Is IPL Therapy Painful?
Pain is truly experienced differently by different people. Some people who know themselves to be sensitive may benefit from the application of numbing cream prior to treatment. Others may not notice any discomfort at all, especially since a cooling gel is usually used with IPL anyway.
Are Multiple IPL Treatments Necessary?
Its not that second and third IPL treatments are necessary, but it is common and expected that your first treatment may yield mild results. Patients are often disappointed in the lack of dramatic improvement, but its important to know that once settings are shown to be safe, the IPL treatments can get more dramatic with more visible results on the way.
Do You Need to Stay out of the Sun After an IPL Therapy and for How Long?
Going right back out into the sun after an IPL treatment can and will undo any improvement and increase the risk of additional hyperpigmentation.
Is IPL Effective for Male Thick Beard?
The facial hair around the lip and chin on a man can have thicker, deeper roots than other hair on the body. Depending on the wavelength used in your IPL treatments, the IPL device itself may not be reaching the roots of those more difficult hairs.