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26th Feb 2024

How does Intense Pulsed Light Work?

The light emitted from the Intense Pulsed Light system directly targets overactive sebaceous glands, greatly reducing the total number and severity of active lesions, and lessening the inflammation and occurrence of break-outs. The light... read more

26th Feb 2024

How is the treatment carried out?

A layer of chilled gel is applied to the skin to help guide the light. The light guide is placed onto the skin and a short pulse of light is released. The applicator is... read more

5th Dec 2023

How does IPL Laser Acne Treatment cure acne?

IPL energy creates heat which sterilises and reduces oil production. It helps to normalise the P-Acne bacteria on the skin’s surface and reduce the inflammation of the acne-causing bacteria. The Laser Light therapy also... read more

26th Feb 2024

Am I suitable for treatment?

Almost everyone can be treated, apart from very dark skinned or tanned individuals. If you are pregnant or taking prescription acne medication it is best not to undergo laser or Intense Pulsed Light treatment. read more

5th Dec 2023

How often should I have it done?

After IPL acne, breakouts may appear to get slightly worse before they get better as with all treatments. This is because there is no back door for the skin, and the congestion needs to... read more

5th Dec 2023

How long does IPL Laser Acne Treatment last?

Results from just once IPL acne treatment can last up to 12months. In the early days we recommend a course of 3-6 to treat breakouts and then recommend top up treatments to maintain clear... read more

26th Feb 2024

How does the treatment feel?

Treatment is mildly uncomfortable but no anaesthesia is required. Many people describe the sensation as similar to the flick of an elastic band. read more

5th Dec 2023

Is IPL good for Acne?

Clinical trials using IPL have been used to treat acne vulgaris. Elman et al. [4] treated 19 patients with Intense Pulsed Light treatments and showed that 85% of the individuals had a >50% improvement... read more

26th Feb 2024

How does the treatment feel?

Treatment is mildly uncomfortable but no anaesthesia is required. Many people describe the sensation as similar to the flick of an elastic band. read more

5th Dec 2023

Does IPL Laser cause Acne?

After IPL acne and breakouts may appear to get slightly worse before they get better. This is because there is no back door for the skin and the congestion needs to be drawn out... read more

26th Feb 2024

What should I expect after the treatment?

Immediately after treatment the skin may appear red and a warm tingling sensation may be felt. Typically the skin is cooled to ease any discomfort and a calming gel is applied. read more

5th Dec 2023

How does IPL Acne Treatment cure acne?

IPL Laser Acne Treatment creates heat which sterilises and reduces oil production. It helps to normalise the P-Acne bacteria on the skin’s surface and reduce the inflammation of the acne-causing bacteria. The Laser Light... read more

26th Feb 2024

What should I expect after the treatment?

Immediately after treatment the skin may appear red and a warm tingling sensation may be felt. Typically the skin is cooled to ease any discomfort and a calming gel is applied. read more

5th Dec 2023

Does IPL kill Acne bacteria?

IPL treatments can quickly dry up acne by killing the acne bacteria deep in the skin which reduces the inflammation. It has the added benefit of reducing redness caused by breakouts and unwanted post-inflammatory... read more

26th Feb 2024

Are there any side effects?

The treated area can become quite red immediately after treatment but this usually disappears within a couple of hours. Most people experience no other side effects but very rarely a small blister could form... read more

5th Dec 2023

Does IPL remove Acne scars?

IPL Photo Facials stimulate a healing response in the skin that reduce scarring from acne especially if it’s recent scarring. For older scars or deeper ice pick scars etc, we would recommend our medical... read more

26th Feb 2024

How many treatments are necessary?

The number of treatments necessary varies from person to person, but typically 6 Intense Pulsed Light and 6 exfoliating treatments will result in a significant improvement. read more

147 Sutton Rd,
Wylde Green,
Sutton Coldfield,
Birmingham,
B23 5TN

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