Is I2PL a Good Melasma Treatment?
- Asked by asianskin in San Jose, CA
- 4 years ago
Is I2PL good to treat melasma?
Strategies for melasma treatment
IPL is not first line treatment, as it does not address the problem at its root. I begin treatment with Melaquin AM and Melaquin PM followed by either a MelaPeel at one month or an IPL.
It may work but there are other preferred modalities
Have you tried bleaching formaulations as well as instituted a good sunblock.
These are generally preferred as initial treatments prior to use of a laser or IPL?
In any case you would likely utlilize these agents, the most popular of which is Triluma, as a maintenance therapy.
Not my favorite
Fot this reason I like peels and other modalities that are a bit more consistent in response. In addition, Fraxel Restore has worked more consistently than IPL and is FDA approved for melasma.
No matter which way you go, you need a good, board certified dermatologist to help you with this chronic skin disorder.
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