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  Intense Pulsed Light Therapy (IPL)
IPL therapy, also called photorejuvenation, uses intense pulses of broadband light to smooth and tighten the facial skin and remove age spots, freckles, and visible blood vessels.
Unlike the narrow band light of lasers, the light used in IPL is delivered to the deeper parts of the skin (the dermis) and does not damage the surface (the epidermis) of the skin.
Because the intense light is delivered to the deeper parts of the skin (dermis) and leaves the superficial layer of the skin (epidermis) untouched, IPL therapy does not damage the surface of the skin.
www.metplasticsurgery.com /scare_ipl.asp   (1184 words)

 Skin Care Research: Intense Pulsed Light
Intense pulsed light therapy for superficial pigmented lesions evaluated by reflectance-mode confocal microscopy and optical coherence tomography.
Intense pulsed light source for the treatment of dye laser resistant port-wine stains.
Intense pulsed light technology and its improvement on skin aging from the patients' perspective using photorejuvenation parameters.
www.smartskincare.com /resabstracts/subjcategidx/ipl   (561 words)

 Intense Pulse Light
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a method of permanently removing hair from the body involving the use of a specially constructed xenon flash lamp and focusing optics.
The pulses of light produced by IPL equipment are very short in duration, so discomfort and damage to non-target tissues is very minor.
IPL is also used for the treatment of rosacea, skin pigmentation, broken capillaries and freckles.
www.breadlike.com /pages7/43/intense-pulse-light.html   (1594 words)

 Intense Pulsed Light
The smooth glass surface of the IPL hand piece is gently applied to your skin and pulses of light are applied.
The light is changed to heat energy as it rises to the level of collagen beneath the skin surface.
hotorejuvenation using IPL™ is a non-invasive treatment that treats skin damage without disruption of the skin's surface, hence, no "down time" Intense Pulsed Light (1PL) can simultaneously treat a wide range of facial concerns safely and effectively, such as broken capillaries, benign brown pigment, age spots (sun-induced freckles), mottled pigmentation and poikiloderma.
veinlase.com /treatintensepulsedlight.htm   (628 words)

 CSLC: Orion Intense Pulsed Light System
Intense Pulsed Light has been used for 12 years on over two million people to treat facial redness, fine wrinkles, flushing and pigmented problems on the face, neck, hands and chest.
The Orion is an Intense Pulsed Light device that "PhotoRejuvenates" skin by shining intense bursts of light on it for a split second.
Intense Pulsed Light has been used for over a decade on over 2 million people to treat facial redness, flushing and pigmented problems on the face, neck, hands and chest.
www.californiaskinlaser.com /orion.htm   (1253 words)

 Treatment of Rosacea with intense pulsed light Journal of Drugs in Dermatology - Find Articles
It appears that intense pulsed light is an effective treatment for the signs and symptoms of rosacea and represents a new category of therapeutic options for the rosacea patient.
The goal of this study was to investigate the efficacy of serial panfacial intense pulsed light treatments in reducing the erythema and flushing of rosacea patients seen in a private dermatology practice.
A 1064-nm pulsed YAG laser in the defocused mode was used to eradicate > 0.4 mm diameter telangiectasias in the nasal fold.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0PDG/is_3_2/ai_110808288   (890 words)

 Intense Pulsed Light at Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery
Light is applied to the treatment area using a 10x20 mm sapphire waveguide that can be fired every few seconds, allowing for treatment of large areas, such as whole faces, hands, necks and decolletes, shoulders and backs.
Short contact photodynamic therapy, as well as intense pulse light photorejuvenation, have also been used to successfully treat patients with rosacea, a common skin condition that causes redness and swelling on the face, as well as thickening of the skin.
However, dermatologists are finding that intense pulse light photorejuvenation and short contact photodynamic therapy, again using aminolevulinic acid, may also successfully improve the redness and thickening skin of patients with this condition.
www.rodeodriveplasticsurgery.com /pulsedlight.html   (983 words)

 RemedyFind: patient ratings of Phototherapy: PhotoDerm etc. (Intense Pulsed Light) for Skin Care
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) uses a xenon flash lamp and focusing optics and is performed as an out-patient procedure at a dermatologist's office.
PhotoDerm etc. (Intense Pulsed Light) is used: to remove hair; treat sun damage induced dyspigmentation and vascular changes; poikiloderma of civatte; acne rosacea; broken capillaries/telangiectases; vascular and pigmented birth marks.
The pulses of light produced by IPL equipment are very short in duration, so discomfort and damage to non-target tissues is minor.
www.remedyfind.com /treatments/138/644   (714 words)

