Is IPL and infra red light the same treatment?

Can someone explain the difference between IPL and infra red light treatments?

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Replied on 1/10/2012

By: Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center  |  David A. Engleman MD, FACC
Dallas, TX

IPL and Infra red a completely different. Complex answere best to be seen in consult to discuss your particular situation.
David A. Engleman M.D.

Replied on 9/20/2011

By: Dermatology Associates of Atlanta, P.C.  |  Edmond I. Griffin, M.D.
D. Scott Karempelis, M.D.
Stephen J. Kraus, M.D.
Joseph R. Payne, M.D.
Ashley R. Curtis, M.D.

Atlanta, GA

Infrared light treatments are for skin rejuvination. Penetrates deep into the body, stimulating collagen and elastin. Infrared can travel much deeper into the body to give facial rejuvination, help with acne, acne scarring, and cellulite. IPL treatments helps restore photo damaged skin, age spots, hyperpigmentation, and broken capillaries. Its great for active lifestyles due to being gentle, non ablative and no down time.

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