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Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a technology used in various skin treatments, including hair removal and photofacials. A handheld flashgun is passed across the skin, delivering a spectral range of light that targets the hair or skin issue. These types of treatments may also be called laser skin rejuvenation, photorejuvenation, or laser resurfacing.

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Hair Removal - Dover, OH

I had unwanted hair on my face that had made me self-conscious for years. I made an appointment with Dr. Hartman to discuss this issue and he informed me of a new device on the market called Nordlys. I had tried electrolysis in the past, which was painful and didn't give me the results I was... READ MORE

Scarring from Stephanie Jones Skin Revitalizing Center - Grand Rapids, MI

I have had IPL for broken capillaries 4 times before this treatment. I have never had complications before or the side effects I had with my treatment from Stephanie Jones at the skin revitalizing center in grand rapids mi. I have since started seeing a new dermatologist one of the best in grand... READ MORE

Lumecca IPL, 1st Treatment for Sun Damage and Rosacea. Portland, OR

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

IPL - Good for Redness but Left Skin Fine Wrinkly - Seattle, WA

I'm in my 50s and I purchased a package of 3 full face IPL treatments for mild rosacea and few age spots. My skin is very light and the age spots were very light brown, both about 5-7 mm in diameter. It worked very well for the redness. The brown spots were additionally treated with the laser.... READ MORE

51 Y.o Female, IPL is One of the Best Treatments for my Facial Skin - Arizona

I love IPL and over the last 5 years I have done many IPL procedures. For me IPL works very well. I am Caucasian with very light skin. I started doing IPLs because I wanted better complexion, "flawless" look of the skin with smaller pores, less pigmental discoloration and redness. That is... READ MORE

Limelight IPL - Marina Del Rey, CA

I've suffered from hyper pigmentation since I was a teenager. It something I've always been self conscious about. I've tried so many different products and nothing ever seemed to work. I decided to try a laser and I can honestly say I was shocked by the outcome. Carla at Marina Plastic Surgery... READ MORE

Laser Tx - New Albany, IN

I found the office staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful than most office staff. They take that extra step to make you feel valued and not an inconvenience. Dr. Chatham is informative, conscientious, skillful and extremely kind in the care I received. He explained procedure, made sure... READ MORE

Best IPL Around - Newport Beach, CA

I'm a Groupon junkie and shop around for treatments but now can honestly say I would rather pay Dr. Bunkis' reasonable fee because it works better than any other IPL I've had done anywhere else. Their office and staff are professional, his appointments are always on schedule and his treatment... READ MORE

What a Different! - Newport Beach, CA

I have always felt I had to wear cover up makeup to have an even skin tone. After having IPL treatment with Dr Bunkis I had such a dramatic improvement with my freckles and dark spots I can actually go out of the house with out putting cover up on and feeling good about the way complextion ... READ MORE

IPL Treatment - Solana Beach, CA

I had my IPL performed at Dr. Palm's office. I am extremely happy with the results that I am seeing. The procedure went really well. I was given a numbing cream before hand, and had no discomfort. My face was slightly warm for a few hours afterwards. The entire treatment took maybe 15-20... READ MORE

IPL Treatment - Charlotte, NC

Colleen performed an IPL treatment on me to remove sun damage and redness. I LOVE the results! I am going to get 2 more treatments to fully remove all of my sun damage. Dr. Peleaux also does botox which I plan on getting from him soon! The office is very clean and inviting, and creates an... READ MORE

IPL is Dangerous and Life Altering Toronto, ON

Did not do my research. Do NOT let anyone go near you with this device. Radiation burns from the radio frequencies in this device. My eyes have sunken in with my entire face changing shape. Go to laser damage support forum. This is real and doctors refuse to acknowledge the severe reactions... READ MORE

Waste of Money - Saint Charles, IL

Had 4 treatments to remove spider veins on my cheeks; did absolutely nothing! Cost of procedure was for 2 treatments $435 and the following 2 were done at no charge because there was no improvement. Was told after the 4th treatment 'we have already tried 4 times so we are done, after all you... READ MORE

IPL Damage to Skin - Doc Blamed It on Sudden Aging - Danville, CA

I had two IPL treatments at Elite and deeply regret trusting them with my skin. I developed fine wrinkles all over my face from the laser treatment and the doctor came up with every excuse in the world about why the damage had nothing to do with the IPL. She claims it is sudden aging which... READ MORE

age spots are gone - South Miami, FL

Nothing better than Dr G. Age/sun spots on my hands mainly from driving in sunny Miami. He zapped them gently and a week later they are GONE. this was a PAIN FREE procedure and Dr G calmed my nerves. I also got a nice pair of cotton gloves I keep in my Cadillac to wear and prevent them from... READ MORE

MedSPA - Burnsville, MN

I have done four services at The Spa at Gryskiewicz Cosmetic Surgery--Coolsculpting, Hydrafacial, Micro Needling and IPL. All services have been very effective and I am extremely pleased with the results. Dr. Joe's staff creates a very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere from making the... READ MORE


I wanted to share this story in hopes it might help someone. For my 30th bday, which was in 2008, I purchased a TCA 35% online. I just wanted to look a little younger, being a smoker and all. I now know I never needed anything that strong! I got a bit of a burn (my words) over my cheek... READ MORE

20 Years Old Struggles with Redness and Acne Scars - Newport Beach, CA

I got two IPL treatments with Dr. Bunkis and they helped my scarring tremendously. The procedure if very quick, however if you have a low tolerance for pain I recommend the numbing creme. After the first IPL treatment I definitely saw improvements after about a week. Definitely recommend if you... READ MORE

ipl - La Jolla, CA

I have been coming to Dr Goldman for the past 6 months and so far I couldn't be happier. Rosacea has run in my family for years and the IPL treatments he has recommended has truly made a difference. His team and staff have treated me better than any other dermatology office. I highly recommend... READ MORE

IPL Photofacial - Austin, TX

I had two sessions of IPL with Micah. She was great! She listened to my needs and made sure I was comfortable throughout the treatment. I've got great results. I reccommend Micah to anybody that wants beauty treatmenrts! Mercedes M. Austin, TX READ MORE

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