What is the difference between laser and intense pulsed light (IPL)?
Both these techniques differ in the physical parameters of the light used. In laser the light is monochromatic and of a single wavelength (coherent). Intense pulsed light uses different coloured light and variable wavelength (between 590 and 1200 nm). Intense pulsed light presents a system of filters to help determine the most appropriate light according to the skin and hair, offering a greater spectrum of treatment possibilities. However, it requires further training for its use.
Intense pulsed light: Epilight and 695 and 755 nm cut-off filters