121 East 60th Street, Suite 8AB, New York, NY 10022

Ph. (212) 285-1110

Long Island

901 Stewart Ave, Suite 240, Garden City, NY 11530

Ph. (516) 512-7616

New York City (212) 285-1110

Garden City, NY (516) 512-7616

IPL Photofacial Treatment in New York

Throughout the course of your life, your skin does you quite a few favors. It protects you from the wind, the cold, the humidity and the aridness. But your skin pays a price for that, drying and cracking in ways you aren’t entirely happy with. You may also develop wrinkles and lines due to environmental factors and due to genetic factors. In other words, those NYC winters don’t do your skin any favors. Many patients who come into Dr. Rokhsar’s Manhattan and Garden City offices for IPL1 (or intense pulsed light) therapy, remark on these factors.

Photorejuvenation2 (photo facial) is a non-invasive skin health and restoration treatment that erases the damage inflicted on your skin from sun, aging and biological factors as well as Rosacea. The technology supplies a broad spectrum of light which reaches deep down within the skin, targeting pigment and vascular imperfections. The goals of therapy are a more even skin color and texture. If you’re looking for a New York or Long Island photo facial, Dr. Rokhsar is your go-to source.

How Does IPL Work?

Intense Pulse Light (IPL) corrects a variety of skin conditions such as brown spots and redness of the face while offering a safe, non-invasive solution that can be tailored to your individual condition and skin type. The IPL can treat the imperfections on the face as well as the neck, chest, and hands.

Using Light to Rejuvenate Your Face

IPL is one of the most common technologies used to treat Rosacea. After a series of treatments, this technology can significantly reduce the redness and visible blood vessels on the face. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments are comfortable and performed without downtime. Alternating between IPL and Pulsed Dye Laser3 treatments (Vbeam laser) is sometimes recommended when treating Rosacea.

After a series of IPL treatments, patients also report improvement in the texture of their skin and reduced pore size. With a series of treatments, IPL Photorejuvenation can help restore your skin to a more youthful appearance without the prolonged recovery.

What Does IPL Treat?

IPL treats a variety of conditions on the face, neck, chest, and hands, including:

  • Rosacea
  • Sun damage
  • Flushing
  • Skin texture
  • Redness
  • Broken capillaries
  • Brown Spots and Age Spots
  • Sun-induced freckles on the hands, chest, and face
  • Fine lines, wrinkles and increased pore size
  • Ruddy skin

IPL Can Help You Look Younger in NYC

New York City is commonly known as the city that doesn’t sleep. But that doesn’t mean you have to look tired or worn out. If you’re looking for a way to rejuvenate your skin in New York, be sure to consider Dr. Cameron Rokhsar, one of the foremost energy device experts in the nation! When you contact Dr. Rokhsar, we can schedule a confidential consultation, during which you can discuss your desired final results from this procedure.

IPL Photofacial FAQ

What does the photo facial procedure treat?

Photofacials work to erase the damage inflicted on the skin from sun, aging, and various skin conditions. Intense pulse light can effectively treat rosacea, sun damage, flushing, uneven skin tone and texture, redness, broken capillaries, brown spots and age spots, as well as freckles on the hands, chest, and face, wrinkles and enlarged pores.

Are photo facial treatments painful?

The intense pulse light is a comfortable, non-invasive treatment that does not administer micro-damage by wounding the skin, but instead feels like gentle warming of the skin’s surface. A cold gel is initially applied to the skin over the area that will be treated and a pain-free treatment with long-term results will follow.

How long is the treatment?

Each session usually lasts about 30 minutes to one hour, depending upon the treatment site and skin condition. Treatments are generally administered in a series of two to six sessions, which will provide long-term results with no adverse results.

What is IPL photofacial?

IPL photofacial is a versatile and effective skin rejuvenation treatment. IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light, and it uses cutting-edge technology to deliver pulses of broad-spectrum light to the skin, which can help to stimulate the production of collagen and improve the overall texture and tone of the skin.

An IPL photofacial can be used to treat a range of skin concerns, including pigmentation issues, such as brown spots and sun damage, as well as vascular lesions and redness, such as rosacea. It’s a non-invasive treatment that typically lasts between 30-45 minutes, and there is no downtime required, so you can resume your normal activities immediately.

During an IPL photofacial, a handheld device is used to deliver pulses of light to the skin. The light is absorbed by the target cells in the skin, such as melanin or blood vessels, causing them to break down and be naturally eliminated by the body. Over time, this process can help to reduce the appearance of pigmentation and vascular issues, leaving the skin looking more even and youthful.

What is a BBL photofacial?

BBL photofacial is a cosmetic laser treatment that uses broadband light (BBL) therapy to improve the appearance of the skin. This non-invasive treatment is FDA-approved and can be used to treat a variety of skin concerns, such as acne, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, fine lines, and wrinkles. BBL photofacial is also effective in treating broken capillaries and vascular lesions.

During the procedure, a specialized machine emits light energy, which is directed towards the targeted area of the skin. The BBL machine allows for the customization of the wavelength and intensity of the light energy, making it possible to address multiple skin concerns with a single treatment. The light energy is absorbed by the skin cells, which in turn stimulates collagen production and promotes skin cell renewal.

BBL photofacial is a quick and relatively painless procedure that typically requires little to no downtime. Patients may experience some mild redness or swelling immediately following the treatment, but these side effects usually subside within a few hours to a few days.

How much does a photofacial cost?

The cost of a photofacial can vary depending on several factors, including the size of the treatment area, the number of sessions needed, and the experience of the provider. Multiple sessions may be needed for optimal results, with a typical series of about five treatments spaced three weeks apart. In general, most people need three to six sessions for optimal results.

New York Office Locations

Upper East Side Manhattan Office
121 East 60th Street, Suite 8AB New York, NY 10022
(212) 285-1110

Long Island Office
901 Stewart Ave, Suite 240, Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 512-7616

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  2. Photoepilation and Skin Photorejuvenation: An Update. Available:
  3. Pulsed Dye Laser: What You Need to Know. Available:

About author - Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar, MD, FAAD, FAACS, is the founder and medical director of the New York Cosmetic, Skin, & Laser Surgery Center. Dr. Rokhsar is a graduate of Harvard College and NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Rokhsar is double board certified in dermatology and micrographic dermatologic surgery, being one of the few select dermatologists in the country who is also fellowship trained in laser surgery. A researcher and innovator, Dr. Rokhsar is the creator of the non-surgical nose job and has been instrumental in the research and development of laser systems such as the Fraxel, CO2, Mirady, Vbeam, Themitight, and Ulthera devices. An Associate Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC, Dr. Rokhsar actively teaches the cosmetic dermatology clinic to the resident at Mount Sinai. An expert injector of fillers, and a trainer for many companies, patients fly in from around the world to see Dr. Rokhsar in his Garden City and Manhattan offices in New York.

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