• Minimize wrinkles
  • Tighten sagging skin
  • Remove unwanted hair
  • Correct pigmentation
  • Minimize stretch marks
  • Diminish scars and acne

1064 Q-SWITCHED Nd: YAG LASER

Our most versatile laser for skin rejuvenation.

Ideal for all skin types and a range of conditions and anomalies like textural imperfections and anti-aging, the SPECTRA™ Dual-pulsed 1064 Q-Switched Nd:YAG is our most versatile laser service for skin rejuvenation. SPECTRA™ is a gentle laser that delivers specialized nanosecond laser energy to reliably decrease uneven skin,  pigmentation concerns, melasma, acne, textural irregularities and fine lines. And learn more about the SPECTRA™ Hollywood Peel, which uses this device in conjunction with a special carbon lotion for instantly radiant effects.

This laser produces four wavelengths (1064 nm, 532 nm, 585 nm, 650 nm) in Q-switched nanosecond pulses to treat a wide array of dermatological and aesthetic conditions including dermal and epidermal pigmented lesions, tattoos, active acne, laser toning and skin rejuvenation. The SPECTRA™ Dual-pulsed Q-switched Nd: YAG is the only laser FDA-approved for treatment of melasma. Achieve dramatic beauty results with our most gentle laser by addressing:

  • Melasma
  • Pore size
  • Texture and tone
  • Acne and acne scars
  • Pigmented lesions
  • Dry skin
  • Gentle laser resurfacing
  • Vascular lesions

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TREATMENT

Based on your skin concerns, your Kucumber specialist will apply a lotion to prepare your skin. The lotion produces a mask that absorbs the surface of your stratum corneum — the top layer of epidermis. The mask contributes to both thermal and mechanical exfoliation, which varies depending on where you are at in your treatment plan.

Your Kucumber specialist will apply the lotion 15 minutes prior to the laser treatment. Once the laser begins pulsing, you will hear slight snapping sounds; you may also feel a mild tingling or warmth. Your provider will make multiple passes over your skin with the laser during each treatment. Each pass will add to the improvement of your skin’s tone, texture and coloration. Whether its melasma, acne scars or hyper pigmentation there is a treatment plan for you.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Patients experience little to no redness, scaling or peeling of the skin. Your skin will feel instantly feel smooth and glow visibly. The intensity of the effects will vary based on the laser energy and desired outcome. Most patients require very little downtime. Depending on your individual goals, four to six treatments are necessary for moderate effects, with initial improvements seen after just one treatment.

Address a range of skin concerns with the exceptionally effective 1064 Q-switch Nd: YAG.

 

REFERENCES
Preissig, Jason, Kristy Hamilton, and Ramsey Markus. “Current Laser Resurfacing Technologies: A Review That Delves Beneath the Surface.” Seminars in Plastic Surgery 26, no. 3 (August 2012): 109–16. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1329413.
Rashid, T., I. Hussain, M. Haider, and T. S. Haroon. “Laser Therapy of Freckles and Lentigines with Quasi-Continuous, Frequency-Doubled, Nd:YAG (532 Nm) Laser in Fitzpatrick Skin Type IV: A 24-Month Follow-Up.” Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy 4, no. 3 (January 1, 2002): 81–85. doi:10.1080/147641702321136246.
“SPECTRA.” Corporate Product Information. Lutronic. Accessed September 7, 2017. http://www.usa.lutronic.com/spectra.

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