IPL (INTENSE PULSED LIGHT) Hampstead, MD
IPL treatments are safe and effective, with minimal risk of side effects. Treatment sessions can last between 15 minutes and an hour, which will depend on the size and location of area being treated. Patients typically require multiple treatments to achieve the desired results, which can be tailored to each individual’s needs. After an IPLtreatment, the skin may be slightly red, but the redness usually fades within a few hours. It should take a few weeks for results to appear, with improvements continuing to be seen for several months after the course of treatments is complete.
- Sun damage
- Age spots and freckles
- Spider veins
- Redness and rosacea
- Vascular lesions
- Texture problems
- Fine lines
IPL absorbs excess pigment in the skin on the red and brown spectrum to restore a more even and smooth complexion. It also stimulates collagen production to improve overall skin tone over time.
What is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)?
Intense Pulsed Light uses light to treat skin concerns and issues. IPL absorbs excess pigment in the skin on the red and brown spectrum to restore a more even and smooth complexion. It also stimulates collagen production to improve overall skin tone over time.
How does IPL work?
IPL uses short bursts of broad-spectrum light to treat a wide range of skin concerns, including hyperpigmentation, sun spots, redness, rosacea, and more. We can discuss your IPL treatment options during your consultation.
When will I see results with IPL treatment?
Within 2-4 weeks after your IPL treatment, you will begin to see results.
How many treatments do I need?
You will typically need 4-6 IPL treatments to reach your desired results. They will need to be scheduled four weeks apart.
How long do results last?
You will begin to see the most optimal results of your IPL treatment 3-6 months after your treatment.
Is there any downtime following treatment?
Mild redness, tenderness, or swelling can be present after IPL treatment, but you can return to your regular daily activities after your appointment. Any swelling or redness will subside on its own.