CPCA Warns of the Dangers of IPL Treatments by Unqualified Practitioners

CPCA Warns of the Dangers of IPL Treatments by Unqualified Practitioners

The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA) is increasingly concerned about public safety following another story (published by a West Australian newspaper) about patients suffering serious injuries from treatments using intense pulsed light (IPL) equipment conducted by someone without the appropriate training.

Laser and IPL devices provide a good treatment option for a number of conditions and medical professionals with the appropriate training, in general, achieve very good results. However, their use by people with little or no training presents a clear danger to patients.

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