Q-Switch Laser is a laser treatment for laser skin rejuvenation. The treatment involves emitting the light energy for stimulating the natural growth of collagen, gently, remove excessive or irregular pigmentation, improve open proves and reducing wrinkles and fine lines.
Continuous years and excessive skin exposure to the sun cause larger pores, pigmentation, breakage of collagen and reddening of skin. Collagen is used to provide the support to the network to the skin that cause wrinkles and fine lines. The treatment with Q-Switch result in refreshed skin appearance, improves skin tone, smoothens the texture, reduce the size of the pores and finally reduce acne scars, effectively. The outer layer of the skin is not affected and so no prolonged healing process or no downtime wouldn’t be there. So, it helps the patient to return to the normal state immediately and even to normal routine.
The process of skin rejuvenation with laser actually passes the light from laser harmlessly and gently through skin’s upper layer and stimulates growth of collagen by allowing heat, deep beneath the skin. The scars and wrinkles would be filled naturally on their own, over the next few weeks. In addition, when the laser is attempted to penetrate pigmentation and age spots, eventually, those emitted areas would be broken apart and it would then be absorbed inside the skin. After the treatment, the result is reduced pigmentation, fine lines and then healthier, smoother skin would be the final result, giving toned, younger and firmer skin appearance.
Candidates to Q-Switch Laser
Q-Switch laser is usually suitable for the people, who have the following skin conditions.
- Problem with the skin pores
- Facial sagging or laxity problem
- Excessive oiliness problem
- Skin discoloration
- Wrinkles and fine lines
- Acne scars
- Dull skin
- Dull skin tone
Area of Treatment
Q-Switch laser treatment is suitable to be applied and treated for the body parts, like hands, chest, neck, face, etc.
Affects of Procedure
Before the procedure starts the skin is numbed by applying a topical cream. Hence, during the procedure, there is no much harm and heating focused over the skin and there is no pain or minimum pain experienced by the patient. Mild swelling and little redness are appeared after completion of the procedure. it is transient and within one day, it completely disappears.
Q-Switch laser treatment is one of the safest procedures for rejuvenation of skin. There are usually no or very minimal side effects, provided the procedure is performed under experienced dermatologist. Very small swelling and minimal redness are noticed and continued for only 1 to 2 hours.
Number of Sessions Needed
- Total number of sessions needed to completely treat the skin problem is decided by the dermatologist, as it depends on various factors, such as type of skin, present condition of treatment. Most of the treatments need 3 to 4 treatments with time gap of 2 to 4 weeks, to experience optimum results.
Post Treatment Care
After the Q-Switch laser treatment, the skin must be protected from the exposure of the sun and sunscreen lotions must be used on daily basis. Night creams can be helpful and one can start it post 2 days of the treatment.