Introduction: Intense Pulsed Light is a medical treatment which purpose is to improve our skin. It eliminates pigmented lesions (spots) and vascular lesions (veins, redness such as rosacea) providing uniformity to the skin and a great luminosity. It eliminates small imperfections and induces an increase in collagen, stimulating skin rejuvenation and an improvement in texture.
Where to apply it: on the face, neckline, hands and any body area with pigmented vascular lesions.
Procedure duration: 30-40 minutes.
Effectiveness: several months depending on the type of lesion.
Recovery: immediate, although a slight heat can be noticed a few minutes after finishing the treatment. In selective treatment for severe vascular lesions redness may appear for 2-4 days in the area of the lower eyelid and cheek.
Pain: almost painless, does not require anaesthetic.
Best time to perform the treatment: from September to June.
Visibility of improvement: 7 to 15 days. Results are visible from the first session.
Compatibility with other treatments: it can be done in combination with the rest of facial treatments.
Post-treatment advice: sun protection reapplying every two hours. Avoid direct sun for the first 15 days.