Treatment of Pigmentation

The PicoSure Focus can effectively treat:

  • age spots and sun damage
  • solar lentigines
  • café au lait spotS
  • some birthmarks
  • freckles

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It delivers visible results quickly, and is a powerful treatment alternative to microdermabrasion and chemical peels. Treatment causes minimal discomfort and normal activities to be resumed immediately after.

Laser treatment is suitable for pigmentation on the face, hands or body and there can be visible results after just one treatment. Typically, a course of 3-4 treatments at 4-weekly intervals is recommended to achieve the best outcome. Top-up treatments may be required for maintanance.

Pricing:

Consultations are free
Facial pigmentation – £100-£195 (depending on size of area affected)
Backs of hands – £150
Décolletage – from £195
Other areas will be quoted for after a consultation

FAQ:

How does Laser Treatment for pigmentation work?

Using light-based techology, optimal wavelengths of light energy target the melanin in the unwanted pigmented lesion. They undergo a mild desquamation and the cells slough off, gradually lightening the appearance of the lesion in the skin.

What kinds of results can I expect?

You can expect to see a decrease in the appearance of unwanted skin pigment for a more even skin tone.

What types of pigment can be treated?

The following pigmentation can be traeted: age spots, sun damage, solar lentigines, café–au-lait spots, some birthmarks and freckles on the face, neck, chest, arms, hands, legs, and feet.

How long does it take?

The procedure takes 20 minutes or less, depending on the size of the treatment area.

Does it hurt?

Most people feel minimal discomfort during treatment.

How many treatments will I need?

Multiple treatments may be needed, depending on the severity of your pigment. 3-4 sessions are usually required to achieve the best results. After treatment, the pigment will temporarily darken and then will slough off and gradually clear away to reveal clearer skin.

How quickly will I recover?

Most people resume regular activities immediately following the treatment session.