Skin Pigmentation

freckles-agespots-melasmaAge spots, freckles and melasma are forms of excessive skin pigmentation. These unwelcome patches are the results of excessive sun exposure, hormonal changes or genetic susceptibility. Certain forms of skin pigmentation such as sun spots don’t exclusively occur on the face, but also on the hands, back, legs, arms and décolletage.

As most skin pigmentation problem does not respond well to topical creams alone, we offer the solution of utilizing advanced laser technology combined with aimed at repairing sun damaged and pigmented skin to restore an unblemished complexion.

How does laser treatment reduce excessive skin pigmentation ?

The Fotona QX MAX is a high-energy anti-pigment laser which delivers outstanding results in the correction of all sort of pigmentation disorders, even with single sessions. The Fotona QX MAX laser effectively breaks down excessive skin pigments without damaging surrounding tissues because the laser energy is selectively absorbed by melanin pigments only. Unlike topical creams, laser energy can target deep within the dermis, so dermal (deeper) pigmentation can be effectively treated as well.

Is there any preparation needed before Fotona QX MAX laser treatment?

Avoid excessive sunlight exposure for at least 2 weeks before and after treatment, and during any treatment courses. Do apply sunscreen of at least SPF 25 daily.

How many Fotona QX MAX treatments are needed ?

Depending on the type of pigmentation, generally four to eight treatments are recommended to observe significant pigmentation reduction. Each treatment takes about 30 minutes, with minimal recovery time needed.

Additional Benefits with Fotona QX MAX Laser Treatment

Fotona laser treatment has the added benefit of skin tightening and overall rejuvenation. The laser energy may also stimulate collagen production and reduce pore size. In addition, the treatment can reduce fine facial hairs.

What are the possible side effects associated with Fotona QX MAX laser treatment ?

Mild redness of the treated skin for a few hours is expected. Very rarely, temporary patchy hyperpigmentation (darker then normal skin colour) or hypopigmentation (lighter then normal skin colour) can occur.


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