IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)

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IPL is a technology used to perform various skin treatments for aesthetic and therapeutic uses including hair removal, photo rejuvenation, and dermatologic problems.

The technology utilizes a broad spectrum lightsource, with a general spectral range of 500 to 1200 nm.

Various cutoff filters used to filter out lower frequencies and narrow this spectrum to target specific structures and chromophores. Because of the broad spectrum of the IPL light source they are unique, as opposed to lasers, in the ability to filter the light spectrum to target various chromophores in the skin.