IPL Acne Therapy featuring the Viora Trios
IPL Acne Therapy is an effective new light-based therapeutic therapy is now revolutionizing the treatment of acne. The IPL Acne Therapy destroys the most common bacteria that cause acne without drugs, without pain and without downtime. The IPL system has FDA clearance for the treatment of acne.
IPL, Intense Pulse Light is one of the safest acne treatments available proven to be extremely effective on mild to moderate inflammatory acne. Its technology uses light that is UV-safe and has no known side effects. Pregnant women and people with photosensitivity should first consult with their physician. This therapy works by causing oxygen to form within the glands responsible for acne. The bacteria that live in the glands die in the presence of oxygen and the acne inflammation goes away.
A treatment course generally consists of 8-12 treatments (depending on the severity of the symptoms and the patient's progress) at 2 treatments per week. Acne treatments usually begin to show a reduction in breakouts and improved skin condition after 2-4 treatments.
The practitioner and patient are provided with eye protection during the test and gel is applied to the treatment area. Using the specific Trios hand piece, the practitioner will perform a number of pulses on the skin; patients may feel a slight burning or tingling sensation.
Patients undergoing IPL treatments are advised to avoid sun exposure and sun beds for at least 4 weeks prior to treatment course and after each treatment session. A minimum of SPF30 should be applied on exposed treated areas during the entire treatment course. Some patients may experience slight redness or a burning sensation in the treatment area. This is a completely normal response and usually disappears within a few hours. A special healing gel is applied post treatment to cool the skin. Most patients experience no additional side effects.
We are ready to assist you in a successful acne treatment regimen. Contact us for your personal and confidential appointment today!
Click Here to schedule your consultation with Dr. Resnik