IPL or Intense Pulsed Light

IPL or Intense Pulsed Light

IPL or intense pulsed light is a modern technology treatment offered by Dr. Speziale in la paz, mexico; it eliminates the signs that aging, stress and especially the sun leave on the skin, providing an overall and uniform rejuvenation for the face, neck, cleavage and even hands.

The intense pulsed light emits a light bandwidth that allows to treat various targets at the same time, skin spots, veins, or rough skin patches and in that way, it improves the overall quality of the skin by stimulating the production of collagen. The energy of the light works in the deeper layers to gradually improve the tone and the texture of the skin, eliminating skin spots, red spots, dilated pores, fine wrinkles, and give radiance.

IPL is a non aggressive treatment that Dr. Speziale recommends doing in several sessions to accomplish an optimal result. The purpose of this treatment is to achieve a youthful complexion, giving it a smooth and uniform feel. Dr. Speziale suggests complimenting with a facial lift or as part of the botox/hyaluronic acid facial rejuvenation treatment.

Reduce the production of melanine (creates skin spots), refine the pores, decrease the visibility of the fine wrinkles, control the acne production and activate the skin protein, collagen, whose job is to give our skin firmness and elasticity.


  • The treatment needs to be started with a perfectly clean skin, without make up or any lotions. It is done by using a cold gel over the area which allows the transmission of light energy and provides a cooling system that proctects the surface layers of the skin.


  • It is recommended to apply this treatment every 2 to 3 weeks, and a minimum of 6 sessions to appreciate a visible result.
  • No type of care is needed previous to your appointment, with the only thing being to come with no make up and a washed face.
  • You should avoid exposure to the sun.
  • Use everyday care moisturizing lotions.


Is anesthesia needed?

No, because the cold gel used over the skin minimizes the heat sensation.

How many sessions is it?

It is recommended to do between 6 and 12 sessions, spaced a minimum of 2 weeks.

Can you sun tan?

We recommend not to for at least 15 days before every session.
After the treatment, it is recommended to use sun protection in the treated area and avoid long sun exposure to keep the results longer.

Can you go to work after the treatmenT?

Yes, you can work and go about your normal life as soon as each session ends.

Do I have to be cautious after?

It is recommended to avoid any aggressive treatments 15 days after an ipl treatment, like peelings or abrasions.

Will I have any side effects?

After finishing a session, you may experience a little reddening for 10 minutes.

How long do the effects last?

By using a non-aggressive treatment that is done in several sessions, the results start to show gradually. In this manner, you attain a natural and harmonious effect. Studies show that the results can be observed for 12 months.

Which other treatments can it be combined with?

This rejuvenation treatment can be combined with other techniques like the use of Fillers (hyaluronic acid), Accent XL radiofrequency and it is even recommended as a compliment of surgical treatments like facial lifting or eyelid surgery.