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IPL Treatment in Pittsburgh & Bridgeville, PA

As we get older, our skin undergoes a natural aging process, resulting in discoloration and the loss of radiance. Environmental factors such as sun damage, pollution, and stress expedite aging, further exacerbating the issue. Fortunately, skin rejuvenation techniques can help reverse the effects of aging and restore the skin’s youthful appearance. Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy is a relatively new and scientifically proven effective method for treating various skin conditions. At Renuva Medspa, we pride ourselves on offering IPL treatments for our patients in Pittsburgh and Bridgeville, PA.

What Is IPL?

IPL is a modern cosmetic treatment renowned for transforming and rejuvenating the skin. Unlike traditional laser treatments that use a single light wavelength, IPL therapy employs a broad spectrum of light wavelengths. This diversity allows it to target various skin issues simultaneously. During the treatment, gentle pulses of light penetrate the skin, addressing the deeper layers without harming the surface. This process stimulates collagen production and aids in the skin’s natural healing process.

Benefits of IPL

Non-Invasive and Safe

One of the primary advantages of IPL is that it’s a non-surgical treatment. This means it requires no incisions or anesthesia, leading to a significantly lower risk of complications than invasive surgical procedures.


IPL is highly versatile and can be used to treat a variety of skin issues. It’s effective in reducing the appearance of age spots, sun damage, freckles, birthmarks, and varicose veins and even helps in hair removal. Additionally, IPL can address skin redness and rosacea, improving overall skin tone and texture.

Minimal Downtime

Unlike more invasive procedures, IPL usually requires minimal to no downtime. Patients can often return to their daily activities immediately following treatment, making it a convenient option for those with busy schedules.

Customizable Treatments

IPL treatments can be customized according to individual skin types and specific concerns. This personalization ensures that patients receive the most effective treatment for their needs.

Enhancing Benefits With IPL and RF Microneedling

IPL therapy is exceptionally effective in targeting hyperpigmentation, sunspots, and other surface-level skin irregularities. Morpheus8, a radiofrequency microneedling treatment, works by penetrating the deeper layers of the skin. It stimulates collagen production, leading to improved skin texture and firmness. When used together, IPL and Morpheus8 offer a comprehensive skin rejuvenation solution. 

IPL targets the superficial skin layers for color correction, while Morpheus8 works beneath the skin surface to enhance texture and firmness. This combination not only addresses a broader range of skin issues but also leads to more pronounced and lasting results. Depending on individual skin concerns and desired outcomes, we customize the treatment plan. This may involve multiple sessions of both IPL and Morpheus8, strategically spaced to maximize results while ensuring skin safety and health.

Our IPL Treatments

Tight and Bright Regimen

The Tight and Bright Regimen includes Lumecca IPL and Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling treatments. This package, with three Morpheus8 treatments, three Lumecca IPL photofacials, and three bio-cellulose mask sessions, effectively improves skin imperfections and achieves a uniform complexion.

Red Carpet Regimen

The Red Carpet Regimen features one Lumecca IPL photofacial, Deluxe Hydrafacial, brow sculpt, and stain treatment. This regimen is designed to eliminate discoloration, cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate the skin while enhancing natural-looking, sculpted brows for a refreshed and radiant appearance.

Lumecca Photofacial

The Lumecca Photofacial utilizes intense pulsed light therapy to create an even skin tone by addressing age spots, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, vascular lesions, rosacea, and other imperfections. This package includes three photofacial treatments for comprehensive skin illumination and improvement.

Face and Neck Package

The Face and Neck Package includes three Lumecca treatments and is specifically designed to address and effectively reduce skin imperfections like sunspots and freckles. Concentrating on the face and neck, this package guarantees a balanced enhancement to these prominent areas, enhancing their vibrancy and youthful appearance.

Décolleté Package

The Décolleté Package, with its trio of Lumecca IPL treatments, is specifically tailored to rejuvenate the chest area, a region often susceptible to signs of aging and sun damage. By targeting and reducing these skin discolorations, this package restores a more youthful and uniform appearance to the décolleté, aligning it aesthetically with the face and neck.

Full Arms Package

The Full Arms Package encompasses three comprehensive treatments, effectively addressing skin concerns, from sun damage to vascular lesions. This package not only improves the overall appearance of the skin on the arms but also works to enhance its texture and tone, promoting a more uniform and youthful look.

Full Legs Package

The Full Legs Package is dedicated to revitalizing the skin on the legs, employing light energy in three treatments. This approach reduces visible imperfections and discolorations and stimulates the skin’s natural rejuvenation process, leading to smoother, more evenly toned legs.

Hands and Arms Package

In the Hands and Arms Package, three Lumecca treatments are combined to address common signs of aging and sun damage, effectively reducing age spots and uneven skin tone. This comprehensive approach ensures that both the hands and arms exhibit a youthful and harmonious appearance.

Face, Neck, and Décolleté Package

The Face, Neck, and Décolleté Package is a thorough treatment plan employing three Lumecca sessions to address various skin imperfections. This package is designed to achieve cohesive and noticeable improvements, ensuring that the face, neck, and décolleté reflect a rejuvenated and harmonized appearance.

Rosacea Package

The Rosacea Package offers a targeted approach with three Lumecca treatments specifically designed to alleviate the chronic redness and irritation associated with rosacea. This package improves the skin’s appearance and enhances the patient's comfort by addressing one of the most distressing aspects of this skin condition.

Hands Package

The Hands Package focuses on rejuvenating the hands with three Lumecca treatments, aiming to reverse the visible signs of aging like sunspots and uneven skin tone. This targeted approach not only restores a more youthful look to the hands but also boosts the overall aesthetic, aligning the appearance of the hands with that of the rest of the body.

Cherry Angioma Package

With the Cherry Angioma Package, patients receive three specialized Lumecca treatments designed to target and eliminate cherry angiomas precisely. This focused approach effectively removes these benign vascular lesions, enhancing the skin’s clarity and texture without damaging surrounding tissues.

Frequently Asked Questions About IPL

How Many IPL Treatments Will I Need?

The number of IPL treatments needed varies based on the individual’s skin type, the area being treated, and the specific skin concern. Generally, three to six treatments, spaced about a month apart, are recommended for optimal results. However, more sessions may be necessary for certain conditions like hair removal.

What Should I Expect After an IPL Treatment?

After an IPL treatment, patients may experience mild redness and a sensation similar to a sunburn, which typically subsides within a few hours to a few days. Following post-treatment care instructions, including avoiding sun exposure and using sunscreen, is important to ensure the best results and minimize any side effects.

Before & After

At Renuva Medspa, we offer innovative IPL therapy for those seeking rejuvenation and revitalization. Utilizing the latest IPL technology and techniques, we can help improve the signs of aging, sun damage, and hyperpigmentation with our comprehensive IPL photofacial services in Pittsburgh and Bridgeville, PA. To learn more about our IPL services or to schedule a consultation, contact us online or call (412) 880-2522 today.