Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a modern technology that is used by various cosmeticians and surgeons to treat a number of skin problems and issues related to it. This technique is used for aesthetic and remedial purpose also.
IPL also known as Flashlamp Therapy, is popular for its ability to improve the appearance of several skin problems like – age spots, acne, rosacea, measles, vascular lesions, wrinkles and unwanted hair. IPL uses vigorous pulses of visible multi-coloured light that breaks down or damages the melanin, which causes age spots and pigmentation.
It has panoply of advantages starting from eradication of facial lines, scars, pimples to hair removal also including visible improvement in skin’s tone and texture.
IPL framework depends on the principle of laser technique in which the non coherent light of different wave lengths is generated. The range of these wavelengths vary from 500nm to 1100 nm. After that, the produced light is released and is enabled to focus on the targeted areas of the skin. Each IPL system consists of cooling systems like cryogen sprays so as to protect the epidermis, the upper layer of skin in contact with the IPL system.
Patients suffering from age spots and those who want to go for rejuvenation of the skin must consider IPL as one of the most advanced techniques.
IPL technique is designed to cure all your skin problems like – rosacea, pimples, face lines, vascular lesions, unwanted hair and spider veins.
IPL has long-term positive effects on the skin. It works well for all types of skin. Apart from these, IPL is a relatively gentle, non-ablative, less expensive and a convenient treatment.