Lumecca is the most powerful intense pulsed light (IPL) to treat pigmented and vascular lesions. After just one use, patients notice significant improvements in the complexion and clarity of the skin. Lumecca operates using photothermolysis, which provides a photofacial through the delivery of a comfortable light treatment. In just 1-3 sessions Lumecca improves the appearance of:
The Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) heats the dermis and pulls pigment (brown spots) to the surface of your skin. The spots will darken and appear look like fine coffee grounds. This pigment either absorbs into the body or flakes off in the days following the treatment. Lumecca operates using photo-thermolysis, which provides a photofacial through the delivery of a comfortable light treatment. IPL treatments also stimulate the skin’s collagen filling in the space around your pores, making the pores appear smaller for smooth, youthful-looking skin.
During treatment there will be a bright flash of light from the Lumecca that feels like a light elastic sensation. Redness and a slight warming of the skin are normal after treatment and usually subsides within an hour. Over the next 24-48 hours you may see a darkening of pigmented spots; in the week afterwards the pigmented lesions flake off, leading to an evening out of skin tone. After treating vascular lesions you may see the vein blanch and disappear or a color change in the vessel which dissipates after a few days.
An improved skin appearance can be noted after the first session. Multiple sessions provide even better results. Treatment regime depends on the severity of skin damage, skin type, type of treatment (vascular vs sun damage) and energy settings.
Lumecca can be used on all areas of the body. The most common areas of treatment are zones that are regularly exposed to the sun. This often includes the face, neck, décolletage, legs, hands and arms.
Patients may find they are sensitive to sunlight immediately after treatment. It is recommended to avoid direct sunlight and tanning.