(Fotofacial Skin Treatment: also known as Skin Rejuvenation and IPL (Intensed Pulsed Light))
Our skin rejuvenation treatments are full face, neck,
hands or body treatments using Intense Pulsed Light and Radio frequency
energy combined in the same pulse.
These gentle, no-downtime treatments
are used to improve the cosmetic appearance of the face, neck or
Many Hollywood stars and TV personalities rave about the
FotoFacial™ and credit this procedure for the renewed health and
vitality in their skin. The FotoFacial RF™ is the next generation
in high-tech skin enhancement
Are you a good Candidate for the FotoFacial RF™ Treatments?
FotoFacial RF™ treatments are beneficial in the treatment
of the following cosmetic skin concerns for the face and body:
- Rosacea, flushing, redness, ruddy complexion, broken capillaries
and spider veins of the face. All these "Pink" vascular based
conditions of the skin improve on average between 50-75% percent
with FotoFacial RF™ treatments.
- Sun spot, age spots, hyperpigmentation, multiple freckles. All these "Brown", melanin
based conditions of the skin improve, on average, 50-75% with
FotoFacial RF™ treatments.
- Chronic sundamage and photoaging improves by 50-75% with FotoFacial
- SunDamage and aging signs of the hands, neck (Poikiloderma)
and Chest skin can be improved by 50-75% percent with FotoBody
RF™ treatments (FotoFacials™ for the skin of the body)
- Wrinkles and skin laxity. Unlike other more basic forms of
Photorejuvenation, the FotoFacial RF™, with its synergy of simultaneous
Intense Pulsed Light and powerful RadioFrequency energy produces
industry leading non-ablative wrinkle and skin laxity improvements
of up to 70% without downtime; a claim that no other device or
procedure has been able to boast.
What results might I expect from the FotoFacial RF™ treatments?
All patients notice a consistent improvement in the appearance of
their skin. The degree of improvement is gradual and persistent
over the 15-18 week program and 5-6 FotoFacial RF™ treatments. The
noticeable and significant changes that have been reported include:
Improvement in pink and brown discoloration, spider veins, pink
and brown blemishes, sundamage, age spots, pore size, acne scarring
and wrinkles. The degree of improvement can vary but averages 50-75%
improvement in anything that is Pink and Vascular or Brown and Melanin
in nature. The improvement in fine to moderate wrinkles, acne scarring,
skin texture irregularities, laxity and smoothness is 50-75%.
How are the FotoFacial RF™ treatments performed?
Each treatment takes about 30 minutes and involves pulses of
bright visible light and RadioFrequency energy that are passed
into the skin. Because each FotoFacial RF™ treatment is gentle,
most patients require 5 or 6 FotoFacial™ treatments to see the
desired results and they are performed every 3 weeks. In certain
skin types, a microdermabrasion is performed between FotoFacial™
treatments to enhance the penetration of the light and RadioFrequency
Each pulse of the FotoFacial™ RF device sends two
types of energy into your skin, Intense Pulsed Visible Light and
RadioFrequency energy, that act synergistically to enhance the
skin. Energy is given up to brown spots, blood vessels, and redness
to gradually and gently lessen or eliminate these blemishes. The
RadioFrequency energy also produces significant amounts of collagen,
elastin and ground substances in the dermis, the thick undercarpet
of the skin, resulting in a noticeable and significant smoothening
of fine to moderate wrinkles and textural irregularities of the
Will the FotoFacial RF™ treatment hurt and will I have
to miss work?
The FotoFacial RF™ treatments have a tolerable level of discomfort.
After each treatment, patients
can apply makeup and return to normal activities. The FotoFacial
RF™ treatments have proven to be low risk, are associated with
few complications and patients rarely have downtime or have to
miss work or regular activities.
How long will the Skin enhancement effects of the FotoFacial RF™ last?
At the completion of the FotoFacial RF™ program the skin will
have achieved a noticeable and consistent degree of improvement
that over 90% of patients are very happy with. Occasionally, some
patients desire an even greater degree of improvement and these
patients will sign up for additional procedures Most FotoFacial
RF™ patients will just desire to maintain the nice skin enhancements
they achieved from the program and, for these satisfied patients,
a single maintenance FotoFacial RF™ treatment is recommended every
2-4 months to keep the skin looking vital, even, smooth and youthful.
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Anna Jaques Hospital
21 Highland Avenue
Newburyport, MA 01950
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