What is Photofacial Treatment? 

Everyone loves a flawless skin texture, appearance and looks. However, it gets hard to maintain the beauty and escape the wrath of blemishes, wrinkles and fine lines with aging skin. The damage to the skin not only reduces the charm of a person but also end up hampering self-confidence.

The demand for beauty procedures, including invasive and non- invasive, has drastically increased in the last few years. For the same reason, several major technological advancements have taken place in the aesthetic industry and in the field of cosmetology to provide skin rejuvenation services to people.

Intense Pulse Technology

One such latest technology in the field of cosmetology is intense pulsed technology (IPL). This technology uses different wavelengths of light to treat targeted skin conditions such as pigmentation, red and brown spots, blotches, wrinkles, and spider veins. IPL therapy is alternatively known as photorejuvenation, photo facial or facial rejuvenation.

Photofacial is a popular procedure conducted by Doctor Harmandeep Sidhu skin specialist in Chandigarh at Athena Skin & Laser Clinic in Chandigarh. Each year, thousands of people opt for this procedure for the treatment of facial redness and skin discoloration.

Photofacial using IPL therapy can help treat the following problems associated with the skin:
• Enlarged pores and acne
• Small blood vessels visible on the face
• Broken capillaries
• Sun spots
• Pigmentation irregularities
• Skin redness
Photofacial also helps stimulate collagen growth, which, in turn, results in skin texture improvement and cures minor dermal injuries.

A photo facial is a half-an hour procedure in which intense pulses of light are allowed to penetrate deep into the skin causing stimulation of collagen production and blood vessel constriction. This helps reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and redness. The skin becomes healthier and smoother giving a youthful appearance to the skin.

People with busy schedules who suffer from skin problems such as enlarged pores, wrinkles, suntan, discolored and blotchy skin often opt for a skin therapy that can clear out their skin without any downtime. Photofacial is one such skin therapy that is convenient, less painful and enables people to return back to their normal routine almost immediately.
In addition, photo facial is a completely non-invasive and painless procedure that results in minimal discomfort as compared to their procedures.

This treatment is economical and affordable as compared to most cosmetic surgery and laser skin treatment. However, it is a bit costlier than treatments such as microdermabrasion and chemical peel.
The cost of photo facial treatment depends upon:
• The area of skin being treated
• Experience of the professional
• The medical facility or clinic
• Number of treatments required
• The severity of the condition

Effective results can only be achieved in multiple sittings, ranging between 3 and 5. In addition, some maintenance treatments are also required once or twice a year. These treatments should be backed with a daily skin care regime that is developed based on advice given by the doctor at the cosmetic clinic.
Photofacial treatment is a popular treatment conducted by Doctor Harmandeep Sidhu at Athena Skin & Laser Clinic in Chandigarh. It is highly affordable as compared to other treatment alternatives. For more information contact the clinic today!

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