The FotoFacialRF™Pro is a comprehensive skin rejuvenation technique using a combination of non invasive laser technologies in a specific treatment parameter to achieve reproduceable, consistent results. No one laser can treat all skin conditions non invasively. Most of us have combination problems - skin laxity, fine lines or wrinkles, red or brown pigmentation, sun damage, acne, scars, pores, facial hair etc. Combination problems need combination treatment or lasers to achieve the best result.
Why are multiple lasers needed?
Lasers are specialized tools and carry a specific wavelength of light or laser energies. They are either attracted to melanin, hemoglobin, or water. Melanin is responsible for pigmentation of the skin; hemoglobins are blood vessels, and water makes up majority of the content of collagen. Any irregularities in these components can appear as skin abnormalities.
Who are candidates for the FotoFacialRF™Pro treatments?
Anyone who has more than one skin condition that she/he wants to see improved. The list includes wrinkles, skin laxity, poor skin tone, rosacea, flushing, redness, ruddy complexion, broken capillaries and spider veins of the face, sun spots, age spots, melasma, multiple freckles and brown blemishes, enlarged pores, acne lesions, acne scars, and uneven skin color and texture. Darker skin colors and tanned skin can also be safely treated without downtime.
How does the FotoFacialRF™ PRO differ from other Photofacial or the other Photorejuvenation Procedure?
Fotofacial (or PhotoFotofacial or Photolight) has been around for years. It is a treatment using IPL or Intense Pulse Light or any Broadband of light to acheive skin rejuvenation. We now know that IPL is great for pigmentation problems, improving skin color and tone but cannot effectively correct other issues such as skin laxity, wrinkles, scars, facial hair, and pores. The photorejuvenation procedure performed by Laser machines are effective in collagen remodeling but unable to target pigmented lesions and tend to be more painful. Hence FotoFacialRF™ PRO uses combination of lasers to address the different issues a client may have. It is using the most effective tool to correct a specific problem.
How are the FotoFacialRF™ PRO procedure performed?
The FotoFacialRF™ treatments are simple, office based treatments. Each treatment takes about 45 to 60 minutes for a full face procedure. The treatments are gentle and comfortable; most people tolerate without use of topical anesthetic. However for more sensitive individuals, topical anesthetics are used and/or cool air blown to the treatment area may be used, which makes the treatment virtually painless.
What results might I expect from the FotoFacialRF™ treatments?
Temporary pinkness in the skin lasts for very short time and people return to work or normal activities immediately after treatment. Pigmented lesions usually turn darker before they lighten. All patients notice a consistent improvement in the appearance of the skin with each treatment. However full results can only be achieved with at least 5 or 6 treatments over a period of 15-18 weeks.