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IPL Skin Treatments using Photorejuvenation treat the full face for a more even skin tone and an overall more radiant complexion. IPL provides gradual improvement over 4 to 6 treatments with very low risk and no “downtime”, and is safe enough for application on the neck, chest and hands. In short, photorejuvenation with the IPL Quantum SR offers a tremendous opportunity for your patients and for you.
- Vascular Lesions
- Port Wine Stains
- Solar Lentigines
- Epidermal Pigmented Lesions
- Dermal Pigmented Lesions
- Skin Treatments Using Photorejuvenation
- Large spot size and 2-second repetition rate for quick treatment time
- Simple touch-screen control
- Integrated surface cooling
- Integrated calibration system
- Pop-on/Pop-off head changing
A broad spectrum of light is transmitted through a small, smooth, transparent handpiece which is gently placed over the skin. Cut-off filters in the handpiece change the wavelength range allowing it to be optimized for different applications and skin types. The light penetrates the tissue and is absorbed by either the blood when treating vascular lesions or the melanin when treating pigmented lesions damaging them. The body’s natural processes then remove the injured tissue giving the skin a more even and youthful appearance.
IPL Skin Treatments using Photorejuvenation often consist of full-face treatment or treatment of isolated body areas like the hands or chest. The treatment regimen typically consists of:
- Four to six treatments administered at three week intervals
- Broad spectrum light in the visible and near infrared range, from 515 nm up to about 1200 nm
As a sub-epidermal procedure, IPL Skin Treatments using Photorejuvenation produce few side effects and requires little to no alteration in the patient’s normal routine.
Before & After Pictures:
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does IPL (Intense Pulse Light) for photorejuvenation work?
A: Photorejuvenation uses a multi frequency (NON-ablative) laser pulsed on top of the skin to change the molecular structure and the appearance of aging skin below the surface, giving it a tighter and younger look. Since IPL is a broad spectrum of frequencies in one laser, it also stimulates the growth of collagen under the skin. Although tightening will be felt the day of treatment, the skin will actually improve more over time, up to six months after the last treatment. Fine lines and wrinkles will fade, and pores will reduce up to 50% in size. Patients with facial veins should see immediate results the day of treatment. The veins are shut down, which means they will turn from red to gray, and then slowly fade away. Sun spots will turn to small dark dots, which fall off within days. Patients with rosacea or red cheeks should see results after the first treatment. The skin will start to regain its normal color, however the full series of treatments must be completed or it will return.
Q: What conditions can be treated?
A: IPL (photo-rejuvenation) will remove wrinkles, reduce pore size, remove sun spots (face, chest, neck, and hands), remove sun damage, remove facial veins, reduce spider veins, reduce skin redness/rose colored cheeks (rosacea).
Q: Are patients satisfied with the results of this gentler, more delicate approach?
A: IPL Skin Treatments using Photorejuvenation are recognized for a very high measure of patient satisfaction. Patients are very pleased with treatment results because the process treats the full face, neck, chest or hands, rather than addressing a single isolated area or imperfection. With a series of treatments, IPL technology can help restore a more youthful appearance without patient downtime or a prolonged recovery necessary after other types of treatments.
Q: Some pigmented lesions have to be removed surgically, as they are potentially harmful. Can they be treated by IPL instead?
A: Technically, it is possible to treat such pigmented lesions with IPL and diminish their brown color. However, doing so does not affect the pre-malignant cells; it only obscures them and delays the diagnosis. It is therefore essential prior to IPL treatment of any suspect pigmented lesion to consult a dermatologist.
Q: Can hairy pigmented lesions be treated?
A: Yes, it is possible to treat this type of lesion with IPL, due to the versatility of filters. IPL with longer filters can penetrate deeper than IPL with short filters. Thus, a shorter filter may be used to treat the superficial (epidermal) pigmented lesion and take care of the excessive pigment, whereas a longer filter may be applied for the hair removal.