IPL

Sadegh Salmassi, MD

Aesthetic Specialist located in Delano, CA

Whether you have spider veins, unwanted hair, or skin problems, IPL therapy can help. In Delano, California, Dr. Sadegh Salmassi utilizes the power of intense, pulsed light with this revolutionary cosmetic treatment. With therapeutic effects and the ability to dramatically revitalize the skin, IPL sessions can offer a wide range of benefits. Call the office today to book an appointment with Dr. Salmassi, or schedule a consultation online now.

IPL Q & A

What is IPL?

IPL stands for intense pulsed light, and it’s a type of cosmetic treatment that helps to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin. IPL technology utilizes the power of light energy to deliver heat to specific areas of the skin.

As IPL penetrates into the deeper layers of skin, it triggers your body to produce collagen and elastin, which resolves many cosmetic concerns and gives the skin a younger-looking appearance.

Collagen also helps to repair skin that’s been damaged or worn, like pockets from acne scars or wrinkles. The procedure is noninvasive and does not affect the top layers of skin.

 

What problems can IPL address?

There are a variety of cosmetic concerns that IPL treatment can address. Some of the conditions Dr. Salmassi most commonly treats are:

  • Spider or varicose veins: helps to shrink and destroy large veins, so they are reabsorbed into the body
  • Brown spots: destroys melanin to remove discolored spots from sun, aging, or pregnancy
  • Unwanted hair: penetrates the skin and destroys hair follicles at the root; prevents future hair growth

 

IPL can also address a wide range of facial skin concerns, like acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, or rosacea.

 

Are there side effects of IPL?

IPL is a painless and fast procedure with very few side effects. You might notice that you have tenderness or slight swelling in the treated area, but this usually goes away within a few days. 

If you have age spots, these may darken and begin to flake off. Some individuals also experience general redness of the skin for up to 72 hours.

 

What are the benefits of IPL?

IPL is safe and effective for most patients. Unlike more invasive procedures, you won’t have to miss work or experience an extended recovery period. The entire process for an IPL procedure is only about 15 minutes so that you can benefit from a robust treatment method in just a short amount of time.

If you take proper care of your skin, the results from IPL treatments can last for several years. Because it naturally triggers the body’s healing response by helping to create more collagen, it can deliver outstanding results for a wide range of problems.

To schedule an IPL consultation with Dr. Salmassi today, call the office or book an appointment online today.