We spend our lives trying to get outside of the office, but all of that exposure to the sun leaves our skin with sunspots, brown spots, and age spots. We don’t want to stay out of the sun our whole lives, so it’s good that the Cutera Xeo laser system has a treatment specifically aimed toward these facial annoyances like IPL Limelight Photofacial Rejuvenation.
If you are noticing more sun and age spots around your face, and want to utilize a trusted name in the laser industry to get rid of them, talk with our medical staff about using the Cutera Xeo laser’s LimeLight attachment for IPL treatments.
What is IPL LimeLight Photofacial Rejuvenation?
IPL stands for Intense Pulse Laser, and it’s the perfect solution for a non-surgical way to fight the telltale signs of aging on your face. Popular uses for IPL are:
- Lightening and removing sun spots
- Eliminating age spots
- Reducing redness from rosacea and broken blood vessels
- And many more!
IPL LimeLight Photofacial Rejuvenation treatments are the perfect non-invasive solution for sun and age spots.
How does IPL Work?
IPL uses specialized wavelengths of light to penetrate deep into the skin to target both hemoglobin and melanin. The beam of light harmlessly passes through the skin and is absorbed by the hemoglobin and melanin, causing them to be damaged. They are then absorbed into the body and made less visible.
What is Treatment Like?
Treatment begins with your initial consultation. During this consultation, a member of our medical staff with go over with you the ins and outs of how the IPL Photofacial procedure will work and create a schedule for you. The best results are made after multiple appointments, so it’s important to know exactly how far apart your appointments need to be.
Everyone has a different pain tolerance, but most patients describe the procedure as feeling more uncomfortable than painful. Talk with our medical team about ways to mitigate this pain during the procedure. As your skin clears up, less pain and discomfort will be felt.
The length of your appointments depends on a number of factors including the amount of skin being treated, the severeness of the skin conditions, and at what point in the process you are in. However, all treatments are same-day appointments, and most are done under a few hours. There is no downtime associated with IPL treatment.
How Long Will My Results Last?
This depends on a lot on how severe the symptoms are, to begin with, but most results will last up an entire year. For continued results, it’s best to schedule follow-up appointments once every 6 to 12 months.
IPL treatment is a non-invasive, high-tech way to solve some of the issues of again. If you want more information on how IPL Photofacial treatment can benefit you, contact our office for a consultation at Athena Plastic Surgery.