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Picosure Laser - Fast, Non-Invasive Skin Rejuvenation

Apr 4

Unwanted pigmentation, sun spots, facial discoloration, fine lines and wrinkles, and blemishes from acne scars are some of the most common conditions patients seek Fortunately, these issues and others can all be treated with the Picosure laser, an FDA-approved device that delivers pulses of light energy to stimulate skin rejuvenation and promote an overall more youthful appearance.

The Picosure Laser is unique in its ability to deliver energy within trillionths of a second without damaging surrounding tissue. Its short pulse duration results in less treatment sessions and faster healing time than other laser treatments. Picosure’s technology specifically targets melanin, the natural pigment that gives our skin its color. Melanin is produced by specialized cells called melanocytes, and when impacted by the Picosure laser, it fractures pigment particles into smaller pieces and is naturally eliminated by the body’s immune system.

The Picosure laser can also effectively erase tattoos, and is capable of handling even the most difficult ink colors. The process is quick and relatively painless, though an numbing cream may be applied prior to your treatment session for added comfort. After a Picosure laser treatment, patients typically experience mild facial redness and swelling, but these effects should resolve quickly. To prevent future hyperpigmentation, it is important to avoid direct sun exposure following a Picosure laser treatment and to use high-SPF sunscreen daily.

While Picosure is an extremely effective laser for addressing a wide range of pigmentation and skin revitalization concerns, it is not appropriate for melasma, which is characterized by uneven patchy discoloration in the cheeks, chin, nose, or forehead. During your initial consultation with Become Aesthetics Clinic, they will be able to discuss your cosmetic goals and determine if the Picosure laser is right for you.

Before and After Picosure Treatment

The Picosure laser is a fast, non-invasive solution to many common skincare concerns, and is ideal for patients of all skin types. To achieve the best results, we recommend scheduling a series of Picosure laser treatments spaced several weeks apart. The number of treatments required will depend on the size, scope, and severity of your concerns, as well as your skin’s response to treatment.