What kind of laser for brown spots?

HI.i have alot of sunspots on my face(especially on my chin&cheek).I was thinking about laserWhat kind of laser is appropriate for me?

Answers from doctors (4)


More About Doctor Harry Glassman, M.D.

Published on Dec 13, 2018

In my experience, the best laser to use for brown spots is the Excel V, which combines two of the most commonly used laser settings (532/1064nm). The device is very versatile. It can be set to rejuvenate the skin and can be used to minimize unwanted red and brown spots. The greater the difference between your natural skin color and the unwanted brown and red, the easier it is to get a great result and the fewer sessions are required.

Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D. (View Profile)

In my experience, the best laser to use for brown spots is the Excel V, which combines two of the most commonly used laser settings (532/1064nm). The device is very versatile. It can be set to rejuvenate the skin and can be used to minimize unwanted red and brown spots. The greater the difference between your natural skin color and the unwanted brown and red, the easier it is to get a great result and the fewer sessions are required.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Impressions MediSpa

Published on Jan 15, 2018

Depending on your skin tone effective lasers to treat sun damage are Intense Pulse Light, Broad Band Light and Photofacial. These lasers will effectively treat sun damage, broken capillaries and reduce pore size. You may need anywhere from 3 to 5 sessions.

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Answered by Impressions MediSpa

Depending on your skin tone effective lasers to treat sun damage are Intense Pulse Light, Broad Band Light and Photofacial. These lasers will effectively treat sun damage, broken capillaries and reduce pore size. You may need anywhere from 3 to 5 sessions.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor Rejuve

Published on Dec 16, 2010

If you wanting to treat only brown spots, then IPL (Intense Pulse
Light) is all you need. This would give you excellent results with
the least discomfort and no downtime. Laser resurfacing using CO2 or
erbium Yag can also give you excellent results but will require up to
1 wk of downtime, be more expensive, and is much more uncomfortable
during the treatment. Only consider this if you want to treat deeper
lines, scars, or if your skin texture is very poor.

Answered by Rejuve (View Profile)

If you wanting to treat only brown spots, then IPL (Intense Pulse
Light) is all you need. This would give you excellent results with
the least discomfort and no downtime. Laser resurfacing using CO2 or
erbium Yag can also give you excellent results but will require up to
1 wk of downtime, be more expensive, and is much more uncomfortable
during the treatment. Only consider this if you want to treat deeper
lines, scars, or if your skin texture is very poor.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Dec 16, 2010

Q-switched Nd:Yg lasers are the best laser for sun damage like you are
describing. IPL (which is not a laser) is a secondary but inferior
technology, primarily because the pulse width of the light is too long to
create permanent removal of the spots. To further highlight the
differences, Q-switched lasers are the same ones used to remove tattoo
ink, which cannot be modified at all by an IPL.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Q-switched Nd:Yg lasers are the best laser for sun damage like you are
describing. IPL (which is not a laser) is a secondary but inferior
technology, primarily because the pulse width of the light is too long to
create permanent removal of the spots. To further highlight the
differences, Q-switched lasers are the same ones used to remove tattoo
ink, which cannot be modified at all by an IPL.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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