Intense pulsed light or IPL is a non-invasive and non-ablative treatment that uses high-intensity pulses of visible light to improve the appearance of the following skin problems:
Intense pulsed light (IPL) systems work on the same principles as lasers except in this the light is used and this light energy is absorbed into particular target cells with colour (chromophores) in the skin. The light energy is converted to heat energy, which causes damage to the specific target area. IPL systems are different to lasers in that they deliver many wavelengths (or colours) in each pulse of light instead of just one wavelength. Most IPL systems use filters to refine the energy output for the treatment of certain areas.
This enhances penetration without using excessive energy levels and enables targeting of specific chromophores (these are skin components that absorb light).
IPL therapy is considered a non-ablative resurfacing technique, which means that it targets the lower layers of skin (dermis) without affecting the top layers of skin (epidermis). The biggest advantage of IPL therapy is its minimal downtime – a patient can often have the procedure done in their lunch break and return to work immediately afterwards. At Curo Skin Clinic, Dr.Deepika Sarode is the best Skin Specialist in Mira road, provides the best IPL Treatment in Mira road.
1. Freckles and age marks.
2. Removal of unwanted dark hair.
3. Mild to Moderate Acne.
4. Vascular lesions including spider telangiectasis, port wine stains, broken facial veins, rosy cheeks, rosacea and red thread veins of the legs.
5. In rejuvenation of aged skin referred to as “Photorejuvenation” and requires a series of IPL treatments.
What you can expect?
While most people are fine with the light pulses, the treatment could sting a little. It might feel like someone is snapping a rubber band on you but very slightly. Numbing cream can be used to put on 30-60 minutes before treatment starts if you are very sensitive.
Slight redness, tingling sensation, slight itching or stinging may occur over the treated area. The redness and other side effects reduce and go away in further 3-4 days. With every session you will see visible decrease in the lesion or concern. IPL always requires series of sessions to achieve desired effect, hence follow up is expected.

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