Frequently Asked Questions
Skin pigmentation refers to all the sun spots, dark spots or uneven skin tone you observe throughout your skin. It can occur anywhere, usually the reason of it happening to you is excessive sun exposure, ageing, hormonal or hereditary problems. It shows increase or decrease in melanin which is a brown colored pigment that gives our skin its color.
Many different methods are available to target pigmentation such chemical peels, microdermabrasion, etc. but laser pigmentation removal gives the best and lasting results among all. It is the most advance and effective method to treat pigmentation.
At Tvak Skin & Laser Clinic, you get the best laser pigmentation removal treatment. We use top-grade technology based STARWALKER MAQX laser machine to treat pigmentation. It is FDA approved and gives finest results in no time. The laser passes through your skin and targets melanin releasing cells called melanocytes, hence in turn lightens the darkened area.
Number of sessions to be performed for desired results varies from person to person. It also depends on the area to be treated and type of pigment whether they are sun spots or dark spots or other kind of ageing signs. Usually not more than 6-8 sessions are required.
If after treatment precautions are done properly than there are very rare chances of pigmentation to reoccur on the area treated. Sometimes excessive UV exposure, ageing and hormonal imbalance can cause new pigmentation to occur.
Most patient’s experience says that they felt nothing or just felt mild pain like a small rubber band being snapped on their skin.
There as such no side-effects. But after treatment precautions are very important to be taken care of or else desired results won’t be seen.
Depending on the size of area, a session can last from 10 minutes for areas on cheeks or forehead or 30 minutes for back or legs.
It is really important for the patient to strictly take dermatologist suggested precautions during and after the treatment which usually includes applying a good quality sunscreen having the suggested SPF during all seasons, avoiding hot shower baths and sun exposure for long time.
Laser Pigmentation Removal Treatment is a money saving and fastest method to get rid of dark spots, uneven skin tone, sun spots, etc. because it gives you visible and desired results from the first session itself. It saves all the money you spent for years on make up or over the counter available skin lightening creams giving you no lasting effect.