IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. Also known as a "photofacial" treatment it delivers broadband light through the skin for Skin rejuvenation. IPL helps restore a youthful looking skin intended for photo aged or sun damaged skin. It helps decrease facial redness, lessen the appearance of pigmented spots, reduce pore size, improve texture and fine lines and it's extremely effective on moderate inflammatory acne. The treatments can be done on the face, neck, chest, hands and other areas of the body.
The IPL Acne Therapy destroys the most common bacteria that cause acne — without drugs, without pain and without downtime. The IPL system has FDA clearance for the treatment of acne. IPL, "Intense Pulse Light" is one of the safest acne treatments available…proven to be extremely effective on moderate inflammatory acne.
Patients should undergo a series 3-4 IPL treatments. Treatments are administered every 3-4 weeks. Each treatment session takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes, depending on treated areas.