A true gem in cosmetic medicine!
IPL (Intense Pulse Light), also referred to as photorejuvenation, is a safe non-invasive laser treatment. For a fraction of a second, the intense heat generated by multiple light beams penetrates the skin without damaging the surface. This process exfoliates damaged cells and stimulates collagen production. Result? A softer, rejuvenated and revitalized skin!
What does the treatment involvef?
Length of the session: 30 to 60 minutes
Frequency: 2 to 4 treatments, at 1-month intervals
Maintenance program: 2 to 3 sessions per year
No preliminary preparation. No needles. No bandages.
There are practically no side effects to skin photorejuvenation. A most, a slight rash might appear but it will subside within a few hours. Also, the thin crust that appears on the surface of the skin after a treatment will flake away within a few days.
Is it painful?
It is a bit uncomfortable, but not painful. In fact, applying a cold gel on the treatment region prior to the treatment can lessen the slight pricking feeling. In other words, the discomfort can be controlled by using a numbing cream.
Within days or weeks of every IPL photorejuvenation treatment, your skin will be softer, clearer, more luminous and even-toned. A true dip in the “Fountain of Youth”!
Give yourself a little shot of youth!
What skin conditions can it treat?
- Sagging skin, dilated pores, wrinkles and fine lines
- Pigmented lesions: brown spots, freckles, uneven pigmentation
- Vascular lesions: collapsed veins and rash, rosacea
- Acne: obstructed sebaceous glands, painful red bumps and uneven skin surface
- Photo-aging: brown spots, rough skin, dilated pores, dull complexion and couperose
Is this treatment for me?
Not all skin types react in the same way to cosmetic dermatology. Only a qualified dermatologist can diagnose the best course of action for you. As part of a first consultation, Dr. Charbonneau, cosmetic dermatology specialist, will be happy to answer your questions so that you have all the information you need to make the right decision.