Almost everyone deals with acne at some point in their lives. While for some, the experience is mild and temporary, for others it can be severe and rather long-lasting.
Dermatologists today are using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) acne treatments and with success.
IPL treatments for acne are rapidly popularizing as an effective solution for those experience light to normal inflammatory acne.
In addition to clearing up active inflammation and pustules, IPL has the additional benefit of enhancing the appearance of facial scarring which is a common aftermath of chronic acne.
IPL makes use of a broad spectrum light, which allows it to have multiple uses. It can also be used to treat an array of skin conditions quite successfully, regardless of the skin type.
During the treatment, short bursts of light are emitted via an applicator onto the skin. For treating acne, specific light wavelengths target bacteria present in the skin, along with inflamed sebaceous glands that lead to breakouts.
IPL energy is also used to destroy selective pigment cells, hair, or blood-filled capillary, depending on the intended nature of the treatment.
IPL Helps With Acne Scars
Acne scarring can impact both the texture or color of the skin, and they appear as small dents in the surface of the skin. Since IPL can target pigment areas, in particular, IPL treatments make effective solutions for discoloration, which drastically minimize the appearance of scars and gives the skin a more uniform look.
For a free personalised consultation, drop by our salon in Chelsea so we can guide you more regarding the procedure. For other questions and concerns, feel free to send us an email or give us a call. Our staff would be more than willing to answer your questions and offer you assistance.