LASER PIGMENTATION REMOVAL
Sun damage and age spots can be caused by many different factors including, sun exposure and aging. At Ease Medspa using Cynosure’s innovative laser treatments, you can be rid of unwanted blemishes and back to your beautiful in no time.
Concerns: Hyperpigmentation or discoloration, uneven skin tone, age spots
Technology: Cynosure® Elite+™ laser system
Treatment Prep: No sun tanning or self-tanners 4 weeks prior; avoid treatments that may irritate the skin for 1-2 weeks prior to treatment (waxing, exfoliation, depilatory)
Course of treatment: A series of treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart.
Benefits:Fast, easy and well-tolerated treatment to reduce unwanted sun damage and brown spots in just a few quick and easy treatments.
How it works?
Advanced Cynosure laser technology is used to target your unwanted sun damage and brown spots. The energy delivered causes them to slowly disappear through your body’s natural healing process, revealing clearer, more beautiful-looking skin.
Laser Pigmentation Removal FAQ
What is hyperpigmentation?
Hyperpigmentation is the term used to describe areas on uneven pigmentation in skin. Hyperpigmentation appears as darkened patches or spots on the skin that make
skin look uneven. The spots are known as age spots or sun spots and hyperpigmentation is also at the heart of skin conditions such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. By nature, people with dark skin are normally more affected by hyperpigmentation marks than those with a lighter skin tone as skin pigmentation is
stronger in dark skin.
What types of pigment can be treated?
Laser light treatment is appropriate for treating age spots, sun damage, and freckles on the face, neck, chest, arms, hands, legs, and feet.
What kind of results can I expect?
Patients can expect to see a decrease in the appearance of unwanted pigment in the treated area.
How many treatments will I need?
Typically, only a few treatments are needed however depending on the condition, several treatments may be required to achieve desired results.
What can I expect following the treatment?
Most people experience a mild, sun-burn like sensation, possibly accompanied by some minor swelling, immediately following the treatment. Avoid hot baths or showers (lukewarm is fine), hot tubs and saunas, and vigorous forms of exercise that may cause excessive heat or sweating.
Is there any downtime?
Immediately after treatment, you’ll see some darkening or the treated pigmentation and redness that can last anywhere from two hours to three days. You may apply aloe
vera gel to relieve symptoms
What should I do with Post Care?
Avoided direct sun exposure for 2 weeks, and use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 45 or higher with no chemicals or irritating substances to prevent further sun damage.
Do not rub the area with the towel, pat dry only. Avoid exfoliation with scrubs AHA, BHA, or devices such as a rotating brush for a minimum of 2 weeks.
Do not pick at scabs on treated areas. Use only gentle cleanser for sensitive skin, no foaming or scrub type cleansers for a minimum of 2 weeks.
Avoid hot showers, hot tubs, saunas, etc. for 1-2 days
or the week following treatment keep the treated areas covered with over the counter ointment like bacitracin or Aquaphor.
What you must do before coming for your appointment?
For your convenience, please ensure that you complete our Digital Intake Forms-Laser Treatment Prior to arriving for your appointment.
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