Laser Pigmentation Treatment (Face)

From hyperpigmentation, to age spots, freckles and birthmarks, pigmentation concerns come in numerous forms. Although completely harmless in most instances, they can be rather unsightly for the sufferer, leading to confidence and self-esteem issues. If your pigmentation concerns negatively impact your mental health and wellbeing, it is likely that you have already sought a suitable treatment option.

With so many options available, both over the counter and in-clinic, it can be hard to know which one will meet your needs and offer credible results. At North West Aesthetics, we find that laser pigmentation treatment does just that in the majority of instances. Providing a solution that is both safe and effective for all skin types and use upon both the face and body, you could be on your way to beautifully clear skin in no time at all.

For more information, see our faq section below, or get in touch to book a free consultation at North West Aesthetics today.

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Frequently asked questions

Depending on the nature of your particular concern and the size of the treatment are, your laser treatment may vary in price, ranging from £50. Your consultation at the NWA clinic is vital for developing a mutual understanding of your needs and expectations from this treatment, which would then allow our experts to provide you with a final quotation.

Intense light energy is converted into heat energy in order to penetrate deep into pigmented skin cells with immense precision, triggering the death of the cells without damaging the surrounding, less-pigmented cells.

While the treated skin first darkens and scabs, this will soon shed within 10 days, leaving behind new, healthy skin cells and a clearer complexion.

Depending on the size of the treatment area, laser pigmentation treatment usually takes between 15 – 30 minutes. You are required to have a test patch done 48 hours prior to treatment.

For most pigmentation concerns, the best results are seen after 2 – 3 treatment sessions at regular intervals. The specific number of treatments you need will be determined throughout your consultation process and following the assessment of your results after each treatment.

In most cases, patients can comfortably resume their day-to-day routine as and when their treatment is completed. As the skin heals, be sure to care for your skin as per the advice of our expert team, including appropriate sun protection and avoiding aggravating the skin.

Side effects are very minimal with this type of treatment. As mentioned above, the treated skin will first darken, before scabbing and flaking to reveal fresh skin beneath. You are likely to experience slight redness and soreness as well, both of which should subside over the course of a few days.

Laser treatment such as this is suitable for all skin colours and types thanks to the latest technological treatment advances. Should you suffer with pigmentation concerns, such as those mentioned above, don’t hesitate to get in touch and schedule a consultation. Our expert team will fully assess your skin and your suitability for this type of treatment before developing a unique treatment plan.

At North West Aesthetics, our friendly and attentive team prioritise your wants and needs, offering bespoke treatment plans that work specifically for you. We take the time to get to the bottom of your concerns via a thorough consultation, before then considering the best possible course of action. A high standard of treatment and care is imperative, which is why our staff are extensively trained and experienced in all aspects of advanced non-surgical aesthetics, led by renowned medical doctor, Dr David Taylor.