Pigmented lesion laser treatment
Pigmented lesion treatment (freckles or brown spots at the level of the face or body)
Freckles, lentigines (age spots), the medical designation of which is pigmented lesions, are pigmented modifications of the skin due to long exposure to the sun or artificial ultraviolet radiation (they can also occur due to other environmental factors). Another cause may be a hormone imbalance, such as melasma or chloasma. This is a disorder that manifests at the level of the skin through brown spots or darker spots. In the case of melasma, protection against the sun is very important.
Harmony XL PRO
Harmony XL PRO is a laser platform with 7 treatment handpieces that the physician changes based on the patient’s problem. Thus, it can be used for facial rejuvenation and skin tightening, it’s an efficient treatment for acne and acne scars, it eliminates vascular lesions (couperose, rosacea or those unsightly veins on your face or legs), it removes tattoos, eliminates axillary sweating (hyperhidrosis), evens out skin color. This medical equipment is only used by physicians and is approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).
The most important details that you need to know about:
Purpose of the treatment: elimination of freckles, hyperpigmentation, discoloration, melasma, ephelides (signs of aging)
How it works: The laser is part of the Harmony XL PRO laser platform, a state-of-the-art system that uses the power of concentrated light. For these pigmented lesions, two types of laser treatments can be carried out, based on the medical assessment taking place before the procedure is performed. One is non-invasive and one is invasive. The invasive treatment is performed using the Erbium Yag laser, that is a laser peel. The non-invasive one is performed using the Q switched laser. The therapeutic decision is made together with the patient, depending on the problem.
How many sessions are needed: The results can vary from one patient to the next. In general, the patient will notice a quick improvement.
Anesthesia: not applicable in the case of the non-invasive laser, but an anesthetic cream is applied for the invasive one.
Pain level: not applicable
How long does a session last: 30 minutes
Recovery period: not applicable in the case of the non-invasive laser, but 3-5 days of erythema (redness) at the level of the skin will be experienced with the invasive laser.
Benefits of the laser treatment:
• Before starting the therapy, you will be examined by the dermatologist, who will establish the treatment protocol.
• The treatment will be carried out by a medical specialist.
• The treatment is appropriate for all skin types and has no adverse effects.
• Visible results after the first session
• Minimum discomfort
• Long-lasting results
DISCLAIMER: The results can vary from one person to the next, depending on age, sex, basal metabolic rate, family history, lifestyle and physical activity. All the treatments performed using the laser for pigmented lesions are carried out by a trained physician and customized based on the individual requirements in order to ensure the best possible results.