Energy Devices 101: Intense pulsed light (IPL)
Energy Devices 101: Intense pulsed light (IPL)IPL is not typically a gold-star, stand-alone technology, but it has come a long way, evolving to become stronger, more effective and a patient favorite for photo rejuvenation.
Pearls from BCLA 2017: CLIDE and blepharitis
Pearls from BCLA 2017: CLIDE and blepharitisThe British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) celebrated its 40th birthday June 9-11 at its 2017 clinical conference and exhibition in Liverpool, UK. Optometry Times was there to hear the latest and live tweet from the meeting.
Intense pulsed light bridges eye care and aestheticsWhat is this age-defying modern technology that a young, nonmedical professional is applying to her face? It is a YAG laser combined with an intense pulse light (IPL).
IPL reduces post-bleph bruiseA recent study shows IPL helps to expedite post-blepharoplasty ecchymoses.
Red light technology increases tear break-up time in dry eye patientsTreatment with red light technology resulted in a significant improvement in the tear break-up time in the vast majority of patients. This may be a future light treatment for the improvement of dry eye disease in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction.
IPL plus oral isotretinoin for facial rejuvenationIntense pulsed light (IPL) and oral isotretinoin (ISOT) are both effective in treating the effects of facial photoaging — but how does IPL stack up as a solo treatment against a combination of the two?
Energy devices: What does what?Energy device guru E. Victor Ross, M.D. shares what devices worked best for specific conditions, including acne scars, red and brown spots, tattoo removal and skin tightening.
Experts' top device picksFrom proven workhorse lasers to the best lasers for specific conditions, expert dermatologists offer their perspective and advice for choosing the right lasers for your practice.
IPL for PDT produces better results than blue light, dermatologist saysIntense pulsed light (IPL) may facilitate more efficient photodynamic therapy (PDT) than blue-light PDT, according to expert at Cosmetic Surgery Forum.