Photofacial for Freckles?

I am 18 years old and I want to do a Photofacial treatment to get rid of my freckles. Is this treatment right for me?

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You may have good results with photofacial treatments.  Expect to have 3-5 treatments spaced one month apart from each other to see results.  

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Photofacial for freckles

A photofacial or intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment for freckles is a reasonable treatment. It may take anywhere from 2-4 treatments spaced about a month apart to fade and in some cases eliminate your freckles. 

Benjamin Barankin, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologic Surgeon
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