Laser Birthmark Removal
What is laser birthmark removal?
In Laser birthmark removal, laser breaks down the coloration of the mark so that it fades away and blends in with the surrounding skin, without leaving any scars behind. But in many cases, the mark may not vanish completely.
How laser birthmark removal works?
The laser light goes into the skin. It’s absorbed by the coloration of the mark just beneath the surface, causing it to heat up. The heat damages it, which blends it. This procedure is a successful application of the theory of selective photo thermolysis (SPTL).
How much time required to do the procedure?
Depending upon area may be 10 to 20 minutes some time more also.
How much gap require between two laser birthmark removal procedure?
On an average 4 to 8 weeks gap is necessary.
How many sittings required?
Not fixed but to see good results 10 to 12 sittings.
What are the advantages of laser birthmark removal procedure?
• Very effective.
• It does not take much time to do the procedure.
• Dermatologist can do this procedure in OPD basis.
What are the disadvantages of laser birthmark removal procedure?
• To find desire results, you have to do many sittings.
Do I require touch maintenance procedure?
No, once birthmark fades it does not come again.
Is it painful?
Not much, you feel like mild pin prick sensation, mild discomfort during procedure.
Is the result permanent?
Yes because once birthmark fades it does not come again.
What care require before and after laser birthmark removal procedure?
• Apply cream prescribed by doctor.
• Do not apply irritating products.
• Applying sunscreen is very important to avoid undesirable results.
• Dermatologist will give you instructions after the procedure, follow those instructions to see optimum results.
Can we combine laser birthmark removal procedure with other procedures?
Yes, we can combine this procedure with other procedures to see maximum results.
How much will be down recovery time?
Few hours to 1 or 2 days.
What are the side effects of laser birthmark removal?
Mild pain and discomfort during procedure. Mild redness and swelling for few hours.