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IPL Photofacial

An IPL Photofacial is a cutting-edge treatment that uses wavelengths of light to rejuvenate and revitalize the complexion. Inspire Aesthetics uses cutting-edge laser technologies from Lumenis® and Sciton® to target various skin issues, including sun damage, age spots, and uneven skin tone, promoting a healthier, more radiant appearance.

Revitalize Your Complexion
With Light Energy

An IPL Photofacial is a non-surgical skincare treatment that uses Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) technology to improve the appearance of the skin. This versatile procedure targets various skin concerns, including sun damage, age spots, freckles, rosacea, and broken capillaries. By delivering broad-spectrum light to the deeper layers of the skin, it stimulates collagen production, leading to a more even skin tone and texture. Safe and effective, IPL Photofacial offers a rejuvenated, youthful complexion with minimal downtime.

IPL Photofacial Treats:

  • Sun damage
  • Age spots
  • Freckles
  • Rosacea
  • Broken capillaries
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Acne scars
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sagging skin and laxity
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How IPL Photofacial Works

An IPL Photofacial is a sophisticated treatment that leverages Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) to address various skin concerns. However, different wavelengths of light target different skin concerns, so the mechanism of action varies depending on the specific skin issue being treated.

Skin Laxity & Wrinkles

Skin laxity and wrinkles result from the breakdown of collagen and elastin fibers in the skin, which provide structural support and elasticity. The light energy from IPL stimulates collagen production and tightens existing collagen fibers. This helps improve skin texture, reduce wrinkles, and combat sagging, resulting in a firmer and more youthful complexion.

Vascular Lesions & Redness

The intense pulsed light emitted by the device is absorbed by the hemoglobin in blood vessels. This generates heat, which damages the targeted vessels, causing them to shrink and eventually fade away. Additionally, the treatment stimulates collagen production, aiding in overall skin rejuvenation and reducing redness, resulting in a more even complexion.

Pigmentation Irregularities

The intense pulsed light emitted by the device is absorbed by the melanin in the pigmented lesions, such as sunspots or age spots. This generates heat, which breaks down the excess melanin and causes the pigmented areas to darken temporarily before flaking off. As the skin heals, it reveals a more even and uniform complexion with reduced pigmentation irregularities.

Scarring & Acne Scars

IPL Photofacial can effectively address scarring through its ability to stimulate collagen production. The intense pulsed light penetrates the skin’s surface and promotes the generation of new collagen, which helps improve the texture and pliability of scar tissue. IPL can also target the darker pigmentation in scars, reducing their appearance over time.

Benefits of IPL Photofacial:

  • Improved skin texture
  • Reduction in fine lines and wrinkles
  • Enhanced collagen production
  • Non-invasive treatment
  • Safe and effective for various skin types
  • Quick and convenient treatment sessions
  • Minimal side effects and no downtime

The IPL Devices Used At Inspire Aesthetics

Lumenis M22 Q-Switched Nd:YAG

The Lumenis M22 Q-Switched Nd:YAG is one of the cutting-edge IPL devices utilized at Inspire Aesthetics. This advanced technology combines the power of intense pulsed light with the precision of a Q-Switched Nd:YAG laser. It is highly effective for treating a wide range of skin concerns, including pigmentation irregularities, tattoos, and vascular lesions. The device’s versatility and precision make it a valuable tool for exceptional results in various cosmetic procedures, ensuring safe and efficient treatments.

Sciton® BBL™ Lasers

At Inspire Aesthetics, we use Sciton BBL (BroadBand Light) lasers, including BBL™, BBL HERO,™ and BBL Forever Clear™ systems, to provide our patients with exceptional treatments. These state-of-the-art devices offer versatile solutions for a wide array of skincare concerns. BBL effectively addresses pigmentation issues, age spots, fine lines, and vascular lesions, while BBL HERO’s high-power capabilities enable faster treatment times. BBL Forever Clear, on the other hand, targets acne and helps maintain clear, radiant skin.

Your Complete IPL Photofacial Journey

Consultation

During your consultation, our experienced skincare specialists will assess your unique needs and skincare concerns. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss your goals and expectations, and we’ll provide you with a personalized treatment plan tailored to address your specific issues. We’ll explain the IPL procedure in detail, including what to expect during and after treatment, potential side effects, and the number of sessions needed for optimal results.

Treatment

During your treatment, you’ll be provided with protective eyewear to shield your eyes from the intense pulsed light. The specialist will then apply a cooling gel to your skin and use the IPL device to emit precise pulses of light over the targeted areas. You may feel a mild stinging or snapping sensation, but discomfort is generally minimal. The treatment duration depends on the area being treated, but sessions typically last around 30 minutes.

Recovery

After your IPL Photofacial, you may experience mild redness and a sensation similar to a sunburn in the treated area. These side effects are generally temporary and should subside within a few hours to a day. It’s essential to protect your skin from direct sun exposure, and use sunscreen regularly to maintain your results and prevent any complications. You can resume daily activities immediately but avoid strenuous workouts for a day or two.

Results

Over the following days and weeks, you’ll notice gradual improvements in your skin’s appearance. Pigmented lesions will darken and eventually flake off, while vascular lesions may initially appear more prominent before fading. As your skin heals and new collagen forms, you’ll experience a more even complexion. Multiple sessions may be required for optimal results, and your skincare specialist will advise you on the recommended treatment plan based on your individual needs.

Schedule Your Consultation

Inspire Aesthetics offers IPL Photofacial treatments to help you achieve a brighter complexion and reveal your most radiant self. If you’re seeking a non-invasive solution to address pigmentation irregularities, fine lines, and other skin concerns, our experienced team is here to assist you. Schedule a consultation to discover how IPL Photofacial can rejuvenate your skin, boost your confidence, and bring out your natural beauty. Get started on the path to healthier, more luminous skin by booking your consultation now.

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