Facial rejuvenation doesn’t always require invasive procedures. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments rely on bursts of light energy to address pigmentation issues like sun damage, clearing your skin without problems. If you’ve noticed the appearance of sun damage or wrinkles and are ready to do something about it, these treatments may be just what you’re looking for. The best part? IPL doesn’t require extensive downtime. Learn about all of the benefits of these treatments by connecting with our team at McLean & Potomac Dermatology today.
What is Intense Pulsed Light?
IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. At McLean & Potomac Dermatology, we rely on the Palomar ICON™ for our IPL treatments. Treatment with this device diminishes the appearance of pigmented or vascular lesions on the skin. It can be used on all body parts, including the face, arms, legs, and chest, or any area that shows discoloration due to sun exposure. This treatment aims to reduce the appearance of pigmented lesions and evens the skin tone. It is applicable to all skin types as well.
What to Expect with IPL
The IPL handpiece will be applied to treatment areas across your skin during treatment. The handpiece will emit bursts of concentrated light energy. The application is so accurate that the treatment will not harm the surrounding skin. Over the course of the session, you will experience sensations of heat but little discomfort. Side effects can be expected and will be discussed in depth during your initial consultation.
Results and Benefits of IPL Photofacial
IPL Photofacial treatments can greatly improve the appearance of your skin. While several sessions may be necessary to achieve the best results, you can notice many transformative benefits. Your skin will feel smoother, your skin tone will look more even, and you will notice a decrease in the appearance of certain issues like sun spots, large pores, rosacea, broken capillaries, and more.
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Schedule Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments in McLean, VA, or Potomac, MD
Intense Pulsed Light treatments are an excellent choice for rejuvenating your skin and eliminating common signs of aging and sun damage. If you’re ready to improve your skin’s quality, contact our team here at McLean & Potomac Dermatology today.
You can reach us and learn more about IPL by messaging us on this site or calling us at (703) 356-5111.