Drs. Achtman and McConnell of DSA Dermatology are dedicated professionals who have experience in providing patients with general and cosmetic dermatology solutions. When patients are interested in enhancing their skin, they may find there are several benefits to IPL photofacial treatment. Plano, TX area patients are encouraged to learn about these and other skin enhancement treatments that are available in our state-of-the-art dermatological practice.
What are IPL photofacial treatments?
IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. This treatment utilizes bursts of light energy to penetrate deep into the skin. This photorejuvenation service can be adjusted to certain wavelengths of light, depending on the specific needs of the patient. The result is clearer skin and better texture and tone overall when used on the facial area. This is the most common area of the body that is treated with IPL photofacials.
What can IPL photofacials be used for?
This treatment can be used in a variety of ways, and can treat:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Broken capillaries
- Sun damage
- And much more!
What can I expect during my appointment?
Once patients have consulted with Drs. Achtman and McConnell to make sure they are appropriate candidates for treatment, they then undergo their photofacial session. Patients relax in the treatment chair as the skin is cleansed, and a special device is used to administer the concentrated bursts of light directly onto the skin. Treatment times are typically around twenty minutes and require no downtime or recovery afterwards.
How often should I have treatments?
To see the best results, we often encourage patients to book a package of three to five sessions, and then evaluate the skin from there to see if more treatments are required for the desired results.
Ready to learn more about photofacials?
Rejuvenate the health and appearance of your skin today by calling the team of DSA Dermatology. Our staff is here to help you achieve beautiful, healthy skin that is radiant and youthful! Call Drs. Achtman and McConnell today at (972) 362-9567 to schedule an appointment with our staff located at 5072 W. Plano Pkwy, Suite 150, Plano. We proudly offer general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and dermatological surgery for patients in and around Plano, TX!
Why Choose DSA Dermatology?
At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX,
Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.
Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.
Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.