Intense Pulse Light Therapy
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IPL laser - what keeps clot from embolizing? (2 answers)
With IPL laser it heats the small vericose vein and destroys the vein by clotting. What keeps that clot it made, from entering the blood stream and causing Embolism?
Fear of treatment (3 answers)
I have a small but bulging vericose vein behind my knee, it runs up my thigh about 6". I worry about how it bulges. I want to have the Vasculight laser done but I have 2 kids and am scared to death of getting a blood clot. What are the chances of this happening?
Does IPL for men remove facial hair? (1 answer)
If a man is being treated with IPL for rosacea will it also remove his facial hair? He is clean shaven but does not want his beard gone.
What other conditions can Intense Pulse Light Therapy treat? (1 answer)
I know IPL can treat small veins and broken blood vessels. I've also heard it can be helpful for a variety of other skin conditions, like acne scars and age spots. Is this true? What can IPL treat, and what are it's limitations?
Is intense pulse light therapy non invasive? (2 answers)
I am looking for more natural treatment options for my varicose and spider veins. Is IPL non-invasive? Are there other non-invasive treatment options or holistic/herbal therapies that can improve circulation? Thanks
Is intense pulse light therapy for veins safe when pregnant? (2 answers)
I just found out that I am pregnant and have an IPL treatment coming up that I scheduled before I knew I was pregnant. The IPL is for broken capillaries/spider veins on my cheeks. Is it safe to have when pregnant or should I wait?