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Photorejuvenation Skin Treatment Explained and Reviewed

There are dozens of skin treatments on the market these days, and most recently, Erbium YAG lasers and high energy pulsed CO2 and have become more widely used. The lasers repair deep wrinkles in the skin by re-shaping collagen which is the substance in the skin that keeps the skin elastic.


Photorejuvenation facial treatments are a safer alternative to laser skin treatments and are particularly well suited to people who have not yet developed deep wrinkles. Facial treatment may improve finer wrinkles, loose skin and hyper pigmentation or brown facial spots. Photo rejuvenation doesn’t cause scabs or sores to occur on the skin, which means there is no post-treatment downtime. Photorejuvenation needs several treatments before the skin tightness becomes visible improved.

Effectiveness of Skin Photorejuvenation Treatment

Patients with deep acne scars or facial wrinkles should consider stronger treatments than skin Photorejuvenation. Patients with fine wrinkles or blood vessel blotches usually see excellent results. Like most other anti- aging skin treatments, the extent of success a treatment has depends on how soon you decide to commit to treatment: simply put, the sooner you seek treatement the better.

Pre-Treatment Advice for Photorejuvenation

Before undergoing Photorejuvenation skin treatments, you should follow some simple skin care procedures car. Foundation or make-up  is to be avoided and skin must be kept clean. You will be told to rub some Emla into your skin about 30 minutes before the appointment, concentrating on the areas to receive treatment. You must also avoid the sun, as tanning before Photorejuvenation treatment can increase blotches.

Pain and Side Effects of Skin Photorejuvenation Treatment

Patients who have their entire face treated are likely to experience some discomfort. Anesthetic injections are not necessary: however, often patients find the application of cold packs or topical anesthetic creams helpful in dealing with the discomfort.

After receiving Photorejuvenation skin treatment, skin will appear red and flushed; however, scabs and burns commonly associated with laser skin treatments are not present. Skin redness usually fades a few hours after the . Photorejuvenation treatment finishes. Occasionally, some patients experience some blistering that heals quite quickly.

Receiving Multiple Photorejuvenation Treatments

The Photorejuvenation treatment program on average consists of about five separate treatments over a month. Some patients only need three treatments over a fortnight. Your skin care specialist will also recommend ways of caring for your skin at home after receiving the Photorejuvenation treatment.