I often read about human tissue ‘denaturing’ or ‘coagulating’ at some temperature – usually 60 or 70°C. However, these claims are inaccurate. They rarely state the time over which the denaturation process occurs. Denaturation is when the proteins in cells or tissues ‘unravel’. For example, collagen is made up of three amino acid chains, intertwined… Continue reading How long does tissue take to be damaged by heat?
I am asked this question all the time.. There is a lot of mis-understanding about the differences between lasers and IPLs, and how they interact with the skin. Some people think that lasers are “superior”, but this depends on what you’re targeting! I put together a wee animation (below) to try to explain some of… Continue reading Which is better – laser or IPL hair removal?
How do we choose the ‘best’ filter on an IPL system? I’ve noticed that, recently, some mis-information seems to be pervading IPL-land!! For some reason, users are being advised to use the wrong filters for certain treatments. I’m not really sure why this has happened, but here is my answer to this… Hope this helps,… Continue reading Choosing the appropriate IPL filter
I am planning to run a ‘Masterclass’, or two, later this year, in the UK. Watch the following video for some details… Please write to me at MikeMurphyLPA@gmail.com to register your interest. Thanks, Mike.