Your face is your personal billboard; if it falls into disrepair, teenagers will be tempted to spray-paint it with mustaches. Stave off surly graffiterati with today’s Groupon: for $125, you get an IPL photofacial at Om Medical in Henderson (a $350 value).
As a board-certified and physician-owned-and-operated medical facility, Om Medical returns skin back to its glowing good graces by way of antiaging rejuvenation treatments. The 20-minute photofacial treatment peppers skin with safe, intense pulse light (IPL), assuaging benign skin conditions associated with blemishes or birthmarks that resemble a map of Brussels.
During the noninvasive, tailored facial, skin is covered in a cool gel, and eyes are protected from the bright lights by goggles. The glass surface of an IPL hand piece gently rolls over skin, igniting epidermal pathways with short bursts of light that snap with a minimal, rubber-band-like punch. Following each treatment, faces radiate with a renewed smoothness, and unsightly veins or broken capillaries disappear from future photographs. Although Om Medical recommends undergoing a series of four to six sessions for longer-lasting results, your first photofacial delivers audible office compliments with minimal risk.