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Smooth & Flawless Skin with BBL

BBL is the world’s most powerful IPL (intense pulsed light) technology produced by Sciton. This IPL device uses light energy to address various skin concerns, such as sun damage, acne scars, pigmented lesions, fine lines, and other concerns.

The BBL device delivers wavelengths of light energy to highly-targeted treatment areas and skin depths. This encourages collagen production and skin cell regeneration and removes the superficial skin concerns. BBL is a non-invasive and gentle treatment without downtime or complications. We use the Observ technology to visualize your BBL results during the consultation.

BBL Details

BBL Treats…

  • Acne Scars
  • Acne Breakouts
  • Sun Damage
  • Fine Lines
  • Wrinkles
  • Redness
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Rosacea
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Vascular Lesions
  • Facial Vessels
  • Skin Laxity

Procedure Time

  • Face: 30 minutes
  • Cheeks: 15 minutes
  • Neck: 30 minutes
  • Chest: 30 minutes
  • Arms: 45 minutes
  • Hands: 15 minutes
  • Back: 45 minutes
  • Legs: 60 minutes

Side Effects

At most, you might experience mild swelling or redness around the treatment areas. Most patients don’t experience any side effects and can wear makeup immediately.


The BBL results appear gradually as your body produces more collagen fibers and replaces the damaged skin with new skin tissues. The improvements gradually improve over 3 to 5 sessions scheduled 2 to 4 weeks apart. You may need 2 to 3 treatments per year to maintain the results.

Benefits of BBL

  • Non-surgical and non-invasive treatment.
  • Highly-targeted and customized treatments.
  • No pain or discomfort during or after the treatment.
  • Minimal side effects and no complications.
  • Encourages collagen production for lasting results.
  • Improves skin elasticity and overall quality.
  • Works great as an anti-aging treatment.
  • No downtime — resume daily activities immediately.

The BBL Treatment Process

Step 1: Consultation

Your BBL treatment starts with a private consultation with our exceptionally talented medical aesthetician, Miriam. She’ll examine your facial skin, review your medical history, and discuss your cosmetic goals. We also use a 3D imaging technology called Observ to take images of your face and produce a simulation of the treatment results. This allows you to visualize the final results beforehand. Our aesthetician will also walk you through the entire treatment process.

Step 2: Treatment

The aesthetician will cleanse the treatment areas and apply a clear numbing gel to ensure a comfortable experience. She’ll also mark specific cosmetic concerns and treatment areas, such as moles, pigmented lesions, etc. You’ll have to wear protective glasses for the treatment to ensure complete safety. Our aesthetician will move the BBL device over the treatment areas, delivering the targeted pulses of light into your skin. Depending on the treatment area, the entire process might take up to an hour.

Step 3: Recovery

A hydrating cream and sunscreen will be applied over the treatment areas to soothe and protect your skin. The treatment areas may look red and flushed for a few hours, but you can resume your daily activities immediately. The pigmented lesions and discolored spots will become darker over the next few days before flaking off or fading away. The results will gradually appear over 10 to 14 days or multiple BBL sessions. Besides wearing sunscreen, you don’t need to follow any other post-treatment guidelines.


What is Broadband Light?

BBL (Broadband Light) is the world’s most innovative intense pulsed light (IPL) technology developed by Sciton. This technology allows the medical aesthetician to target extremely precise areas and skin concerns, such as sun spots, pigmented lesions, etc., without damaging the surrounding skin. The treatment is extremely comfortable and easily fits into a busy schedule.

How does BBL treatment work?

The BBL device delivers specific pulses of light energy into the upper layers of the skin. The light energy is absorbed by the pigmented lesions, broken blood vessels, and the spots caused by excessive melanin. The light energy gradually destroys the unwanted textural irregularities, making your skin appear smooth. The light energy can also be adjusted to penetrate into the deeper dermal layers, where it can encourage collagen production to make your skin appear smoother and younger.

How many BBL treatments will I need?

The number of BBL treatments you need depends on your specific skin concerns and goals. Our highly-trained medical aesthetician, Miriam, will carefully assess your skin quality and use the Observ 3D imaging technology to chart the ideal treatment plan. Most patients need 3 to 5 sessions scheduled 2 to 4 weeks apart.

What are my BBL aftercare guidelines?

BBL is a non-invasive and non-surgical treatment with no severe side effects, complications, or aftercare guidelines. At most, you’ll be asked to wear an SPF 30 sunscreen when you go outdoors. Other than that, you can resume most of your daily activities and work immediately.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear Patients:

At FACE Toronto we are committed to protecting the safety of our patients, staff, and the general public while maintaining our high standard of quality care. As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have made changes to our patient care practices in accordance with all provincial and Public Health recommendations. Our team has been working diligently on enhancing our safety protocols to protect the well-being of our patients, team members, and families. We would like to highlight how we are providing a safe environment for you and our team:

  • We will be pre-screening all patients that are scheduled to come into our office for any symptoms of COVID-19. We will ask patients to stay home with symptoms of COVD-19, chronic lung disease, severe asthma, serious heart conditions, and uncontrolled type 1 diabetes. A mandatory Covid-19 consent form must be filled out before arrival to the clinic and temperature checks will be administered upon entering the building.
  • We have implemented a policy for the safety and testing of our staff members including daily screening and temperature checks. We will be maintaining physical distancing as much as possible throughout the office for staff and patients.
  • The timing of patient visits has been adjusted in order to limit the number of people in the office at a given time and to allow for enhanced disinfecting and cleaning protocols we have put in place in between patients.
  • We request that patients come on their own to all appointments unless absolutely necessary. We are not servicing any walk-in patients and not allowing visitors or children to accompany any patient.
  • For your safety all of our staff will be wearing masks when interacting with patients in the office and routine hand-washing is required.
  • We request that you wear a mask. If you do not have a mask, a mask will be provided. Hand sanitation stations will be available upon entering and throughout the office.
  • We are pleased to offer virtual visits as an option for non-urgent appointments. The software we have in place provides appropriate safety and privacy for the interaction.
  • We have increased our in-office cleaning. All areas of patient traffic are regularly cleaned throughout the day. All treatment rooms are cleaned between every patient encounter. All chairs and table tops in the waiting room as well as treatment rooms will be wiped down between patients, including counters, keyboards and door handles. Our credit/debit card terminal will be disinfected after each use. We have also enhanced the air filtration quality in our space to provide patients with surgically clean air.

We are so excited to welcome you back and look forward to continuing to help our patients look and feel their best! We encourage you to reach out to our office now to schedule your appointment. Please feel free to contact our team by phone at 416-479-4244 or email at [email protected].