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Treatment of skin pigmentations and scars

Spider naevi? Dark age marks? Or an uneven complexion? We’ve all been there. Or maybe scars which you would like to get rid of? All of this is possible using the ICON laser system. Using different laser heads, we can remove a variety of skin conditions and blemishes and restore an even, natural glow to your skin.

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Frequently asked questions about the treatment of red skin changes with the ICON laser

For which kind of treatment is the MAX G head of the ICON laser platform used?

The Max G head is specialized in treating pigments. Depending on the laser parameters used the ICON laser can treat hyperpigmentations or reddish pigmented skin changes such as burst capillaries or hemangioma.

How does a laser treatment work?

The cause of the red lesions are dilated or burst capillaries. The ICON Laser submits controlled light impulses that create thermal energy which destroys the dilated or burst capillaries. In the case of hyperpigmentations the ICON laser targets the pigments and destroys the lesions which are then removed from the body.

Who would benefit from an Max G ICON treatment?

Clients who suffer from dilated or burst capillaries, rosacea and/or hemangiomas benefit greatly from the treatment.

What do I need to consider before the treatment?

Direct sun exposure and sauna visits should be avoided before and after the treatment.

How is the procedure carried out?

A laser gel is applied to the treatment area and then the laser impulses are submitted. After the treatment cool packs and a sun protection cream are applied to the skin.

How long does the laser treatment last?

The laser treatment lasts about 15-30 minutes.

Is the treatment painful?

The treatment is only slightly uncomfortable. Clients might experience a slight feeling of heat or warmth. An anesthetic cream can be applied onto more delicate areas such as the lips when needed.

How quickly do I see the results?

The first results are visible after a few days. As the fractionated laser stimulates cell renewal and collagen production the final results are visible after 6 weeks.

How many treatment sessions do I need?

We recommend 3-5 treatment sessions every 4-6 weeks.

Are there side effects?

Redness and swelling can occur straight after the laser treatment which resolve within a few days.

What do I need to consider after the treatment?

Direct sun exposure and sauna visits should be avoided and an SPF 50 cream applied to avoid any pigment changes after the laser treatment.

Is there a down time?

No, there is no down time. You can go straight back to your daily life.

How much does a treatment cost?

The costs depend on the size of the treatment area and are approximately 150€ per session.

Frequently asked questions about the treatment of hyperpigmentations with the ICON laser

What is a hyperpigmentation?

A hyperpigmentation is a brown discoloration of the skin. Unpleasant dark spots often occur on the face but also on the hands and other body parts. There are multiple causes of hyperpigmentations:

  • Hyperpigmentation due to hormones
  • Aging spots or spots due to sun damage
  • Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation after an inflammation of the skin such as acne, eczema or psoriasis
  • Hyperpigmentation after insect bites

Who would benefit from an Max G ICON treatment?

Clients who suffer from any kind of hyperpigmentation benefit greatly from the treatment.

How does a laser treatment work?

The light impulse acts at the surface of the skin where the dark pigments (so called melanin) are assembled. During the treatment the pigments are heated up and degraded and then finally shed from the surface of the skin.

How is the procedure carried out?

A laser gel is applied to the treatment area and then the laser impulses are submitted. After the treatment cool packs and a sun protection cream are applied to the skin.

Is the treatment painful?

The treatment is only mildly uncomfortable with an occasional stinging feeling like a light sun burn.

How long does a treatment session take?

A treatment session lasts about 15 minutes.

How quickly do I see the results?

The first results are visible about one week after the treatment.

Are there any side effects?

Redness and swelling can occur straight after the laser treatment which can be reduced with cool  packs. Occasionally mild crusts can appear one day after the treatment which resolve within a few days.

What do I need to consider after the treatment?

Direct sun exposure and sauna visits should be avoided and an SPF 50 cream applied to avoid any pigment changes after the laser treatment.

Is there a down time?

No, there is no down time. You can go straight back to your daily life.

How much does a treatment cost?

The costs depend on the size of the treatment area and are approximately 150€ per session.

Frequently asked questions about the treatment of scars & deep wrinkles with the 1540 head of the ICON Laser

What is the 1540 ICON laser?

The 1540 ICON laser is fractionated laser that submits bundled light channels into the superficial and/or deep layer of the skin.

How does a fractionated laser work?

A fractionated laser creates through the submission of bundled light channels micro lesions in the skin. This stimulates the surrounding tissue to produce new cells and collagen fibers – the body´s own repair mechanism is triggered to renew the skin.

Who benefits from a fractionated laser treatment?

The fractionated laser can be used to treat following skin changes:
– Scars
– Chloasma/ Melasma
– Deep wrinkles in the face, neck and décolleté
– Dark age spots
– Sun damage

What do I need to consider before a treatment?

Direct sun exposure should be avoided before a laser treatment.

How is the procedure carried out?

First of all Dr Kröpfl will examine you thoroughly, advise you on the best treatment protocol for you and discuss the procedure. After the consultation the laser is performed. At the end cool packs and sun protection are applied onto the skin.

How long does the laser treatment last?

The laser treatment lasts about 15-30 minutes.

Is the treatment painful?

The treatment is only slightly uncomfortable. Clients might experience a slight feeling of heat or warmth. An anesthetic cream can be applied onto more delicate areas such as the lips when needed.

How quickly do I see the results?

The first results are visible after a few days. As the fractionated laser stimulates cell renewal and collagen production the final results are visible after 6 weeks.

How many treatment sessions do I need?

We recommend 3-5 treatment sessions every 4-6 weeks.

Are there any side effects?

Redness and swelling can occur straight after the laser treatment which resolve within a few days.

What do I need to consider after the treatment?

Direct sun exposure and sauna visits should be avoided and an SPF 50 cream applied to avoid any pigment changes after the laser treatment.

Is there a down time?

No, there is no down time. You can go straight back to your daily life.

How much does a treatment cost?

The costs depend on the size of the treatment area and are approximately 150€ per session.

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