IPL® Pulsed Eye Laser in Bucks County, PA, and Hunterdon County, NJ
Pulsed light therapy, or IPL® photofacial treatments, offer a safe, gentle solution for patients with a variety of skin conditions. Dr. Brian Buinewicz and Dr. Anna Buinewicz have been helping patients in Doylestown, PA, and Flemington, NJ with common concerns, such as sun damage, rosacea and skin discoloration. Boost your confidence and restore even-toned, supple skin with IPL® photofacial treatments.
Plastic surgery is not for everyone, and some patients find great results with less-invasive IPL® photofacial light treatments. Different wavelengths of intense light is pulsed into the skin at a variety of depths to target the desired area. These treatments can benefit patients with a variety of common skin conditions, including:
- Age spots
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Skin hyperpigmentation
- Spider veins
- Minor sun damage
- Flat birthmarks
- Unwanted body or facial hair
- Large pores
Buinewicz Plastic Surgery also offers IPL® light therapy for patients looking to alleviate a number of common skin conditions and ease signs of aging.
What are IPL® Photofacial Treatments?
Broad-spectrum light is harnessed and directed into the skin to break down damaged cells. IPL® treatments begin with a cooling gel applied to the target area. This provides a conduit for the light to focus on only the specific areas of concern. Targeted pulses hit unwanted pigments, broken capillaries or body hair desired for removal. This quick and effective treatment breaks down the damaged cells allowing healthy, undamaged cells to be revealed and rejuvenated.
Benefits Of IPL® Photofacial Laser Treatments
IPL® treatments are quick and easy. There is relatively no downtime following the treatment, so you are able to resume your regular routine right away. Some patients see results in a single session, while many see results after several treatment sessions. Many patients see continued improvement over the following weeks and months.
The advantages of intense pulsed light IPL® treatment include:
- Corrects common skin conditions and removes unwanted hair
- Less scarring
- Reduces risk of infection
- Targeted technique for high-precision treatments
- Almost no downtime and can return to your regular routine right away!
- Safe alternative to cosmetic surgery
- Appropriate option for patients who may not be good candidates for laser resurfacing treatments
Is IPL® Therapy Right For Me?
If you are an adult in good overall health, IPL® light therapy treatments may be right for you. Residents in Bucks County, PA, and Hunterdon County, NJ are turning to IPL® more frequently as an effective alternative to plastic surgery. You may be a good candidate if you are looking to reduce hyperpigmentation, ease rosacea, restore your skin after sun damage, or remove excess body hair. Some patients may not be good candidates for laser resurfacing treatments, and IPL® treatments are an appropriate alternative for these patients.
It is important to have realistic expectations and discuss your desired outcome with the doctor prior to any treatment. You should tell us about any medications you may be taking. You should also inform us of any previous cosmetic surgeries or Med Spa treatments.
How Involved Is The IPL® Therapy Procedure?
IPL® therapy treatments vary based on the individual. Each session may be around 30 minutes. Your first treatment session may be less involved than subsequent sessions. Generally, sessions are scheduled three to four weeks apart. Some patients see results after a single session, while the majority of patients see skin conditions minimized or eliminated after several light therapy sessions.
How Long Is The Recovery Period After IPL® Light Treatments?
Most patients are able to resume their regular activities immediately after IPL® treatments. You should seek to protect your skin from the sun and other harmful substances while it recovers. Our staff will lay out a detailed plan of how to care for your skin, what types of products you can and cannot use, as well as any other follow-up instructions.
How Much Does IPL® Therapy Cost?
The cost of your light therapy treatment will vary based upon how many sessions are involved. Most insurance carriers do not cover cosmetic procedures. You will be informed of your treatment costs and methods of payment. We are happy to accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards. Financing is also available so that our treatments are affordable to all of our patients.
What Should I Do Next?
If you would like more information on how light treatments can help you achieve your goals, please contact Buinewicz Plastic Surgery to set up a consultation with Dr. Buinewicz. You may reach us at our offices at Doylestown, PA, or Flemington, NJ, to schedule your initial consultation.
If you are a resident of Hunterdon County, NJ, or Bucks County, PA, or live nearby and suffer from common skin conditions, IPL® treatments may be the solution to improving your skin.