What can I expect after my photofractional treatment?

Most clients should expect to experience some redness and minor swelling following their photofractional treatment. Although most patients are able to resume their daily activities directly after, their swelling and redness may last up to 5 days, depending on their personalized treatment. We advise clients to avoid direct […]

How long does it take for photofractional laser treatments to work?

A photofractional takes 3-5 sessions to typically see optimal results. After the first session, you may already begin to notice improvement in skin tone and pigmentation. Typically, about 3 sessions are needed to have visible improvement in the skin texture. Optimal results are typically achieved after 3-5 sessions […]

How does photofractional laser treatment work?

The IPL portion of the photofractional treatment utilizes pulses of light that target different pigmentation to improve overall skin tone. The Resurfx laser targets texture issues such as acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, skin laxity, and more through collagen and elastin production.

What is a photofractional laser?

This unique technology of a photofractional laser combines IPL photorejuvenation with Resurfx non-ablative fractional resurfacing laser. The use of both technologies help to address both pigmentation and skin texture in the same appointment, thus yielding a more youthful and radiant complexion. 

How much downtime is there with Resurfx?

The downtime from Resurfx varies from person to person. Redness may last up to a week. Swelling and sensitivity may last up to 5 days, depending on the severity of your treatment. Cold therapy is helpful (i.e., cold cloths, cool water to face).

What are the pros and cons of Resurfx?


  • Resurfx is a quick 15–30 minute procedure.
  • The Resurfx handpiece has a CoolScan scanner, which detects the temperature of the tissue to help prevent overheating and burns. It also offers continuous cooling, which makes the treatment more […]

What is Resurfx?

Resurfx is a laser facial that brings about collagen and elastin production through controlled tissue injury. The collagen and elastin production will help to smooth out skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles, minimize pores, improve skin laxity and also fade acne scars or stretch marks.

What are the benefits of IPL Photofacial treatment?

The IPL Photofacial helps to even overall skin tone by reducing spots, uneven pigmentation, and reducing redness caused by rosacea. The IPL will also help to stimulate dermal collagen with additional treatments.

Is IPL Photofacial safe?

Yes, IPL Photofacial is safe. At MediZen a certified, experienced technician will perform your IPL Photofacial therapy, resulting in a safe and effective treatment. 

How does IPL Photofacial work?

IPL, intense pulse light, is beams of light filtered through different wavelengths. The pulses of light target pigmentation in the skin (brown and dark spots) as well as vascular irregularities to improve your overall skin tone.

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