Cosmetic Procedures

Laser/IPL Treatment of Pigmented Lesions

Procedure
Reduction of brown pigmented lesions which may be birthmarks or acquired through sun exposure etc.
Length
Depends on size of area to be treated - few minutes up to an hour. May need series of treatments.
Anesthesia
Often none required, but may have anaesthetic cream or local anaesthetic.
Side Effects
Temporary redness and swelling. Possible temporary or permanent colour change of skin or scarring.
Recovery
Lesions usually darken before scabbing/flaking over about a week.
Duration
Sun exposure may produce new lesions. Birthmarks may redarken.

Doctors performing this procedure: Laser/IPL Treatment of Pigmented Lesions in Australia

Doctors performing this procedure: Laser/IPL Treatment of Pigmented Lesions outside of Australia