IPL PhotoFacial

Deborah H. Atkin, M.D. can use state-of-the-art light therapy to address a number of issues you may be having with your skin. Intense Pulsed Light technology is a treatment breakthrough that can correct a variety of benign skin conditions.  The light used in IPL treatments is filtered to remove ultraviolet frequencies preventing UV damage to the skin. IPL works to rejuvenate damaged skin leaving you with a healthier, younger-looking appearance.

This gentle IPL treatment can achieve dramatic results in treating the following conditions with virtually no downtime and little discomfort:

  • pink and brown discoloration
  • spider veins
  • sun damage
  • age spots
  • pore size
  • acne scarring
  • wrinkles

Learn more about the IPL Quantum SR, and please contact our practice to schedule a consultation for IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) therapy.

Did You Know?429,734 females had the IPL procedure in 2009

IPL PhotoFacial Results

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*Results May Vary

What to Expect?

Discomfort is extremely minimal. Patients are made comfortable with ice packs to cool and soothe the skin.  After your IPL procedure, you may notice the brown pigment getting a bit more pronounced for a couple days, forming a slight crust on the surface. This is the pigment breaking up! Within a few short days the brown and red will appear lighter and your complexion with become clearer and more uniform.

  • Length of Time for Procedure – IPL Photofacial treatment can typically be completed in about 30 minutes. You can have the procedure over your lunch hour!
  • Who Will Perform This Procedure? – Our board-certified dermatologist, Deborah H. Atkin, M.D., will perform the IPL procedure.
  • What is the Recovery Time? Depending on the size and number of areas being treated, there is typically little to no downtime associated with this procedure.
  • Final Results of the Procedure – You should see reduction of red and brown spots and healthier-looking skin after a single treatment with IPL.
  • Other Treatments or Skincare Products that May Improve My Result? –If you are treated with IPL Photofacial, you may also benefit from SkinMedica’s Vitamin C & E, Retinol Complex or SkinMedica Lytera Brightening Complex to further enhance results and reduce the appearance of discoloration and improve the signs of aging.

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Do you have additional questions? Contact our office or schedule a consultation with Deborah H. Atkin, M.D..

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