Intense Pulse Light Therapy Questions

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Is intense pulsed light therapy appropriate if there is a blood clot in the surface vein close to the popliteal?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 1 year ago
My doctor put me on Xarelto for 3 months. I am terrified of this fast-tracked drug and the possible non-reversal in case of a severe internal bleeding incident. Is IPL appropriate if there is a blood clot in the surface vein close to the popliteal.
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IPL laser - what keeps clot from embolizing?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 2 years ago
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?
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Fear of treatment
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 2 years ago
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?
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Are African Americans good candidates for intense pulse light therapy?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 3 years ago
Are African Americans good candidates for intense pulse light therapy?
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What is the cost, and how many treatments are needed?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 3 years ago
I had schlerotherapy done and my veins have returned a year later so I am looking for new options. Also is light therapy permenant or will it eventually reappear as well? Thanks Melissa
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Does this procedure involve penetration of the skin?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 3 years ago
I am a severe needle phobic. Does any part of this procedure involve penetration of the skin?
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Does it work on tiny spider veins on legs?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 3 years ago
Is intense pulse light therapy successful for capillaries on the legs? I have quite a lot on the top of my legs that are too small for schelotherapy.
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Does IPL for men remove facial hair?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 3 years ago
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.
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How does Intense Pulse Light Therapy treat veins?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
How does light affect something biological like veins? How can it treat spider veins without breaking the skin?
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Is Intense Pulse Light Therapy safer on the face than sclerotherapy?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
I have some small spider veins on my nose and cheeks that I'd like to have treated. Is it safer to have IPL treatments than sclerotherapy on the face?
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What other conditions can Intense Pulse Light Therapy treat?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
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?
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Can I get IPL near my eyes?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
I have freckles near my eyelashes, if I wore good goggles could I get IPL there?
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Does intense pulse light therapy work on vascular birthmarks?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
I have a birthmark on my leg I have wanted to remove for years. I'm in my 20s, with fair skin and the birthmark is quite dark, about 2x3 inches. Would IPL be an effective treatment? I'm looking for something non-invasive.
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Is Intense Pulse Light therapy a good choice for broken capillaries under the eyes?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
Or is another treatment better?
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Is Intense Pulse Light Therapy effective in people of color?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
I've heard that IPL works by treating dark veins contrasting against lighter skin. Is this true? Does this make the treatment less effective in people with darker skin tones?
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Can Intense Pulse Light therapy be used in conjunction with Sclerotherapy?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
Can I have IPL for spider veins concurrently with sclerotherapy, or will the treatments impact each other?
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Is Intense Pulse Light Therapy safe to use on any skin tone?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
Does IPL work better or worse on dark, medium, or light tones?
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Can Intense Pulse Light therapy be used on the hands?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 4 years ago
I have ugly, visible veins on the backs of my hands and would like to get rid of them. Would IPL work, or are other treatments better?
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Can intense pulse light therapy treat light colored spider veins?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 5 years ago
From what I understand, IPL works by targeting the dark veins against lighter skin. I have spider veins that are a light pink/red. Is the lack of contrast a concern?
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Is intense pulse light therapy non invasive?
Intense Pulse Light Therapy - 5 years ago
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
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