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Skin Rejevenation with IPL Treatment | Lumecca

What is an IPL Treatment?

IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. Harnessing the power of IPL technology, Lumecca is designed to provide an improved skin appearance, combat facial pigmentation, surface veins, skin texture and sun damage and age spots.

At Prism Aesthetics in Northwest Arkansas, we advocate for flawless skin and minimal sunlight. Thankfully, we are able to offer Lumecca at our clinic for those clients who are worried about the sun damage on their skin, age spots, pigmented lesions and more.

Below is a great video outlining exactly how Lumecca works on your skin and what it can do for you.

What is Lumecca?

Lumecca is the most intense and effective pulsed light (IPL) treatment available to reduce pigmented and vascular lesions. Patients can expect to experience a dramatic increase in skin complexion, brightness, and luminosity after just one use! The revolutionary Lumecca treatment utilizes selective photothermolysis to deliver a gentle yet powerful photofacial (when used on your face). However Lumecca can be used on so many different locations on your body.

Who is the Ideal Candidate for IPL?

Clients who have: Acne, Vascular Lesions (Spider Veins), Port-Wine Stains (Birthmarks), Leg Telangiectasia, Rosacea (Redness), Deep Skin Pigmentation, Freckles, Sun Damage, Skin Blistering, Age Spots

Does Lumecca Hurt?

The Lumecca IPL therapy is more advanced than other types of IPL systems. It is a painless treatment and takes less time to complete. With our experts at Prism Aesthetics conducting the treatment, you may experience complete rejuvenation in just one to two sessions. Like stated before, we do suggest 3 sessions of our Lumecca treatments to see the full effect of that this treatment can do for your skin.

What Are the Benefits of the IPL Treatments?

  • Age spots or pigmented lesions

  • Vascular and pigmented lesions such as facial (spider veins) and poikiloderma

  • Rosacea (random redness on the skin)

  • Freckles

  • Sun damaged skin

In some occasions, the IPL can also be used to reduce your body hair semipermanently. We recommend at least 3 sessions to see the results you desire in your skin complexion.

How Quickly Will I See Results?

With IPL, you should be able to see results within 1-3 sessions.

Where Does IPL Treat?

Lumecca is a great treatment for any area of the body that has been regularly exposed to the sun. The most popular parts to treat include the face, neck, décolletage, legs, hands and arms.

What Does the Pricing Look Like for IPL Treatments

  • Face - $300/session

  • Face and Neck -$500/session

  • Face/Neck/Chest - $600/session

  • Full Arms - $550/session

  • Hands - $175/session

  • Back - $500/session

What Can I Expect From the IPL Photofacial Treatment?

  • You will feel little zaps on your face during treatment

  • Treatment is roughly 20 minutes long

    • This also depends on the area being treated

  • Following the treatment, your skin will feel warm to the touch and look read - like a sunburn and fade over 24-48 hours

  • Your skin may appear pink or red after the treatment and the lesions will be darker, but this should fade away within 5-7 days.

  • Use SPF 30+ and avoid direct sunlight for 48-72 hrs

  • Avoid use of hot tubs, saunas, excessive sun exposure, tanning beds, vigorous exercise for 72 hrs

During the Lumecca IPL therapy, your treatment provider will place the smooth head of the Lumecca device on your skin and turn it on. The device will emit intense pulsed light to rejuvenate your skin.

The duration of your session will be based on the size and number of the areas being treated. There are areas that can be treated in under 20 minutes while others may take an hour or longer.

What You Should Avoid Before Your IPL Treatment:

  • avoid sun exposure

    • also tanning beds and any type of UV sunrays

If you want to experience the skin rejuvenating benefits of Lumecca IPL therapy, Prism Aesthetics is here to assist you and help you feel like your most confident self.. Our team will collaborate with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets your unique needs that you are concerned with. Book an appointment with Prism Aesthetics today for your consultation.

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