How does a laser work?
The laser light beam is able to selectively target and fragment the age spot pigments without harming the adjacent skin structures.
How much does laser age/ sun spot treatment cost? Cost varies is based on a few variables but generally it is between $100-300 per spot/ area per treatment. Some of the variables that determine cost are: -The size of the spot, -Density of the spots in the area, -The depth of the color among others. During your consultation this will be discussed with you to assure an affordable payment plan or 0% financing option.
How many treatments are required? This depends on the size, location, color and the depth of the pigmentation in the spot. However, generally speaking only 1 to 2 treatments are all is required. Your skin will clear much of the treated pigmentation with the first treatment. The second treatment can performed if some pigmentation persists. Treatments should be placed 3 to 4 weeks apart.
Do treatments hurt? Patients say they feel a slight sting, like the snap of a rubber band on the skin, followed by the feeling of sunburn.
Are laser treatments safe? Lasers have been used successfully in millions of treatments. Laser treatments performed properly, by a trained physician, are safe and effective. There are many benefits to laser surgery including little if any pain, no needles, less bruising and swelling.
Find out more information if you could benefit from laser treatments by calling our office.