elōs IPL for Freckles

By Van O'Dell, DDS on March 22, 2019

A woman undergoing elos SR IPL/RF treatmentA few freckles can be lovely and endearing. Too many freckles may leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance, especially now that spring is upon us. In order to even out the pigment of the skin, many people turn to creams and other products. That said, you may want to consider a visit to Dr. Van O’Dell Cosmetic & Family Dentistry.

Undergoing a non-surgical cosmetic procedure known as elōs SR skin rejuvenation could be what you need to improve the appearance of your skin. The team at our North Little Rock, AR family dentistry and cosmetic skin care center would like to go over the basics of elōs SR and why it may be ideal for you.

How elōs SR Works

elōs SR is a type of intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy that also uses radio frequency (RF) energy. The IPL technology sends pulses of light across the surface of the skin to promote cosmetic enhancements, while the RF technology helps ensure that the benefits extend into deeper layers of the skin for optimal results.

The procedure itself is quite quick and simple to sit through, with patients experiencing little pain. Since no incisions are made, there is no downtime required after the 30-minute session is completed.

Conditions elōs SR Can Treat

elōs SR is an ideal cosmetic skin care treatment for the following issues:

  • Freckles
  • Birthmarks
  • Sun damage
  • Skin discoloration
  • Rosacea
  • Broken capillaries
  • Spider veins

Good Candidates for elōs SR

Good candidates for elōs SR are people who have issues with the appearance and condition of their skin. They should be in good overall health and understand how the procedure works and what it can achieve.

During a consultation at our practice, we will be sure to cover all of the pros and cons of elōs SR, as well as how many sessions you may need to achieve the results you are looking for.

How Effective Is elōs SR When Treating Freckles?

elōs SR is a great option for eliminating freckles and spots on the face, shoulders, and chest. It can help your skin appear much clearer and with more even pigment.

How Many elōs SR Sessions Will I Need?

This will vary from patient to patient based on a number of factors. For many patients, five sessions (each session lasting about 30 minutes) should be ideal for achieving optimal pigmentation and skin clarity. Fewer sessions or perhaps more sessions could be recommended based on the progress of treatment.

What Are the Results of elōs SR Treatment?

The results of elōs SR for freckle reduction can be phenomenal. Patients experience better skin pigmentation and experience clearer complexion in the process. elōs SR similarly provides excellent results for other pigmentation and skin quality issues.

In order to ensure lasting results, additional elōs SR sessions could be recommended as touch-up care. These additional sessions typically occur every four to six months after the final results have been achieved.

Is elōs SR the Right Treatment for My Freckles?

The best way to find out if elōs SR is right for you is to stop by our practice for a consultation. We will be more than happy to answer your questions and address your concerns about all aspects of the procedure.

Contact an Experienced Skin Care Expert

To learn more about elōs SR treatment and how it can help you look your best, be sure to contact an experienced cosmetic dentist and skin care specialist. The team at Dr. Van O’Dell Cosmetic & Family Dentistry is here to help. You can reach us by phone at (501) 758-5006.

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