For Treatment of Sun Damaged Skin, Age/Sun Spots, & Redness
What is the I.P.L.?
IPL’s innovative technology sets new standards for the treatment of skin conditions associated with aging, active life-styles and sun damage. IPL energy allows your Laser-Technician to precisely treat: age & sunspots, small facial veins, and several other skin blemishes. Your treatments will be tailored to your skins condition and your desired results.
What will the IPL Treatment do?
Technology utilizes the power of pulse light to deliver excellent results in PhotoRejuvination therapy. By Selecting the appropriate wavelength or filter, your Laser-Tech will be able to treat a broad rang of skin conditions caused by skin aging and sun exposure. Your skin will be smoother, more vibrant and it will have a more youthful appearance as a result. How
Does IPL Work?
The light energy delivered by the IPL will gently heat up the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to generate new collagen. This will help restore your skin to its natural beauty, blending its natural colors and making it smoother, vibrant and younger looking. In addition the photo-thermal energy will target and eliminate many of the fine vessels that cause redness and the unwanted melanin responsible for pigmented lesions.
What conditions can be treated by IPL?
- Age Spots
- Small facial veins
- Redness and flushing
- Solar lentigines
- Café Au Lait maculae
- Brown spots, & Birth marks
- Port wine stains
- Enlarged pores
- Burn Erythema
What areas can be treated?
Any area of your body can be treated. The most common areas are the most exposed to the damaging effects of sunlight. The most popular treatment are for the face, neck, back of the hands, chest and shoulders.
How many treatments will I need?
From 2-5 treatments, at 2-4 week intervals, will produce the desired results. You may benefit from additional treatments depending on the severity of your condition.
How long will it take to recover?
This is a non-invasive and gentle procedure with virtually no downtime. In most cases you will be able return to work, apply makeup, and resume most of your activities right away.
What should I expect?
You may experience some redness that should resolve within a few hours. For some pigmented lesions you will see a darkening of the treated areas followed by a fading and flaking off at a later state. You treated skin will feel smoother and pores will be less noticeable, and sunspots or uneven pigmentation will fade. Results depend on your condition, the number of treatments, and the area treated. Your Laser-Tech will discuss all of your options with you.
Will it be uncomfortable?
The procedure is gentle, non-invasive, and safe, there should be minimal or no discomfort, however it varies from patient to patient. There is no need for a topical anesthesia; however, your Laser-Tech may choose to use one on more sensitive areas. Your Laser-Tech will recommend the best options during your consultation.