July 18, 2011 @ 10:16 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Intense Pulsed Light, or IPL (also called photofacial and other names) is a popular treatment for undoing some of the effects of the sun. So okay, this is more a topic of getting rid of the effects of summer, rather than getting ready for summer, but since we're already in the middle of July, it seemed appropriate! Lisa recounts her experience with IPL...
October 24, 2008 @ 03:24 AM -- by Douglas Mackenzie
Our office is pleased to announce the arrival of our brand new laser system, Lumenis One Multi-technology Platform. The Lumenis One is able to treat unwanted hair, leg veins, sun spots and broken capillaries. One feature of the Lumenis One is a fourth generation Intense Pulse Light System which provides maximum results and ensures safety and comfort for our patients.
Photorejuvenation is the term used for treating the skin with an Intense Pulse Light (IPL) to get rid of brown pigmentation such as sun spots, melasma, freckles or age spots. The intense pulse light can also treat broken capillaries and help to stimulate your skinâ€™s own collagen. New collagen can help the skin to feel and look smoother. The IPL can be used on the face, neck, chest or hands.
Winter months are the best time to think about starting an IPL series. Generally, most people require 3 treatments with the IPL. These treatments should be spaced out about every 3-4 weeks. There is limited down time between s