HOW IT WORKS
Many people nowadays want fair skin as it is a desirable feature to have; the q-Switch Nd:YAG laser can help you achieve this. It works by emitting high energy light to the outlined treatment area, with the laser helping to get rid of undesirable skin cells on the surface. This lets a fresh skin layer to grow over the treatment area as a replacement, which turns out smoother, lighter in tone and much healthier than before.
The laser can penetrate the skin deeply but does not cause harm to the top layer, and stimulates the production of fresh collagen as well as essential vitamins and minerals for your skin. These elements are needed for your skin to repair itself as well as during the growth of new skin; this helps to ensure your skin is in a better condition and health, as well as promoting youthfulness.
Sessions are quick and relatively pain-free, meaning that laser treatments may be performed over lunch time for busy individuals. Suitable for all types of skin, it can also lead to a lighter skin tone. This is due to the laser targeting skin pigmentation, and once it is removed, some whitening occurs which leaves your skin fairer and more glowing.
This treatment may not be suitable if
- The treatment area is infected or has dermatitis
- You have experienced abnormal wound healing or keloid scarring
- You are using light sensitising medication
- Prone to seizures triggered by light
You can resume your regular activities straight after the treatment since no downtime is needed. No major side effects are known for this laser treatment, nor any scarring, bruising or skin swelling. Some minor redness of the skin might be experienced, but this is a temporary issue and will subside within 30 minutes or so.
In several months’ time, you will notice gradual improvements in your skin as it becomes fairer and healthier after each session. Usual treatment cycles consist of 6 sessions spaced 2 weeks apart, but this may vary depending on your skin’s condition. Our doctors will consult you to help determine a suitable number of treatments for the best results.
BEFORE / AFTER
Before the treatment, it is important to consult a qualified aesthetic doctor to get the correct diagnosis to avoid mistreatment of skin cancer – melanoma. Look at the results of our patient after the skin laser treatment.