Who is a candidate for FotoFacial?
People who suffer from rosacea and experience flushing and redness.
People with early aging changes and sun damage.
People who don't want the downtime of laser resurfacing.
How does it work?
Skin Treatments often consist of full-face or body treatments, using gentle energy parameters. The treatment regime typically consists of:
What results can I expect?
You can expect to see a gradual decrease in overall redness, flushing and dilated capillaries.
Sun damaged skin will become smoother with a decrease in fine wrinkles, reduction in pore size, and fading of sun spots.
Many people with rosacea see an improvement in breakouts and are able to decrease or discontinue their medications.
How soon will I see results?
After your first Fotofaical treatment, your skin will feel smoother and will have a more even tone. These improvements are gradual and will be more visible after each treatment. Five treatments are performed for optimal results. some patients benefit from additional treatments.
Who "discovered" this technique?
Dr. Bitter (a dermatologist in California) first published this technique and has been doing it since 1998. Dr. Mullholland (a plastic surgeon in Toronto) also helped refine the procedure especially with regards to wrinkle improvement. Dr. Speron has been performing this procedure since July 2000 and has taken extensive additional training courses by Drs. Bitter and Mullholland (as have the nurses performing this procedure in our office).
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"My skin feels awesome! I can't believe there was no down time!" - N.B., Northbrook, IL
"I can't believe the things they do
nowadays. I should've done this sooner! - A.S., Chicago, IL