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IPL
in Lakewood Ranch, FL

Rejuvenate Your Skin With Intense Pulsed Light

Why Choose Sarasota Premiere Aesthetics for IPL?

Sun damage, age spots, and rosacea can leave your complexion dull and uneven. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments provide a safe, effective solution to revitalize your skin. At Sarasota Premiere Aesthetics, we bring you IPL’s advanced technology to restore an unmistakable, radiant, youthful glow.

The SPA Difference

Sarasota Premier Aesthetics is more than a local med spa. We are an aesthetic medical practice dedicated to providing every patient with an exceptional experience. That means you will find easy parking near our facility. You will be seen on time in a private, concierge setting, and enjoy 5 star treatment. Our providers are meticulous with attention dedicated individually toward your goals at each step of the process. You will feel relaxed as we get to know you and understand your personal aesthetic goals. As a medical practice focused on facial balancing, we treat your beauty at a holistic level, with comprehensive treatment plans that preserve and refine your look. We take our time during consultations and treatments to ensure we deliver the very best results. Our exceptional reviews and testimonials speak for themselves. Schedule a consultation today and experience the SPA Difference for yourself.

IPL at a Glance

  • Treats sun damage, age spots, rosacea
  • No downtime, minimal discomfort
  • Improves skin tone and texture
  • Fast, gentle treatment sessions
  • Gradual results with a series of treatments
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Unveil Brighter, Younger-Looking Skin

What is IPL?

IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light, is a non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment that uses precise light energy to target and eliminate pigment irregularities and redness. IPL light penetrates down to the second layer (dermis) of skin without harming the top layer (epidermis). This stimulates collagen and elastin fibers, which results in a visible improvement of your skin’s tone and overall appearance. Our experts have a combined 15 years of experience with this IPL platform, ensuring a safe and effective treatment experience every time. 

Turn Back the Clock on Skin Damage

What is the IPL procedure like?

Your IPL session will begin with cleansing and preparing the skin. Your Sarasota provider will then apply a cooling gel. 

 As the IPL handpiece is guided over the treatment area, you may feel a warm sensation or pinprick feeling as the light energy is delivered. The process is relatively quick, usually taking 30 minutes or less, depending on the area treated. No anesthesia is required.

Erase Sun Spots and Redness

What conditions does IPL address? 

Our Lumenis M22 IPL device treats a wide range of skin conditions:

  • Skin discoloration and blemishes due to aging & sun damage
  • Visible signs of aging, fine lines & wrinkles
  • Vascular issues like broken capillaries & rosacea
  • Sun spots, freckles, birth marks & melasma
  • Improved skin tone and appearance

Beyond Facial Rejuvenation

What areas of the body can IPL address?

IPL treatments are a great option for facial rejuvenation. However, they work just as well on other areas of the body, especially those prone to photoaging from sun exposure. IPL can be used on the neck, chest, arms, hands, or anywhere else where visible signs of aging are a concern.

An Even, Luminous Complexion

What are the benefits of IPL?

Our patients love the skin rejuvenation benefits IPL provides, including:

  • Fade sun spots, age spots, freckles
  • Reduce redness and rosacea
  • Improve skin tone and texture
  • Reveal a more radiant, youthful glow
  • Gradual, natural-looking improvement
  • No downtime, needles, or surgery required

Universal Skin Benefits

Am I a candidate for IPL treatment?

IPL is safe for most adults seeking improvement for various skin concerns and signs of aging. At your consultation, we will evaluate your skin type and condition to ensure IPL is appropriate for your needs and skin rejuvenation goals. Those who are pregnant, have certain skin conditions, or take certain medications may not be candidates.

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Minimal Downtime and Aftercare 

IPL Recovery  

One of the major benefits of IPL is that there is no required downtime after treatment sessions. You can immediately resume normal activities. Your skin may appear slightly flushed or red for a few hours, feeling similar to a sunburn, which will resolve quickly. Following aftercare instructions, like avoiding direct sun exposure, will ensure optimal healing.

A Natural Transformation

IPL Results

Most patients see a gradual improvement in the tone and clarity of their skin over the course of 3-6 treatments spaced about a month apart. 

As sun damage and age spots begin to flake off, you'll notice a smoother, more even complexion. With proper sun protection, results can last for years with occasional maintenance sessions.  

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most patients report only minimal discomfort during IPL, feeling like a slight snap from a rubber band. Numbing cream can be used for sensitive areas.

IPL primarily treats pigmentation concerns like sun spots and redness. Other treatments are better for smoothing wrinkles.

Yes, IPL complements many anti-aging treatments and can be part of a comprehensive rejuvenation plan.

A series of 3-6 treatments spaced 3-4 weeks apart is typically recommended for optimal results in most areas.

Avoiding excessive sun exposure and discontinuing certain products prior to treatment can help maximize your IPL results. Your Sarasota skincare specialist will advise you on any necessary preparations.