Laser Skin Rejuvenation
About Laser Skin Rejuvenation:
The PicoWay Resolve laser or the GentleMax Pro's Alexandrite laser is used to “paint” the skin of the chest, arms, hands, or nearly any other area of the body to effectively remove age spots and decrease skin laxity. The laser penetrates the skin, and causes an increase in temperature that leads to an increase in collagen production. This increase in collagen leads to skin tightening and a more youthful look to the skin. The laser is also attracted to the melanin in the age spots and leads to the removal of these lesions. Patients will notice that the age spots being to scab after a few days, and then will fall off. Often times the treatment brings out some new spots, but those too are effectively treated.
Number of treatments:
Patients will notice significant reduction in the number of age spots after one treatment, but three treatments are recommended for optimal skin tightening results and age spot reduction. Sessions are scheduled 4 weeks apart. Patients can return, as needed, for additional treatments.
Appointment Time (may vary):
None. Patient’s will notice some redness for 20-30 minutes after. There will also be scabbing, with eventual falling off, of the age spots over the following week. Patients should avoid direct sun exposure for 2 weeks after treatment. Also, patients should not have had any prolonged sun exposure in the 4 weeks prior to treatment.
Patients with age spots on the chest, arms, or hands who would like to see overall improvement in the look of their skin in these regions.