There is a technology that has the ability to treat all of these problems; safely, effectively and at a relatively low cost with little or no downtime for the vast majority of people. So what is the catch? How does it work? Is it safe? The goal of this educational piece is to conduct a complete and in-depth review of IPL, otherwise known as Intense Pulsed Light treatment for the skin. I will include everything from my opinion and experience to what has been demonstrated scientifically. The goal of this editorial is to try and provide an honest, up to date and scientifically sound discussion of IPL treatments.
There are a number of things we can do to help reduce the risk of bleeding, particularly before we inject these products. Many of these considerations are related to medications and the risk of increasing bruising.
One question that arises is whether these boundaries are also important in aging. Do these boundaries become more defined and thus more noticeable with age? What if we were to smooth these boundaries in older people, will this give the appearance of a more youthful face?
I’ve decided to start a weekly/bi-weekly section on my website in which I will review a recently published, cutting edge article. I will try to summarize and discuss the implications of the findings and hopefully give people some insight into the treatments we perform.