I am 3 days post IPL. This was my 1st treatment. I have rosacea & experience persistent redness & flushing. Fortunately for me, I have not progressed to the stage with bumps/pimples, but unfortunately oral & topical medications have not worked for me. After a lot of research on IPL & very careful consideration of doctors, I chose to go forth with IPL.
My doctor was very... more
My advice: Start with a professional that you TRUST, not where you get the best deal. Start with a facial if you go to an esthetician and ask if they have done IPL on themselves or had treatments on their own face. Ask about the different levels of IPL on your face. CONSULT FIRST AND ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT POST OP!!! I went to a Doctors office where they do medical grade facials and have highly... more
I had just a few brown spots on my face. I am fair and freckly and after one treatment, my spots appeared much darker and new freckles surfaced. It also seems dryer.
Now I will be very shy of all laser treatments and will never do IPL again. I hope creams help lighten the dark spots.