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Innovative Skincare Excellence

At Sistine Aesthetics, we are dedicated to offering the most innovative and cutting-edge skincare solutions in Pittsburgh without sacrificing your health, safety, or wellbeing. All of our state-of-the-art treatments are performed under the guidance of Dr. Leong, board certified facial plastic surgeon who employs a conservative approach to minimize bruising, swelling, and discomfort. 

Personalized IPL Photofacial

Each of Dr. Leong’s meticulously trained practitioners is genuinely focused on your needs and best interests, unlike at so many corporately owned spas where the client is just another faceless number. Our team will ensure you receive a procedure that is finely tailored to your skin type, as well as your comfort level and busy lifestyle.

The IPL photofacial is just one tool in Dr. Leong’s impressive non-surgical arsenal for helping to reverse facial aging, acne scarring, and hyperpigmentation. You will receive a comprehensive analysis of your skin so our team can identify the exact areas that need the most improvement.

What is an IPL photofacial?

Using high-intensity broad spectrum wavelengths, IPL performs photo-rejuvenation to help treat a variety of stubborn skin conditions including acne scarring, rosacea, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, and an uneven skin tone. 

Our medical-grade laser emits carefully controlled light pulses that improve your complexion while protecting the undamaged skin cells. Collagen stores are replenished, thanks to the gentle heating process of IPL, which restores a youthful, hydrated glow. Treatments take 30 minutes or less, and can be performed at three-week intervals for best results. Four or five sessions is typically ideal.

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Very knowledgeable, detailed physician. Explained exactly what he would be doing in great detail. Good bed-side manner, very kind soul. Both Dr. Leong and his staff followed up after my procedure to ensure that all was okay. Highly recommended.

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What can IPL photofacials treat?

  • Enlarged pores
  • Sun damage
  • Blood vessels
  • Age spots
  • Freckles
  • Rosacea
  • Acne scarring
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Uneven skin texture
  • Poor skin tone
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Age-related skin flaws
  • Spider veins
  • Stretch marks
  • Melasma

What are the key benefits of an IPL photofacial in Pittsburgh?

  • Smoother, tighter, firmer skin
  • A more youthful, attractive complexion
  • Correction of skin imperfections such as scarring, hyperpigmentation, and rosacea
  • Improved facial contours
  • Boosted collagen and elastin stores
  • Reversed sun damage
  • Deeper satisfaction with one’s appearance
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Ideal candidates for laser skin rejuvenation

  • Have lighter skin that is untanned
  • Have retained a good amount of skin elasticity
  • Are struggling with sun damage
  • Have age-related facial flaws, such as wrinkles and fine lines Have acne scars and enlarged pores
  • Are unhappy with your skin tone or texture
  • Are willing to follow our practitioners’ advice on the number of sessions required
  • Are realistic in your expectations based on your private Pittsburgh consultation

Before & After

Who is not a good IPL candidate?

  • Those with darker skin tones
  • Those with deep, entrenched wrinkles, folds, and creases
  • Those with tanned skin
  • Patients currently taking Accutane
  • Those with severe acne or rosacea
  • Those who are pregnant

Recovery details

Most patients will experience very minor side effects that dissipate within 48 hours. You may feel as though you’ve experienced a slight sunburn. You should take care to avoid intense sun exposure as well as the spa for several days.

Our team will provide you with a complete set of aftercare instructions and will follow up with you regularly to ensure your healing is progressing smoothing.

Why choose Sistine Aesthetics in Pittsburgh?

Because Sistine Aesthetics is so closely aligned with Dr. Leong’s facial plastic surgery practice, you receive the exceptional care, safety, and attention that you would if you were undergoing a surgical procedure. Just because your treatment at Sistine Aesthetics is non-invasive doesn’t mean it should be performed by just anyone. 

With the guidance of Dr. Leong, a board-certified facial plastic surgeon, our team delivers exquisite, beautiful skincare results that are effortlessly natural and reflect your best assets. Rather than a cookie-cutter approach found at so many corporate medspas, we provide personalized treatments that target your unique cosmetic concerns, never sacrificing your health or safety to follow a superficial trend.

What’s more, at Sistine Aesthetics you will receive Reward Points for every treatment, which can be added up and used towards a facial plastic surgery procedure with Dr. Leong down the line, if you so desire.

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