I have a Titanium implant in my face (orbital). Is it okay to have an IPL (Photofacial) treatment with this?
Is It Safe to Have IPL with Titanium Facial Implant?
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IPL is OK with titanium implant
IPL should not effect a titanium implant. The energy of IPL is mostly absorbed in the superficial layers of the skin and should not penetrated to the depth of the implant. Certainly, I would mention the implant to your physician prior to IPL treatment.
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