Cincinnati Intense Pulse Light (IPL) Treatments


Treat brown spots and redness with little to no downtime.

Intense Pulse Light (IPL), also known as Broad Band Light (BBL) or Photofacial, is one of our most popular treatments. We can treat anywhere on the face or body, making it a very effective and versatile treatment.

  • Great for sun damage, brown spots and redness
  • Minimal to no downtime
  • Treat face and body 

What to Expect

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    Photos will be taken prior to your procedure to track your progress. A topical numbing cream will be applied for your comfort. Our experienced providers will discuss your areas of concern and create your treatment plan.

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    Once ready for the treatment, we will apply an ultrasound gel to your skin and place metal goggles over your eyes to protect them. During the treatment you will see a bright light and feel a slight stinging sensation similar to a rubber band snapping on your skin.

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    We will apply a cream to promote healing and a mineral-based sunscreen to protect you from the sun. You may be slightly pink or swollen for a couple of hours. Brown spots will pop up like brown pepper flakes and will fall off in a few days. You can apply makeup the day after your treatment.


Before & After

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Why Mona?

Mona Dermatology feels different because we are different. From our calming, inviting office space, to dermatologists and medical practitioners who are as credentialed as they are kind, there’s so much that sets us apart.

  • Dr. Mona Foad named Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctor every year since 2008
  • 4.7 average Google rating with 250+ five-star reviews from patients.
  • Our providers are extensively and continually trained in the latest advances in medical and cosmetic dermatology.
  • We specialize in helping our patients achieve a natural, refreshed look.
  • Your goals are our goals. Each patient’s treatment plan is unique.

Start your skincare journey with Mona Dermatology today.

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