Intense Pulse Light treatment is a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure which is used to boost the skin rejuvenation process by applying a broad spectrum light. IPL treatment is known to enhance the skin texture through the use of 100% light energy. The ideal candidates for IPL treatment in Singapore are people with skin problems like pigmentation, dark spots, redness, melasma, facial veins, freckles and other conditions. Photorejuvenation is a zero downtime procedure which greatly helps to improve your skin texture and tone.
How it works
IPL treatment targets and heats up the dark blotches and pigmented cells, resulting in their eventual shedding. This treatment works best on patients with pigmentation and blemish issues. The red blood cells absorb the yellow and green light, which helps to enable the broken capillaries to heal without harming the skin. The longer wavelengths on the other hand help to stimulate the fibroblasts to create more collagen. After a few sessions, there is going to be a dramatic reduction in fine lines and improvement of the skin tone and texture.
- Visible reduction in skin pigmentation issues like freckles caused by sun, dark spots, age spots, melasma, rosacea, facial veins, acne scarring and any other blemishes and scars.
- Improved texture, pore size and tone of skin
The part of your skin which is subject to the most sun exposure can be easily treated with the photorejuvenation therapy. Some of the most commonly treated areas are the face, neck, back of hands and chest.
Are there any side effects to the IPL Treatment?
As already mentioned above, this treatment is completely safe for you since the lasers don’t emit any UV ray or other harmful rays. Some of the side effects include mild redness and minor swelling which dissipates within 2-3 days.
A cool gel would be evenly applied on the target areas and the eyes would be protected with shades. The IPL stick is used to apply the pulses of therapeutic light on the skin surface. Most patients have described the sensation as a light rubber band snap on the skin. You will not require anaesthesia but if your pain tolerance level is very low then you can request a topical anaesthesia. The session lasts for about 45 minutes, which includes a microdermabrasion session, 15 minutes of photorejuvenation and a Gentlewaves LED treatment for enhancement of the healing process. You can resume your regular activities immediately after the completion of the session.
However you need to keep in mind that the results are gradual and they become more visible after each session. Improvements in skin colour are visible within 1-2 weeks but it takes a few sessions to bring about a positive change in the skin texture. If you are looking forward to prolong the results of this treatment, make sure to regularly apply sunscreen before stepping out into the sun. Lastly, it needs to be mentioned that people who are photosensitive should stay away from the photorejuvenation treatment. Visit the website of IYAC (www.iyac.com.singapore ) or call them at 6738 9989 for any further enquiries.