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Photofacial Side Effects

I got my first Photofacial today and it feels like a really bad sunburn, and also I noticed a lot of dark brown small to medium spots all over. Is... READ MORE

Intense Pulsed Light Photofacial - Results, Alternatives

My doctor sent me an email that his office now offers IPL photo facial. When do you recommend IPL for your patients? For what skin conditions is it... READ MORE

When Does Peeling Start After Photofacial?

How long does it take for the face to peel after a Photofacial? I got my first one done on Friday and it is now almost Tuesday and my face hasn't... READ MORE

How Long Between Photo Facial Treatments?

I was wondering how long I'd have to wait between Photo Facial treatments? What is the typical amount of time? READ MORE

IPL Vs. Photo Facial: What's the Difference?

I think IPL and photo facial is the same thing.  please correct me if wrong READ MORE

How Much Does a Photofacial Cost?

My sister says to me that I should consider a photofacial treatment to get rid of face blemishing. What would I have to spend to get photofacial? How... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation Looks Worse After Photofacial

I have now had 11 photofacial's and my face looks worse than it ever did.  The dark spots have just gotten darker and the last time I went in, I... READ MORE

IPL Vs. Photofacial - What's the Difference?

What's the difference between IPL and a Photofacial? READ MORE

Ipl or Photofacial Side Effect - Hair Growth?

I have very fine facial hair, like most women, but I'm worried that if I have a photo facial that the hair will be burned off during treatment and... READ MORE

Risk of Scarring from IPL After Scabs Fall Off?

The 'scabs' that resulted from IPL treatments have fallen off, but the area is reddish/pinkish. It has been several weeks but the pigmentation has... READ MORE

Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation Due to Photo Facial Treatments

I am now 40, 3/4 Asian & 1/4 Caucasian and my skin is probably a medium Type 3. In Oct 2008, I purchased/started a package of 6 photo facial... READ MORE

AFT Pulsed Light or IPL for Spots, Rosacea, Fine Lines?

My goal is to improve skin tone (brown spots/sun damage and redness due to rosacea) as well as skin texture (pores) and fine lines. READ MORE

Why Didn't I See Results After Photofacial?

I recently had a Photofacial on my upper chest area and saw no changes from it. I previously had some on my face at a different clinic years ago and... READ MORE

How Long After Botox Should I Wait to Get a Photofacial?

I am going in for Botox (second time/forehead only) this weekend and also want to get a Photofacial soon (not the same day; the machine is not... READ MORE

Recurring Brown Spots After Photofacial Treatments

I had Photofacial treatment done last month. First, all the brown spots were gone, nice and clean, and I was very happy about it. Then, 3 weeks later,... READ MORE

How Many Sessions of Photofacial to See Results?

How many for improvement, and then how often to sustain the improvement? READ MORE

AFT Photofacial Vs Pixel Laser for Skin Rejuvenation?

Which is more effective at treating fine lines and overall improvement of appearance, AFT (Photofacial) or Pixel Laser resurfacing? I am in good... READ MORE

Fotofacial While Breastfeeding?

Is it risky to have a foto facial while breastfeeding? READ MORE

Photofacial Melasma

A doctor referred specifically to fair-skinned patients for Photofacials. I am Asian and have darker skin. Is it true that Photofacials tend to make... READ MORE

Can Asian People Have IPL or Photofacial?

It is said that IPL is not suitable for dark skin. How dark does the dark refer to? I’m Asian. Is it ok for me to go for IPL treament? If not,... READ MORE

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