Intense Pulse Light (IPL)
Intense Pulsed Light, also known as IPL is a skin treatment that delivers high-intensity pulses of light that penetrate the skin and heat the sub-surface layers to reduce melanin, the dark pigment in skin, or hemoglobin, the red blood cells in blood vessels. This results in healthier, smoother skin. IPL also stimulates the production of collagen, which plumps up the skin and gives you a fresher look and refines or tightens large pores. It can also be effective for hair removal.
IPL is sometimes referred to as a photo facial. IPL is not the same as a laser treatment. IPL Skin Treatments using Photo rejuvenation often consists of a full-face treatment or treatment of isolated body areas like the hands or chest. It generally takes a series of treatments to see the best results, perhaps three to six treatments, usually a month apart
It can treat a variety of skin conditions, including: