Whether born with them or acquired over the course of a lifetime, virtually everyone has one or more sun spots, freckles or skin discoloration they’d love to get rid of!
A doctor’s letter confirming that no skin cancers are present is usually required before commencing your treatment cycle and a series of 4 – 6 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart are required to optimal results.
Treatment areas such as backs hands, forearms, décolletage and face will respond well.
What is IPL- INTENSE PULSED LIGHT TREATMENT?
IPL is a non-invasive light based technology used to permanently reduce unwanted hair and improve many skin conditions. Such condition as age spots, sun spots, freckles, superficial capillaries and other unsightly discoloration of the skin can be eliminated using this technology. IPL is also incredibly effective for those of us who suffer from Rosacea and can even stimulate fibroblast causing increased collagen production in your skin for a more natural, lively, healthier looking you!
Do IPL Treatment Hurt?
No skin desensitization is required
You may feel a slight level of discomfort with each application
This will reduce as the area being treated responds to the therapy
How does IPL work?
A fully trained therapist will apply a specially designed hand piece to your skin and generate an intense pulse of light which will be absorbed by targets in your skin. The light delivered from the hand piece is delivered at high intensity during a very short period of time. It is this rapid discharge of light that provides the high energy levels required for each IPL treatment to be effective!
Are there any side effects?
Short term effects are possible such as temporary darkening of pigmentation
Redness can occur in the area being treated
This will disappear soon after the pigmentation treatment
What about down time after the treatment?
Generally you can return to normal activities straight after
A minimum pf 4 weeks is required before treated areas can be exposed to sunlight