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IPL Photofacial

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Pricing Information:
  • Unit Price – $250 per session
  • Amount – 3-6 treatments
  • Repeat – Every 2-4 weeks

Nothing shows the effects of years of sun exposure like the skin – particularly skin on the face, neck, chest and hands. When the skin suffers sun damage, it often develops brown spots, redness and early onset of wrinkles. Fortunately, there is a treatment available to help reduce the appearance of sun damage, smoothing the skin and fading away pigmentation. It is called Intense Pulse Light therapy, or IPL, and it is a completely safe way for people her to address the effects of extensive sun damage.

Did you know…

Did you know that the ultraviolet rays produced by the sun are a form of radiation? These rays pass directly into the skin, damaging and killing cells. Worse, the effects of sun damage take years to appear and could cause early signs of aging. Everyone should take preventative measures to avoid sun damage beginning at an early age, including the daily use of sunscreen, protective clothing and avoiding the sun when its rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is a candidate for IPL?

Intense pulse light therapy works by stimulating collagen, targeting brown spots and reducing redness in the skin. It is most effective for individuals with light skin in whom broken capillaries, brown spots, freckles and rosacea are most apparent. Darker spots respond best to IPL though lighter spots may resolve over the course of several treatments.

What should I expect during an IPL treatment?

IPL treatments are non-invasive and performed from the comfort of our office. A cool gel is applied before a wand is passed over the treatment area. The wand gives off bright flashes of light, which is why everyone in the treatment room must wear protective eyewear. These flashes of light are converted to heat energy, where it stimulates the collagen and destroys broken blood vessels beneath the skin. Depending on the size of the treatment area, IPL sessions typically last between 20 and 30 minutes. Most people experience little or no discomfort during treatment and resume normal activity immediately.

What should I expect after undergoing intense pulse light therapy?

There is no ‘downtime’ associated with IPL though it is normal to experience some treatment area redness in the hours following treatment. Since intense pulse light therapy provides progressive results over time, most people require between 4 and 6 treatments to achieve their desired results. For more information about IPL, contact our office to schedule a consultation. We look forward to helping you reverse the effects of sun damage and help you achieve a smoother and more even complexion.


Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) facial is a cosmetic treatment that uses high-intensity light to improve the appearance of the skin. It is a non-invasive procedure that targets various skin concerns such as sun damage, age spots, acne scars, fine lines, and uneven skin tone.

During an IPL facial, a handheld device emits pulses of light onto the skin, which is absorbed by specific targets such as melanin or blood vessels. This helps to break down pigmentation, stimulate collagen production, and constrict blood vessels, resulting in a more even complexion and improved skin texture.

The procedure is generally safe and well-tolerated, but it’s important to consult with a qualified professional before undergoing an IPL facial to determine if it’s suitable for your skin type and condition. They will assess your skin and provide personalized recommendations.

IPL facials typically require a series of treatments spaced a few weeks apart to achieve optimal results. After the procedure, you might experience some mild redness or swelling, but these side effects usually subside within a few hours to a couple of days.

Remember to protect your skin from sun exposure and follow any post-treatment instructions given by your skincare professional to ensure the best possible outcome.

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