Intense bursts or pulses of light are delivered through the skin having passed through specially selected filters. There is no ultra violet light in the bursts of light administered and it is therefore safe and non-cancer producing. The light specifically targets pigment and broken capillaries, obliterating them leaving the skin undamaged and therefore minimising ‘downtime’. The light also stimulates collagen production, giving the skin a firmer feel.
Some discomfort is felt during the treatment. The intensity of the discomfort depends largely on the patients level of pain tolerance and the settings selected on the machine. All IPL machines are not alike. Some have fixed settings and therefore are not able to be adjusted to suit individual needs, while the more sophisticated machines allow the operator to vary parameters to suit individual needs or specific skin conditions. At Shire Cosmetic Medicine we have a state of the art IPL machine. The entire face can be treated in less that 10 minutes. Post treatment the face feels hot, as in sunburn, and may appear reddish for some hours.
For optimal results a series of 3 to 5 treatments at three week intervals may be required.
Multiple Technologies In One Modular System-M22
Optimal Pulse Technology (OPT™)
Single handpiece with changeable filters and lightguides
For IPL skin treatments using photorejuvenation
The only one with Multiple Sequential Pulsing (MSP)
2 sized lightguides, changeable in seconds
For treatment of leg veins and vascular lesions
Homogenous beam profile for enhanced treatment safety and efficacy
For skin toning*, dark tattoos removal, and combination treatments