212.644.6454     New York Dermatology         
30 East 60th Street 
 (Park/Madison)       
8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY        
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                   Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) 



IPL for the treatment of facial redness and sun freckles and (liver spots) on face, chest, shoulders and hands


IPL technology improves the appearance of photoaged skin, removes age spots (sun-induced freckles), most benign brown pigments, and redness caused by broken capillaries through a process called photorejuvenation for face and body.
The process is id
eal for patients with active lifestyles because the procedure requires no downtime and has a low risk of side effects. 

IPL Fa
cial Skin Rejuvenation

Skin regeneration, resurfacing & correction of facial redness


IPL Skin Rejuvenation treatments

Time, Sun exposure, trauma, illness and other lifestyle factors have a negative impact on your skin which will be visible to the eye. 
This procedure is thought to reduce the appearance of large pores and dark circles around the eyes, and is especially effective in reducing chronic facial redness. It also can be used to treat sun damage and weathered areas on the neck, arms and chest, as well as the back of the hands. The biggest advantage of IPL treatments is that there is no downtime. The procedure improves the general texture and refinement of the skin


IPL treatment can reduce the visible effects of aging and skin defects using advanced IPL technology .that will be tailor made to fit your clinical and aesthetic requirements.

What is IPL Skin Rejuvenation? 

IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. The IPL system regenerates the skin by heating the cells known as collagen within the skin so to regenerate cells and tissue to improve your complexion, skin texture and tension. The series of treatments stimulate the increase of the production of collagen over a period of time to increases the elasticity, skin thickness, smoothness, wrinkle reduction and resurfaces the top surface. 

What kind of Skin problems can be treated?

Sun damaged Skin: Rejuvenation and resurfacing of the skin as a result of sun damage and can be corrected and dramatically improved with compliance to the treatment regime and refraining from intense sun exposure. Skin damaged by the sun is treated by IPL to stimulate the healing and regenerative properties of collagen and elastin below the skin surface.

Facial Redness, flushing or a condition known as Rosacea can be treated effectively by IPL and the YAG treatment head. The redness is significantly reduced or ceased leaving you with a face that you want to show without embarrassment.

Rosacea: Broken veins or capillaries on the skin surface or just below can cause embarrassment and require camouflage makeup. Our range of treatments can be used to break down the vessel walls and reduce the visible effect of the blemishes on the skin surface. The IPL treatment can be used on all areas of the body where broken vein, thread veins and capillary redness are visible and problematic. 

Age Spots & Melasma: Brown age spots or discoloured skin pigmentation can be reduced to reveal a younger more even skin tone to improve your visual image and confidence. 

Hyper or Hypo Pigmentation: as a result of various causes can be reduced and corrected by using IPL in combination with other dermatological products if required. 

Freckles: Can be significantly reduced and a clearer complexion revealed. 

Does it hurt? 
As the controlled intense pulsed light passes in to the skin the most regular description is on of feeling a very slight ping like a hot elastic band on the skin surface. The patch test will help you understand the treatment and feel your own sensation. 

What are the Side Effects?

Side effects are rare. 
Slight reddening and swelling of the treated area may occur after treatment but usually goes away within hours. 
Blistering or bruising is very rare. 
Hyper / hypo pigmentation. In rare occasions the skin around the treated area may become temporarily darker or lighter but is usually returns back to normal very quickly.

It is vital to undergo a full pre assessment to ensure that your skin type is fully assessed and to be  accurate about your medical history. This particular procedure might not be the right treatment for you.  It is crucial that the Doctor does a full History and Physical Examination and listens to your concerns.  It very important to understand the individual needs of each patient because one procedure could work on one patient and then not another.

Each patient’s condition is carefully evaluated and the best treatment(s) are chosen to ensure an optimal outcome. Treatments are performed by Dr. Gary who has extensive cosmetic dermatology experience and training. This allows the Doctor to offer top-quality services in every area of the cosmetic dermatology field, while ensuring patients safety and satisfaction. 
 
Dr. Rothfeld, recognized by the entertainment industry of America as one of the best dermatologists who has treated some of Hollywood's hottest faces and world renowned for his contributions for many of today's cosmetic procedures has organized a comprehensive skin care center offering personalized state of the art services including medical, pediatric, and cosmetic dermatology.  Every treatment is customized to fit each patient's needs. 

I personally see every new patient who visits our office. I am not just a physician, I am a Board Certified Dermatologist. My goal is, quite simply, to provide the type of dermatologic care which I  would seek for my own family. This is a very important point, since physicians often use the phrase "Doctor's Doctor" to refer to those individuals who typically are selected by physicians themselves for personal care. I am confident that my practice fully meets that definition. This is the type of 5-star care and service that our patients expect, deserve and receive. I treat every patient the way I would want to be treated: with courtesy, dignity and respect. I carefully listen to their hair and skin-care concerns and offer a variety of options including a treatment plan that I believe will give them the best results 

Dr Gary sees every patient himself and  believes in personalized care. The Doctor does not employ any physician assistants, nurse practitioners, or other physician substitutes to do his treatment. He sees every patient himself at every visit.

A significant percentage of my  Dermatology Conditions are diagnosed  on listening to medical history of the patient alone, a further percentage on examination and the remainder on further investigation and my patients teach me the rest. It is clear to me that history and examination skills remain at the very core of my dermatology practice. Older Dermatologists like myself rely on history and physical to a greater degree than the younger dermatologists.  I think that the pendulum has swung too far towards all these cosmetic procedures where the younger dermatologists are just doing cosmetic procedures and not listening to their patients.  This is an important point because if the Dermatologist does not spend enough time with the patient the cosmetic procedures will not work.

New York Dermatology serves the following neighborhoods within New York (NY), which are in close proximity to our office:

Upper East Side Dermatology, Fifth Avenue Dermatology, Park Avenue Dermatology, Madison Avenue Dermatology, Upper West Side Dermatology, Midtown Dermatology, Lower East Side Dermatology,Chelsea Dermatology, Gramercy Park Dermatology, Murray Hill Dermatology,  Greenwich Village Dermatology, East Village Dermatology, West Village Dermatology, Soho Dermatology, Tribeca Dermatology, Meat Packing District Dermatology, Sutton Place Dermatology, Wall Street Dermatology, Hells Kitchen Dermatology, and the burroughs of Brooklyn Dermatology , Bronx Dermatology, Queens Dermatology and Staten Island Dermatology.
Dr. Gary Rothfeld is recognized as one of the best Dermatologist in New York, NY, Manhattan, NYC, New York City and the nation by the entertainment industry in the United States of America. At New York Dermatology headed by board certified Dermatologist Dr. Rothfeld, sees patients  7 days a week including Saturday and Sunday.

                  We accept all credit cards  as well as debit cards for payment of services.

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 New York Dermatology
Board Certified Dermatologist 
30 E. 60th St. Ste. 805 (Park Avenue)
New York, NY 10022

212.644.6454