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I2PL - Intense Pulsed Light (Ellipse)

At faces 100 unwanted hair, facial pigmentation and red spider veins is no longer a problem! Our advanced I2PL from Ellipse is operated by medical personnel and is safe and effective. It is clinically proven and published in respected scientific medical journals. 

Scientifically proven the most effective hair removal and skin rejuvenation technology, developed in Denmark. Effectiveness and safety rest on in-depth clinical evidence accumulated during years of testing in leading dermatology clinics – our Ellipse I2PL system is FDA and CE accredited.

Utilising state of the art Pulsed Light Technology the Intense Pulsed Light provides the optimal parameters for each individual client, ensuring safe, fast and effective treatments.

The Ellipse I2PL system is used  for treatment of a wide range of skin conditions, including:

  • permanent  hair reduction on any part of the body – ALL skin types (Caucasian, Asian, Dark)
  • vascular lesions such as thread veins and red blemishes
  • acne
  • pigmented lesions: freckles, age spots
  • sun damaged skin
  • Hair Removal
  • Treatment of Sun Damaged Skin and Pigmentation
  • Treatment of Thread Veins (Small Red Veins)
  • Acne Treatment

The Ellipse I2Pl hair removal method uses short, safe bursts of light to remove unwanted hair from the body in minutes . This replaces shaving, waxing, tweezing and creams as a hair removal method.

Hair contains pigment that absorbs the light and converts it into heat. The hair transmits the heat to the hair follicle which is destroyed and is unable to produce a new hair.

Hair follicles go through a resting and a growing phase, which is why it is necessary to repeat the treatments in intervals:

  • Lip, chin, brow: 4 weekly
  • Bikini: 6 weekly
  • Arms, legs, chest, under arm, back:  3 monthly

With a clients first consultation a treatment regime will be discussed.

Our skin ages due to excessive sun exposure thus decreasing the production of collagen. Skin rejuvenation treatment with Ellipse I2PL helps to keep the skin looking fresher and younger. Ellipse I2PL targets the pigment, red areas and age spots thus improving the skin texture.

The skin may look a bit “dirty”(because of darkening of the pigmentation) for about 4-5 days, but after 10 days it will look smoother, fresher with a healthy glowing look!!!

With a client’s first consultation and depending on the degree of sun damage on the skin, a treatment regime will be discussed to suit every client’s individual needs.

Clients may then choose to have annual maintenance treatments to keep their skin healthy and glowing.

Thread veins on the face, neck and chest (decolette) can be treated.

Thread veins are small blood vessels near the surface of the skin, known as telangiectasias. Haemoglobin in the blood absorbs the light from Ellipse I2PL and converts it into heat, which destroys the protein in the  wall of the small blood vessel. The veins gradually and safely disappear after treatment.

Clinical studies have confirmed that 1 to 4 treatments about one month apart are needed.

Acne (blackheads, whiteheads or pimples) is caused by the hormone androgen, which stimulates the sebaceous glands to produce more oil, the glands become blocked and the oil cannot come up to the surface of the skin. Bacteria feed on and break down the oil, causing the glands to become inflamed.

The Ellipse I2PL treatment works by reducing the blood supply to the sebaceous glnd, which slows down the production of body oil called sebum, thus slowing down / preventing the formation of acne.

A typical course of therapy includes 4 treatments , 3 weeks apart.

To achieve optimal results, combination therapy with adapelene (Differin) is recommended during treatments and for some months after.

Pre–treatment Care:

  • tanning should be avoided 2w before and during the treatment period
  • avoid excessive sun exposure
  • sunscreen of SPF 30+ recommended to maintain optimal results
  • with hair removal: shaving area frequently, no waxing or plucking 4w prior to treatment

How Does Ellipse I2PL Technology Work?

Intense Pulsed light works in the same way as laser light, the difference being that a laser uses light of one specific wavelength and I2PL uses an entire waveband. The different wavelengths can penetrate the skin to different depths, so using I2PL is like using a group of lasers is a single treatment.

The Ellipse I2PL system emits short, safe bursts of light from a flash lamp to treat specific skin conditions.

The light used is completely safe, visible light. The light converts into heat energy to get the desired result without damaging the surrounding tissue, and with minimal discomfort.

The second generation Ellipse I2PL system gives better treatment because it ensures that the light contains only the wavelengths that are needed for treatment. It is also safer since treatment requires less heat energy. Potentially harmful wavelengths are removed by the unique Ellipse dual mode filtering system.

Research has shown that I2Pl and in particular variable pulsed light are regularly producing superior results than the laser units originally available.

More Interesting Facts About the I2PL Treatment

  • a thin layer of gel is applied to the skin before treatment: to ensure optimal light transmission to the skin
  • no anaesthetic is needed
  • the sensation during the treatment is similar to a rubber band  being snapped on the skin, followed by a warm sensation (feeling of sun burn) lasting a few seconds to several minutes.


Price on Request

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