The skin is the largest single organ of the human body and serves as a defense mechanism, temperature controller and sensation mechanism. As humans age, the skin changes because of accumulated damage and deterioration. These effects are often the result of exposure to the elements. The facial area is at higher risk because it is subject to exposure more than other areas of the body. Once the damage is sustained there are methods by which some restoration can be done. Two of the treatments designed to repair damage include intense pulsed light, chemical peels.
Intense Pulsed Light
This treatment option utilized light energy the penetrates the uppermost layer of skin and targets spots, pigmentation, and damaged hair follicles. The light energy is converted to heat that breaks down those areas so the body can then naturally remove them. These treatments are available from intense pulsed light San Francisco CA to … Read more