Non-ablative lasers attack pigment in lighter complexions. The result can range from a gradual lightening of the spots to an almost immediate darkening, and development of a flat scab that flakes away within a week or two. One to three treatments necessary, two to three weeks apart.
How does treatment for brown spots work?
Laser light is absorbed by melanin in the formation, heats up the pigment, causing decomposition or destruction by heat of unwanted brown cells while leaving healthy cells intact.
What results can I expect from brown spot removal?
In most cases close to 100 percent pigment is gone. For evaluation on your particular case please schedule an appointment.
How many treatments are necessary?
Pigment may lie in the different level of dermis, which is why about 3 sessions 2-4 weeks apart are necessary. In rare cases more then 3 sessions are needed.
What is treatment like?
The treatment feels like a rubber band snap. Pigment will enhance within half an hour after procedure and will shed in most cases within a week.
How soon will I see results from brown spot removal treatment?
You will see immediate darkening of pigment indicating the successful treatment. The pigment will shed within a week, color of skin will appear more even to completely spotless.
Who is the best candidate for a brown spot removal treatment?
An light to olive skin individual having birth marks, sun spots, age spots or freckles if they are not raised and whose medical form is approved.