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(IPL) Photofacial

Located in Tinley Park, IL

What is a Photofacial?

Venus Versa™ is a powerful, virtually pain-free Intense Pulsed Light treatment with SmartPulse™ technology. It reduces visible signs of premature aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, brown spots, visible veins, and discoloration.

What to Expect from a Photofacial?

Most patients receive 4-6 treatments, with each session lasting approximately 15-20 minutes. Treatments are usually performed every 3-4 weeks. Consult your certified provider to determine the right treatment plan for you.

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Photofacial Benefits

Anti-Aging

Quick & Effective Treatment

Treats Stubborn Acne

Even Skin tone & Texture

Minimal Discomfort

No Downtime

FAQs for Photofacial

How long does it take for a photofacial to work?

The effects of an IPL Photofacial are gradual, so don’t expect to see immediate results. You begin to see a change in your face within a week to 10 days and on the other treated areas of your body within 6-8 weeks.

How many photofacial treatments do I need?

During your consultation after assessing the quality of your skin and your goals that will help determine how many treatments will be needed to achieve best results. In most cases, we recommend receiving 4 – 6 treatments spaced about four to six weeks apart.

Does IPL promote collagen?

IPL will stimulate collagen growth by treating a deeper layer of skin, while improving texture, and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Can you wear makeup after an IPL photofacial?

Do not apply makeup immediately after an IPL facial treatment. It’s best to try and minimize (or completely avoid) using makeup for the next 12 hours. … During the week or so following an IPL facial treatment, any pigmented spots in the treated areas may darken in color before eventually peeling off.

Can photofacials be used on areas other than the face?

Yes, photofacials can be performed on various parts of the body, including the neck, chest, hands, and shoulders. These areas are often exposed to the sun and can benefit from the same rejuvenating effects as facial treatments, improving skin tone and reducing sun damage.

How do photofacials affect skin texture?

Photofacials not only target pigmentation and vascular issues but also improve overall skin texture. The stimulation of collagen production helps smooth out rough patches, fine lines, and minor scars, leading to a more even and refined skin surface.

Are there any specific post-treatment care tips for photofacials?

After a photofacial, it’s important to avoid direct sun exposure and wear sunscreen with a high SPF to protect the treated skin. Additionally, use gentle skincare products and avoid any harsh exfoliants or active ingredients like retinoids for a few days to allow the skin to heal and maximize the treatment benefits.

Is it possible to combine photofacials with other skin treatments?

Yes, photofacials can be combined with other skin treatments like chemical peels, microneedling, or microdermabrasion for enhanced results. Combining treatments can address multiple skin concerns simultaneously, providing a more comprehensive approach to skin rejuvenation.

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