What is IPL or Intense Pulsed Light Therapy?

IPL is a medical treatment, usually in packages of 6-8, for the treatment of hair removal and photorejuvenation of the skin. It targets brown spots (melanin deposits ) caused by increased sun exposure, and broken capillaries and facial redness known as rosacea.IPL (Intense Pulsed Light Therapy in New York) - Smooth Solutions Med

There is no downtime, treatments take 10 minutes and can be done over a lunch hour. Patients are blinded with goggles, and feel a snapping sensation (like a rubber band feeling) on there skin. They are then blocked down with sunblock and put on a skin protocol to further improve their look. The important thing is over time not to overdo it with sun exposure, and always use block. The IPL light source is unique in filtering the light spectrum, thereby being able to target the affected areas. This is an FDA approved service, that works. Contact us today!