Lumecca is the most powerful intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment to treat pigmented and vascular lesions. After just one treatment, significant improvements in the complexion and clarity of the skin are seen. Lumecca delivers up to 3X more energy in the 500-600 nm range to improve efficacy for vascular and pigmented lesions that is effective for light or dark skin tones. It is optimized for clinicians to treat a variety of lesions with fewer sessions.
–High efficiency of treatment due to high peak power and optimized output.
–Complete photo rejuvenation in 1 or 2 treatments for most patients versus 4-6 treatments with standard IPL’s.
–Reduces treatment time thanks to large spot size and high pulse repetition rate.
–Strong sapphire cooling tip results in higher treatment comfort.
What does IPL do?
IPL treatment uses intense wavelengths of light to remove age spots, sun damage, freckles, birthmarks, and superficial vascular lesions (such as broken capillaries). It can be used on many different areas of the body for blotchy, discolored skin. It is also used to treat acne, rosacea, and stimulates the skin to naturally regenerate while boosting collagen production. IPL uses light energy to target a certain color in your skin. Treatment results include a smoother skin tone, healthier complexion, and less visible sun damage.
When will I start to see improvement in my skin?
Improvement is most noticeable about a week after each treatment.
In some cases, it may take sup to several weeks for you to notice any changes in your skin.
You will see the greatest results are seen after 3 to 6 months.
How often can I have IPL treatments?
Depending on the severity of skin issues, some patients may need more than one IPL treatment.
Series of treatments should be spaced out about 4 weeks between each visit.
How should I prepare prior to treatments?
Avoid direct sunlight, tanning beds, waxing, and drugs that increase the risk of bleeding.
What should I do after an IPL treatment?
–Use mild cleansers and moisturizers daily on your skin.
–Apply a sunscreen with a minimum of 30 SPF to protect your skin from UVB and UVA rays.
–Stay out of the sun for at least 2 weeks after each treatment.
–Don’t take hot showers or baths for a minimum of 48 hours. Overheating the skin in the first 24 – 48 hours can alter the final results.
–Don’t pick any crusting or blisters.
Is IPL good for treating acne?
Intense pulsed light can tackle the causes of acne and its lasting side effects, like scarring. This procedure also kills harmful bacteria and decreases redness and inflammation. Repeated IPL photofacials encourage the skin to shed and renew its outer layer, a process that gradually eliminates scar tissue.
Does IPL build collagen?
IPL therapy represents a marked advancement in fighting skin deterioration. It can dramatically boost the body’s ability to produce collagen while removing undesirable structures from the skin.