Repeat IPL procedure?
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Thanks for the great question. IPL works great, but it often times takes 3-5 treatments for spots to completely disappear. With you having darker skin, I'm guessing that the person treating you used more conservative settings to see how your skin would respond. Often times practitioners want to test ares to make sure you're not going to develop areas of hyperpigmentation from the treatment. Although some people will see a benefit from a single treatment, I tell my patients that they will likely need at least 3 treatments to get them to where they are happy with the results. Best of luck!
IPL Patience--takes a series of treatments, add microneedling/prp
It can take a series of treatments to get improvement with IPL. I usually recommend a combination of treatments with IPL for best results. I suggest adding microneedling/prp and skin care to improve skin quality and tone. I recommend a formal evaluation with a cosmetic dermatologist. Best, Dr. Emer
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