EYE, SKIN & FACIAL NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT

INTENSE PULSED LIGHT (IPL) THERAPY

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Using high intensity pulses of visible light, intense pulsed light (IPL) is a non-invasive and non-ablative treatment for improving appearance problems.

Thanks to pulse technology, IPL is a safe, gentle treatment that produces less heat, allowing safe usage around the eye area. Non-ablative resurfacing refers to the use of IPL that targets the lower layers of skin (dermis) without affecting the top layer of skin (epidermis). Because intense pulsed light (IPL) is so gentle, this treatment is also effective in treating symptoms of dry eye.

AT A GLANCE

DETAILS ABOUT THE TREATMENT

ANAESTHETIC


None or topical anaesthetic

DOWNTIME


None - Few days

HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE REQUIRED


Depending on therapeutic plan 3 monthly treatments followed by annual maintenance

DURATION OF TREATMENT


15 - 30 minutes

WHY FACE RESTORATION?

FEATURES, ADVANTAGES, & BENEFITS FOR OUR PATIENTS

The combination of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy and innovations such as Optilight mean that we can treat sensitive areas of skin – such as the eye area – without the risk of damage that is associated with ablation methods.

Is fast yet safe and gentle, meaning it is an effective skin treatment with little to no downtime for your comfort and convenience without compromising on results.

Which conditions can be treated with IPL?

The advantage of IPL over ablative methods is its safe usage. We frequently use IPL for the following conditions:

  • Age Spots,Pigmentation & Sun damage
  • Eyelash loss & Short Eyelashes
  • Rosacea, Acne & Acne Scars
  • Sagging Skin, & Crepey Skin
  • Scars
  • Twitching and Blepharospasm (dye eye symptoms)
  • Dry Eye & Blepharitis
  • Eyelash loss
  • Periocular skin cancer

How does IPL help my dry eyes?

Over 80% of dry eye symptoms can be attributed to some kind of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Meibomian glands are located along the edge of the eyelids, where the eyelashes are located. Oil from these glands is an important lubricating component of the tears in our eyes. IPL helps meibomian gland dysfunction by treating and reducing inflammation without damaging the eye or surrounding skin.

How safe is intense pulsed light?

Treatment with intense pulse light is safer than laser treatment. In contrast to laser treatments, where only one wavelength of light is released at the skin, IPL treatments release multiple wavelengths of light. Thus, it is capable of penetrating deep into the skin without causing any harm.

TREATMENT PRICES

ALWAYS FAIR AND ALWAYS CLEAR

PRICES FROM

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AIM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC FOLLOW UP

Provide an objective record of your concerns and treatment journey.

TIME
TAKEN

15 minutes for 3D imaging and VISIA skin analysis

WILL MY PHOTOS BE SHARED?

No, unless you give full consent for this.

CAN I HAVE A COPY OF MY PHOTOS?

Yes, our Consultant surgeons provide you with your photos for your future reference

WHY FACE RESTORATION?

FEATURES, ADVANTAGES, & BENEFITS FOR OUR PATIENTS

At FaceRestoration, you will visit our luxurious London clinics, where you will receive a comprehensive assessment of your skin or eye condition and, where possible, same-day excision, biopsies, and other treatments should you need them.

Depending on your skin or eye condition, we will photograph and review your progress with follow-up appointments at regular intervals. If you have a concern or change in your situation at any point, you can contact us for an urgent assessment. Previous clinical photography will help us to understand and identify causes of concern and source the correct treatments as soon as possible.

TREATMENT PRICES

ALWAYS FAIR AND ALWAYS CLEAR

PRICES FROM

Included in all new appointments

BOOKING WITH US

Arrange a consultation with us using the button below at a time of your choosing. This may be held through video chat dependant on COVID guidelines at the time.

YOUR CONSULTATION

We will then discuss with you your symptoms and advise you on how best to proceed with helpful guidance on treatments through our expert knowledge and training.

TREATMENT & AFTERCARE

Once an appointment has been arranged, we will then begin treatment and support you along the process, including specialised aftercare.