What is Intense Pulsed Light Therapy and is it effective?

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What exactly is Intense Pulsed Light Therapy. I think most just call it IPL? Not to joke here, but it sounds “intense” and a bit intimidating! Can someone explain it to me in terms that I will understand, and also explain what it helps do.


F, 44, Virginia

Intense pulsed light is a Treatment that uses specific flash of light  to treat specific problems with your skin. For example: dark spots, red spots, spider veins, Rosacea, and even some forms of sun damaged or aging skin. Depending on your specific skin type and problem, a specific light wavelength is used. No anesthesia is used and the treatment  feels like a rubber band hitting your skin.Treatments take a few minutes and there is little to no down time.