The treatment works best if you have pale or light brown skin. Yes, if you have discolored skin, stretch marks, or birthmarks, you can apply for this treatment.
IPL is safe for most people but it is not supposed to suit everyone. Pregnant women and people who are on blood thinners should avoid IPL treatment.
You are supposed to avoid sun exposure in the days and weeks before and after treatment. A topical anesthetic may be applied to the area and might use a cold gel to the area being treated.
Some of the common possible risks may include blistering, bruising, slight changes to skin color, or crusting.
Avoid wearing makeup and clean the skin area with a gentle cleanser. Additionally, you can apply a moisturizer and sunscreen lotion with an SPF of 30 or higher.
The cost depends on the type of condition you have and the size of the treatment area. On average, IPL costs roughly around $700 to $1,200 depending upon your location.