IPL Photofacials Questions & Answers

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I am excited at the prospect of getting IPL treatments for my rosacea which I have been battling since adolescence. Before I get my hopes up though, I need to know if there are potential side effects associated with the...
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Do doctors recommend IPL photofacial for their patients? Should I look for a better alternative for my condition?
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Going for treatments for burns by CO2 laser. Skin's redness has diminished since using Biafine. That was a god send. Expensive, but worth it. Now, I have the laser marks all over, some dark lines, milia, and some scarri...
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I see there's one IPL for hair removal but I recently had botox and fillers around my lips. I have some "fuzz" on my lip thatI see IPL can safely remove, but would there be an effect on my fillers and botox? I have an L...
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I have medium dark skin and keratosis on my back and legs. Most concerned about inexperienced people at dermatologist doing IPL. How can I be sure of experience and ability of person before getting IPL treatment?
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Now Doctor wants to do IPL on my sensitive burned, scarred skin. It's been 5 months and it's still a mess. Not sure if I want to go ahead and have the IPL. Saw on a website that some doctor's will do this after CO2 lase...
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I had Bellafill injections 4 weeks ago and I want to have IPL treatments to get rid of some brown spots. I was wondering if this okay to do?
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Is there any connection between IPL Treatments and Vitamin D Levels?
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I have a 3-colorLED mask. Should I do each color separately alternating each day or is it ok to do all 3 everyday? Also is 10 min per color everyday ok, too much, or too little?
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I had a genesis treatment today and they also recommended IPL in 3 weeks. Is this a good combination for redness and also some acne scarring?
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Not sure if I chose the correct procedure. I only have redness on cheek. No visible broken caps, patches or veins. Stings after exercise... is this rosacea and isIPL laser good for someone who only has redness without t...
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I don’t know why, but I have horrible IPL hyperpigmentation on my face. Was this my doctor’s fault or would it have happened to me no matter who was administering the treatment? I need to get rid of this ASAP. How can ...
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Hello, I had a facial two weeks ago and the aesthetician used a high-frequency and EMS devices on me. My eyes and one cheek became swollen right after the procedure. Next morning my whole face was swollen. The swellin...
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I was not offered any type of protective eyewear during my IPL facial. My friend had one done by the same doctor less than a month ago and she did not wear anything either. She looks and feels great, but I just want to ...
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I had IPL treatment a few days ago and I am still waiting for the hyperpigmentation on my face to fall off. The doctor said that it should not take to long but I am starting to get nervous. Is there anything I can do? ...
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How long to the side effects from an IPL laser treatment last? I want to make sure that they are all gone before my son’s wedding. The wedding is two months after my procedure. Is that enough time to see everything cal...
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Is hyperpigmentation a side effect of IPL? I had my IPL last week and I have some black specks on my face. What are they and when will they leave? I really hope that they do not stay around too long. If they do, I will ...
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I have several fine lines and wrinkles around my eyes. I’m 58 years old but I feel much older because of this. When comparing IPL vs Fraxel, which would you say is the better option for someone in my scenario? I have n...
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I have been reading about how the IPL laser treatment sometimes leaves people with hyperpigmentation or spots on their skin. Does this happen to everyone? Is this related to some type of unique trait that certain peopl...
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I’ve always been someone who has used dermal fillers for lines and wrinkles, but I’ve heard a lot of positive things about IPL treatments. I get Radiesse every few months and have done so for the past few years. I’m lo...
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I have what I would consider moderate sun damage on my face. I’m constantly working outdoors for work, and although I wear lots of sunscreen nowadays, I can’t say that I was always the best at remembering (or caring) t...
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Are they one in the same or is an intense pulsed light photofacial different than standard IPL treatments? I am new to the world of cosmetic surgery and laser treatments, so please excuse my ignorance! I just turned 60...
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I have all of these spots on my face, I guess they are kind of light brown. Would an IPL treatment help make them go away? Does anyone even know what these small brown spots are? I do not think they are freckles...
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I have mild rosacea on my face. I am thinking about trying IPL to help solve it but I am afraid that there will be a lot of pain. Do most people experience a lot of pain in these types of scenarios? If so, how should I...
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Can you actually remove freckles entirely, because if so I really want to get rid of the dark ones on my face? Are IPL Laser treatments a good way to get rid of them? If so is it a safe procedure and would most doctors...
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Most of what I’m reading says that IPL Laser Treatments will have no effect on the size or shape of breasts, and that I would need a breast augmentation or implants to see results. I am a B cup and want to get to a D, ...
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Are there a lot of risks associated with IPL? I have rosacea and am looking for a way to get rid of it. But I do not want invest in a procedure that has a larger amount of risks that come with it. I cannot stand my ros...
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Can someone help me understand if it would be worth it for me to have IPL treatments or microdermabrasion to get help with my stretch marks? I have pretty big ones above my nipples. If I wear a bikini you can see them,...
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Are IPL treatments a good way to help reduce enlarged pores on my nose and cheeks? I use daily cleansers that help, but I would like to know if there is a better alternative that would be more effective and longer last...
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