This depends upon:
Patients with darker skin types can not be exposed to high energy laser or IPL treatments due to the risk of burning and darkening of skin pigment.
Similarly, patients who are unable to have red, swollen skin for a few days after a strong laser or IPL can not be treated with high energy treatments.
At the time of your initial consultation, we will be able to advise you about the best treatment option for you based upon the factors mentioned above.
This depends upon the type of treatment chosen for you by your clinician. Some high energy treatments may fix the problem in as little as one session. For low energy treatments, multiple sessions (3 to 5) are usually required.
Most patients find Laser or IPL treatments somewhat uncomfortable but not intolerably painful. At Medaesthetics™ we make sure our patients are able to have treatments as painlessly as possible. To achieve this, we utilise:
-Topical numbing creams
-Laughing gas, to help reduce any discomfort.
UV radiations from excessive sun exposure is the reason why you have the freckles and sun damaged skin. It is critical to avoid direct sun exposure after any skin treatment for first few days and use sun protective clothing, headgear and sun screens to prevent future sun damage.
Every cosmetic procedure carries risk. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner. All images displayed on this website are the property of Medaesthetics™. Formal Consent has been obtained from the respective individual (where required) who images have been used. Before/After photos are of actual Medaestheicst® Patients and are for reference purpose only. Individual results may vary.