WHY Be Medispa?
  • We offer two convenient, relaxing, state of the art locations in Lexington.
  • Many Med Spas DO NOT have a physician on site that specializes in non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
  • We create a personalized plan so that you can achieve the best success for your investment.
  • We provide a professional yet relaxing experience in what we call the new environment of medicine.
  • We remain a leader in the number of non-surgical cosmetic procedures performed annually by physicians.
  • We have been awarded SKIN INC Magazine’s national distinction, Best of the Best Medical Spas.
  • We have been voted a Lexington Reader’s Choice Favorite for 6 years consecutively.
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  • Address: 161 Lexington Green Cir | Lexington, KY 40503
  • Phone: 859.266.5483
  • Email: doctor@bemedispa.com

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Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment in Lexington, KY

What is Intense Pulsed Light?

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) also known as photo-facial, fotofacial, and photo rejuvenation, is a state-of-the-art system and the latest technique in photofacial therapy. The IPL system delivers high intensity, smooth and powerful pulses of light that greatly enhances the results of your skin rejuvenation. For skin therapy, IPL stimulates new collagen growth resulting in smoother, more even, healthier skin.

IPL Improves:

  • Brown or Age spots
  • Freckles
  • Flat Pigmented Birthmarks
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Pore Size
  • Acne

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How Does IPL Work?

A highly advanced computer regulates the light pulse to a specific wavelength range. The penetration depth and degree of heat is highly controlled to minimize complications. Depending on the wavelength used, the tissue targeted is either hemoglobin (red blood cells) in the dermis (deeper layer of the skin) or melanin pigment in the epidermis (uppermost skin layer). The unwanted tissue is heated and damaged or destroyed while the surrounding healthy tissue remains untouched.

An additional bonus is that the treatment causes inflammation of tiny blood vessels in the skin which stimulates the production of new collagen. It is possible to shrink sebaceous glands (oil glands), and pore size, with repeated treatments. The number of treatments necessary to achieve this result varies from patient to patient. Most patients require 5 treatments on average.

IPL Treats the Following Areas:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Chest
  • Hands
  • Arms
  • Legs
  • Feet
  • Almost all other body areas

 

What to Expect During and After Your Treatment

During your IPL procedure, you will wear protective eyewear and a topical anesthetic cream will be applied to the treatment area. Then, a cold, soothing gel will be applied and a glass prism (pyramid) will then be placed over the treatment area. An intense flash of light, or pulse, is flashed through the prism to the targeted skin. You may feel some warm sensations or a very mild stinging during treatment, but there is minimal discomfort. You may have some pinkness or redness in or around the treatment area immediately after the treatment. Also, there may be some mild swelling, crusting or bruising which will go away after a few days.

How many IPL treatments should I have?

A series of 5 treatments is usually recommended for most skin types and body areas. Treatments are scheduled several weeks apart for optimal results. Dr. Hester will determine the number of treatments that your specific skin type and condition will require at the time of your consultation or treatment.

When will you notice improvement?

You will start to see results after one or two treatments, depending on the nature of the problem. Some skin problems will require several treatments before you see any difference.

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Advantages of IPL Over Other Treatments:

  • Gentle
  • No Recovery Time
  • No Interruption of Routine Activities
  • Painless
  • Subtle Results

What IPL treatments are offered at Be Medispa?

Be Medispa is proud to offer IPL treatments with the Inmode Lumecca and Lumenis One systems. Lumenis invented IPL and continues to perfect it. The Lumenis One optimizes power, pulsing, and light delivery to provide maximum results coupled with comfort and safety. Lumecca is a breakthrough IPL that delivers up to 3X more energy. Thus, Lumecca is optimized for clinicians to treat a variety of skin types and conditions with just one or two sessions versus four to five sessions with traditional IPL systems.

Schedule Your IPL Treatment Today!

IPL can address a variety of skin conditions on almost any area of your body. If you’re interested in knowing more about IPL or any of the other great services offered at Be Medispa, contact us today at (859) 266-5483 or submit an online appointment request here.

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Personalized Service

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We provide a professional yet relaxing experience in what we call the new environment of medicine.

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Industry Leader

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Industry Leader

We remain a leader in the number of non-surgical cosmetic procedures performed annually by physicians.

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National Accolades

We have been awarded SKIN INC Magazine’s national distinction, Best of the Best Medical Spas.

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Local Leader

We have been voted a Lexington Reader’s Choice Favorite for 8 years.

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