Rosacea & Pigmented Lesions Treatment

Pulsed light treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions is rapidly becoming the therapy for people seeking lesions, telangiectasia,erythema and broken capillaries by efficiently coagulating and eliminating small blood vessels. Pulsed light has also been proven an effective, safe, reliable and fast treatment for a range of superficial pigmented lesions such as dyschromia, solar lentigo,mottled pigmentation and melasma. Satisfactory results can be achieved with as little as 1 treatment!


(Please note that the prices and the number of sessions vary with each individual)

Treatment Area

Single Session

Package of 3

Package of 6

Test Area




Full Face




Partial Face




Add-On Spot Treatment




Before & after

Before & after 

Q & A about IPL treatments for Pigmented Lesions and Rosacea

Q: How does the treatment work on superficial blood vessels?

A: The applied IPL - DPC (pulsed light) is absorbed by the oxyhemoglobin in the blood within the vessel, causing the blood to coagulate and the vessel to break up into particles that are naturally filtered away through the lymphatic system of the body. 

Q: How does the treatment work on pigmented lesions? 

A: Targeted areas absorb the applied light, breaking the pigmented lesion into tiny particles which then disappear or rise to the surface of the skin as scabs. Which naturally exfoliate within 1 - 2 weeks

Q: How many treatments are required? 

A: They typical regimen is an average of 6 treatment sessions, spaced 6 weeks apart. 

Pre-Treatment Precautions for best results

  • Discontinue Accutane 6 months prior to treatment.
  • Discontinue use of Retinoic Acid products 2 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Avoid sun exposure or the use of tanning beds and self tanners for at least four to eight weeks (depending on the skin type), prior and/or between IPL treatments.
  • Report all skin diseases, viruses, infections, cold sores, eczema or allergies.
  • Do not exfoliate, use glycolic acid, benzyl peroxide or any other skin irritants two weeks prior to treatment.
  • Avoid peels for two weeks prior to treatment.
  • If the skin is red, irritated or sunburned, the IPL treatment must be rescheduled.
  • Report all medication taken within the week of the treatment.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours prior to clinical treatment.
  • Avoid swimming in strong chlorinated water immediately before an IPL treatment.

Post-Treatment Precautions for best results

  • Avoid direct sunlight, tanning beds or self tanners for at least 2 weeks after a treatment. Apply Sun Protective Cream, 15 minutes prior to sun exposure and 15 minutes afterwards. Keep reapplying as needed throughout the day. Consider using protective cotton gloves for driving, a hat to protect facial areas.
  • If there are scabs or blisters, make-up should not be used for 3-4 days.
  • For at least two weeks post treatment, do not use harsh topical (exfoliators, glycolic acid, benzyl peroxide, acne creams etc.).
  • Avoid touching, rubbing, peeling or picking of the skin as this may cause hyper/hypo - pigmentation or scarring.
  • In some cases, prolonged redness or blistering may occur. An antibiotic ointment may be applied to the affected areas twice a day until healed.
  • For 1 week, avoid hot baths, showers, hot tubs and saunas. When showering, and washing, gently pat dry and do not rub.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours following clinical treatment.

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