(Intense Pulse Light Therapy)
We offer a variety of laser treatments for both facial and body rejuvenation. Lasers are a great way to combat signs of aging like fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration.
IPL (Intense Pulse Light Therapy) - IPL, also known as a photo facial, is a way to improve the color and texture of your skin without surgery. It can undo some of the visible damage caused by sun exposure -- called photo aging. IPL uses light energy to target a certain color in your skin. When the skin is heated, your body gets rid of the unwanted cells, and that gets rid of the thing you’re being treated for. Unlike lasers, an IPL device sends out more than one wavelength of pulsating light. It can treat a range of skin conditions at the same time.
What is IPL?
Who is a IPL for?
IPL produces light that is less concentrated and more diffuse than that produced by a laser. IPL is able to reach the deeper layers of your skin (the dermis and hypodermis) without damaging the surface layers (the epidermis and stratum corneum), which means it does less damage to your skin.
The pigment cells in your skin are responsible for absorbing light energy and converting it into heat. Freckles and other spots can be removed thanks to the heat, which eliminates the pigment that isn't wanted. Alternately, it causes the hair follicle to be destroyed, which prevents new hair from ever sprouting in its place.
IPL may be used on any part of your body, however the results may not be as good in places with uneven skin tone. People who have a history of developing thick, elevated keloid scars or who have darker skin tones are not good candidates for this treatment. Additionally, it does not work as well on lighter hair colors as it does on darker hair colors.
Am I a Good Candidate for IPL?
IPL works best on those with fair skin who have not tanned. A person with blotchy, sun-damaged, or otherwise discolored skin would be an excellent candidate for this sort of therapy. Rosacea sufferers will also see a significant improvement in their condition.
Contact our team directly to get you scheduled for a full assessment with Dr. Adam. Let’s get you rejuvenated so you can feel like the best version of yourself!