IPL can be used to treat any area of the body. IPL (or Intense Pulsed Light) treatments are a great way to refresh your skin and maintain a youthful and healthy complexion. IPL treatments use high-intensity pulsed light therapy to safely and effectively target specific skin issues from common signs of aging to acne, veins and even unwanted hair. Dr. Diwan offers IPL treatments at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center.
IPL can be used to treat a number of skin concerns. Dr. Diwan may recommend an IPL for the treatment of:
IPL treatments are safe for lighter skin types and can be fit easily into your normal schedule.
Discomfort from IPL treatments is reduced with a numbing cream during treatment of pigmentation and hair removal, and by pre-cooling the skin when treating “broken capillaries” and redness. Once your IPL treatment is complete, you will be able to return to your normal schedule with little to no downtime. You may experience some swelling and redness, but this should fade soon as your skin continues to heal.