Before and after laser discoloration treatment (ALMA Dye:VL)
Before the laser discoloration removal, clients are recommended to consult our specialist in order to select the best treatment plan. In the case of permanent changes, it may be recommended to conduct another initial treatment to make the laser treatment effective. It is crucial to remember to avoid natural tanning and sunbeds 4 weeks before the planned laser skin lesions removal. In this time we should use high sunscreen factors, avoid alcohol, photosensitizing medicines and resign from cosmetics that dry the skin out, containing alcohol and those perfumed.
During the procedure, a patient’s face is thoroughly cleansed and protected. A special gel is applied to selected skin areas, and a specialist physician by applying the head to the skin emits light beams of 500-600nm. There is no need to use local anesthesia, since the procedure is painless. A patient feels heat, which is neutralized by laser cooling systems. Some patients may feel slight stinging or burning, both during and a few days after the treatments. The Alma Dye VL laser treatment is pleasant and does not require sick leave.
After the discoloration removal procedure, patients may quickly return to their normal everyday activities. It is recommended to use high SPF during the treatment, avoid sun exposure, artificial tanning, hot baths, cosmetics that irritate the skin and dermatological treatments of the treated areas. Some side effects may occur, such as burning, itching, swelling, becoming blue, change of the color of discolorations – to alleviate the symptoms, it is recommended to use cooling ointments or medicines, anti-allergic makeup.
Depending on the type and intensity of changes, a laser discoloration removal procedure should be repeated 3-5 times at monthly intervals. During the therapy, a patient’s skin is gently exfoliated. It is a natural process and deep peels of the skin should not be used in this time.