Expect Dramatic Results with Laser Toning!
Melasma is a skin condition usually seen in women and is characterized by darker patches of skin. These patches often appear on the cheeks, upper lip, and forehead and are generally the result of sun exposure or hormonal changes, such as pregnancy. Melasma is caused by excessive melanin, the natural substance in cells that give color to skin, hair and eyes.
- Reduces and eliminates the appearance of melasma
- Long-term results
- No downtime
- Safe for most skin types
- Evens out skin tone
- Comfortable procedure
- No messy creams
Laser Toning is the application of specialized laser energy to reduce visible skin pigmentation. SPECTRA Laser Toning not only improves the texture and unevenness of the skin.
The laser energy gently targets the melanin in the cells breaking it up for your body’s natural removal processes. Because the treatment is gentle, multiple passes are needed in order to target deep into the tissue.
What to expect during the treatment?
Your laser technician may apply a light layer of Spectra lotion to your skin, this lotion has a carbon base, so your skin will appear muddy. The treatment will begin after by applying laser energy to your skin. You will hear a slight snapping sounds when the laser is fired and may feel slight tingling of warmth. Your laser technician will make multiple passes over your skin with the laser during each treatment.
Other benefits of Laser Toning
There are many benefits to having a Laser Toning procedure with the Spectra. You will notice:
- Glowing youthful looking skin
- Improved overall skin tone
- Smoother feeling skin
- Reduction in appearance of acne scars
How many treatments will I need?
Treating melasma is a gradual process that requires multiple sessions to produce effective, long-lasting results. The number of sessions required depends on the severity of your melasma. You will be recommended a course that is right for your condition. Typically it takes betweem 6-10 treatments for best results.
Is there any downtime?
With no downtime and minimal side effects, you may immediately return to your daily activities.
Is this a cure for my Melasma?
There is no cure for melasma, as it affects your body on a cellular level. However, the results are long lasting; the better you take care of your skin after your treatment regimen, the longer your results will last.
Does Laser Toning Hurt?
The majority of patients report no pain. Most patients experience a light warming of their skin and a light prickling feeling. No anesthesia is required.