Is laser Genesis good for melasma?
Traditional lasers have not been as effective in treating the pesky hormone-induced melasma. But when paired with a hydroquinone product, the PICO Genesis™ treatment can bring your skin back to an even tone. The laser treatment also helps improve texture, rejuvenates the skin, and reduces the appearance of fine lines.
What lasers are safe for melasma?
Fractional 1550/1540 nm non-ablative laser therapy is the only laser that has been approved by the FDA for melasma. To minimise the chances of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, it is advisable to use lower fluencies, variable pulses and pre-treatment with hydroquinone for4- 6 weeks before laser therapy.
Is Pico Genesis good for melasma?
The PICO Genesis is an ultimate facial treatment that revitalizes the skin, fights acne, reduces wrinkles, and erases both age spots (solar lentigines) and melasma in as few as 2-3 treatments.
Does laser Genesis treat hyperpigmentation?
Laser Genesis does not remove or lighten brown spots, sun damage or hyperpigmentation.
Does melasma come back after laser?
There is a very small risk of worsening melasma or increased darkening after laser treatments and even cases where the melasma fades beautifully after laser, it is very much prone to coming back.
What is the best treatment for melasma 2020?
Triple combination cream (hydroquinone, tretinoin, and corticosteroid) remains the most effective treatment for melasma, as well as hydroquinone alone. Chemical peels and laser- and light-based devices have mixed results. Oral tranexamic acid is a promising new treatment for moderate and severe recurrent melasma.
How can I permanently cure melasma?
Doctors often use hydroquinone as the first line of treatment for melasma. Hydroquinone is available as a lotion, cream, or gel. A person can apply the hydroquinone product directly to the patches of skin that are discolored. Hydroquinone is available over the counter, but a doctor can also prescribe stronger creams.
Which vitamin is good for melasma?
Conclusions: Full-face iontophoresis of vitamin C appears to be an effective short-term treatment for melasma and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. A protocol of strict sun avoidance in combination with a mandelic/malic acid skin care regimen appears to be useful in maintaining the improvement.
Is Pico Genesis worth?
If you have stubborn melasma, uneven skin tone, or hyperpigmentation, then PICO Genesis laser procedure is an appropriate treatment for your condition. Also, if you cannot have downtime, this is one of the only proven effective treatments that can give you results without interrupting your day.
What happened after Pico laser?
Mild bruising, redness and swelling as well as tingling sensations similar to sunburn are normal and will resolve shortly thereafter. There may be slight darkening (bronzing) of the skin that is noticeable 3-10 days post treatment which will resolve without intervention. Avoid sun exposure between treatments.
Can laser Genesis damage your skin?
Laser genesis is generally a very low-risk procedure. Post-treatment side effects such as redness typically clear on their own after a few days. Adverse reactions may occur depending on your skin condition and sensitivity to the laser. It’s best to consult a doctor first before a laser genesis treatment.
How long do laser genesis results last?
Patients can expect their results to last between 6 – 12 months. Most of our patients feel that Laser Genesis treatments are relaxing and comfortable enough that they do not mind the follow-up treatments.
What can you do with Laser Genesis by Cutera?
Cutera’s Laser Genesis. Probably the most versatile of our laser treatments, Laser Genesis by Cutera is used to treat many conditions. In one day, Laser Genesis is used to treat rosacea, redness, enlarged pores, acne, scars, melasma, and sun-damaged skin.
Where can I get Pico Genesis laser treatment?
Dr. Tien of Newhope Laser Skin Care, located in Westminster in the Orange County area of California, offers a new amazingly advanced, FDA approved skin rejuvenation treatment known as PICO Genesis.
How does Laser Genesis work on the skin?
Laser Genesis works on a 1064nm wavelength combined with a patented microsecond technology which protects the epidermis making it safe for all skin types. This wavelength treats redness and, to a lesser extent, brown pigment in the skin. The long wavelength penetrates below the skin’s surface allowing for collagen growth. New…
Can you get Laser Genesis in one day?
In one day, Laser Genesis is used to treat rosacea, redness, enlarged pores, acne, scars, melasma, and sun-damaged skin. This treatment is extremely popular with patients of all ages because there is no downtime or pain. With few exceptions, a patient can schedule a Laser Genesis for 4pm and see friends for dinner at 6pm with smooth, glowing skin.