Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a light-based treatment used in various cosmetic and medical conditions. IPL is commonly used for hair removal, skin rejuvenation, freckles, and treatment of medical conditions like acne, rosacea, and hyperpigmentation. It improves the skin texture and tone, and reduction in the appearance of blemishes or redness and removal of superficial pigmented lesions.

IPL treatments are typically performed by trained professionals, such as dermatologists or aestheticians, using specialized devices. The number of sessions required, and the effectiveness of IPL treatment can vary depending on the specific condition being treated and individual factors. It is important to consult with a qualified professional to determine if IPL is suitable for a particular concern and to ensure safe and effective treatment.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) can be used to treat various skin conditions and areas of the body. Some of the common conditions that can be addressed with IPL include:

Hair Removal

IPL can effectively reduce unwanted hair on areas such as the face, legs, underarms, bikini line, and back.

Skin Rejuvenation

IPL can improve the texture and tone of the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, and age spots. It can also stimulate collagen production, resulting in smoother and more youthful-looking skin. Skin rejuvenation with IPL is commonly performed on the face, neck, chest, and hands.

Acne Treatment

IPL can target the bacteria responsible for acne breakouts and reduce inflammation. It can also help to minimize the appearance of acne scars. IPL acne treatment is typically performed on the face, but it can also be used on the back and chest. Your general skin health will start to improve from the first treatment. Sebum levels and the number of acne pimples will start to reduce. Typically, three to four treatments spaced two to three weeks apart achieves dramatic results. IPL also helps to shrink large pores and help in reduce the acne scars.

Facial Veins, Rosacea And Redness Reduction

IPL can target the blood vessels causing redness and reduce the appearance of rosacea and other vascular conditions. It is commonly used on the face but can also be used on the neck and chest. Rosacea typically requires a maintenance program. However, regardless of the condition being treated, periodic treatments will help maintain your good results. IPL also reduces the facial veins and capillaries.

Hyperpigmentation And Sunspots

IPL can lighten and reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, including sunspots, freckles, and melasma. It is commonly used on the face, hands, and chest.

For best ongoing results, you should always protect your skin from direct sun exposure. Always cover up and use a good SPF sunblock when out in the sun and reapply every 2 hours.

It is important to note that the specific areas and conditions that can be treated with IPL may vary depending on the device used and the expertise of the practitioner. It is recommended to consult with a qualified professional to determine the suitability of IPL treatment for a particular concern and to discuss the treatment options available.

The desired aesthetic effects and the dose required varies with individual, based on ongoing skin care treatment and sedentary lifestyles.

Dr Narayan is a trained Cosmetic doctor, with special interest in the Skin and Hair rejuvenation. He uses the latest technology and high-quality products; client centred and provide individualised treatment with high standard of care.

We will book an appointment with Dr Narayan for a consultation to discuss about your concerns, medical health condition and assess the suitability for the treatment to achieve the desired aesthetic outcome.

We will arrange a follow up appointment in 2 weeks to assess the response.


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