Intense Pulsed light for Rosacea and Anti-Aging:
Photofacials/ Photorejuvenation/IPL Intense Pulsed Light treatments go by many different names and have many benefits.
The Photofacial procedure offered at BAXT CosMedical® involves intense pulses of light penetrating the skin which helps boost collagen, reduce blood vessels, and fade hyperpigmentation.
Patient Profile: A 28-year old patient scheduled a consultation with Dr. Rebecca Baxt to discuss her treatment for her rosacea. The patient exhibited redness, irritation and breakouts on her entire face. Dr. Baxt recommended a series of Photo Rejuvenation (Intense Pulse Light) treatments to address the symptoms and to keep her rosacea symptoms under control. The patient’s after photo reflects the results of 5 IPL treatments. The patient’s maintenance program is to continue with her photofacial treatments every 3 months to keep her redness under control.
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Rosacea Treatment with Photofacial / Intense Pulsed Light
Rosacea is a chronic skin conditions that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. In some women and men, rosacea may also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps. Rosacea is a common skin disease that is prone to flare ups. Rosacea should not be mistaken for acne or other skin conditions.
Rosacea affects all ages and both sexes. However, more women than men are affected. Rosacea also affects people of color, however the early signs can be mistaken for other conditions, such as an allergic reaction or seborrheic dermatitis. It is important to get early diagnosis and treatment for rosacea as it can worsen and may affect your quality of life. Learn more about rosacea.
Dr. Rebecca Baxt, board-certified dermatologist offers many treatments for her rosacea patients. During your consultation, Dr. Baxt will examine your skin and discuss your symptoms and history of flare-ups. The recommended treatment(s) are dependent upon your physical symptoms. There are a variety of treatments available for rosacea including medical, laser and photofacial.
What is the PhotoFacial Treatment Like?
During the treatment, wavelengths of light are shined at the face. Sometimes patients are a bit pink after they leave, easily covered with makeup or sunscreen. Photofacials do not hurt. They do feel a bit warm. Patients come monthly for an initial 5 treatments, and then either 2-4 times a year depending on their maintenance needs. Allow one hour for your treatment from check in to check out, and the actual treatment lasts about 20-30 minutes. It is considered a no-down time procedure, it is walk-in…walk-out!
Anti-Aging Treatment with Photofacial / Intense Pulsed Light:
The same technology, broad band light, has been shown to stimulate collagen production when done over time. The intense pulsed light also helps fade brown marks, as well as reduce red blotchy vessels that arise from too much sun exposure.
Why BaxtCosmedical for Your PhotoFacial Procedure?
We have been performing Photofacials at BAXT Cosmedical® for over 20 years. Dr. Rebecca Baxt, Board Certified Dermatologist and Medical Director is continually researching and offers the latest clinically proven and effect technology. Currently, the updated Photofacial (IPL) technology offered is the Stellar M22™ manufactured by Lumenis®. This advance IPL system treats a wide range of skin conditions and is particularly effective in treating rosacea.
“I have been a patient with Baxt Cosmedical for over 38 years! I started when I was 18 years old with Dr. Saida Baxt ! She is the absolute sweetest person and the best of the best dermatologist! She is now retired so I have been a patient now with her daughter Dr. Rebecca Baxt ! Dr. Rebecca is wonderful!!! She is conservative like her mom and is truthful to what would be best for your individual needs ! The staff is a delight and I highly recommend the practice!!! I feel so blessed I have Dr. Baxt as my dermatologist:)
Jackie” Google Review
Schedule your consultation with the experienced board-certified dermatologists at BAXT CosMedical® by contacting us online or by calling 201-265-1300 today.