Q-switch Nd-Yag Laser
Q-switch laser is a FDA-approved laser that targets specifically to pigmentation.
With dual wavelength option it targets superficial and deep pigmentations.
It is a solution for common pigmentation conditions such as freckles, melasma, age/sun-spots and acne.
Q-Switched laser can also be used to remove certain tattoos.
How Does It Work?
It stimulates new collagen production and contraction of collagen and elastin fibres helping with eye bags and dark eye circles.
The laser energy gently penetrates tissue heating it up and targeting melanin within cells. The damaged melanin is then removed via your body’s natural healing process.
You will probably notice that the pigment darkens slightly while your body works to remove the pigment.
The Spectra treatment is very gentle and, as a result, multiple passes can be used to effectively and safely treat even pigment lying deep within the skin.will gradually increase.
Frequently Asked Questions
The treatment is generally pain-free.
If stronger settings has to be used, numbing cream will be applied before the procedure or cool air will be used during the procedure so that patients do not experience any discomfort.
Each session takes about 10 to 30 minutes.
There is generally no downtime. However, when stronger settings are occasionally used, mild bruising or darkening of pigments may occur.
This can last a few days. However, make-up can be applied immediately after the procedure to conceal any discoloration.
Depending on the type of pigmentation being treated, it takes between one to even ten laser sessions for patients to see results.