The Lumenis® Q-Switch technology enables tailoring of the treatment according to the type of skin, to effectively target the dark pigment and destroy it. Ultrashort laser pulses target the treated area in the skin and break it into small particles that are naturally dissolved by your body; the surrounding skin is left intact.
We were able to offer Q Switch ND:YAG laser to our patients, that will reduce and, many cases, eliminate unwanted pigment that occurs in isolated spots. The Q Switched laser is effective at removing hyperpigmentation and discolorations of the skin including:
Q Switch is an excellent addition to skin rejuvenation increasing collagen and elastin levels which maintain the elasticity and firmness of your skin. This laser leaves the skin brighter, more radiant, and glowing.
Q switched ND:YAG laser has proven effectiveness on inflammatory acne because it generates induction of sebum out put reduction due to sebaceous gland destruction, modulation of inflammation t the level of gene expression and reduction of cytokines and toll like receptors.
You treatment plan will be determine after on site evaluation of your skin lesions. Depending on the spots depth you may need 2-3 treatments. Some spots may comeback after a period of time. Proper SPF protection is required post treatment. We will recommend you post treatment home regimen to enhanced the results of your treatments. We may refer you to a dermatologist if some spots needs additional analysis or biopsy.
There are a variety of ways to reduce pigmentation and improve sun damage. One of this is the Hollywood facial which is an excellent treatment for age spots, melasma & freckles as well. Each patient will have a different and individualized recommendation. Your skin type will likely respond better to one type of treatment over another.
Lumenis M22 Q Switch Nd:YAG laser can also be use for lentigines also known as liver spots, age spots, freckles on hands or wrists