“Finally a safe and effective treatment for Melasma pigmentation – faster and more predictable results than other other treatment!”
Fastest treatment to hit the globe for melasma with PicoSure® FOCUS™
Melasma can be daunting as its one of the toughest forms of pigmentation to treat. Forming in predominant areas, it can effect ones self esteem as the dark patches will darken over time due to many factors.
PicoSure® FOCUS™ has taken over the globe with its effective and convenient treatment for Melasma that won’t damage your skin and possibly worsen the condition for all skin tones.
See your skin lighten and even out after only a few sessions with long lasting results!
– No marks.
– No downtime – return to your daily activities immediately.
– Finally an option for darker skin tones without the possibility of worsening and causing discoloration!
What is melasma?
Melasma is dark patches that commonly appears on the cheeks, forehead and upper lip and is prominent in women during childbearing years.
This pigmentation is usually a genetic predisposition and can be triggered by sun exposure, hormones (pregnancy and hormone therapy), and even heat worsens melasma.
How does PicoSure® Laser work on Melasma?
PicoSure® FOCUS™ uses short-pulsed technology with one trillionth of a second energy, multiple wavelengths and pulse control! It focuses only on the brown pigmented areas like a similar process to tattoo removal called “photoacoustic”.
This incredible technology activates and regenerates the cells proteins producing collagen and elastin while destroying unwanted pigmentation. Using pressure instead of heat, PicoSure® FOCUS™ targets only the pigmented cells and destroys them. without damaging any surrounding tissues.
Most patients find the procedure tolerable and require no numbing cream or anesthesia. The use of a forced air cooling system is recommended. Patients often compare the laser pulse to a snap of a thin rubber band however everybody is different and it can depend on the level of treatment needed.
Depending on the severity of your melasma, a course of treatments is typically recommended to reduce it by 60-90%. Using the correct home care products and sun protection will assist in keeping it reduce as there is no cure just yet to stop it from returning. Combining this with other treatments for maintenance is required to continue to maintain results.
Keeping your skin clean and avoiding anything that can cause irritation is important.
Avoiding sun exposure and excessive heat is recommended as it can trigger your melasma. Wearing and SPF 50+ broad spectrum as well as wearing a hat is essential to maintaining your results and preventing it from further occurrence.
You will be advised and provided additional information for aftercare following your treatments.
Some may notice the reduction slightly after the first or second treatment, whereas most see the gradual improvement over the next few weeks and months. Following your post care is highly recommended to ensure results are obtained.