Your facial skin is subjected to the elements and if you are not taking good care of it, it may begin to show age and dullness sooner rather than later. Dr. Cheryl Burgess is a board-certified dermatologist in Washington, DC, who works routinely with patients who are struggling with imperfect skin. If you need to rejuvenate your facial skin or want to treat various concerns, IPL or “intense pulsed light,” therapy may be right for you!
Intense pulsed light is best described as a specialized light-based therapy that is used to enhance the skin’s texture and tone. At the same time, it can address a range of concerns, including:
Light-based therapies continue to be a revolutionary way of treating a number of conditions in other areas of medicine and is a smart choice for patients looking to enhance their skin’s appearance and health. IPL treatments are done right at the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery and allow patients to get back to their day with little interruption. After treatments, patients might notice some facial redness and swelling within the first 24 hours, but this will subside on its own.
Intense pulsed light treatments will provide results that can last many months, though we do encourage patients to schedule several treatment sessions spaced about a month apart to achieve the desired results. Patients will find that with regular services, their skin is rejuvenated and has a youthful, natural glow!
Washington, DC, area patients who are considering their options when it comes to enhancing the skin are encouraged to book an appointment with the team at the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery by calling (202) 955-5757. Dr. Cheryl Burgess is our board-certified dermatologist who offers a range of services for new and established patients in her practice. Her Washington, DC, area office is located at 2311 M Street NW in Suite #504 and she has a second office location in Annapolis, MD, for patient convenience.