What is Hyperpigmentation?
Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin caused by increased production of the natural pigment in the skin (melanin).
What is laser treatment for Hyperpigmentation?
The Q Switched Nd:YAG is a type of laser technology used in treating both superficial and deep skin discoloration.
How does Q-switched Nd:YAG laser treatment work?
The laser creates an invisible or green beam of light that specifically targets the brown pigment (melanin) present in the dark spots. The pigment absorbs the laser energy and gets fragmented within the skin’s tissues after which the body gets rid of the debris.
Are there any side effects?
Common side effects include Pain during treatment (reduced by skin cooling and topical anesthetic), Redness, swelling and itching,blistering (self limiting). Rarely,changes in skin pigmentation and scarring.
Multiple sessions are required for desired results.