 Intense pulsed light - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), as most commonly employed by non-specialist medical practitioners and beauticians, is a method of hair removal from the body involving the use of a specially constructed xenon flash lamp and focusing optics.
IPL technology is also employed in the treatment of medical disorders of the skin including sun damage induced dyspigmentation and vascular changes; poikiloderma of civatte; acne rosacea; broken capillaries/telangiectases; vascular and pigmented birth marks.
The intense light travels through the tissue of the skin until it strikes the hair shafts or the bulb (root) of the hair.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Intense_pulsed_light   (521 words)

 S-IPL Intense Pulsed Light Laser Hair Removal & Photo Rejuvenation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Intense Pulsed Light converts light energy into heat, and it's the heat that destroys the hair at its root.
Intense Pulsed Light is essentially heat energy, and general consensus indicates that the effects of Intense Pulsed Light on sperm would be no different to sitting in a hot bath, which decreases your sperm count for the short term.
While there is no scientific evidence to suggest that pulsed light can harm an unborn child, we prefer not to take the risk, especially in view of the fact that a treatment would serve no purpose.
www.intense-pulsed-light.com.au   (1303 words)

 McCue Ultra VPL
A Cosmetic Laser is actually a pulsed light - all of the wavelengths of light except one are filtered away.
Pulsed Light delivers thousands of colors of light each application, but can be 'Filtered' to selectively deliver only the most appropriate wavelength - that would depend, for instance, upon whether you were targeting a hair follicle for removal, or if you were targeting Melanin to rid the skin of freckles.
More pulses, at higher power and longer wavelengths, with longer delays between the pulses, means you penetrate more heat, deeper, while 'skipping over' and protecting the skins surface.
www.mccueplc.com /technical/pulsedintenseandvariablelight.html   (367 words)

 IPL...Intense Pulsed Light Hair Removal
IPL (intense pulsed light) is a hair removal option that has become increasingly popular and is an alternative to laser hair removal.
IPL is not a laser hair removal option but works using similar principles as a laser.
It uses a pulsed light to heat the hair to disable its ability to grow and possibly eliminate its ability to regrow permanently.
www.permanenthairremovaltips.com /ipl.html   (305 words)

Intense Pulsed Light, a non-laser, precision light generator, minimizes skin discolorations associated with accumulated sun damage and age spots on the face and/or chest.
Fortunately, vascular problems such as rocasea, flushing and dilated capillaries respond nicely to today's office lasers and intense pulsed light which target the pigment in the lesion while leaving the surface of the skin unharmed.
We have upgraded to the ferrari of all IPL machines: Lumenis One™, with its multiple world class technologies, is the most technologically advanced platform ever developed for aesthetic medicine.
www.skinspirit.com /ipl.html   (88 words)

 Intense Pulsed Light Treatments
IPL™ Photo rejuvenation is a non-invasive skin health and restoration treatment that erases the damage inflicted to your skin from sun, aging and biological factors.
IPL™ Photo rejuvenation is recognized for a very high measure of patient satisfaction, especially from skin pigmentation and other conditions such as redness due to blood vessels or rosacea.
The pulses of light produce a slight sting and the treatment lasts 15 to 20 minutes.
www.utsouthwestern.edu /utsw/cda/dept16409/files/90259.html   (920 words)

 IPL - Intense Pulsed Light Therapy
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL™) therapy can correct a variety of skin conditions, such as facial skin imperfections, the signs of photo-ageing, birthmarks, unwanted hair, unsightly small veins and other blemishes.
Photo-facial rejuvenation using IPL™ removes and repairs pigmented spots, freckles and sun damaged skin, unsightly small veins and capillaries on face and body, signs of ageing with collagen damage and fine wrinkles, acne scarring, chickenpox and other scars, refinement and reduction of open pore size on facial skin, rosacea and other facial and body discolouration.
IPL™ is a non-invasive procedure that treats a variety of skin conditions without disruption of the skin's surface, hence, no "down time".
www.cosmeticsurgeryaustralia.com.au /ipl.htm   (289 words)

 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Fact Sheet: Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Applications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
When the laser or IPL light is directed at skin tissue, its light energy is absorbed by water or pigments found in the skin.
Presently, no single laser or IPL is capable of treating all skin conditions, but certain lasers can be tuned to a variety of colors of light or coupled to a robotized scanning device to expand their clinical effectiveness.
The green light, in contrast, is used for the treatment of benign brown pigmented lesions, such as café-au-lait spots, the "old age" spots commonly found on the backs of the hands and lentigines or freckles.
www.asds-net.org /Patients/FactSheets/patients-Fact_Sheet-lasers.html   (1244 words)

 IPL Treatment - Photofacial (Intense Pulsed Light) Treatment Information
The IPL hand piece delivers high intensity pulses of broadband light that is different from the narrow band light of lasers.
IPL is non-ablative meaning that is does not damage the surface of the skin.
The intense light is delivered to the deeper parts of the skin (dermis) and leaves the superficial aspect of the skin (epidermis) untouched.
www.dermanetwork.org /information/foto_facial_ipl.asp   (438 words)

