After your IPL Treatment, you want to avoid anything abrasive. You want to avoid doing microdermabrasion, chemical peels, Retin-A, and by either avoiding or protecting your skin from the Sun light by using SPF 30 or higher.
Sun Spots Treatable by IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)
IPL, also known as Photo Genesis, Photo Facial or Photorejuvenation, is an incredible new skin rejuvenation treatment that works by emitting intense pulsed light (IPL) which penetrates the superficial layers of the skin ridding you of various skin discolorations on any part of your body. Photo Genesis is a way to quickly, safely, and comfortably improve your skin’s texture, tone and color on your face, chest, arms, and hands, without gel or topical anesthetics. IPL is exceptionally effective at removing brown pigmented lesions such as age spots, sun spots, freckles and as well as diffuse redness such as rosacea leaving clearer, younger looking skin.
Results after 1 IPL treatment (results may vary)
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The stripping or brown streaks that you might sometimes see after an IPL treatment is damaged melanin. It will remove after a few days.
IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. It is a big bright light that flashes on the surface of the skin. It’s mainly used for the removal of brown spots, acne and rosacea.
When looking for an IPL facility, you want to choose one that has the right equipment, the doctors and nurses have a lot of experience in doing IPL, and they have a lot of success in treating brown spots.
Yes. IPL is a Flash Lamp Device and when the Light Flashes and hits the hair and damages the root follicle which prevents and reduces hair growth.
When doing IPL, we like to focus on lighter skin types. For darker skin types, you may want to consult with your medical practitioner to make sure that you are suitable for IPL.
The main purpose of IPL is to Remove Brown Spots and in some cases it can help with the treatment of Rosacea and reducing of pores.
Facial Rejuventation can be done with IPL, once a month. The IPL Light can stimulate the pores and also promotes collagen growth. IPL can Rejuvenate and brighten the skin.
In order to remove your brown spots you need anywhere from 1-3 treatments. You need the right intensity of heat from the light in order for the brown spot to be removed.
It depends on your goals. If you want facial skin rejuvenation, then once a month is good. If you want to remove brown spots then 1-3 treatments should be sufficient.
The difference between IPL and PhotoFacial is essentially the same thing. When you hear the word “PhotoFacial” being used, it simply means that an IPL is used for Facial Rejuvenation which makes the skin look brighter and clearer. IPL is more for brown spots and reducing red and improving acne.
Yes. IPL is based on the Wavelength of light being used. Some IPL Treatments are better for the Treatment of Rosacea and Red Spots. Other IPL wavelengths are better the treatment of Brown Spots.
There are only two reasons why IPL isn’t effective in removing brown spots.
1. The heat wasn’t enough to remove your brown spots
2. The brown spots are too light in color