i consulted with a dermatologist about IPL treatment to remove age spots or sun discoloration on my face, chest, and hands. He recommends only 2 treatments rather than the series of 4-5 as other dermatologists do. He claims by raising the strength at the 2nd treatment, all spots should resolve after only 2 treatments. He wants payment for both treatments up front. Does this make sense?
Two IPL Treatments Instead of 4 to 5?
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IPL for age spots
You may be fortunate and only require 2 treatments of IPL, but 4 to 6 treatments are typical. Usually it is to your financial advantage to purchase a package of treatments. If you are not happy with just 2 treatments, you could consider additional treatments.
Personally, in my practice we always give a range of how many treatments a patient will need of IPL. If the provider you saw said he could take care of your sundamage with 2 treatments then they must not be that bad, and he must be very confident that he can deliver this outcome. Average amount of IPL treatments are 3 to 5 in my experience. Yes, paying for multiple treatments at once is very common. We call the "packages".
Two IPL treatments instead of 4 to 5?
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