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Nd:Yag Laser Treatment

The Nd:YAG is a Q-switched laser that can be used for anti-aging, skin rejuvenation, and tattoo removal.

The Q-switched nd:YAG is a laser manufactured by Continuum Biomedical. It has a wavelength of either 585 nm or 1064 nm and is versatile enough to use for aging symptoms, vascular lesions, hyperpigmentation, and tattoo removal.

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How does the nd:YAG laser work?

This Q-switched laser offers rapid pulses that can effectively shatter ink in tattoos or melanin in some types of skin pigmentation. The laser targets the ink or melanin without harming surrounding skin and tissue, reducing discomfort, side effects, and downtime. Although patients may need a series of treatment sessions to achieve their desired results, the improvements will be long-lasting.

What can the nd:YAG Laser treat?

  • Tattoo removal
  • Acne scarring
  • Age spots
  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Café au lait macules
  • Melasma
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Hemangiomas

Frequently Asked Questions

Is The nd:YAG Laser Safe?

Yes, These devices have been approved by the FDA for decades and have a long track record of safety and success. Our board-certified physicians have extensive experience using this device and will use their expertise to customize your treatment so it is as safe and effective as possible.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatment sessions depends in part on your aesthetic goals. If you are looking for tattoo removal, you will likely need a series of sessions to achieve an optimal outcome. If anti-aging is your goal, you may see satisfying results from one or two appointments. One of our doctors will meet with you in person to assess your specific concerns and desired results. From that discussion, we can create a customized treatment plan that will meet your expectations beautifully.

How long do results last?

The downtime is very minimal. You may experience, redness, swelling, itching, and mild scabbing for a few days after treatment. Multiple treatments may be needed to achieve an optimal outcome, which the results are extremely visible after the treatment plan is completed.

Are there any side effects?

Side effects associated with the nd:YAG laser are usually mild and temporary. You might notice some redness and swelling around the treatment area, which should subside within a day or two. Make sure you protect the treated area from direct sun exposure to avoid potential damage to the skin.

Am I a good candidate for the nd:YAG laser treatments?

The nd:YAG laser is a versatile device that can be used to address a host of skin concerns. If you have body ink you would like to eliminate, or hyperpigmentation concerns that are making you self-conscious about your appearance, schedule a consultation with one of our board-certified physicians to find out if the nd:YAG laser is the right treatment for you.