Age spots are the darker areas of pigmentation that are caused due to various reasons such as constant sun exposure, chronic bruising of the skin and melanin collection. Various treatments are available for freckles, wrinkles, sunspots, age spots, and hyperpigmentation.
Laser is one of the most effective techniques that targets melanin present in our skin and clears it. Many pigments are cleared in just one treatment session or two. Lesions that go deeper are removed between 1 to 6 sessions.
Laser treatment for skin is the latest technology that has gained wide popularity in the medical field across the globe. Today’s laser technology can treat age spots, acne scars, spider veins etc. There are various laser treatment options that allow the surgeon to control the depth and location of the laser. It can successfully treat blemishes and uneven pigmentation.
Laser treatment is non invasive treatment that uses light energy to:
- Gently stimulate natural collagen growth, as collagen is important for making skin smooth and healthy.
- Restore the skin from sun damage
- Remove dark lesions and sun spots
- Remove tattoos
Laser treatment treats light to dark pigmented spots and hyperpigmentation. The process of the laser treatment is simple. Most people do not require any anesthesia. During the treatment, a laser light is passed through the targeted skin without affecting its surroundings that stimulates collagen growth deep beneath your skin. The heat of the laser breaks the pigmented areas that get reduced by natural mechanism.
It destroys skin pigments in the dermal layers. Patients might experience a mild stinging sensation that reduces with each session. After that, the aesthetician may apply a cooling gel to the treated areas to soothe any stinging. Various types of lasers are used to remove brown age spots, liver spots, freckles, birthmarks etc.
Advantages of Laser Treatment:
Collagen is the support network of our skin. Its levels get reduced with age that leads to wrinkle formation. Laser treatment boosts collagen production that leads to healthy and youthful skin. It targets and breaks down brown age spots, liver spots, freckles, and other birthmarks. Most common lesions are removed within one or two treatments.
- Laser treatment is safe and comfortable as heat pulses are very short and fast.
- It is a quick procedure that gives great results.
- It causes minimal discomfort that is just a tingling sensation.
- Laser treatment for face pigmentation can be used for every skin type including tanned skin.
- The treatment is easily combined with other aesthetic procedures for more amazing results.
After Treatment Expectations:
People may see mild redness but this fades within an hour or so. Aesthetic doctors recommend avoiding sun exposure for a limited time after the treatment. Laser treatment for face pigmentation may show some immediate improvement in your skin but good results come gradually. It is recommended to have at least 4-6 treatment sessions. Follow your doctor’s advice for best results.