Laser pigmentation removal uses a non-invasive laser that harnasses wavelength energy light to remove melanin pigmentation from the skin (the same melanin that causes discloured skin to occur). The laser breaks down the discolouration particles in the skin.
Yes. All of our machines are medical-grade equipment and are thoroughly tested and maintained to ensure patient safety. Furthermore, our expert team is selected for their many years of experience using technology so that they can provide the best results.
We always insist on a free patch test before starting treatment to ensure that your skin has no adverse reactions to the laser. This safety step helps us protect your well-being and also allows us to predict how successful the treatment is likely to be.
It depends on the type of pigmentation and how deeply it is located in the skin. Also pigmentation can return at any point and can be triggered by exposure to sunlight so maintaining a defence to protect your skin is vital.
It depends on the individual. Some of our clients see results straight away with their pigmentation nearly entirely removed after one session. Other clients may require a number of sessions to see clearer results. How long it may take depends on factors such as the size of hyperpigmentation, your skin type and your reaction to the laser.
You will receive a full consultation prior to treatment to ensure your suitability.
Following treatment, pigmentation may temporarily appear darker before it lightens, this is completely normal and signals the skin is healing, slight reddening may also occur along with slight flaking as the pigmented skin is eliminated.
The side effects may include slight redness, soreness, inflammation, redness, swelling, itchy skin. Hypopigmentation (skin lightening) or hyperpigmentation (skin darkening) may also occur.
You should always protect your skin from the sun by avoiding the sun when it is at its most fiercest during the day, always wear a high factor SPF of 30 or above and to cover up with hats and long clothing.