PicoSure® by Cynosure is an FDA approved laser treatment used to promote healthy skin renewal, control pigmentary conditions, and even tattoo removal of the darkest inks. It is quick, non-surgical, non-invasive and allows for doctors to treat even the most stubborn of skin conditions including brown spots, sun damage, freckles, wrinkles, fine lines, and acne scars.
It is effective at treating all skin types, conditions, and color on the face, chest, feet, hands, legs, and more.
PicoSure® works by delivering bursts of photomechanical light laser energy to target your problem areas without causing harm to the surrounding skin. The laser penetrates the sub-layers of your skin breaking apart the aging support structure. As the damaged tissue is broken up and reabsorbed into the body it stimulates the production of collagen and new cell growth. Allowing patients to achieve smooth, youthful, and supple clear skin without the hassle and stress of surgery.
PicoSure® is an excellent way to revitalize skin, clear acne scars, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and improve skin texture and tone. Another benefit of PicoSure® is pigmentation control for sunspots, freckles, age spots, melasma, and other conditions. It also can be used as a form of tattoo removal. Removing most tattoos of any size and color using heat to break down ink particles and removes the image
Patients sometimes report a slight sunburn sensation after treatment. It is generally recommended that patients limit sun exposure and avoid using heavy creams, makeup, or irrigation to the treated area. Generally 4-6 treatments are needed to reach the patient’s desired results, but this is dependent on the patient’s individual goal.
For more information on PicoSure® or to schedule a consultation, please contact our office today.