars, allergies, abnormal pigmentation, bacterial infections.
Chemical peels, microdermabrasion, photo facial, plasma rich in platelets and plastic surgeries as face lift or the brow lift are some alternatives.
From age 40, and before for quiet marked acne scars.
Yes, and can be combined with a facelift.
Yes, with everyone.
Not at all peelings is risky in high skin phototype. Yes, you can apply skins white, brown and even black skin.
The lasers that are commonly used are Active FX, carbon dioxide laser (CO2), Deep FX Fractional Resurfacing, Erbium laser resurfacing, Fraxel restore, Palomar 1540 Fractional Resurfacing, Pearl Fractional, Pixel laser, SmartXide Dot Therapy, V-Beam laser.
Depending on the type of laser it can be used for laser eye surgery, rosacea treatment, acne scars removal, varicose veins surgery, laser tattoo removal, laser hair removal, laser treatment for toenail fungus among other uses.
Get a fresh young face with this new treatment. How much does a IPL photofacial cost abroad? The reference price for a photorejuvenation in Argentina is USD500 per session but this may vary according to the needs and requirements of each patient. Please fill in the form below to contact us and get your Free Quotation!
Our prices includes: pre and post surgery consultations and controls; plastic surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurses, assistances fees; surgery and recovery room; supplies and disposable materials. Bilingual assistant, accommodation and transfers are optional. Prescribe medication after surgery, implants and/or surgical belts (if required) are not included. No hidden fees!
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Last update: 12/10/2017 | Note: This information serves as support and does not replace your doctors opinion.
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