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How can Pigmentation Removal Benefit you?

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Pigmentation can appear from age spots, acne, sun exposure etc. These unwanted dark spots can build up over time and damage your self-confidence. That is why in this article we’ll go over the benefits of how laser therapy can help with pigmentation removal.

What is Pigmentation

Pigmentation is the colouring of the skin. For your skin to get its colour, the pigment melanin is produced in your skin cells. But when your body produces too much melanin, it causes hyperpigmentation. This generates darker skin patches and pigmentation lesions, resulting in an older appearance.

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Having discoloured skin is a major factor why people can feel self-conscious

Causes of Pigmentation?

There are lots of different types of pigmentation. However, for most people, pigmentation is caused by an excess of melanin. Moreover, sun exposure is one of the leading causes of hyperpigmentation. This is because sun exposure triggers the body to produce more melanin to protect the skin. 

Is Laser Therapy Good for Pigmentation Removal?

Laser therapy treatments for pigmentation are the best way to treat hyperpigmentation. This procedure can remove freckles, pigmentation, and age spots without the dangers involved with more invasive cosmetic treatments. 

The wavelengths of light produced by laser technology are designed to be absorbed by these pigmented areas, causing the spots to gradually disappear. The treatment is quick and usually not painful. However, any discomfort can be eased with an ice pack.

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Laser therapy is a great way to remove pigmentation! 

How it Works

Your clinician will provide the right treatment plan to target the discolouration with a laser. Because the discolouration is darker than the surrounding skin, it attracts and absorbs the laser energy. 

Laser pigmentation removal works with high-energy light pulses to puncture the upper levels of the skin to stimulate the collagen in the lower levels of the skin. The laser breaks down melanin into small particles that can rise to the surface and flake away or be removed naturally by the body’s lymphatic system. This thereby reduces the appearance of dark spots and pigmentation. 

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Lasers can zap all your impurities, leaving you with fresh new skin!

What Happens Post-Treatment?

Laser pigmentation removal treatments are the fastest way to remove hyperpigmentation, but it still takes time to see results. 

After your pigmentation removal treatment, you may experience redness, tenderness, and mild swelling. You may want to use ice to compress the area to make it feel more comfortable. It is important that you do not rub or scratch the area to avoid any side effects and allow the skin to heal properly. 

You should avoid any laser treatments, skin needling, or chemical peels for 2 weeks prior to the procedure. It is also important to protect your skin with sunscreen and avoid direct sun exposure in the week pre and post-treatment. 

Discolouration Begone!

Hyperpigmentation is a major factor that makes people self-conscious. Now with the help of laser therapy pigmentation removal, you can now live your life with confidence. Book a consultation with Medical Aesthetics 360 and get professional pigmentation removal treatment today!