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Here are the three little words you need to know when it comes to IPL: intense pulsed light. This skincare tool is often used in hair removal and photofacials.

  • Average Price: $475

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Doctor Fabi is really awesome. She has helped me alleviate my rosacea significantly just after two IPL treatments! I was amazed at the before and after photos. I like the fact she goes aggressive with the treatment to help you maximize your time and pain during the IPL session (instead of... READ MORE

Ruth is amazing! She goes out of her way to make sure everything is ok and I couldn't have asked for better results. The whole office staff is very kind and welcoming, I would highly recommend their practice for any procedures. The difference from my first treatment to the last is much better... READ MORE

I have been seeing Dr. D for quite some time now. He has been treating me for IPL scaring I received at a 'cosmetic spa' (you know the ones I'm talking about). I have been under his care now for over a year and he is one of the most honest, kindest and compassionate plastic surgeons I have ever... READ MORE

I attended an open house prior to procedure and was so excited about having the procedure done. There was actually no down time and was so pleased with the results. Even though I am a person who still doesn't like to be without makeup I don't mind as much because my skin tone looks so much... READ MORE

I had my Face done to help me reduce ACNE and Brown Spots. After only three treatments not only did I not have ACNE- my Brown Spots were gone. It also reduced the lines around my mouth. I would highly recommend IPL to anyone looking to improve the look of their skin. There is no peeling, no... READ MORE

My experience is amazing! My brown spots lifted and melasma on my drivers side improved greatly. Love IPL in Southern Cali be compliant and do not tan before or after. Make sure your not on irritating cream or mess that create photo sensitivity You will love the outcome in the hands of an... READ MORE

I wasn't sure that the ipl facial was going to do much for me, but I was pleasantly surprised after my first treatment that I could see results! It hurts a bit but nothing unbearable, and worth it. After about 4 days , The pigmentation was lighter and the redness around my nose was less. All... READ MORE

Dr. Bunkis is the best!!! He is my favorite doctor and I have been going to him for two years now. He is kind, caring, and really goes out of his way for his patients. And most important, he is an exceptional doctor. I have been working on my skin this year to prepare for my wedding - and as a... READ MORE

I wanted to make the pores on my face smaller and remove sunspots. After the first treatment I could already see a difference. Today 4 days after procedure I was able to go out with just sunscreen on my face. Kristi made easy,comfortable and she was very efficient. My result was great and I... READ MORE

I usually get about 3 -4 IPL photo facials a year to help with wrinkles and sun spots. This was far and above the best IPL photo facial I have ever received. I could see results as soon as that night as far as seeing results and have already suggested to friends that they consider using this... READ MORE

I'm 54 this month. I have pretty decent skin, but years of living in New Mexico and running outdoors, even with sunscreen have me worrying I'll age sooner than I should. I also have had rosacea and small spider veins around my nose, and many areas of dark spotting from sun/acne on my... READ MORE

I had some redness, large pores and a few brown spots.. got the IPL this afternoon. My tech was very thorough in doing a few patch tests and measuring my skin tone for the right setting on the laser... stung just a bit, but can't feel or see anything different after a few hours. In fact my... READ MORE

Treated by Megan at Dr.Weiler Plastic surgery in Baton Rouge. The treatment was for brown spots and sun damage on my face. She was absolutely perfect, the office and equipment looked brand new and so clean, the staff was so friendly. Best of all it worked so well! Will continue to travel from... READ MORE

I am 45 yrs old and have moderate sun damage from my youth. I also have thick, ruddy Irish skin that is prone to acne, large pores, the whole bit. I decided to get the IPL package with my aesthetician, whom I really trust. For $400, I can have multiple treatments. This way she feels like she can... READ MORE

I highly recommend using Dr. Bunkis at, Orange county plastic surgery. My procedure was quick and painless. The results were outstanding. After my IPL my skin felt youthful and tight. It even erased a few of my sunspots just in my first treatment! The staff was on point and very professional... READ MORE

I was tired looking at the brown spots on my face, I feel people were looking at them and not me. I came to Dr. Vasisht office to see if anything could be done. The Pro's-the Genesis laser was relaxing & helps with the finer lines, IPL-say goodbye to the brown spot, tad painful (just near the... READ MORE

28 year old mother with increase of freckles since giving birth to my daughter. My self confidence had been suffering due to the increase of freckles. I went to Dr. Huang to have IPL done. The procedure was pretty quick, slightly painful but something that you can handle. I feel like the... READ MORE

I've never been so disappointed or disturbed by a doctor of her office. Many reasons, but I'll focus on where she ripped me off. While at her office on 2/15/16 I asked her to zap a few broken capillaries. I was charged $300 (I was to have it done more effectively and for a fraction of the... READ MORE

Having years of freckles getting darker as I've aged, I decided to try IPL. My skin was beautiful like a baby's bottom. My only issue was the darker freckles. During my consultation I was told that 3 - 4 sessions should give me needed results and that a lower intensity would be used since I... READ MORE

I went for a consult for an IPL session, after keep getting my forehead burnt at La Jolla Laser Clinic. Dr.Groff gave a very thorough explanation and recommendation that will fit my skin type (I'm Asian) and the pros and cons of different treatment plans. Jacob was very thorough and... READ MORE

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How much does IPL cost?

The typical cost for IPL ranges from $99-$1,600 with an average cost of $475. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 542 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more