Do you believe skin rejuvenation could help you? When you meet with your esthetician, she will be able to answer any question you may have as well as guide you in selecting the right treatment. Until then, here is a list of some frequently asked questions!
1- Is skin rejuvenation for me?
For anyone who wishes to reduce the signs of aging and the effects of sun damage on their skin. Skin rejuvenation helps remove hyperpigmentation, heal broken capillaries and soothe rough, uneven skin. The IPL skin rejuvenation treatment may be performed on the face, chest, arms and hands.
2- Are there any risks or potential problems ?
Patients with important medical conditions that lead to an alteration of the structure of the skin, including how your skin heals and scars should not receive IPL skin rejuvenation treatments. Tanning, diabetes or any skin disease or problems are also contraindications. The risks involved with IPL skin rejuvenation treatments will be explained to you during your consultation and we can answer any questions you may have.
3- What happens after each treatment?
You may have slight redness and swelling of the skin that should disappear within a few hours. Most of our clients resume their daily activities immediately following the IPL skin rejuvenation treatment. You will begin to see results quickly, in some cases even before the next monthly treatment. It should be noted that brown spots tend to become darker after the first treatment before subsequently becoming lighter.
4- Is skin rejuvenation painful?
The light produces a slight feeling of heat that can be compared to an elastic band hitting the skin. The feeling lasts less than a second and may be followed by a slight tingling or burning sensation. If you are very sensitive, local anesthesia may be administered. Most clients however will not need it.
5- How many treatments will I need?
Your esthetician will determine a treatment plan with you when you first consult. Laser skin rejuvenation treatments are given monthly, in some cases every 3 weeks, and can last up to 6 months. You will an improvement in the appearance of the pigments and capillaries of the skin with each IPL treatment. The texture of the skin will improve towards the end of the treatments
6- What will my results be?
IPL uses optical and electrical energy to rejuvenate the appearance of your skin. IPL laser treatments reduce or eliminate signs of ageing, brown spots caused by sun exposure, red spots, broken blood vessels, rough skin and uneven skin color. You will see results improving following each treatment. It is recommended to continue follow-up treatments at home to maintain results.