This procedure is primarily used to reduce the appearance of small vascular lesions.
It’s possible to achieve clear, even and spot-free skin! It’s possible to achieve clear, even and spot-free skin!
What does this laser procedure treat?
- Benign pigmented epidermal lesions: melasma, hyperpigmentation, dyschromia, lentigines, nevi, freckles and café-au-lait.
- Benign cutaneous vascular lesions: port wine stains, hemangioma, facial truncal and leg telangiectasias, rosacea, angiomas and spider angiomas, poikiloderma of civatte and venous malformations.
How does this work?
The science behind it:
- Laser uses Advanced Fluorescent Technology (light based) and near Infrared pulsed light.
- Can be used for either direct spot-treatment or a sweeping technique that keeps the laser in constant motion to ensure full coverage of the treatment area.
- Best results are achieved between 2-4 procedures, spread 4-8 weeks apart.
What can I expect?
- Free consultation with a physician to determine best treatment option.
- Instructions for pre-procedure preparation.
- No sun or tanning bed exposure for 4 weeks prior to and after the procedure.
- After-care instructions & an included post-treatment visit.
Is it painful?
- The treatment of some lesions can be. In those cases a topical anesthetic is used to numb your skin.
What can I expect after the procedure?
- You may experience redness and mild swelling for 1-3 days post procedure.
- No heat exposure (intense workout, chemical peeling, sauna, extremely spicy foods) for the first 24 hours after the procedure.
- Resume regular skincare routine after the procedure.
- No downtime is needed!
Is this procedure covered by insurance?
- No, since it is elective, it is not currently covered by insurance.
What are the common outcomes?
Most patients see results quickly, with continued improvement over time as they move through the treatment plan.