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.
the Q-Switched laser treatment?
It is suitable for most skin types and can be used to treat a wide range of skin conditions. People with acne, acne marks, pigmentation such as freckles, sun-spots, melasma, moles and birthmarks will benefit from it, as will those seeking fairer and rejuvenated skin. It is also suitable for those who require proactive acne control or wish to remove tattoos without scarring.
Each session takes about 10 to 30 minutes.
Q: Is the procedure uncomfortable or painful?
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.
Q: Is it an invasive procedure?
Q-Switched lasers are non-invasive, gentle and effective. Although the light pulse is powerful enough to treat problem areas, it does not harm the skin. It is known for not damaging surrounding tissue, thus reducing the chances of side effects. Another plus point of the Q-Switched laser treatment is that it does not cause the skin to become thinner with repeated treatments.
Q: Is there downtime?
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.
Q: How many sessions are required for visible results?
Depending on the type of pigmentation being treated, it takes between one to even ten laser sessions for patients to see results.