IPL- Intense Pulse Light

Why IPL Photorejuvenation?

Visible improvement for pigmentation, age/sun spots, broken capillaries and overall skin appearance

A gentle treatment that removes skin imperfections and stimulates collagen and elastic fiber production

A fast “lunch-time” treatment with no downtime

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What is IPL best used to treat?


You can use IPL to minimize or remove:

What Should I expect?

The IPL Photorejuvenation treatment works with your skin to remove your imperfections and stimulate collagen and elastic fiber production over a sequence of treatments. Some skin concerns such as shallow pigmentation and age/sun spots may be cleared with as few as 1-2 treatments.

The Treatment

15-30 minutes

To ensure utmost comfort, your physician should apply cold coupling gel on the treatment area. Depending on your specific concern, you can expect the session to last 15-30 minutes.

You may experience a warm sensation as the light is applied to the skin, but the treatment is gentle and should not feel uncomfortable.

When Will I See Results ?

Typically 2-6 sessions with 2-4 weeks in between are needed to achieve optimal results for most skin concerns.

How Does It Work?

IPL Photorejuvenation Technology

The IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) technology allows treatment of pigmentation and vascular imperfections, while improving overall skin appearance.

Lumenis® IPL  enables your technician to personalize the treatment according to your skin type and desired results. Light pulses penetrate the tissue and create heat, targeting the skin imperfection in a controlled manner. The body’s natural process then removes the treated tissue, while collagen and elastic fiber stimulation occurs, resulting in a visible improvement in skin tone and overall appearance.

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What you should avoid prior to treatment

  • direct sunlight
  • tanning beds
  • waxing
  • chemical peels
  • collagen injections
  • drugs that increase your bleeding risk, such as aspirin (Ecotrin) and ibuprofen (Advil)
  • creams or other products that contain vitamin A, such as RetinA, or glycolic acid

The Aftercare


You should be able to go right back to your regular activities. The treated area of skin will be red and sensitive for a few hours, as if you got sunburned. Your skin may be slightly swollen, too. Your skin will continue to be sensitive for a couple of days after the procedure. You may need to avoid using hot water on it until your skin heals.

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