Fine lines and wrinkles aren’t the only signs of skin aging that we have to keep track of. As we mature, our skin also begins to show damage through hyperpigmentation, red blood vessels, or dark spots. These small areas of discoloration can be unsightly but luckily, they can be easily treated with intense pulsed light therapy with or without additional skincare products to retain and improve overall results.
I couldn’t be happier with my IPL treatment. Having had the procedure before, I know what to expect as far as the healing process. I am already seeing great progress. And I can’t wait to see the final results.
– Angelica W.
What is IPL?
Laser skin treatments have changed the scope of the cosmetic world. They help rejuvenate the look and feel of the skin without the need for highly invasive procedures or the use of synthetic fillers. The Intense Pulsed Light, or IPL, treatment is an innovative technology that helps remove age spots, discoloration, and uneven skin pigment.
IPL is a gentle, non-ablative treatment that uses broad-spectrum light to treat sun damage. The unique capabilities of this innovative laser treatment can help improve the targeted area of the skin while leaving the surrounding tissue unaffected. This has a very low risk of side effects and involves minimal downtime, making it an attractive solution for patients who live active lifestyles and are always on the go. It is best done when sun exposure is not occurring or during or immediately after heavy sun exposure.
What are the Benefits of the IPL Treatment
The IPL treatment can help address a myriad of skin problems that are brought about by the early signs of aging, sun damage, and other types of environmental factors. It can effectively treat:
- Sun damage
- Blood vessels
- Red marks on the face
Treatment sessions are quick and comfortable, which means discomfort is minimal and you can easily return to all the things you enjoy without a hitch in your step.
Does IPL really work?
Yes! As you can see from the video, Malorie Maddox from NBC News WOWT in Omaha put IPL to the test. With the IPL treatment and a regimen of Retin-A and Obagi products, Malorie saw a major decrease in the number of dark spots and an increase in overall skin health.
How can I prolong my results from IPL?
After you receive an IPL treatment, it is very important to begin a skincare regimen that will help keep your skin free from dark spots and skin damage. Sunscreen is also imperative as it helps protect your skin from harmful UV rays. We recommend using Retin-A (Renova or Tretinoin are the same) or an over the counter retinol product along with an advanced skincare system, such as Obagi Nu-Derm, to keep your complexion protected and your skin tone even.
“IPL treatments are an exceptional way to rejuvenate sun damage. In conjunction with sunscreen and other treatments, this can be a huge assist in achieving a more youthful look.”