What is the Difference Between Ipl and Laser Hair Removal?

i got around 15 sittings on ipl.should i continue it?a doctor asked me to have laser t/m instead of ipl for hair removal on my face.

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IPL vs Laser Hair Removal

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IPL is used to improve skin texture, fine lines, sun spots while laser hair removal only treats unwanted hair. Some doctors use IPL to remove hair but it is not real good for that.

Fresno Oculoplastic Surgeon
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IPL vs laser hair removal

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IPL can be used for laser hair removal, but with the improved diode lasers such as the LightSheer DUET, laser treatments are faster and more efficient than IPL. 

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologist

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