A board-certified plastic surgeon in Staten Island, Dr. Louis Cutolo, Jr. is an active member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the... read onMeet Dr. Cutolo
Louis C. Cutolo, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.
1557 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: (718) 720-9400
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Intense Pulsed Light Photofacial
Fine lines, hyperpigmentation, redness, and other skin concerns may not always respond to traditional treatments. IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) photofacial treatments can often meet those challenges where other methods have failed, transforming sun spots and other imperfections into youthfully fresh, evenly toned skin. In addition, Dr. Cutolo and his aesthetic staff frequently use IPL to treat occurrences of acne and other skin care concerns in his New York City and Staten Island patients.
Dr. Louis C. Cutolo Jr.
Who is a Good Candidate?
You may benefit from IPL if you want to:
- Reduce hyperpigmentation and redness
- Minimize age and sun spots
- Treat acne or rosacea
- Diminish fine lines by building collagen
To view the results of some of our satisfied IPL patients, visit our Photo Gallery.
The treatment typically lasts about 30 minutes, depending on your skin care concerns. During the procedure, the device delivers pulses of photo-thermal energy to deeper layers of skin in the targeted areas. Some patients compare this sensation to a rubber band snapping against their skin. Most patients benefit most from 3 to 5 treatments, usually spaced about a month apart.
Although some patients experience redness and swelling right after their procedure, these side effects usually subside in just a few hours. We will provide you with detailed instructions for achieving the best results from your treatment, such as protecting your skin from the sun. Improvements continue over the next few weeks after your treatment.
Results and Benefits
Our acne treatment and facial rejuvenation patients in New York City and Staten Island typically experience noticeable improvements in concerns such as hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and acne blemishes. In some cases, particularly for patients who want to correct the signs of aging such as wrinkles, facial hollows, and fine lines, we may recommend other complementing and enhancing treatments, such as chemical peels and a home care regimen.