IPL Photofacial Treatment in Los Angeles

IPL laser treatment, sometimes called Photorejuvenation, can treat a variety of skin conditions that trouble Los Angeles-area patients.






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    Intense Pulsed Light Therapy Explained

    The Intense Pulse light used in IPL photofacial treatments targets pigment issues as well as sun damage, destroying Melanin producing cells providing dramatic improvements in the appearance of:

    • age spots
    • sun spots
    • sun damage
    • freckles
    • rosacea, and more.

    What Is IPL Photofacial Rejuvenation Treatment? | IPL Photofacial Benefits | Watch Video of Procedure | IPL Photofacial Before and After Photos | What to Expect at IPL Photofacial Appointment | Photofacial Recovery After Treatment | Is Photofacial Therapy Safe? | Photofacial Side Effects | Book Your Treatment

    Los Angeles IPL Laser Treatment Center

    To book your next IPL photofacial treatment, call Dr. Mark Youssef and the team at Younique Med Spa today at (310) 434-0044 or schedule a free consultation online. We are located in beautiful Santa Monica, California.

    What Is IPL Photofacial Treatment?

    IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. Photofacial therapy is a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment used to correct skin damage without disrupting the skin’s surface. The light targets brown and red colors within the skin, thus diminishing age spots and redness while stimulating the formation of collagen in the skin. The IPL treatment may be used on many of the body including:

    • Face 
    • Hands 
    • Chest 
    • Arms 
    • Shoulders

    Am I Right for Intense Pulsed Light Therapy in LA?

    Are you asking yourself if your skin type os right for an ipl light procedure?

    Intense pulsed light treatments are tailored to individual conditions and skin types, and may be helpful in achieving smoother, youthful, vital and less blemished skin. Both men and women of all ages can be treated, and IPL is fast and virtually painless.The results are dramatic and, after a series of treatments, the skin appears skin appears more even, brighter and revitalized.

    IPL Photofacial Benefits

    Men and women alike can opt for IPL photorejuvenation to effectively treat a variety of conditions. Intense Pulsed Light, or IPL, significantly helps to restore skin that has been damaged by over-exposure to the sun. The most popular reasons patients turn to IPL include:

    • Smoother Skin
    • Improved Skin Tone
    • Irregular Pigmentation Reduction
    • Sun Spots
    • Sun Damage
    • Freckles
    • Rosacea
    • Scar Reduction 
    • Skin Discoloration 
    • Red Vein Treatment
    • Slowing Facial Hair Growth 
    • Age Spots 
    • Reduction of Fine Wrinkles
    • Additional Skin Therapy

    Photofacials are a continually growing skin treatment solution used to give the face a more youthful appearance by lightening brown spots, reducing the appearance of unsightly broken capillaries and enhancing the production of collagen.

    Watch IPL Treatment for Hands

    IPL Photofacial Before and After Photos

    Patients who have undergone treatment have raved about the IPL photofacial before and after results. See for yourself!

    IPL Results – Face Treatment

    IPL for Hands (Before)IPL for Hands (After)

    What To Expect at a Los Angeles IPL Photofacial Treatment Appointment

    IPL uses very bright pulses of light to repair or improve aging or damaged skin. After a consultation, Dr. Mark Yousseff and team will assess your specific skin needs and prescribe an exact treatment plan. Treatments generally last for 20 to 30 minutes with a minimum of 3 to 4 weeks between each, for best results.

    Typically, more than one treatment will be necessary, but it all depends on your skin type and how your skin responds to the treatments. Your ultimate goals for your skin will also determine how many treatments you will need.

    IPL Photofacial Recovery After Treatment

    Like most laser skin treatments, IPL photofacials require some healing time for possible redness, swelling, bruising or crusting, all of which typically resolve themselves with proper care and time. 

    The team at Younique recommends these actions after photofacial rejuvenation treatment:

    • Keep your skin hydrated with gentle moisturizers
    • Gently wash your face twice each day with mild facial cleansers
    • Apply makeup sparingly and remove very gently until healing is complete
    • Regularly use sunscreen protection (30 SPF or stronger) and avoid any sun exposure for one month where your face is not protected by sunscreen or covered. 
    • Avoid hot showers for 2-3 days after treatment
    • Opt for a facial treatment to clean and hydrate skin at about the 2-3 week mark
    • Avoid scratching the face after treatment until healing is complete

    Is Photofacial Therapy Safe?

    IPL is a safe procedure that has little known side effects. Slight swelling of the treated area can occur, but is temporary. Rarely, some individuals develop bruising, but again, this is only temporary.

    Photofacial Side Effects

    IPL side effects are similar to those associated with a Botox® treatment. Local numbness, swelling, bruising, or a burning sensation during the treatment are common. These side effects, however, can be mitigated by placing ice on the skin before and after the procedure, and are mild and go away quickly.

    IPL Procedure Los Angeles: Book Your Treatment Today!

    Women and men are turning more and more to the Los Angeles IPL photofacial treatment center at Younique Cosmetic Surgery and Med Spa in beautiful Santa Monica, CA. Just one phone call can get you started down the path toward more youthful, vibrant skin. Give Younique a call today at (310) 434-0044 or schedule a free consultation online.

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