IPL treatments are very common but marginally understood. Essentially IPL treatments involve pulsing high intensity light for a short period of time into the skin to achieve a desired result. IPL is an effective treatment option to consider if you are concerned with:
The technology is extremely sophisticated and safe, using high energy light bulbs to achieve the desired pulse and sensors for ensure accurate duration. Settings can be altered depending on your specific needs or indications but in most cases the treatment is almost painless.
Our IPL System is safe and incorporates a filter to eliminate UV rays.
The most common side effect reported by patients is mild sunburn skin sensitivity. If you are concerned by the reports of the possibility of UV Damage, there is no need to worry – the IPL System used at SAI is the latest advancement in IPL Technology and incorporates a filter to eliminate UV rays.
The high intensity light is set to pulse at the depth of the hair root and this energy destroys the root.
Rosacea is best described as a flushed redness in the face, and it is caused by small blood vessels steadily growing until they become visible. Left untreated the problem will only worsen. IPL treatments pulse specific light into the skin at the depth of the capillary network and destroy vessels.
Other treatment options for Rosacea include Lasers.
Frequency and intensity of the pulsed light play a role in the treatment of pigmentation problems and sun spots etc but accuracy is the most important key. You do not want to damage surrounding tissue and skin when treating pigmentation problems. Ensure if you are using IPL for the treatment of pigmentation problems that the staff are as qualified the team at SAI.