Eyre Esthetics | Pasadena, CA

Laser Spot Removal

Laser Spot Removal

Laser Spot Removal, or Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), is a cutting-edge treatment that leverages specific wavelengths of light to penetrate below the skin's surface. Unlike traditional lasers that use a single wavelength, IPL employs a broad spectrum, which allows more targeted and effective treatments. The light is absorbed by melanin, the skin's pigment, and blood vessels, which helps to break down pigmentation and reduce redness.

The application of IPL is a meticulous process. The skin is first cleansed and a cool gel is applied to the area to be treated. The IPL device is then gently pressed onto the skin, emitting pulses of light that feel like a small pinch or snap. The duration of the treatment may vary based on the size of the area being treated, but typically takes less than an hour.

One of the primary benefits of IPL is its versatility. It can be used to treat a wide range of skin issues, including age spots, freckles, sun damage, rosacea, and spider veins. Furthermore, IPL stimulates the production of collagen, a protein that supports skin elasticity and can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

While the results of IPL tend to be visible after the initial treatment, multiple sessions may be necessary to achieve the desired outcome, depending on the specifics of the skin condition being treated. In the hands of a skilled practitioner, IPL can help create a more even, youthful-looking complexion.

The aftercare of IPL treatment is straightforward. Patients may experience some redness similar to a mild sunburn, but this typically subsides within a few hours. It is recommended to avoid sun exposure and to use sunscreen religiously following treatment in order to protect the skin and maximize the results.

Overall, IPL treatment is a non-invasive, relatively painless, and effective way to address various skin imperfections and reveal a more radiant and youthful complexion. This procedure, offered at Eyre Esthetics in Pasadena, is a testament to the advancements in skin care technology and a powerful tool in the pursuit of skin health and beauty.

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Laser Spot Removal FAQs
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