Laser treatment for pigment reduction

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Treatment

Achieve Clearer Skin with Laser Treatment of Facial Pigmentation

Overview

Facial pigmentation can be a frustrating and confidence-damaging condition that affects many people. If you’re struggling with facial pigmentation, laser treatment may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can help you achieve the clear, even-toned skin you deserve.

How it works

Laser treatment of facial pigmentation works by using a high-energy beam of light to target and destroy the pigmented cells in the skin. The laser is absorbed by the melanin in the pigmented cells, causing them to heat up and break down. Over time, the body’s natural processes remove the damaged cells, resulting in clearer, more even-toned skin

Why we use Laser treatment for facial pigmentation

One of the key benefits of laser treatment for facial pigmentation is its precision. The laser targets only the pigmented cells, leaving the surrounding tissue unharmed. This means that you can achieve significant results without the risks and side effects associated with more invasive treatments.

Another benefit of laser treatment is that it can provide long-lasting results. While multiple sessions may be required depending on the severity of your condition, most patients experience a significant improvement in the appearance of their skin that can last for years.

In addition to its cosmetic benefits, laser treatment of facial pigmentation can also help improve the overall health and function of your skin. By promoting the growth of new collagen, the treatment can help improve the texture and elasticity of your skin, leaving you with a more youthful appearance.

Expected result

The expected results of laser treatment for facial pigmentation vary depending on the individual and the severity of the condition. However, most patients see a noticeable improvement in the appearance of their skin after just one session. Over time, the pigmented cells are removed by the body’s natural processes, resulting in clearer, more even-toned skin.

  • Treatment Time – 60 Mins
  • Discomfort – Mild
  • Recovery – 2 Days

Preparation and Aftercare

Preparation

4 weeks prior to the treatment

  • Please inform the doctor if you have taken Roaccutane (oral acne medication) in the past 6 month.
  • Do not sunbathe or use sunbeds.
  • Do not use fake tans.

1 week prior to the treatment

  • Discontinue any irritative topical actives such as Tretinoin, Retinol, AHA/BHA, Vitamin C.
  • Do not use any medication that causes photosensitivity such as Tetracycline or Minocycline.
  • Do not wax, thread, or tweeze hair from the treatment area.
  • Do not use depilatory creams or bleach hair in the treatment area.
  • Do not have electrolysis on the treatment area.
  • Reduce sun exposure.

2 days prior to the treatment

  • Do not take anti-inflammatory medicine.
  • Do not smoke or drink alcohol.

During procedure

  • Protective eye shields are worn throughout the treatment.
  • The treatment area will be cleaned, and a topical numbing cream may be applied to help minimize any discomfort.
  • Pigment laser treatment is non-invasive and feels like a series of quick stings, like a rubber band flicking on the skin.
  • A sensation of heat that may persist for a few minutes after treatment.
  • Treatments take from just a few minutes to 30 minutes or more depending on the size of the area to be treated.
  • You may experience some redness, swelling, or mild discomfort, but these side effects are generally temporary and should resolve on their own within a few hours to a few days.

Aftercare

  • Apply a wrapped cool compress or wrapped ice pack to the treatment areas for 10 minutes every 1-2 hours as needed to reduce post treatment swelling and redness.
  • Use mild cleanser twice daily for 3-5 days, and do not rub the skin vigorously.
  • Use regular non-occlusive hydrating cream to keep treatment area hydrated until your skin has resumed normal function (5-7 days).
  • Avoid hot baths, sauna, sweat inducing exercise for 2-3 days.
  • Strict sun protection and use a broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 50+ for 4 weeks after your treatment.
  • Avoid harsh topical products such as AHAs, BHAs, vitamin A for at least 7 days.
  • May resume wearing makeup as normal 2 days after the procedure. Make sure makeup brushes are clean and there are no crusts or scabs on skin before you resume cosmetics.
  • Do not scratch, pick, pull at or abrade the treated skin. If a crust or scab occurs, you can apply topical wound gel or antibiotic ointment twice daily until it comes off naturally.
  • Avoid shaving and waxing in the areas of treatment for 7 days.

Client Results

Before & After
Condition
  • Pigmentation
Treatment
  • Pigment Laser
Results
2 Treatments
Condition
  • Pigmentation
Treatment
  • Combination of IPL & Pigment Laser
Results
5 Treatments
Condition
  • Pigmentation
Treatment
  • Pigment Laser
Results
1 Treatment
Condition
  • Pigmentation
Treatment
  • Pigment Laser
Results
1 Treatment

Pricing & Packages

Pigment Laser

  • Full Face $750
  • Full Face & Neck $950
  • For best results: Depending on the level of concern, most patients see best results from 3-5 treatments, 4 weeks apart.

Pigment Laser Treatment Packages

  • Treatment Course of 3 Sessions Pay for 3 get 4

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