Orange County, CA MedSpa offering IPL Rejuvenation to customers in Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, Garden Grove and Costa Mesa
What is IPL laser and what does it treat?
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) technology is a treatment breakthrough that can correct a variety of benign skin conditions, such as:
- Skin imperfections
- Signs of aging
- Fine lines
- Broken capillaries
- Skin discoloration
- Age spots
- Mottled pigmentation
- Open pores
- Dull complexion
- Symptoms of rosacea
Treatment can be used effectively on face, neck, chest, and hands.
It offers a safe, non- invasive solution that can be tailored to your individual concerns and skin type, providing superior cosmetic results and outstanding satisfaction.
How is the IPL laser treatment performed?
The are a is first cleansed and then a cool soothing gel is applied. The smooth glass surface of the IPL in-built refrigerated hand piece is gently pressed onto your skin and pulses of light are dispersed. You will feel a slight sting, like the snapping of a small rubber band. Immediately after treatment ice packs will be applied to reduce stinging, redness and swelling, the skin will feel like moderate sunburn and this generally lasts for about an hour. For optimal results several treatments will be required to provide excellent long term results minimal adverse effects and high satisfaction. Each treatment takes about half an hour.
Why are multiple IPL treatment necessary?
Depending on the number of concerns you are treating and the severity of each individual concern, a discounted course of treatment is highly recommended to achieve optimal results.
What do I need to know?
It is important to minimize sun exposure before and after treatment. After treatment you may experience some, none or all of the following skin changes:
- Darkening of freckles
- Darkening of age spots
- Pigment striping
These temporary changes can last anywhere from 4-14 days depending on how well you heal and the amount of sun damage on the skin prior to treatment. For quicker healing you are required to use aftercare treatment products. This treatment is not advised should you have any special occasions to attend within the healing period. A thorough consultation prior to any treatment is required. You will be rebooked for your treatment no later than 4 weeks after consultation.
Symptoms of rosacea
Rosacea is a skin disorder that leaves people red-faced from dilated blood vessels and chronic flushing, rosacea can also cause pimples and /or blisters on the nose and cheeks. IPL can successfully treat dilated blood vessels and redness without inuring the surrounding healthy skin, while greatly reducing the episodes of flushing with long term effectiveness.