Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
PDT aims to treat sun damaged skin, aged skin, rosacea, acne, large pores, fine lines, pigmentation and skin discolouration. This is done by using PDT’s non-invasive light technology. A photosensitive cream is applied hours prior to treatment.
Risks and downtime associated with PDT:
At Prèface Cosmetic we ensure patients have met the necessary criteria for recommended treatments and procedures. It’s important to be aware of the risks associated with treatments in order to make an informed decision. Results from our treatments and procedures vary patient to patient according to factors including genetics, age, diet and exercise.
Potential risks and side effects of PDT:
- Burning sensation
- Changes in pigmentation
- Inducing Skin Cancer Formation
Involved downtime – Downtime is variable, but is generally around one week.