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By Dr. Alex Eshaghian, MD, PhD
October 18, 2015
Category: Services
Tags: IPL   Forever Young BBL   photofacial  

Forever Young BBL before and afterWhat is the difference between a Forever Young BBL treatment and an IPL photofacial treatment?

This is one of the most common questions we receive and a very good one.

The Sciton Forever Young BBL treatment is safe

The Sciton Forever Young BBL system has a number of distinguishing features that provide increased safety for the treatment. The system has a large crystal to allows for large areas to be treated in one session. The repetition rate is also extremely fast allowing this large area to be treated quickly. As a result, using the Sciton Forever Young BBL system Dr. Alex can treat the same area two or even three times using gentler settings instead of once with high settings. Not only does this make the treatment more comfortable but also more safe, as it decreases risks for side effects such as burns, scars, and discolorations.

The Sciton Forever Young BBL treatment allows for treatment of people with many different skin types

The Sciton Forever Young BBL system uses smart filters that can be changed in seconds. These filters allow Dr. Alex to change the color of the light that is being used in the treatment. People with darker skin types can be sensitive to certain colors of light while those with lighter skin types can tolerate these colors. The smart filters allow for safe treatment of many different skin types.

The Sciton Forever Young BBL treatment can also do skin tightening, hair removal, and treat acne

The Sciton Forever Young BBL system also comes with filters to allow for treatment of acne, unwanted hair, and wrinkles (skin tightening) on the same device. These treatments can even be done on the same day as a treatment for brown spots or redness. This versatility distinguishes the Sciton Forever Young BBL from other IPL photofacial devices.

The Sciton Forever Young BBL treatment allows for precise treatments of age spots and broken capillaries

The Sciton Forever Young BBL has finesse adaptors such as the small square adaptor and the round adaptor. The square adaptor is one third the size of the crystal and allows for effective treatment of curved surfaces such as the forehead. It can also be used to provide stronger settings for improved results while maintaining patient comfort. The round adaptor allows for treatments of small dark spots or broken capillaries without affecting the surrounding skin.

The Sciton Forever Young BBL treatment allows Dr. Alex to adjust settings for each patient

Unlike other IPL photofacial devices, the Sciton Forever Young BBL systems allows Dr. Alex to adjust many settings during the treatment. These include the energy setting (fluence), the length of time the light is on (pulse width), and the temperature of the crystal within one degree Celsius. This allows Dr. Alex to fine tune the settings to provide the best results for our patients.

The Forever Young BBL treatment is the most popular treatment at A E Skin. Dr. Alex has performed over 5,000 Forever Young BBL treatments on various skin types for multiple concerns. He has also given lectures on the topic. See some before and after pictures and the IPL photofacial informational video as well as IPL photofacial testimonial videos to see why patients love the Sciton Forever Young BBL photofacial treatment. Contact us for a free consultation with Dr. Alex.

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