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What is Lumecca IPL?

Lumecca is a powerful form of intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy. It’s used to treat pigmented and vascular lesions to give you clearer, more brilliant skin. The treatment uses light to heat the skin and destroy the cells that are creating pigmented spots, birthmarks, small blood vessels, and spider veins. It also stimulates collagen production to give you firmer and more youthful-looking skin.

It works on all skin types and despite it delivering a strong laser light to the treatment area, it’s an entirely comfortable experience.


“Before meeting with Dana, I saw myself aging in the mirror despite feeling young inside. I had never had any type of aesthetic procedure done before and was very uncertain about doing anything. Dana immediately put me at ease and helped me define a treatment plan specifically designed for my needs. Within a few days the results were visible, and I was thrilled. I felt great both inside and out.”

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Who is a Candidate For Lumecca IPL?

Anyone who is looking to address brown/dark spots, sunspots, age spots, broken blood vessels and capillaries, light acne scars, uneven skin tone, and rosacea is a good candidate for Lumecca IPL treatment.

Lumecca IPL Treatment

Lumecca IPL treatment begins with the device being passed over the skin in the treated area. There will be a bright flash of light and you may feel a snapping sensation like a rubber band hitting your skin. Your provider will adjust the device to emit precise wavelengths of light to ensure the pigmented skin cells are destroyed.

How long your treatment session lasts depends on the size of the treatment area and the number of areas you’re having treated. You might need a couple of treatment sessions to achieve the results you’re looking for.

Recovery From Lumecca IPL Treatment

The skin will feel warm and may appear red for the first hour after treatment. Over the next 24-48 hours, you may also notice the pigmented spots on your skin actually darken but don’t worry. After a week after Lumecca IPL treatment, the pigmented spots will flake off and your skin tone will begin to even out. As for vascular lesions, they will begin to disappear a few days after treatment.

While you recover, make sure to avoid exposing the treated area directly to the sun and wear sunscreen every day.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lumecca IPL?

Lumecca IPL is the most powerful form of intense pulsed light (IPL) used to treat irregular pigmentation and vascular lesions. Lumecca technology utilizes photothermolysis which delivers comfortable light energy for a photofacial. Patients can see improvements in the texture and tone of their skin after just one treatment.

What are the benefits of Lumecca?

Within 1-3 treatments, Lumecca can significantly improve the appearance of age spots, vascular lesions (spider veins and telangiectasias), rosacea, freckles, and sun damage.

How Long Will Results Last After Lumecca IPL?

The results of Lumecca IPL treatment typically last about a year and you can get maintenance treatments after that to prolong your results.

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