Can IPL photofacial increase chances of pre-cancer spots? I had two removed previously on face and want to know if this process could irritate a different one that might be dormant?
IPL Increase Risks of Pre-cancer Spots?
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IPL and skin cancer
It is not likely that the IPL will cause an increased risk of cancer. However, it is a new modality and as such, the long term consequences of this therapy remain unknown.
IPL and premalignant skin lesions
I am not persoanally aware that the use of IPL has any association with increased risks of skin cancer. If anything, I would think the risk might be a little bit less.
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