Is there a certain amount of time I should wait to get an IPL if I just had a few inflamed acne that went away but left a red mark (no indentations)?
When is It Safe to Get IPL After Inflamed Acne Goes Away?
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IPL and inflammatory acne
IPL especially when combined with Levulan can be therapeutic for active acne but should be performed with guidance from your dermatologist.
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IPL After Inflamed Acne Goes Away
I would recommend at least a 3 month wait. Than discuss with the treating doctor before having the treatment. Very important you inform them of the acne issue.
Redness after acne and IPL
Acne can leave post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and redness, but usually, this redness fades. It is best to give it about 4 weeks before resorting to IPL to take the redness away. Another option is VBeam.
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