 IPL Photorejuvenation - Intense Pulsed Light Photofacials for Skin Rejuvenation and Rosacea
The IPL corrects a variety of skin conditions such as brown spots and redness of the face, while offering a safe, non-invasive solution that can be tailored to your individual condition and skin type.
During the treatment, light energy is delivered to the skin through a series of gentle pulses and is accompanied by methods utilized to cool the skin during the process.
One of the more popular lasers used in combination with the IPL for the treatment of Rosacea is the Vbeam Pulsed Dye Laser.
www.reflectionscenter.com /IPLphotorejuvenation.php   (800 words)

 Intense Pulsed Light Treatment of Hirsutism
Intense Pulsed Light Treatment of Hirsutism: Case Reports of Skin Phototypes V and VI.
Intense pulsed light has been used in our clinic, during the past 2 years to treat light-to-dark skinned patients, including skin types V and VI.
These results suggest that intense pulsed light is an effective source for hair removal and may, with proper parameter selection, be useful in the treatment of very dark skin types.
www.healthseakers.com /pages/epi/hirsutcaserep.html   (259 words)

 IPL, Intense Pulsed Light, IPL Laser, IPL Photo Rejuvenation, Therapy
IPL therapy consists of a series of 4 to 6 treatments, in which an intense flash of light is emitted similar to the flash of a camera.
IPL passes through the top layer of skin (epiderrmis) and penetrates to the deeper layer (dermis) where blood vessels, pigment cells, and collagen are found.
IPL treatments of abnormal redness or vessels usually have minimal downtime, as well, although some patients experience purple discoloration as the intense pulsed light ruptures the blood vessels.
www.faceexpert.com /ipl.html   (461 words)

 Atlanta Intense Pulsed Light Surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Photorejuvenation Therapy using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is presently considered the ultimate skin refining method, primarily due to its dramatic results, long-lasting effectiveness, convenience, and ability to least invasively and simultaneously address a variety of concerns (e.g., photo-damage, birthmarks, acne scars, and hair removal).
IPL sends pulses of light through a flat glass handpiece to remove the most superficial layer of skin, reaching beneath the surface to virtually ‘erase’ your facial flaws, and stimulate increased collagen in the deeper skin layers.
Though MediLux™ IPL hair removal is considered permanent after the sixth treatment, hormonal changes occur with age and can sometimes reestablish growth in previously eliminated hair or cause new hair to grow in areas where it was not formerly evident.
www.kimfacialsurgery.com /html/peels.html   (673 words)

 IPL Portland Maine ME - Plastic / Cosmetic Surgery Verne Weisberg, MD - Portland, Boston, New York, Maine ME
The small spot of laser light travels through the skin and is absorbed by the blood within the vein on the basis of its color.
The light energy is absorbed by the blood, changed to heat, and the vein is destroyed.
A pulse of laser or Intense Pulsed Light energy may feel like a pinch similar to a snapped rubber band.
www.drverne.com /ipl.html   (630 words)

 Intense pulsed light therapy (IPL, flashlamp). DermNet NZ
IPL systems are different to lasers in that they deliver many wavelengths (or colours) in each pulse of light instead of just one wavelength.
IPL therapy is considered a non-ablative resurfacing technique, which means that it targets the lower layers of skin (dermis) without affecting the top layers of skin (epidermis).
Light pulses targeted at the melanin in the skin’s surface which heats and destroys melanin to remove the discolouration.
www.dermnetnz.org /procedures/ipl.html   (703 words)

 Orlando Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments
Pulsed Light systems and lasers are very similar and treat lesions in basically the same way.
Intense Pulsed Light is effective for the treatment of Rosacea and red flushed skin, age spots, freckles, red and brown birthmarks, brown spots (hyperpigmentation), sun damage and broken veins.
IPL Therapy can be used with all skin types and any area can be treated, except directly around the eyes.
www.spencemd.com /ipl-therapy.cfm   (395 words)

 Penn Plastic Surgery: Skin Care - Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a state-of-the-art system and the latest technique in photofacial and hair removal therapy.
The IPL system delivers high intensity, smooth and powerful pulses of light (not lasers) that greatly enhances the results of your skin rejuvenation or hair removal therapy.
IPL is an excellent choice for men and women of all ages considering treatment for various hair or skin problems including:
www.pennhealth.com /plasticsurgery/skin/ipl.html   (365 words)

 South Coast Medspa IPL Intense Pulsed Light   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Light is converted to heat destroying the vessel or lesion
IPL Technology improves the appearance of photo-aged skin, removes age spots (sun-induced freckles),most benign brown pigments, and redness caused by broken capillaries through a process called Photo Rejuvenation.
IPL is the only technology that can accomplish these objectives.
www.southcoastmedspa.com /IPL2.htm   (102 words)

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