Hyperpigmentation treatment by laser at Grace Skincare Clinic
Reviewed by Dr. Hun Kim Thao
As technology keeps thriving, medical aesthetic devices are also getting more developed to become more accurate and effective. Therefore, it is expected laser technology for cosmetic purposes to be increasingly popular, especially as a treatment for hyperpigmentation and age indications.
According to dermatologist Hun Kim Thao, CK1 from Grace Skincare Clinic, laser technology can be applied in multiple cosmetic treatments, ranging from melasma, brown spots, wrinkles to hair removal. It is believed that laser technology is highly effective while remaining safe.
Lasers in the co-smetic and aesthetic industry
At the moment, there are many different laser technologies and types of laser on the market for different purposes.
However, at Grace Skincare Clinic, grade CK1 dermatologist Hun Kim Thao chooses Alma Q and Alma Beauty Rejuve as her preferred technologies for all laser treatments. Developed and perfected by Alma Laser, the world-renown cosmetic and aesthetic solutions provider, Alma Q and Alma Beauty Rejuve are FDA and CE-approved state-of-the-art technologies.
Treating hyperpigmentation with Q-Switched Laser technology
Q-Switched Laser uses two wavelengths, 1064 nm fractures and neutralizes the melanin pigment under the skin surface while 532 nm handles melanin on the surface of the skin. This technology helps remove hyperpigmentation effectively, including skin issues such as melasma, freckles, dullness, or brown spots.
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Skin rejuvenation using Quasi-Long Pulsed Nd: YAG Laser (QLP) technology
This technology stimulates the deeper dermis, or skin layer, with the right amount of heat to boost the collagen reproduction process, hence improve the skin tissue structure. After one treatment using QLP technology, you will notice improved elasticity and evenness in skin texture as well as more youthful and healthy-looking skin.
Tattoo removal using Q-switched Nd: YAG Laser
In tattoo removal procedures, tattoo ink is treated as an artificial pigment. The laser used in tattoo removal procedures must have wavelengths that are compatible with the ink colors so that it can effectively neutralize different pigments.
Q-switched Nd: YAG Laser technology using 2 different wavelengths: 1046 nm with high intensity to neutralize darker pigments, and 532 nm is better for neutralizing lighter pigments such as red, blue, and green. Alma Q laser safely fractures the pigment particles without scarring.
Hair removal using Alma Beauty Rejuve
Dye-PL technology helps the skin look younger, healthier and refines the pores. AFT technology with a 650-950 nm wavelength removes unwanted hair effectively. By combining the 2 exclusive technologies with health-friendly light pulses, Alma Beauty Rejuve is considered “the miraculous machine” at the moment for hair removal and skin rejuvenation treatments and is used in more than 5,000 clinics worldwide.
Above is just a fraction of what laser technology can contribute to the cosmetic and aesthetic industry. However, to get the desired result, your dermatologist has to combine various methods with the right laser treatment. You are best to reach out to a reputable dermatology clinic with qualified dermatologists and medical devices to ensure a safe and effective laser treatment.
“Laser technologies such as Laser Alma-Q & Alma Beauty Rejuve are truly magical, they can multipurpose so well without posing harms to the patients”, said dermatologist Hun Kim Thao, grade CK1, who is the chief medical director at Grace Skincare Clinic.
Thanks to our experienced medical staff and state of the art medical devices, Grace Skincare Clinic has been increasingly trusted by customers with service packages such as:
- Complete melasma and freckle treatment
- Hyperpigmentation treatment
- Acne scar treatment
- Anti-aging and skin rejuvenation
- Dilated capillaries (tiny blood vessels) treatment
- Hair removal
- Permanent tattoo removal
- Detox, revive and nourish treatment
Alma Q and Alma Beauty Rejuve laser technologies are highly effective non-invasive treatment methods that are the most accurate and safest laser treatments at the moment. After each session, the patient does not need to recover for a long time.
What do dermatologists at Grace Skincare Clinic say about laser treatments?
Safe and efficient
As laser treatments are gaining popularity, there are countless laser devices and laser technologies available on the market at the moment that anyone can obtain. If you have decided to treat your skin issues such as hyperpigmentation or aging with lasers, you are best to choose the more reputable clinics with FDA and CE-approved devices. Most importantly, the dermatologist who prescribes and performs the procedure must be experienced with medical laser devices.
Performed by an experienced dermatologist
The procedure performer needs to be skilled in operating cosmetic laser devices to guarantee their safety and success. At Grace Skincare Clinic, all of our experienced and dermatologists need to go through additional specialized training provided by Alma Lasers, including dermatologist Hun Kim Thao, grade CK1. After the training, she has also become the first representative dermatologist of Alma Lasers in Viet Nam.
Skincare routine for hyperpigmentation
To further enhance the effectiveness of the brown spots and hyperpigmentation treatment, dermatologists at Grace Skincare Clinic often combine laser therapy with other facial care methods. This combination therapy boosts the collagen reproduction process that occurs naturally in our skin.
The treatment methods that are currently generating lighter pigmentation for our clients at Grace Skincare Clinic are vitamin C electrophoresis and collagen electrophoresis:
Vitamin C electrophoresis
Vitamin C is widely known as an antioxidant that helps prevent free radicals from oxidizing the skin, causing dullness or wrinkles. It also restricts the melanin production in the skin, therefore making our skin brighter and more youthful-looking.
Vitamin C electrophoresis is a method of delivering vitamin C particles beyond the skin surface and raising its absorption ability up to 97%. This method is superior to most conventional oral or topical treatments. At Grace Skincare Clinic, vitamin C electrophoresis is recommended for:
- Anti-aging and pore refining effects
- Skin brightening, improving skin texture and discoloration such as melasma or acne scar, sun damage recovery
- Sebum control
- Enhancing skin elasticity
- Supplementing other treatments for hyperpigmentation and aging as prescribed by the dermatologist.
Among many types of sun care products on the market, physical sunscreens which contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide are most effective for blocking ultraviolet rays and preventing hyperpigmentation. Therefore, dermatologists at Grace Skincare Clinic always suggest our customers apply sun care products on a daily basis to best protect the skin.
This is especially important after each laser treatment when the skin is more vulnerable when it is recommended to reapply sunscreen after every 2 hours to limit the development of hyperpigmentation as well as wrinkles and other sun damage.
For more information regarding melasma, freckles, and brown spots with Alma Lasers, or any other skin issues, and hyperpigmentation treatment, please feel free to reach out to Grace Skincare Clinic. Our experienced dermatologists are at your service.
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