WHAT IS AN IPL?
Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy is a type of facial treatment that uses broad-spectrum wavelengths of light to target a wide variety of dermal issues. It can help to improve the tone and texture of skin for people who struggle with hyperpigmentation, sun spots, acne, wrinkles, and overly large pores. In addition, IPL can help to treat unwanted spider veins and other vascular lesions. At Arizona Skin Institute, seasoned dermatologist Dr. Jay Mehta is pleased to offer IPL with the Alma™ Harmony XL Pro system and Dye-VL handpiece. With IPL, the treated skin will flake off over time to reveal a smoother and more radiant complexion. If you live in Surprise or Phoenix, AZ and want to boost your skin's health, give our office a call to book a skincare consultation today.
IS AN IPL RIGHT FOR ME?
An IPL treatment reaches the deeper layers of the dermis to help improve various skin concerns and is generally a great option for men and women of all skin types. The best candidates for IPL therapy are those who have sun damage, acne, rosacea, brown spots, age spots, redness, rough skin texture, large pores, freckles, melasma, broken capillaries, or spider veins. During your initial consultation, Dr. Mehta can discuss your specific goals and assess your complexion to determine whether IPL is right for you.
IPL treatments are performed on-site at our skincare practice and typically take about 20 – 30 minutes to complete. To start, one of our seasoned technicians will wash and dry your skin before covering your eyes with protective goggles. Then, they will pass the Dye-VL handpiece over your skin as it emits pulses of light energy to target the deep layers of your dermis. While patients may experience some discomfort during the procedure, most find it tolerable given the fast treatment time. Once your session is complete, you will be free to go home.
If over-the-counter skincare products are not providing the significant improvements you desire, contact Arizona Skin Institute in Surprise, AZ to learn more about intense pulsed light therapy. We have helped improve the complexion of countless men and women in the Greater Phoenix area and can help you attain youthful, glowing skin too. We look forward to meeting you!