Pico Laser technology is a non-invasive laser skin treatment that addresses many common skin problems, including melasma and sun damage. Pico is one of the most advanced lasers available, where laser energy is introduced harmlessly into the skin with gentle pressure to break up pigment. The Pico creates new collagen and is used to drastically reduce pigment like age spots, sunspots, freckles, melasma, and tattoos. The laser is safe on most body parts, and is commonly used on the face, neck, chest, arms, and legs.
The laser works in one trillionth of a second and interacts with the skin through a photoacoustic effect and uses minimal heat to treat benign pigmented lesions and skin melanosomes. This laser is the safest laser for treating difficult skin conditions like melasma.
The Pico Laser is a quick appointment. One session takes about twenty minutes, and three to five minimal downtime sessions are recommended. The laser maximizes results, minimizes discomfort, and eliminates long-term skin damage. You can see immediate results after the first treatment!
PicoLaser technology is a non-invasive and-surgical laser skin treatment that addresses many common skin problems, including sun damage and acne scarring. One of the most advanced lasers available is the PicoLaser where laser energy is introduced into the skin with gentle pressure to trigger cell signaling. The laser creates new collagen and stimulates the body’s natural immune response.
The PicoLaser can be used for quick tattoo removal, wrinkle-smoothing, acne scars, melasma, freckles, birthmarks, etc. The laser is safe on almost any body part, like the chest, arms, legs, and face.
The laser works in one trillionth of a second and interacts with the skin through a photoacoustic effect. This effect produces a skin whitening effect called frosting that disappears after a few minutes. The photoacoustic effect is effective for treating benign pigmented lesions and skin melanosomes.
The PicoLaser is quick. One session takes about ten minutes and depending on the issue being treated, you may need additional sessions. The laser maximizes results, minimizes discomfort, and eliminates long-term skin damage. You can see results start after the first treatment.
The laser energy produces heat free, gentle pressure waves that trigger the development of collagen and break up pigment. It weakens age spots, melasma, freckles, tattoo ink, and gives you clearer, more youthful skin!
Avoid direct sun for at least 2 weeks before your laser treatment. Avoid retinol products and exfoliating products the night before, and come to your appointment with a clean face.
The Pico Laser treatments are non thermal, and quicker than any other laser. Numbing cream is not necessary, many patients explain the treatment as tiny, tolerable pin pricks. Numbing cream is available if needed.
Treatment sessions depend on the goal you’re trying to achieve. Goals can be discussed during a complimentary consultation with one of our advanced practice providers! We offer discounted packages to treat stubborn pigment like melasma and tattoos. Melasma is a continuous skin nuisance that needs maintenance depending on daily sun, workout, and skincare habits.
The laser energy produces gentle pressure waves that trigger the development of collagen. It also weakens the trouble spots, like support and freckles, and gives you a youthful look.
You are advised to stay out of the sun before and after treatments. Avoid medication like Vitamin E or aspirin, which can affect healing. Do not take glycolic acid at least 2-4 weeks before the treatment.
Depending on the patient’s pain tolerance, your skincare provider can use topical numbing cream on your face to help make the treatment comfortable. After the numbing solution, many patients say they just felt tiny prickles or a bit of warmth.
You may have mild redness, which will last only a few hours. There is no downtime after treatment, and you can continue with normal activities once you leave the clinic.