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i had ipl yesterday on face and i am swollen through cheeks and puffy under one eye. also very red with thickened skin and enlarged pores - pores wer?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
IPL: It is not uncommon after IPL to have more swelling and discoloration initially. But how much energy was used and what is your Fitzpatrick skin type? Please send a photo and this info to see if you are having a negative reaction that may require Rx.

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