IPL Skin Rejuvenation FAQs
The combined bi-polar radio frequency and light energies of elōs technology precisely and safely target pigmented lesions such as freckles, sun spots and age spots. Vascular lesions such as spider vessels and redness from rosacea are also lightened and gradually fade.
Elōs is an effective treatment for most skin types and for skin colors up to type IV (Asian skin)
Gradual and cumulative improvement of skin tone is typically achieved in 5 treatment sessions. The total number of required treatment sessions depends on your skins condition. A consultation will establish your personalized treatment schedule.
Cooling of the skin surface ensures additional safety during treatment. The treatment can be likened to a sensation of snapping elastic on the skin. It is a little uncomfortable but not painful as such. This is a no downtime procedure with most patients returning to normal activities immediately after treatment.
IPL Acne Therapy is an effective light-based treatment that is revolutionizing the treatment of acne. IPL for Acne destroys the most common bacteria that cause acne, without pain and without downtime. elōs technology is FDA approved for the treatment of acne.
Intense Pulsed Light is the treatment of choice for surface red veins. IPL releases precisely controlled strong pulses of filtered light that are absorbed by the blood vessel, heating it to a point where it is destroyed. Following treatments the red veins will clear and are re-absorbed by the body, leaving little or no trace the original red vein.
No. Lasers are very specific machines and they vary depending upon what they are used for. For hair removal, lasers such as Ruby, Diode, Alexandrite and ND Yag are used. Of these Lasers, Alexandrite and ND Yag are considered the Gold Standard.
Sunlight, environmental factors and the natural passage of time all contribute to the development of dark spots, skin pigmentation and freckles. Your face, hands and chest are the first parts of the body to show signs of ageing because they receive so much sun exposure. IPL releases precisely controlled strong pulses of filtered light that are absorbed by the pigmentation. The pigmentation is shattered into tiny pieces and flake away over the weeks following treatment.
IPL is an excellent choice for Skin Rejuvenation. Skin rejuvenation is a term referring to a variety of skin treatments simultaneously addressing different types of lesions. eLight is used for the treatment of lesions which are more resistant to treat, such as light colour pigmentation, and fine veins (telangiectasia).