Is there a marked difference between the results of and IPL treatment and an "advanced photofacial"?
Botox Price Calculator
What would you like to change?
Enter your info to request custom estimates from three local providers.
These providers will send a more accurate price based on your needs.
Doctor Answers 2
IPL versus Advanced Photofacial
The terms IPL and photofacial are interchangeable. The term "advanced photofacial" may be a term used by a certain office where the settings are different. It sounds like this may be the case as different "types" of light are used. With an IPL photofacial, many different wavelengths or colors of light are used; this can be controlled with filters that are available on various devices. Visible light works well for dark spots and redness, infrared light works well for stimulating collagen, and blue or ultraviolet light works well for acne. Depending on your concern you may choose the "advanced photofacial" option. I recommend discussing this with your doctor and reviewing representative before and after pictures to see what would be best for you. Good luck!
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.