IPL is a safe, versatile treatment that can improve the texture of your skin and even out your coloring for a younger, healthier-looking face. If you are looking for “IPL treatment near me,” contact the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Burgess offers patients in Washington, DC, IPL therapy for reducing fine lines and wrinkles and restoring a radiant glow to your skin.
IPL treatments use multiple wavelengths of pulsating light. These wavelengths work to heat skin cells, damaging them and jump-starting your body’s natural healing process to replace damaged skin with newer, healthier skin. The treatment is adjustable to target specific skin conditions and it can treat multiple issues within a single session. IPL can treat splotchy skin, sun spots and reduce redness in your face. It can also improve smile lines, wrinkles and poorly textured skin.
IPL requires training and experience and it is best to have a board-certified dermatologist for a safe, effective treatment. Dr. Burgess is a renowned expert in the field of dermatology and she has the experience and education to treat people of all skin colors with care. During your consultation, Dr. Burgess will evaluate your treatment area and learn a little bit about your medical history. If IPL is the right treatment for your skin condition, she will go over the best way to prepare for your appointment to get the best results and avoid damaging your skin.
Before your procedure, Dr. Burgess will clean your skin with a gel to remove any dirt, grime, sunscreen and makeup. You will wear light blocking glasses to protect your eyes and Dr. Burgess will use the handpiece across the treatment area. Your skin will feel warm during the treatment and some patients may feel slight stinging. Dr. Burgess can offer a topical anesthetic for patients with sensitive skin.
The sessions typically take 30 minutes and depending on your condition, you may need 2-5 additional treatments to get your desired results and these sessions can be booked 2-4 weeks from each other. The procedure has no downtime and patients can expect to notice results within a couple of weeks. Contact our office in Washington, DC, at (202) 955-5757 to learn more about the benefits of IPL therapy.