LASER PIGMENTATION REMOVAL/ TREATMENT

Here in Lim Clinic, Dr Lim has done thousands of laser sessions treating different types of skin pigmentation.

He will assess your skin condition and devise an individualised treatment program consisting of laser, creams, chemical peels or transdermal delivery of whitening and anti aging solutions to suit your needs.

How do lasers remove unwanted skin pigment?

Q switched Nd Yag laser produces a light of specific wavelength. This laser light, when directed into the skin, is absorbed by pigmented skin lesions. The light will shatter the melanin pigment into micro particles. These micro particles are naturally carried away by the blood stream and eventually removed from the body. The skin pigmentation is then lightened after a few sessions.

Benefits of laser pigmentation treatment

Q switched Nd Yag laser can

  • Remove dark pigmentation and sun spots.
    Q switched Nd Yag laser can break down melasma, freckles, age spots, acne, hyperpigmentation and other brown birth marks.
  • Stimulate collagen formation and reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
    As we age, collagen and elastin production in the skin is reduced.  This together with dynamic muscle movement results in wrinkles and fine lines.Q switched Nd Yag laser can stimulate collagen remodeling, resulting in reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Rejuvenating your skin complexion.
    Q switched Nd Yag laser can improve uneven skin tone, skin pigmentation, discoloration and pore size. This results in a smoother skin texture, lightens the skin tone, decreases pore size, giving you a younger, radiant and glowing complexion.
What do I need to do before a laser treatment?
  • Avoid sun exposure 1 week before laser treatment.
  • Avoid strong facial products containing Vit C, glycolic acid 1 week before laser treatment.
Is the laser treatment painful?

Most patients tolerate the laser treatment very well.

It feels like the snapping of rubber band on the skin.

Post laser treatment care.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure
  • Always use a sunblock of SPF50 or above
  • Do not scratch, rub or pick at the treatment area
  • Do not apply make up until the crust disappear
  • Avoid swimming
  • Protective clothing, hats and umbrellas are strongly advised if you are exposed to the sun for a period of time
How many laser sessions do I need?

The number of treatment sessions will depend on

  • Types of pigmented lesions.
  • Age of the pigmented lesions. Generally the new lesions are easier to remove than old ones.
  • Depth of the pigmented lesions.

Generally, the deeper lesions like melasma require 5-10 treatments whilst superficial lesions like freckles and age spots usually require 1-3 treatments.

Can the pigmentation come back?

It is important to maintain a good skin care and sunblock regime to prevent or slow down the recurrence of the pigmented lesions.

Maintenance laser sessions every 3-4 months will also improve and prevent pigment from forming.

Disclaimer: Results may vary according to individuals


About Dr Lim...

With more than 15 years of experience in Aesthetic Medicine Dr Lim has an artistic flair and is able to bring out the best in his patients by combining various aesthetic procedures ranging from lasers, IPL, HIFU, and fillers.

His philosophy is that aesthetics medicine should be SAFE and AFFORDABLE to everyone.

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Lim Clinic & Surgery (Aesthetics) - Toa Payoh
Block 109 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh #01-312 Singapore 310109 (Braddell MRT Exit A )

Phone +65 6252 7473

Whatsapp 8587 8865
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