Epidermal pigmentation marks are called lentigos or brown marks. They mainly appear with age on areas that are exposed to the sun.
The Q-Switched Hollywood Spectra laser can generally treat them in 2 to 3 sessions.
Thanks to the ultra-short laser pulses, the pigments contained in the marks are thermo-mechanically fragmented, by targeting the melanin (which is why the patient must be tan-free for the treatment).
This treatment is suitable for phototypes I to IV (pale to olive skin).
Like all treatments using this type of laser, side-effects are expected but are temporary. The doctor will tell the patient what to do:
Like for any aesthetic medicine treatment, patient safety is the doctor’s priority. Therefore, there are some counter indications to consider before undergoing this type of treatment:
The fee depends on the type of treatment carried out, the size of the lentigos and the treatment time.
The fees per session are set out by the laser specialist during a free consultation prior to treatment, when a quote is drawn up and the effects are explained.