IPL Photofacial

Experience Dramatic Rejuvenation with an IPL Photofacial

Photorejuvenation is a safe, effective, non-invasive way to improve your skin without any “down time.” Best of all, treatments can be tailored to an individual’s specific condition and skin type.

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IPL Treatment Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) photofacial treatments can improve the appearance of sun damage, age spots, birthmarks, facial spider veins, rosacea, red spots and other blemishes on the face, and can also be used to treat the neck, chest, and hands. For premier IPL treatment in the Chelmsford, Massachusetts area, contact Dr. Eliopoulos at the Center for Plastic Surgery. Find out how this non-invasive treatment can achieve dramatic results for your skin.

The IPL Procedure

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Many patients are interested in fighting off the aging process through facial rejuvenation, and Dr. Eliopoulos offers several effective options. A facelift is the most aggressive technique, targeting the neck and jawline to restore youthful contours. Eyelid surgery is also an effective procedure for eliminating excess skin and fat pockets on the upper and lower lids. Non surgical options include laser assisted liposuction, which can tighten the neck and remove fat, and noninvasive radiofrequency treatments.

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Our ICON MaxG uses state of the art technology, optimizing the range of light waves to best target melanin pigment or hemoglobin in the blood vessels to provide maximum results, comfort, and safety. We are dedicated to performing only the very best IPL photofacial treatments, which is why we have made the investment in the Palomar MaxG.

During a photofacial treatment, Optimized Light technology sends a broad spectrum of therapeutic light into the skin which can simultaneously treat multiple skin conditions. Once the light reaches its target, it is then transformed to heat energy. The light is absorbed either superficially, by broken capillaries and dark pigment, or deeply, by larger vessels and collagen. Dilated capillaries coagulate, pigmented lesions darken and then slough off and new collagen fibers are laid down, giving the skin a renewed and more youthful appearance.

To learn more about the advanced IPL photorejuvenation process, or other skin treatments, contact Dr. Eliopoulos in Chelmsford, Massachusetts today. Because she is committed to helping patients make informed decisions about their treatment, Dr. Eliopoulos would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

What to Expect

Dr. Dina Eliopoulos has nearly 2 decades of experience as a board-certified plastic surgeon, with a reputation for dedication, surgical excellence, and professionalism. The purpose of her consultation is not to “convince you” to undergo a procedure, but to learn about your goals and educate you on your surgical options.

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Massachusetts Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Dina Eliopoulos
"IPL treatments worked wonders for my face. I've had so many compliments. Andrea did a great job! I look and feel younger and my face is so smooth. Andrea and Erin are very professional and friendly and made me feel comfortable whenever I had to come in for a treatment." Michelle, Age: 47, Senior Executive Assistant, Lowell MA

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See Dr. Eliopoulos' IPL photofacial before and after results. It is important to look at before and after images to get an idea of what can be achieved with a surgery and to help guide the process with the doctor.

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What to Expect During an IPL Photofacial

There are many advantages to photofacial treatment with IPL technology. The entire procedure lasts approximately 30 minutes, and because there is no need for anesthesia, there is no prolonged recovery time. Patients report that the treatment feels like a rubber band snap, although the level of discomfort during IPL treatment ranges from mild to moderate. A slight burning sensation may last for up to one hour after treatment. You may experience pinkness of the treated area for a few hours immediately after the treatment, but makeup can be applied and normal activity can be resumed immediately. Pigmented spots being treated may also darken slightly for several days before fading.

For maximum results, a series of four to six IPL photofacial treatments may be recommended, depending on the number of conditions you are treating and the severity of the individual problem.

These treatments are separated by three to four weeks. By dividing the full program into several treatments, the IPL method provides gradual improvement with very low risk. After your initial series of treatments, your results should be maintained with an effective home skin care regimen, and a single photorejuvenation treatment every three to six months.

Learn More about IPL Treatments

To experience the gold standard in IPL photorejuvenation, contact the Chelmsford, Massachusetts Center for Plastic Surgery.

Because Dr. Eliopoulos prides herself on her focus and attentiveness, she spends substantial time with each patient to ensure that their aesthetic goals are transformed into reality. She would be happy to set up a consultation with you in person to further discuss the benefits of IPL treatment.

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