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Laser Pigment Removal

Pigmented lesions which tend to be brown or black in color are caused by an excess number of pigment producing cells in the skin known as melanocytes. When stimulated by hormonal changes or exposure to ultraviolet light, the melanocytes produce large amounts of melanin resulting in dark discolorations of the skin. Age spots, moles, freckles, melasma, and blue and black birthmarks known as congenital nevi are common examples of these changes in the skin. There are a number of treatment options for these conditions which include cryotherapy (cold therapy with liquid nitrogen), surgical removal and bleaching creams. However the use of a pigment removal laser often provides the most effective treatment option. There are many different pigment removal systems, including Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) systems and lasers. Lasers tend to be more effective than IPL. However, there are many different laser systems, including Q-switched lasers such as the Alexandrite TriVantage and newer picosecond lasers, such as Picosure, Enlighten, and PicoWay. After researching these lasers carefully, we are now using the PicoWay laser and have noticed major improvements over our previous pigment lasers. Read more about our amazing experiences with PicoWay here.

I want to thank you again for so kindly removing the “old-age” spots on my face and neck – all went well just as you anticipated and there was not so much as a pink spot after. – B.B.

*The testimonials presented on any of our Company’s websites are applicable to the individuals depicted only and may not be representative of the experience of others.

You did a wonderful job. Your skill with the laser gave me back my hands. I hadn’t realized how much I was hiding them, until I got them back. Changing my hands from spotted brown to pretty pink has made me very happy. Warmest thank you to you and the nurses. – J.M.

*The testimonials presented on any of our Company’s websites are applicable to the individuals depicted only and may not be representative of the experience of others.

before & after photos

**Actual patients. Individual results may vary.

**Actual patients. Individual results may vary.

**Actual patients. Individual results may vary.

**Actual patients. Individual results may vary.

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