Erbium: YAG Laser

The System

Erbium: YAG Laser offers complete ablation and coagulation control that enables treatments to be tailored to each specific skin condition to achieve perfect results in resurfacing.

Erbium: YAG Laser is an ideal choice for skin rejuvenation and scars. Erbium: YAG Laser works by targeting the water in our skin, vaporizing skin with micro fractionized laser beam, keeping healthy tissues in between to speed up healing. This keeps undesired effects such as hypopigmentation and persistent erythema, as well as recovery time, to a minimum.

Benefits

  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Skin brightening
  • Skin tightening
  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Improves skin texture
  • Minimises open pores
  • Reduces the appearance and smoothens acne scars
  • Reduces the appearance and smoothens stretch marks
  • Eliminates skin tags, oil seeds and moles

Treatment Duration

  • Depends on treated area.
  • Advisable to repeat treatment every 3 or 4 weeks until expected result is achieved, or as maintenance.

Downtime

  • Redness may occur on the treated area and usually subsides between 5 and 7 days. A slight burning sensation may be felt throughout the downtime period.

FAQs

1. How does this procedure minimise wrinkles?

The loss of collagen is one reason why wrinkles form. This laser treatment stimulates the production of collagen under the skin, causing it to plump up naturally. In the process, the wrinkles slowly disappear from the skin’s surface.

2. Are there side effects?

The good news is that the side effects are greatly reduced with this new procedure. Detailed explanation is below.

3. What happens after treatment?

After the treatment, your skin may experience a mild sunburn sensation with virtually no discomfort. Do expect a slight pinkish tone for 5 to 7 days, with minimal swelling that resolves itself in 2 to 3 days. This means that there is good circulation, the dermal tissues are being repaired and the skin is experiencing deep healing.

Fresh epidermal skin is created immediately, and that means you may apply makeup or shave after treatment. Patients can go back to work the next day or right after the procedure if they feel comfortable doing so. It may be helpful to note the process of skin repair below:

Bronzing:

Expect your skin to have a bronze appearance that lasts anytime from 3 to 14 days, depending on the treatment level.

Flaking:

As the reorganized epidermal skin replaces dead skin tissues, your skin will naturally and vigorously exfoliate. This results in flaking that is similar to that of minor sunburn, but without the associated pain. The use of moisturizers will help alleviate the appearance of flaking.

Sunscreen::

After treatment, it is advisable to apply sunscreen at least twice daily to protect your skin from sun exposure during the healing phase. This can be continued for several months after treatment. Use a moisturizing sunblock with an SPF of at least 30-plus and wear wide-brimmed hats when under direct sunlight.