Photorejuvenation is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that uses intense pulsed light (IPL) to improve the appearance of the skin. It targets various skin issues such as sun damage, age spots, redness, and fine lines by delivering pulses of light energy to the skin. This energy stimulates collagen and elastin production, promoting a more youthful and even complexion. Photorejuvenation is often used to address skin concerns on the face, neck, chest, and hands, and it typically requires a series of treatments to achieve the best results. It is a popular choice for individuals seeking a non-surgical approach to skin rejuvenation and a more youthful appearance.
What is IPL?
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a technology used in cosmetic and medical treatments to address various skin concerns. It involves the use of a broad-spectrum, high-intensity light source that emits multiple wavelengths of light. IPL is primarily utilized for skin rejuvenation, hair removal, and the treatment of various skin conditions such as sun damage, age spots, freckles, rosacea, and broken blood vessels. During an IPL procedure, the intense pulsed light is applied to the skin, where it targets and breaks down pigmented or vascular lesions without damaging the surrounding skin. The body's natural healing processes then work to remove the treated pigment or vascular issues, resulting in improved skin appearance. IPL is often considered a non-invasive and effective method for achieving a more youthful and even complexion.
What does IPL treat?
Sun damage/Age spots
Is IPL treatment painful?
During IPL treatment, some individuals may experience mild discomfort, often described as a snapping sensation or a rubber band flicking the skin. However, most people find the procedure tolerable, and any discomfort typically subsides shortly after the session.
How many IPL sessions are needed for optimal results?
The number of IPL sessions required for optimal results varies depending on the specific skin concern being addressed. Typically, a series of three to six treatments spaced a few weeks apart may be recommended to achieve the desired outcome. Maintenance sessions might also be suggested to sustain the results over time.
Is there any downtime after an IPL treatment
IPL treatments generally have minimal downtime. Some individuals may experience mild redness and slight swelling immediately after the procedure, which usually resolves within a day or two. It is advisable to avoid direct sun exposure and to follow post-treatment care instructions provided by the practitioner to ensure the best results.
Who is an ideal candidate for IPL treatment?
IPL treatment is suitable for individuals with fair to medium skin tones who are looking to improve skin texture, address pigmentation issues, or reduce the appearance of vascular lesions. However, it may not be suitable for those with darker skin tones as it can cause pigmentation changes. A consultation with one of our qualified skincare professionals can help determine if IPL is the right treatment option based on individual skin type and concerns.
How much is IPL?
The cost for one IPL treatment is $250. We also have packages available.