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5th Dec 2023

Does IPL get rid of Hyperpigmentation?

IPL is an excellent fast effective treatment for reducing the appearance of pigmentation concerns. Common pigmentation concerns treated are age spots, liver spots, brown spots, sun spots, brown marks on skin, red marks on... read more

5th Dec 2023

How long does it take for brown spots on skin to fade after IPL?

The most common (and expected) side effect of treating pigmentation is an immediate darkening of the more superficial brown spots. This darkening of the pigmentation will flake off after about 7-14 days and lighten.... read more

5th Dec 2023

Do brown spots come back after IPL photo treatment?

Brown spots that have been removed with IPL treatment may come back months or years later. This does not mean the treatment did not work, it may mean that the client had not been... read more

5th Dec 2023

Can IPL Treatments make brown spots worse?

Hyperpigmentation will get slightly darker post-treatment which is a good sign that the settings have been correct to lift the pigment (this is similar to tattoo removal). This is because the IPL breaks the... read more

5th Dec 2023

Are you suitable for IPL Laser Treatments?

Unfortunately, IPL Light treatments are not suitable for all skin types, its only suitable for Fitzpatrick 1-3. This is why we prescribe Obagi Medical Skin Care as an alternative. This means we can achieve... read more

5th Dec 2023

How often should I have IPL Hyperpigmentation Treatment?

You can have IPL once every 4 weeks. you will notice a difference after one treatment but we recommend 3 for significant improvements. You can have up to 6 treatments for more severe cases. read more

26th Feb 2024

What are the contraindications for Hyperpigmentation treatment?

If you have have underlying health conditions and or are taking any medications other than the contraceptive pill please email info@fijiskinclinic.co.uk to seek advice and treatment suitability before booking. Before your treatment Avoid injectables 4 weeks... read more

5th Dec 2023

Is it permanent?

There is no cure for hyperpigmentation marks on the skin. They are there as skin cells are damaged for good. What we can do is manage the release of new pigment so that a... read more

5th Dec 2023

How does Intense Pulse Light Work?

The Intense Pulse Light (IPL) releases short pulses of light on to the skin. This light is absorbed by the pigmented areas such as freckles, sun spots or liver spots etc. Simply put… its... read more

5th Dec 2023

Am I suitable for treatment?

Most people are suitable for treatment except for very dark skinned or tanned individuals. However, raised hyperpigmentation cannot be treated and may need to be assessed by a Medical Advisor. Dark moles should not... read more

5th Dec 2023

What does treatment feel like?

Treatment is mildly uncomfortable when the IPL Laser Light hits the skin, no numbing cream is required. On rare occasions a mild sunburn may be experienced afterwards with a little swelling. We recoomend to... read more

5th Dec 2023

What will I look like after treatment?

The skin may be slightly red and the pigment marks will darken and may appear more obvious before they fade away. read more

5th Dec 2023

Are there any side effects from Hyperpigmentation treatment?

Most people experience slight redness and possibly mild swelling post treatment which usually disappear within hours to a couple of days. Very rarely a small blister may form or temporary lightening or darkening of... read more

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Birmingham,
B23 5TN

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