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If IPL Causes Collagen to Shrink, is New Collagen Built Around It Always Uniform or Can New Collagen Be Uneven?

If ipl causes collagen to shrink, and allow new collagen to be built around it, isn't shrinking collagen a negative for the skin? How can the... READ MORE

Is Slapping the Skin Good for the Collagen?

I ask this because that is what IPL feels like-- a really hot slap. I did it twice and I think I am worse off for it. I've been so careful with my... READ MORE

Can IPL Laser Hair Removal Affect Collagen in Skin?

I am very keen to have IPL laser hair removal on my legs/bikini line etc. but as I seem to have some collagen issues with prematurely stretchy and... READ MORE

Does IPL have any long term side effects for aging the skin?

I know short term it gives the collagen in your skin a boost but are the long term effects negative? I feel like if it gives your collagen a short... READ MORE

What's happening to my skin? Is this the beginning of rhinophyma? (Photos)

About 6mos-1year after 4 rounds of IPL (2.5 yrs ago), I began noticing decrease in collagen/elastin and orange peel texture. It's like my dermis layer... READ MORE

What's the right term/procedure??? Would like to stimulate collagen and tighten skin, would IPL do it?

I want to remove small capillaries, age spots on my face. If I can stimulate collagen and tighten skin too that would be great. There are so many... READ MORE

Can IPL Hair Removal Damage Collagen?

Just wondering if the wavelength used in IPL hair removal - could possibly damage collagen. I don't see how something that is no specific (ie does... READ MORE

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