Iontophoresis and Photophoresis

Iontophoresis and Photophoresis

What are these processes all about?

These technologies are capable of enhancing drug penetration through the stratum corneum by percutaneous absorption.


A procedure with a technique that uses small electrically charged ions to deliver chemicals applied on the skin and through its layers.


A procedure with a technique that uses ultrasound to enhance the delivery of topically applied drugs or to enhance absorption of topical agents.

Dermatologic indications for Iontophoresis:

  1. Facial rejuvenation
  2. Melasma, freckles
  3. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  4. Post-acne redness
  5. Facial brightening