IPL is not laser and vice versa, although the term laser is often used generically. Both IPL and laser therapy use light that is converted into heat energy to destroy cells that produce melanin or broken capillaries that lead to the appearance of pigment and red veins respectively. The major difference between the two is […]
Treatment is generally administered in a series of 4 to 6 sessions that provide excellent long-term results, minimal adverse effects and high satisfaction. Each treatment takes about twenty to thirty minutes. Depending on the number of conditions you are treating, and the severity of the individual problem, a series of four to six treatment sessions […]
Flushing and redness (similar to what you will see after a good exercise workout) will last from a few minutes to several hours after treatment. You may experience some swelling and the brown age spots and uneven pigmentation will turn slightly darker after treatment.
You will be given dark glasses to protect your eyes from the bright light. A gel is applied to your treatment area. The smooth glass surface of the IPL hand-piece is gently applied to your skin and pulses of light are applied. You may feel a slight sting, like the snapping of a small rubber […]
Red Veins Age Spots Imperfections from Sun Damage and Photo-ageing. No matter how healthy and young you feel, skin imperfections ( especially on your face) or abnormalities can detract from your well being. IPL technology helps create smoother-looking skin. There is a significant reduction of unwanted pigmentation which is visible after a series of treatment. […]
The light from the IPL is of a specific range in wave length which targets pigment in the skin either melanin ( in the pigmented areas) or haemoglobin ( in the veins) which destroys the damaged areas resulting in clearer skin.
Intense Pulsed Light [IPL] technology is one technique that is now widely used in the field of dermatology. It involves the use of a broad controlled spectrum of light that can correct a variety of benign skin conditions, such as facial skin imperfections, the signs of photo-ageing, pigmentation, freckles, unsightly small veins, and other blemishes. Photo […]