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My skin extremely is dry and became rough textured 6 days after my first IPL treatment. The skin also became sensitive. Is this normal?
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My skin extremely is dry and became rough textured 6 days after my first IPL treatment. The skin also became sensitive, even to wash. Is this normal?
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Can IPL treatments harm your fetus if you are pregnant?
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Do IPL devices leave behind radiation or any other harmful agents that could pass on to or affect a fetus in a woman who is pregnant?
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Can an IPL fotofacial also tighten your skin?
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I have psoriasis. What is the best form of treatment for this condition?
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I have psoriasis, which has caused scaly patches on my scalp and body. I also have a lot of flaky, dry skin and my nails are very hard and misshaped. What's the best form of treatment?
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I had IPL treatments to rid my age spots but they are not working, what else can I do?
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I had IPL treatment for age spots. It has been 3 months and they have not faded. My legs are very dark brown, while my arms and chest are very pink. I didn't see any peeling after the treatment, which I believe is suppose to happen. I'm panicking and wonder if the spots will ever fade. HELP! Why are the IPL treatments not working? What else can I do?
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Can IPL treatments alter a brown spot that could be melanoma?
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I have a family history of melanoma and lots of age spots on my chest, hands and face. I get skin checks yearly but they do not know about how intense pulsed light treatments will affect my skin. Given my background, do you think it's safe to undergo this form of treatment? Is there any chance the treatments will alter my brown spots?
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After each intense pulsed light treatment I have a sinus infection, is this a normal side effect?
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I have had 4 intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments. After each one, I have had a sinus infection. I am a person who never gets sick. Is this a normal side effect of IPL treatments?
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Which IPL machine is the best?
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I had IPL done about 7 years ago (approximately 6 treatments were performed). I need at least one more to touch things up. I used to know the best kind of machine, but don't remember now. I was told they are not all equal and that there is a better kind of machine. Do you know which IPL machine is the best?
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Do IPL treatments help remove/reduce stretch marks?
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I was told online that intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments are good for reducing/removing stretch marks from the back of the legs and lower back. Is this true?
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What is the most effective way to get rid of dark circles?
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I use Teamine twice a day and make up to cover my dark circles, but I would love to get rid of them or lessen them a whole lot more. If I am going to spend a lot of money to fix them I just want it to be the most successful! What is the most effective way to get rid of dark circles? Thanks!
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Can IPL affect a baby's eyes if they are in the room?
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I had an intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment done on my face to clear up some freckles. The treatment was performed on Friday afternoon and my baby who was in the room now has watery eyes, has been really irritable day and night, and won't sleep. Could the light have affected her eyes?
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Can IPL treatments damage your eyes?
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Immediately after an intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment, my eyes were sore, heavy and watery. The ophthalmologist prescribed medication, which took months to repair my eyes. They still aren't 100 percent. The Dermapod IPL provider said there's no way the treatment was responsible. Is this true or false?
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What can be done if spots spread and darken after an IPL treatment?
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I recently had an intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment done on my face. After the peeling stage, the spots spread and became darker. The doctor is unsure why this happened and gave me a chemical peel. I am now scheduled for chemical peels every two weeks and was prescribed tretinoin and Hydroquinone. What is wrong? What should I do?
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Can I get an IPL photofacial if I am on coumadin?
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I am on coumadin due to damaged vein during a previous back surgery. I have a stent in my left iliac vein and am factor 5 lieden. I have very good health otherwise. Can I have a IPL photofacial?
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What is the maximum number of IPL Treatments I can get without damaging my face?
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I've had seven IPL Treatments and still need more.
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