IPL Laser for Hand Rejuvenation2020-02-20T13:41:24-05:00

Intense pulsed light, also known as IPL, can offer a gentle and long-lasting solution for visible signs of sun damage that affect the way your hands look. It also combines dramatic improvement with virtually no downtime and with no damage to the surface of the skin, which some patients may experience during laser resurfacing. A typical IPL Hand treatment can take 15 minutes. There may be some redness and/or minor swelling after treatment. Any brown spots will eventually darken and fade from the surface, revealing fresher-looking, smoother skin. Several treatments (sometimes as many as 6) may be required to see the full benefit to the skin.

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Are there any possible side effects?2019-12-10T08:13:35-05:00

You may experience a sunburned effect for a few hours afterwards. Spots will temporarily appear darker, and hair growth may be affected. Swelling, blistering, infection, unwanted pigmentation changes and scarring are rare effects, and you should contact your doctor if they appear.

Who are candidates for Hand Photorejuvenation?2019-12-10T08:16:19-05:00

Healthy individuals with minor blemishes are likely to be candidates for Hand Photorejuvenation.

Will there be any downtime?2019-12-10T08:13:52-05:00

No, you may return to your daily routine immediately.

Who should avoid Hand Photorejuvenation?2019-12-10T08:16:36-05:00

You may not want to have Hand Photorejuvenation if you have a history of excessive scarring, excessive bleeding or bruising, sun sensitivity, keloid formation or poor healing. Those with a family history of skin cancer should talk to their doctor about whether or not to proceed with treatment.

What are the benefits of Hand Photorejuvenation over other treatments?2019-12-10T08:14:09-05:00

Hand Photorejuvenation’s quick treatment time, visible results and lack of downtime make it a popular method to achieve the desired effects.

How does the treatment feel?2019-12-10T08:16:54-05:00

You will experience minor discomfort similar to a mild sunburn.

What are the results?2019-12-10T08:14:33-05:00

Hand Photorejuvenation gives the skin a healthy, youthful look, as well as decreases the appearance of blemishes such as scars, brown spots and redness.

How long do the results last?2019-12-10T08:17:20-05:00

The effects of Hand Photorejuvenation can be permanent if the skin is well cared for.

What can be expected post-treatment?2019-12-10T08:14:50-05:00

Your skin will be sensitive and will need to be protected from the sun. Any swelling should be minimal and can be treated with cold compresses. The red and brown areas should flake off after a few days.

What are the alternative treatments?2019-12-10T08:17:42-05:00

There are other light treatments and topical creams that may be used instead. You should consult your doctor, as Hand Photorejuvenation will not treat the underlying conditions causing your blemishes.

How does the treatment work?2019-12-10T08:12:16-05:00

The skin is cleansed, prepared with gel and then treated with the light. Afterward, the gel is cleaned off, and sunblock is applied. Cold compresses may be used if needed. You may return to your normal routine immediately.

How soon will results appear?2019-12-10T08:15:12-05:00

Noticeable results appear after the first few treatments.

What are the limitations of Hand Photorejuvenation?2019-12-10T08:18:05-05:00

Those with darker skin are less likely to see results and more likely to experience adverse side effects.

How many treatments are required?2019-12-10T08:12:50-05:00

The standard schedule is one treatment per month for five months. Some clients may be satisfied with the results from two or three sessions, and some may seek additional treatment.

How long does a Hand Photorejuvenation treatment last?2019-12-10T08:15:33-05:00

A session lasts around thirty minutes.

Is Hand Photorejuvenation safe?2019-12-10T08:13:09-05:00

Hand Photorejuvenation is a safe, common and quick treatment with little risk.

What conditions respond best to this treatment?2019-12-10T08:15:52-05:00

Dark spots, redness, aging, freckles and sun spots all respond well to Hand Photorejuvenation.

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