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BroadBand Light Photofacial

Look Your Best

Ardmore BBL at sculpMD

Don't let lines, age spots, or rosacea hold you back from looking and feeling your best. BBL™ is the ultimate solution to eliminate those bothersome issues once and for all! BBL sets a new standard in treating skin conditions associated with aging, acne, loss of firmness, and sun damage. BBL is the world’s most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) device on the market, and it’s available here in Ardmore, PA, at sculpMD. Why? We believe our clients desire the best, and that's why Dr. Derek M. Guirand and our team are proud to offer this exceptional treatment.

sculpMD offers the Sciton BBL® HERO™️ in our Ardmore office. Schedule a consultation with the sculpMD staff. Give us a call or book an appointment online today.

Reverse Signs of Aging

What is BBL?

The Sciton BBL® HERO™️ (BroadBand Light-High Energy Rapid Output) is an intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy that delivers four times the speed and three times the power for faster, more effective treatments to address acne, rosacea, age, and sun spots, fine lines and wrinkles, uneven texture, and visible signs of aging on the face, neck, hands, chest, and other areas of the body.

Clarify Your Tone

What are the benefits of BBL?

At our medical spa in Ardmore BBL, or BroadBand Light therapy, offers a multitude of benefits for your skin. It effectively addresses various skin concerns, including sunspots, redness, and uneven pigmentation. BBL can also stimulate collagen production, leading to improved skin texture and a more youthful appearance. With minimal discomfort and virtually no downtime, it's a convenient option for busy individuals seeking vibrant and rejuvenated skin. Plus, BBL is a non-invasive treatment, making it suitable for a wide range of skin types.

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A Comfortable Experience

Your BBL Consultation

During your consultation for BBL Ardmore aesthetic specialists will assess your specific skin concerns and goals. We'll discuss the benefits of BBL treatment and create a customized plan tailored to your needs. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and address any concerns you may have. We'll also provide you with all the information you need to prepare for your BBL procedure, ensuring a smooth and comfortable experience.

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Enlightened Complexion Care

Your BBL Procedure

The BBL procedure is a non-invasive treatment that typically takes about 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the areas being treated. During the session, a specialized BBL handpiece will be used to deliver controlled pulses of light to your skin. You may feel a mild sensation similar to a rubber band snapping against your skin, but most patients find the procedure very tolerable. Afterward, you can return to your daily activities with minimal downtime. With a series of treatments, you'll notice the full benefits of BBL, including improved skin tone, reduced pigmentation issues, and a more youthful complexion.

Simply Effective

BBL Recovery and Aftercare

After a treatment with BBL Ardmore patients should follow a simple and effective recovery and aftercare routine. You may experience some mild redness and swelling in the treated areas, which is entirely normal and should subside within a few hours to a couple of days. It's crucial to protect your skin from direct sunlight and wear sunscreen to maintain your results. Makeup can typically be applied within 24 hours after the procedure, allowing you to return to your daily activities without significant downtime. Regularly moisturizing your skin and staying hydrated will help enhance and prolong the benefits of your BBL treatment, ensuring a radiant and rejuvenated complexion.

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Clear, Smooth Skin

BBL Results

Most patients see results in two to four weeks. The number of BBL treatments will depend on the severity of your pigmentation concerns. A typical patient requires two to three treatments.

As your skin’s natural regeneration responses are triggered, you will see visible transformations in the texture and tone of your skin. As with all treatments, results may vary, depending on a number of factors, including your treatment goals, the area being treated, and the settings used.


Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Guirand and the sculpMD staff will review your medical history and perform a physical examination to see if you are a good candidate for BBL treatments.

BBL is effective in treating a wide range of skin concerns, including sunspots, age spots, freckles, rosacea, vascular lesions, and uneven skin texture. It can also improve overall skin tone and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Yes, BBL is considered a safe and well-tolerated procedure when performed by trained professionals. It has been FDA-approved for various skin conditions.

One of the advantages of BBL is its minimal downtime. Most patients can resume their regular activities immediately after the treatment. Some may experience mild redness or swelling, which typically subsides within a few hours to a couple of days.

The number of BBL sessions required varies depending on individual skin concerns and goals. Many patients see significant improvements after a series of three to five treatments, with maintenance sessions recommended for long-term results.

BBL is versatile and can be used on various skin types and tones. However, it's essential to consult with a qualified provider to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for your specific skin needs.

BBL can provide long-lasting results when combined with proper skin care and sun protection. However, the natural aging process and sun exposure will affect the skin over time, so maintenance treatments are often recommended.

Most patients describe BBL as relatively painless. You may feel a warm sensation or a mild snapping feeling, similar to a rubber band, during the procedure. Any discomfort is typically brief and well-tolerated.