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By Advanced Desert Dermatology
June 17, 2014
Category: Skin Care

Intense Pulsed LightMany people suffer from acne problems, wrinkles, age spots or skin discoloration.  After countless tries at topical creams and other treatment methods, reducing the visual signs of fine lines and other imperfections may seem impossible.

Thanks to new advancements in dermatology, both men and women can now enjoy flawless skin.  Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy is a new, non-laser cosmetic treatment that offers a non-invasive solution to rejuvenated skin. IPL is a proven effective procedure for correct and improving nearly all skin types. It is particularly effective for treating:

  • Sun damage
  • Age spots
  • Broken capillaries
  • Irregular pigmentation
  • Rosacea
  • Fine lines

How IPL Works

Unlike a laser which emits one specific wavelength of light, IPL delivers a broad spectrum of light onto the skin’s surface to correct a wider area of damaged skin cells with each pulse. IPL treatments are typically conducted as a series of treatments at intervals, and the skin begins to take on a more youthful and clear appearance with each session.How many treatments are required to achieve the desired results will vary for each patient’s initial level of skin damage.

Benefits of IPL

If you’ve been looking for a non-invasive, fast-acting solution for rejuvenating your skin’s imperfections, consider the benefits of Intense pulsed light therapy. IPL procedures are proven safe and effective, do not require any anesthetic and in many cases offer near-instant results.  IPL offers the ability to customize the treatment to your specific skin problems. It also offers the ability to treat larger areas of skin simultaneously. 

Due to the sophistication of the technology, the duration of each treatment session is typically less than 30 minutes.  The process is ideal for patients with active lifestyles because the procedure requires no downtime, minimal pain and has a low risk of side effects. This treatment can be used safely virtually anywhere on the body.

To learn more about intense pulsed light therapy, visit Advanced Desert Dermatology.  Following a thorough skin assessment, your Peoria dermatologist can recommend the best course of treatment to bring you rejuvenated and more youthful skin.