Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

This is the one of the first published papers to objectively measure how IPL performs as a treatment for rosacea. The paper’s conclusion makes for encouraging reading; “As demonstrated by truly objective and quantitative means, intense pulsed light is effective for reducing rosacea-associated blood flow, telangiectasia, and erythema.” Objective and Quantitative Improvement of Rosacea-Associated Erythema […]

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A recent post to rosacea-support contains some good background and discussion about the difference between IPL and laser. Some extracts ; IPL is Intense Pulsed Light, also called Photoderm, Fotoderm, and Photofacial. You can find someone who does it at a Laser & Vein Center.Photoderm is a computer-based machine which uses bright light similar to […]

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double pass and double pulse definition

Written by on September 10, 2005 in IPL with 0 Comments

In a recent post on rosacea-support, drawing on information posted by Geoffrey Nase, comes a discussion of some light therapy terminology: Beyond the selection of a wavelength or filter, the ability of laser or light device to work efficiently to destroy vessels also has a lot to do with the duration of the exposure, measured […]

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No Need to Pre Flush Before IPL

Written by on September 6, 2005 in IPL with 3 Comments

There has been a school of thought that a strong flush before IPL treatment would lead to easier to treat blood vessels and therefore a better outcome for the patient. Recently on Rosacea Support, Dr. Soldo has given some of this thoughts on this topic. Dr. Soldo, an IPL expert who has been very generous […]

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Thanks to Laura for letting us know; you can now search for an IPL practitioner near you or near any city (US only sorry). Using the search form, you can find a practitioner by treatment system. Thus you can search for an IPL Quantum or Lumenis One up to 300 miles around your city of […]

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