IPL – Intense Pulse Light
At 23MD, we are proud to offer photofacials using our state of the art IPL machine. This is different from a laser, which only uses one wavelength of light.
Instead, a photofacial uses what’s called broad-spectrum light, which reaches multiple layers of skin. It is applied with brief flashes, sometimes up to 2 or 3 on a single treatment area.
When the light flashes, it warms the skin to stimulate the body’s natural healing process, as well as collagen growth underneath the skin. These two factors allow photofacials to address both the outermost surface of the skin as well as the tissues beneath it. This multi-faceted approach makes your skin look younger, smoother and more voluminous.
If you are looking for a refreshed appearance and healthy skin with no downtime, an IPL photofacial may be the perfect option. By using nonerosive light, an IPL photofacial addresses damaged skin tissue or hyperpigmentation without harming healthy cells, allowing patients to resume their daily activities immediately.
At 23Md, we use IPL to effectively treat:
- Sun-damaged skin
- Fine lines
- Enlarged pores
- Liver spots
- Enlarged blood vessels