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BBL Photo Rejuvenation (photo facial): Have Luminous Younger Looking Skin

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Safe & Effective / Minimal Downtime / Best for Clients with Excess Pigmentation and Redness

Best Treatment For:

  • Reducing Redness & Facial Capillaries
  • Reducing Age Spots and Sun Damage
  • Reducing Fine Lines

Most Common Areas Treated:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Décolleté

Broad Band Light (BBL) Photofacial or more commonly known Intensed Pulsed Light Photofacial is the most popular of the various laser procedures performed each year.

BBL Photo Rejuvenation (Photo Facial) delivers Intense Pulse Light (IPL) energy through the skin’s surface to treat the appearance of sun damaged/aging skin, sun-induced freckles, as well as reducing redness and flushing or symptoms of rosacea, birthmarks, unsightly facial veins and other blemishes. BBL (Broad Band Light) Photo Rejuvenation is a noninvasive treatment requiring little to no downtime that produces luminous, younger looking skin.

BBL Photofacial treatments clear all pigmentation issues (browns/reds) with the skin, age spots gradually fade after 1-3 treatments and works very well with solar lentigos and other pigmentation issues. Areas of the body where pigmented lesions (browns/reds) that can be performed and treated include the face, hands, legs, and décolleté areas.

The aim of BBL is to use light energies that will be selectively absorbed by pigmentation and vasculature (located in the upper dermis) to thermally coagulate all visible leasions. Over a series of treatments (1-3), the visible signs of aging such as age spots, uneven skin tone, and other brown/red spots will fade away. These lesions are destroyed permanently, however the propensity to create new lesions is permanently associated with your skin as it reflects prior damage created by UV rays and other damages. The key to any successful laser treatment is to prevent future damage by protecting your skin from additional UV damage as well as to increase cell turnover that will increase vasularization to soft tissues, create collagen, and rejuvenate the appearance of your skin. BBL is gentle enough to allow for additional conjunctive treatments to be performed simultaneously but is strong enough to correct these skin disorders in a couple of treatments.

Other conditions that BBL/Photofacial works very well with are the outbreaks of Rosacea, hypertrophic scarring, burns, activating photodynamic acne therapies, and in fading hyperpigmentation that may have been created by other procedures to the skin. The procedure is virtually painless, does not require any type of anesthesia, however anesthesia is always offered for your comfort for any procedure performed at Ageless Beauty. There is no downtime after the procedure, and your treatment can be performed in about (20) minutes or less with little or no side effects.

The improvement to BBL technologies now make this type of laser the choice of Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, and other specialists in comparison to lasers. The wavelength that BBL can define is from 530nm to 1080nm wavelength that allows for the best tissue interaction between light and soft tissue creating the controlled wounding needed to correct a variety of aesthetic skin conditions. Flexibility of treatments now allow for better results in that adjustments to laser light energies now allow for more aggressive treatments for non-responders and insure better results!
This treatment is ideal for patients with active lifestyles because the procedure requires no downtime, and has a low risk of side effects.

If you’re considering a treatment and are interested in learning more about BBL Photo Rejuvenation please schedule a free consultation by calling us at Ageless Beauty: 208-587-6100 or click here to contact us.

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Commonly Asked Questions about BBL Photo Rejuvenation (Photo Facial) treatments

What is BBL Photo Rejuvenation?
BBL Photo Rejuvenation is a noninvasive treatment that reduces pigmentation problems such as age spots, sun spots and broken capillaries using gentle pulse light leaving you with a clearer, more even skin tone and complexion.

The procedure brings back youthful skin within a short period of time. The laser emits intense pulse light on the skin using chilled sapphire piece. Sapphire cools the skin during treatment making it comfortable to the patients.

How does PhotoFacial treatment help?
BBL PhotoFacial treatment helps in treating sun burns and sun spots. It manages acne problem and brown spots on the skin. It also treats Melasma and facial vessels.

What are the benefits of PhotoFacial Treatment?
The treatment provides smooth and even skin texture, reduces acne problem and removes the oily skin texture. By stimulating the collagen the skin becomes smoother and healthier giving the skin a youthful look.

Where can BBL Photo Rejuvenation (PhotoFacials) be used?
The most common areas treated are the face, neck and décolleté; however, these treatments can be used anywhere on the body.

How long does the treatment take?
Once the treatment is ready, a full face treatment can be completed in 15 minutes, although time varies depending upon the area being treated.

How soon will I see results?
Results can be seen after just one treatment, although four to six treatments at three week intervals is typical in order to receive optimal results.

Are there any potential side effects?
Side effects may include slight redness (most patients return to natural skin color within 20-30 minutes). Pigmentary changes of the skin, blisters and red spots are rare but occasionally occur.
Ways to achieve prolonged result after the treatment

Patients are advised to avoid sun exposure for at least ten days without sun protection of 30 SPF or higher. In addition to this proper aftercare is required to get effective results from PhotoFacial treatment.

Are there any side effect of PhotoFacial Treatment?
There aren’t much side effects of this treatment. Few temporary ones like skin redness may be experienced but that disappears within hour or days. Other rare side effects are skin blistering, dark or light spots, swelling and bruising. The side effects are very mild and disappear with little treatment. It remains unnoticed after application of makeup.

Who shouldn’t receive a BBL Photo Rejuvenation?
You should not have BBL Photo Rejuvenation treatment if you have been recently tanning or if you are skin type IV or V.

Can PhotoFacial be combined with other treatments?
Yes. PhotoFacial can work together with Botox and Dermal Fillers treatment. PhotoFacial should be done first if it is done along with Botox.

How much does a BBL Photo Rejuvenation cost?
The cost of a BBL Photo Rejuvenation varies in cost depending upon the body part being treated. Please contact us for a more specific cost.

Schedule your Photo Facial appointment  at Ageless Beauty 208-587-6100, 1140 American Legion Blvd. Mountain Home Idaho  or for more information about Photo Facial click here to contact us.