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Improve skin blemishes and rejuvenate your skin with safe, highly advanced IPL treatments. Our Lumecca IPL treatment serves those in the San Luis Obispo area and addresses pigmentation irregularities, vascular skin lesions, and a range of other issues. This powerful treatment requires minimal recovery and achieves effective, outstanding results.

Lumecca IPL – a unique, advanced treatment

The Lumecca IPL is a popular treatment among our patients in the San Luis Obispo area. It attracts pigment far more effectively while requiring less energy. This causes less discomfort for patients and also results in a shorter recovery period, with a lower risk of potential skin damage. Treatments work more quickly than other IPL devices, usually requiring 2-3 treatments instead of 5-6, which is the usual.

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What skin concerns are treated with Lumecca IPL?

The following skin concerns can be improved or resolved with Lumecca IPL treatments:

  • Sun damage, age spots, and other pigmentation concerns
  • Vascular lesions
  • Rosacea 
  • Broken capillaries
  • Acne scars

What happens during the Lumecca IPL treatment? 

Protective eyewear will be provided for you prior to the application of cooling gel to the treatment area. The Lumecca IPL handheld device is then passed over your skin, and its wavelengths selectively penetrate the IPL into the deeper layers of your skin. 

The pigmented cells absorb the light, which destroys them. They are broken down into tiny particles that are flushed away naturally by the body. The surrounding skin is left free of damage.

The light flashes are described as similar to the feeling of a rubber band snap on the skin. The treatment time is about 45 minutes and patients report little to no pain during the procedure.

Am I a candidate for Lumecca IPL treatments? 

Lumecca IPL treatments are safe for men or women with skin concerns, particularly pigmentation issues. Ideal candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Are not taking Accutane 
  • Are not pregnant 
  • Are not recently tanned
  • Are not using a retinoid cream
  • Do not have a current skin infection
  • Have no severe scarring issues
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Benefits of Lumecca IPL in Pismo Beach

A number of benefits are provided by Lumecca IPL treatments:

  • Non-invasive 
  • Short recovery period
  • Ideal for light and dark skin tones
  • Sapphire cooling tip makes the procedure more comfortable
  • Smoother, more even skin texture and tone
  • Revitalized skin
  • Resolved pigmentation concerns
  • Reduced rosacea 
  • Improved acne scarring


Once your treatment is complete, your skin will feel somewhat like it has been sunburned. Expect itching, swelling, or redness, which will pass by the next day. 

After about a day, you can continue with your usual activities and return to work, and wear makeup again. 

The pigmented areas will get darker, which is a natural part of the healing process. These areas will raise and eventually flake off as the healthy skin beneath is revealed. Do not pick at these areas. Your skin will continue to improve over the next 1-2 weeks.


After 1-2 weeks, your final results will appear. For some, one treatment will achieve their aesthetic goals for their skin. For others, more than one treatment may be needed. Your skin type, the level of skin damage, and whether you’re trying to resolve vascular concerns/conditions caused by sun damage are all factors in determining if additional treatments are needed.

Once the treatment or necessary further treatments are complete, your pigmentation concerns will be resolved, and the skin will be smoother, more radiant, and glowing. To maintain your results, we recommend a Lumecca IPL treatment every 6-12 months.

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Why choose Aesthera Medspa?

During your IPL treatment at Aesthera Medspa, our specialists will focus on your skin quality, facial structure, and ultimate aesthetic goals. Our customized treatments take your unique qualities into account, and we provide the most advanced technology available to ensure your results are flawless and your recovery period is minimal. Your experience at Aesthera Medspa will be welcoming and private in our high-end, luxurious environment, where you can be at ease as your treatment is performed to achieve your ideal results. 

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