IPL Specialist

Gainesville Obstetrics and Gynecology

Aesthetic Services & Obstetricians & Gynecologists located in Gainesville, TX

Imagine if you could transform your skin with a quick, non-invasive procedure. Amy Klein, DO, and the team at Gainesville Obstetrics and Gynecology is making that a reality with their IPL treatments. These light-based procedures can be used to treat spider veins, age spots, melasma, rosacea, acne, and more. To learn more about how IPL could give you healthier, smoother, younger-looking skin, contact Gainesville Obstetrics and Gynecology in Gainesville, Texas, today by phone or the online booking feature.

Intense Pulsed Light Q & A

Gainesville Obstetrics and Gynecology

What is IPL?

Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a skin care trend that’s skyrocketing in popularity. This treatment is quick, virtually painless, and delivers impressive results, all without damaging the surface of your skin. IPL treatments target short blasts of high-intensity light into your skin.

That light penetrates past the skin’s surface, into the layer just beneath, to target problem areas. It can break up melanin that causes age spots, and blood vessels that cause broken capillaries and spider veins. In addition to minimizing the appearance of brown spots and spider veins, IPL can also be used to treat:

  • Rosacea
  • Melasma
  • Large pores
  • Acne
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Skin sagging

How does IPL work?

This treatment targets your skin’s issues and promotes the creation of new, healthy skin. The light breaks down any components that are causing skin imperfections so your body can process and remove them.

What’s more, IPL treatments stimulate the production of collagen, an essential protein in your skin that provides structure and elasticity. New collagen helps your skin look plumper, smoother, and younger.

IPL is most effective when delivered over a series of treatments (usually 3-6) spaced about four weeks apart.

Can IPL treat acne?

Absolutely. Acne is caused by a bacteria called propionibacterium. The light and heat from IPL destroy that bacteria while simultaneously shrinking your sebaceous glands. As a result, your skin can stay clear and healthy.

In order to get the best results, Gainesville Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends a series of eight treatments. Unlike other IPL treatments, these should be performed twice a week for four weeks to maintain clean, clear, and healthy skin.

Does IPL hurt?

No! The reason why IPL treatments are so popular is because they’re virtually painless and require little to no recovery time. In order to maintain your results, you can repeat your IPL treatments as needed.

For more information about how IPL can be used to eliminate your skin’s issues and give you a clear, smooth, healthy complexion, contact Gainesville Obstetrics and Gynecology today.

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