IPL Photofacial as a way prevent Skin Cancer
Intense Pulsed Light “IPL” Photofacial as a way to help prevent Skin Cancer
While we’re all chasing the fountain of youth, anti-aging concerns vary for different people. Consumers have received conflicting messages about sun exposure throughout the years. Sun exposure was something people used to crave. For example, back in the 80s, getting a tan was considered a sign of beauty, health—and even wealth! However, we all know now that research reveals the harmful health and visual effects of excessive sun exposure.
For cosmetic and visual concerns, Prolase Medispa is here to help! A number of procedures can be used to fade sun spots—also called age spots and solar lentigines. There are also treatments that can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and soften leathery-looking skin. Prolase can help you determine the best service—or combination of services—on a case-by-case basis as each person’s DNA is unique.
Lasers are used to remove the skin’s sun-damaged top layer, leaving a softer, smoother skin surface that in turn result in less pronounced wrinkles. Lasers are ideal for sensitive skin areas such as around the eyes because they are extremely accurate.
When performed by a qualified skin care specialist, IPL photofacial treatment can benefit help nearly all aspects of skin aesthetics and structure – IPL can help repair small blood vessels that have become visible, or help eradicate sun spots or other pigmentation irregularities, combat acne problems and eliminate large pores. Rosacea and other types of diffuse redness in the skin, treating a slightly deeper layer of the skin, IPL photofacials stimulate collagen growth and helping to improve skin texture.
The benefit of IPL procedures is that it allow for additional treatment with chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and other facial skin treatments that target the outermost layer of skin, the epidermis. Since IPL photofacials target deeper layers of the skin, they can be safely performed in conjunction with other, more superficial treatments.
The dangers of skin cancer are a serious concern and skincare professionals are on the front lines of skin safety. With the ability for a magnified view of the skin, we may see marks on a client that have gone unnoticed. We have identified irregular pigmented marks that look suspicious, and have referred the client to a medical professional for further examination.