Alexandrite

Learn here about IPL in connection with the permanent hair removal that acronym stands for intense pulsed light “IPL”. An IPL system uses short, safe light pulses emitted by a flash light bulb (Xenon lamp) to deal with specific areas of the body. The technology is complicated, but the latest generation of IPL device controls the entire light output, the amount of light and the speed of the light output on the skin through your latest software very carefully. These are regulated by the computer installed in the system precisely and accurately. When a bright beam of light hits the skin, then this light is absorbed by certain natural pigments in the body (absorbed).

One of these pigments is melanin, which is found in the skin and the hair. Other substances in the skin, which absorb light, are hemoglobin and water. When the pigments absorb the light, they convert it into heat. It is such at a black table top, which hot feels when exposed to sunlight in the summer. Unlike the black Tabletop, absorb melanin and hemoglobin only specific light. You absorb only a certain range of wavelengths.

This range is called the absorption spectrum. Xenon lamp is the wave length at an IPL 500 nm – 1200nm. The difference between a laser is the wavelength. The Alexandrite laser has a fixed wavelength of 750 nm during the long pulsed laser has a fixed wavelength, wavelengths at the IPL – system through filter cartridges can be limited precisely. Since the Xenon lamp to cool is washed with water, the wavelength at approximately 950 is nm to above begernzt. Down, the wavelength is limited by the filters. So a wavelength of approximately 590 nm for the permanent hair removal – 695 nm needed (depending on skin type).

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