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IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light is used in a handheld device that penetrates selectively deep into the layers of your skin. It targets colors. Lumecca IPL helps with sun spots or age spots, red spots, rosacea, vascular lesions, capillaries, broken blood vessels on the face, acne scars, and dark scars. 

Sun exposure, age, and other factors can damage the skin and cause discoloration, pigmentation irregularities, vascular skin lesions, and other skin concerns. 

If you would like to achieve glowing, radiant skin texture and an even, regular tone, Lumecca IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatment is for you! This treatment stands apart from other similar treatments. They are the most powerful intense pulsed light treatments available, and provide effective, outstanding results.

IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light is used in a handheld device that penetrates selectively deep into the layers of pigmented skin. Spots, lesions or other pigmentation irregularities absorb the light, which in turn destroys them. The skin is left smooth, the texture evened out, acne is reduced, and rosacea and other irregularities are resolved.

We will start by applying a cold ultrasound gel to your face and provide you with protective eyewear. We will pass the Lumecca handheld device over your skin, which applies wavelengths of IPL into the deeper layers of your skin. 

When the pigmented cells absorb the light, they are destroyed and broken into tiny particles. The body can flush away these particles naturally. The IPL is absorbed into the pigmented or colored areas. This leaves the surrounding skin free from damage.

Most patients do not find the treatment to be painful, and describe the light flashes as feeling like a tiny rubber band snap on the skin. The treatment usually takes around 20-30 minutes depending upon the area(s) treated.

After your treatment, you may experience itching, swelling or redness, which some describe to feel like a sunburn. This should pass by the next day. 

Once these side effects disappear, you can continue with your regular activities. If there are no breaks in your skin, you can apply makeup the same day. 

You will notice the pigmented areas (darker spots or moles) getting darker. This is completely normal and part of the healing process. These areas will raise and flake off and the healthy new skin underneath is revealed. It’s important not to pick at these areas, but allow them to fall off naturally. Once revealed, the new skin underneath will continue to improve, with final results appearing in 1-2 weeks.

For some patients, results may be seen after one treatment. Others require more than one treatment to get the results they desire. Results depend upon your skin type, the severity of your skin damage, and whether your condition is vascular or based on sun damage.

Once treatments are complete, you can expect your skin to be smoother, more radiant and glowing, without sun spots or red areas!

Before & After