Remove spots on the skin with laser

Written by: Dr. Leonardo Diego Lionetti
Edited by: Top Doctors®

lamchas in aesthetic medicine skin Pigmented lesions such as melasma, chloasma or lentigos among others, are hiperpgimentaciones created by increased melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin and hair. Thus, pigmented lesions appear as spots on the skin and can be removed by laser treatment Aesthetic Medicine .


Differences between laser skin spots and tattoos

Although there is also the tattoo removal laser, keep in mind that these are formed by artificial ink applied to a greater depth than the natural pigmentation of the skin, so the skin spots require a less invasive treatment.


When removing stains on the skin

Medical specialists in Aesthetic Medicine recommend undergoing laser removal treatment Pigmented at any time of year except the warmer months, ie July and August injuries, since the effect of the sun can be counterproductive for this type of treatment.


Results removing skin blemishes

As long as the healing of the patient is good, the treatment can be performed anywhere on the body, although it is true that the best results can be seen in the hands and face.

Once treatment is performed during the first seven days, a very thin crust on the lesion is formed and it seems that the stain is darker. After seven days, the scab falls off, the injury is clarified and skin is fully recovered.


What types of treatment are to remove pigmented lesions?

Depending on the type of injury (melasma, chloasma, lentigines ...), there are different ways you can delete. The most commonly used technology is the q-switched laser and IPL. They can also be used in some cases, surgical or chemical peels.


What is the laser treatment?

Laser treatments to remove skin spots consist of applying a light beam on the injury and produce a very thin crust on it, to allow, by breaking away, hyperpigmentation clarify this. a cold gel is applied on the skin, then the system chosen, even if the laser systems do not need this gel and applied directly to the skin.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Leonardo Diego Lionetti
Aesthetic Medicine

Dr. Lionettie is a specialist in Aesthetic Medicine who has over 10 years of experience. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Buenos Aires, has completed his academic and professional training in Andalusia. During his long career he has been regional director of the area of ​​Western Andalusia Dermoestética Corporation and now part of the Miramar Medical Institute team.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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