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Photofacial

Overview

Superficial, benign pigmented lesions such as age spots, sun damage, Rosacea, brown and red spots can be treated effectively by Nordlys system. Before removing any lesion, it is important to confirm that it is not malign, or cancerous. Dr. Jennifer Levine shared this treatment with the Wanderlust Girls. Read about their experience here. photofacial-wanderlustgirls
  • How does the treatment work?

    Nordlys directs pulses of light into the epidermis, or superficial layer of the skin. The light is then absorbed by melanin in the pigmented lesion and is then converted into heat. The heat eliminates the keratinocytes, which are cells within which melanin is stored.
  • Does photofacial help acne?

    Yes. Photofacial can help reduce the appearance of acne by addressing the bacteria in your skin. 3 - 4 treatments are optimal to address acne. This treatment is especially popular for "maskne", or acne developed due to the frequent wearing of face coverings.
  • Is photofacial safe?

    Yes. The light produced by the system is controlled to ensure that the right amount of energy is used and only the targeted tissue is affected.
AS SEEN IN AESTHETIC EDIT
“This treats active lesions, and also prevents new acne from erupting, which then leads to less scarring,” Dr. Levine says. Read more in Aesthetic Edit.

Before and After Gallery