The Many Benefits of IPL / Fotofacials
What is IPL?
IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light, or also sometimes known as FotoFacial. This laser treatment is one of our favorite skin treatments because it helps get rid of skin discoloration, such as brown spots, redness and broken capillaries. This light-based laser treatment is pulsed onto the skin to treat a variety of common skin conditions.
Candidates for IPL / Fotofacial Laser Treatments
Do you have any dark spots or redness on your face, neck or chest? If so, this laser treatment is perfect for you! This treatment can provide you with improved overall skin tone – leaving your skin lighter, brighter and radiant.
4 Skin Problems That Intense Pulsed Light Treatments Can Solve
If you have any of these skin conditions, this treatment is great for you. It’s safe, versatile and there’s no downtown!
1. Sun-Damaged Skin
Intense Pulsed Light is great for reducing the discoloration of the skin that’s often cause by the sun’s harmful rays. If you suffer from brown spots and red discoloration of the skin, IPL can help minimize the spots and reduce the redness.
2. Broken Blood Vessels and Capillaries
Intense Pulsed Light / Fotofacial laser treatments some of the most effective treatments to get rid of broken blood vessels and capillaries. This skin problems is very common in people with fair and sensitive skin.
3. Enlarged Pores and Acne Scars
IPL is commonly used to treat acne by killing acne-causing bacteria. By killing the bacteria, your skin’s overall appearance improves and reduces the redness that is linked to acne breakouts. By targeting the red pigmentation of your skin, your pores shrink dramatically in size.
Rosacea is a skin disorder that affects the nose, cheeks, chin and forehead. Sometimes it can even affect the neck, chest and shoulders. People with rosacea easily develop pimples, redness and visible veins on their face. Intense Pulsed Light is a great treatment for the broken capillaries and redness caused by rosacea.
If IPL / Fotofacial is something you’re interested in, call our office today to schedule an appointment or a free consultation!