Does laser spot removal hurt?

By | 2013-05-13T16:28:36+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

Most patients report a stinging and burning sensation during the treatment, which resolves almost immediately afterwards. If you have particularly sensitive skin, we will be able to provide a prescription strength anesthetic cream to minimize your discomfort.

How does the laser treat spots?

By | 2013-05-13T16:27:49+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

We use a Q-switched laser which specifically targets pigment in the dermis and epidermis. The darkened pigment of the spots is selectively absorbed by the correct wavelength of light and shattered.

How do I know if my spot is a sun/age/liver spot?

By | 2013-05-13T16:27:15+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

A solar lentigo, which is the medical term for a sun or liver spot, is a condition commonly seen in both primary care and dermatologist’s offices. Experienced practitioners are able to make this diagnosis with their eyes or with the [...]