IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is one of the latest technologies used by the medical platform and cosmetic practitioners to perform numerous skin treatments for therapeutic and aesthetic treatments. It includes photo-rejuvenation and clearance of dark areas of the skin such as sun damage, skin pigmentation treatment, and other hyperpigmentation concerns. This technology a computer-controlled, hand-held, high-powered flashgun to deliver the most visible, intense, and wide range of light, and it is a treatment we utilize at Coastal Dermatology and Plastic Surgery to help you bring out the best in your skin. Contact us today in Los Alamitos, Huntington Beach, Tustin, and Mission Viejo to learn more!
What is IPL Laser Treatment?
In 1995, IPL Laser Treatment was approved by FDA for the first time. Its use was increasingly adopted by the cosmetic and medical setting. Its treatment was proved to be safer and more effective than other more invasive skin treatments on the market. For men and women who want to improve their skin from the inside out but who do not want the risk or side effects of more invasive procedures, IPL Laser Treatment can help improve the skin both at a cellular and surface level for smoother, healthier-looking skin that lasts.
Where Can IPL Laser Treatment Be Used?
At Coastal Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, we understand that everyone’s skin care needs are different, and for this reason, we use technologies and techniques that can help you achieve your individual goals. While the most common area for IPL Laser Treatments is the face, this innovative technology can also be implemented on the:
- And more!
In addition, this versatile laser can be used to help reduce the appearance of multiple dermatological conditions, including:
- Facial redness
- Dilated and broken blood vessels
- Enlarged pores
- Sun damage
- Dark spots and hyperpigmentation
How does IPL Laser Treatment Work?
This safe and gentle laser technology emits a specially designed light into the skin, which bypasses the surface and targets the hemoglobin and/or melanin that comprise most facial irregularities, clearing them from the skin at a cellular level. Depending on the extent of treatment you need, multiple IPL Laser Treatment sessions may be necessary to achieve optimal results. During your consultation, our team will create a customized treatment plan for you depending on your individual skin concerns.
Contact Coastal Dermatology and Plastic Surgery today to schedule a consultation with our experienced medical team and discover the benefits of IPL!