Laser treatments can also help you to reduce moles or skin pigmentation ‘problems’ that you might have.
If you are concerned about you skin pigmentation you can consult a doctor or visit a skin cancer clinic for a check up.
The laser treatment is useful for cosmetic purposes.
Here are some facts given the the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery about this procedure:
|Procedure:||Reduction of brown pigmented lesions which may be birthmarks or acquired through sun exposure etc.|
|Length:||Depends on size of area to be treated – few minutes up to an hour. May need series of treatments.|
|Anesthesia:||Often none required, but may have anaesthetic cream or local anaesthetic.|
|Side Effects:||Temporary redness and swelling. Possible temporary or permanent colour change of skin or scarring.|
|Recovery:||Lesions usually darken before scabbing/flaking over about a week.|
|Duration:||Sun exposure may produce new lesions. Birthmarks may redarken.|