Dermatologist in DC area describes IPL therapy
Intense Pulsed Light therapy, also referred to as IPL, is a popular choice for many patients who want to address a variety of issues with their skin. This particular method of treatment is great for many issues such as:
- Active acne
- Sun spots/brown spots
- Broken capillaries
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Large pores
- Facial redness
- Poor texture and tone
Intense Pulsed Light treatment emits lasers at a specific wavelength to treat problems such as those above, and is completely safe. In fact, IPL is approved by the FDA for a variety of indications. Many patients love that they can undergo this treatment and avoid extensive downtime unlike other laser services and procedures such as chemical peels. This method of treatment improves the skin while also stimulating the production of collagen and skin cells for faster turnover and enhanced the skin.
Patients in and around the area of Washington, DC and Annapolis are welcome to book an appointment at the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Burgess can evaluate the skin and determine the best course of action for treatment, and in many cases, patients may benefit from the use of IPL therapy to enhance the texture, tone, and overall health of the skin.