How long does IPL treatment last?

Cure after IPL treatment varies from patient to patient, although in most cases it takes less than a week and only 2 to 3 days. For the best results from IPL therapy, we recommend that our patients perform 5 IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatments, performed 4 weeks apart. IPL results can last for years as long as the skin is properly cared for with a sufficient skincare routine and sun protection. How long do the results of IPL treatments last? With proper skin care and sun protection after IPL treatments, the results can last for years.

Remember that skin is genetically programmed to create brown spots in response to UV exposure. It is impossible to avoid all sun exposure, and therefore, even with the best care and protection of the skin, new brown spots may appear gradually over time. Proper skin care and protection is the only thing that stands between you and the appearance of future brown spots. IPL is most often done on the face, neck and chest as these are usually the parts of the body that are most often exposed to the sun, but IPL can also be done on the arms, legs, etc.

You don't have to look far for great dermatology services including IPL therapy and other cosmetic treatments. Patients with diverse skin needs may find IPL to be an excellent treatment for addressing all of these issues while improving skin health and appearance. You will see the best results after 3 to 6 months if you do a series of IPL treatments with an interval of about one month for each session. The success of treatment largely depends on the skill and experience of the person performing IPL therapy.

IPL treatments work very well to reduce and remove brown and red spots on the skin and create a better overall complexion. Treatments are usually performed on the facial area, although patients can also use IPL to treat skin on the chest, hands, and neck. This is because skin cells change once approximately every 30 days, giving the skin a chance to fully recover before the next IPL treatment. These are other guidelines that your dermatologist will recommend you follow to get the best possible results from your IPL treatments.

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