Latest Advancement in Skin Care Technology Backed by Science
Cosmetic photodynamic therapy is an exciting new science featuring light-activated photosensitive topical creams and gels that promote dramatic visible anti-aging results.
Glycoala® is a unique cosmetic photodynamic gel that is designed to help reduce and prevent the visible signs of aging. The photodynamic ingredient in GlycoAla is encapsulated in a state-of-the-art nanoparticle delivery system, known as glycospheres, providing enhanced stability, delivery and speed of absorption. The nanoparticles are combined with hyaluronic acid in this advanced, one-of-a-kind skincare gel.
Combining hyaluronic acid with the powerful photodynamic ingredient in GlycoAla, along with enhanced delivery due to glycosphere technology, results in impressive visible results. This unique photofacial is designed to help:
- Visibly reduce the appearance of pores
- Create the appearance of a softer, plumper skin texture and firmness
- Reduce the appearance of oiliness
- Create more radiant skin and diminished appearance of fine lines and sun damage
How long does a treatment take?
The whole treatment takes 70-90 minutes. The practitioner will exfoliate your skin to remove the dead skin cells. GlycoAla is applied to your skin and left for 40 minutes, during which time you will relax in a darkened room. Once the GlycoAla is removed, you are placed under the light.
Is the treatment uncomfortable?
You may feel a tingling sensation when placed under the light, but this is typically transient and dependent on the extent of sun damage you have.
Is the treatment effective?
Yes. GlycoAla gel is clinically proven to improve the appearance of skin tone, firmness, texture, and to reduce the look of pore size. It also significantly improves the effects of hydration.
Is the treatment safe?
Yes. We will discuss contraindications and precautions with you. Some drugs and illnesses may make you photo sensitive therefore you may not be suitable for the treatment.
How many treatments do I need?
For best results, a course of 3 treatments, spaced 4 weeks apart is recommended.
Will I need maintenance treatments?
Yes. We will recommend skin maintenance regimen and future treatments that is best for you.