Project Description

Cutera Limelight IPL

The Cutera Lime Light delivers a non-invasive light treatment that can be customized for different skin tones and aging skin conditions. The result is an exceptionally effective treatment with minimal discomfort.

Not for skin darker than photo type III

-Not indicated for persons with a tattoo in the area being treated
-Not indicated for persons with Melasma or vitiligo
-Not for recent Accutane patients
-Not for persons with active cold sores in treatment area
-Not for persons with Active warts in treatment area
-Not indicated for persons using sun-tanning or using self-tanners up to 4 weeks prior to treatment

Before & After Photo Gallery

What happens during a visit

What are the steps?

What happens during a visit

What to expect during treatment:

  • We discuss the process with you.
  • You complete the disclaimers.
  • We will apply your protective titanium eye goggles.
  • We will apply our protective eye wear.
  • A thin layer of ultrasound gel applied to area being treated.
  • Feels like a warm elastic band striking your skin.
  • Bright flash of light with each pulse.
  • We take off your goggles
  • We use ice rollers to decrease redness and swelling.
  • We will clean off the remaining ultrasound gel.
  • We apply a sun screen to your treated area.
  • We discuss after care.


What can I expect?


What to expect post treatment:

  • Minimal down time
  • Mild redness
  • Mild irritation
  • Mild swelling
  • Treated pigment will turn darker (brown to black) within 24-48 hours
  • Bruising (rare)
  • Blistering (rare)

Leading up to a treatment

How can I prepare?

Leading up to a treatment

Before your treatment:

  • Do not wear makeup on the day of treatment
  • Some medications or supplements may increase the risk of sensitivity. Consult with your physician.
  • Avoid treatments that may irritate the skin for 1-2 weeks prior to and after treatment.  (Waxing, chemical peels, or other aggressive treatments.)
  • Do not use self-tanners on the area being treated for at least 3-4 week prior to treatment.
  • Should not have sun exposure for 3-4 week prior to treatments


What should I be doing?



  • Do not pick at the treated area
    • Treated pigment will exfoliate off the face in approximately 1 week
    • Treated pigment will exfoliate off the body in approximately 2-3 weeks
  • Sunscreen should be worn at all times
  • Cold cloths or ice pack may be applied
  • Antihistamines can be taken if you have swelling
  • No make-up for 2 hours post treatment
  • You can continue with all prescribed creams as normal
  • Keep skin well moisturized

Youtube – Limelight session

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Published on May 6, 2012

Cutera IPL LimeLight – leziuni pigmentare

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