IPL causes little or no pain. In any case, we will apply an anesthetic cream to the treated area to provide a pleasant and painless experience. According to scientific studies, intense pulsed light or known as IPL treatment is not painful. However, you will have to undergo at least five sessions before you can see the results.
Nowadays, most modern machines also come with a cooling fan that makes things even easier. So, there is nothing like IPL pain that you might experience. On the other hand, IPL photofacial can be slightly painful depending on the patient. Some patients have compared the brief shooting pain of pulsating light to an elastic band that hits them in the face.
Patients have also reported having a mild sunburn on the treated area for several days after treatment, while others feel nothing at all. He was horrified by what he saw and worried that there was no doctor present for the IPL treatment, but he was not surprised. This type of light treatment tends to work best for people with lighter skin, and a person will usually need several rounds of treatment. We've noticed a lot of misinformation and uncertainty about what is and isn't normal when it comes to IPL, and we want to clarify a few things about what to expect during an IPL treatment.
There was no downtime and within two days of each IPL treatment, even after the first one, my skin glowed. Anyone planning to undergo IPL treatment should talk to a dermatologist about possible benefits, side effects, and complications. IPL is a cosmetic treatment used by both men and women to achieve hair removal or a reduction in redness or pigmentation of the skin. After the third IPL treatment, friends and acquaintances who had no idea I had been getting treatments commented on the fact that I looked younger and more radiant.
The light that comes from the treatment will not damage the upper layers of the skin, so it is not as harmful as any laser treatment. It is worth noting that it may take up to several weeks to notice the results of IPL treatment.