Dr. Thomas Theocharides offers several light-based skin rejuvenation procedures for those suffering from rosacea, hyperpigmentation and sun damage as well as large pores, skin laxity and wrinkles. Photofacial treatment is quick, affordable and virtually pain free. The photo skin rejuvenation can benefit virtually any part of the body, the most popular treatment areas are the face, neck, chest and hands.
Patients Talk About BBL Skin Rejuvenation
What is BBL and How Does It Work?
BBL stands for BroadBand Light, an advanced form of intense pulse light that uses a broad range of wavelenghts to allow targeted treatment for a multiple skin conditions. Photo-thermal energy heats upper layers of the skin, stimulating the growth of new collagen. The BBL laser targets and eliminates tiny vessles that cause redness and hyperpigmentation.
How much does BBL / photofacial treatment cost?
The cost of BBL photo facial treatment varies based on the individual needs and goals of the patient. During your consultation, Dr. Theocharides will discuss pricing for BBL laser treatments as well as the number of sessions you’ll need and any packages, discounts or financing that might be available.
Is BBL treatment painful?
Generally speaking, the BBL photo rejuvenation is a comfortable procedure. Some patients report mild to moderate discomfort, describing the treatment as feeling like a rubber band snap.
What areas of the body can the BBL laser treat?
The BBL laser can be used on virtually any part of the body, but the most popular treatment areas are the face, neck, chest, arms and hands.
How many treatments will I need?
Patients often report an improvement in the appearance of skin after a single session, however, most patients will see optimal results after 3 to 5 sessions. These treatments are usually spaced 3 to 4 weeks apart, giving the skin a chance to recover between sessions.
What’s the difference between IPL and BBL?
BBL is the trademark name for Sciton’s IPL treatment. BBL stands for BroadBand Light, IPL stands for Intense Pulse Light. Both refer to a high energy light source with a broad range of wavelenths that can be used to treat multiple skin conditions.