The Effect

Laser treatment , which is used to remove pigmented coloured structures from the skin. The laser is adjusted accordingly, and matched to the specifications of the area,removing it from the skin whilst sparing the surrounding areas.

The Procedure

When the skin is pigmented with lesion or tattoos,the laser treatment which is used to remove the pigmentation, hits the skin which may be reflected, transmitted or absorbed. The absorbed energy is responsible for the clinical effect. It is then converted to thermal energy by the absorption of heat by the intended targets, whilst sparing surrounding normal structures.

skin pigmentation treatment


It is a known fact, that all surgeries carries risks, you would need to be fully aware of the medical risks, which come with this procedures before you consent to the surgery. The surgeon will discuss these risks with you, during your consultation, and you are free to ask questions.

The surgeon will ask you to sign a consent form before the surgery, stating that you have been informed about the risks involved, and that you understand the risks, and that you accept those risks involved. The standard hospital protocol and surgery will be performed , once you have signed the form

You would need to inform your surgeon if you may have that would increase the level of risk, and also if you are allergic to any medications, or medications which you are currently taking, and past medical history of any disease, and medical complications.

Your would experience some temporary swelling, discomfort,lightening of the treated skin, and acute sun sensitivity .Sensitivity to make-up, there would some pinkness and also redness on the skin that would persist for about 6 months.


  • For each session, the time taken would be an hour
  • More than one session is required
  • This procedure is a stand -alone procedure, unless otherwise combined surgical procedures, may require hospitalisation.
  • Anaesthesia Local , numbing spray, or general are used

Side effects

Temporary swelling, discomfort. Lightening of treated skin. Acute sun sensitivity. Increased sensitivity to make-up. Pinkness or redness in skin that may persist for up to 6 months.

Recovery time

  • You can resume duty in 2 weeks
  • Strenuous activity in 4-6 weeks
  • Fading of redness: about 3 months.
  • Return of pigmentation/sun exposure: 6 to 12 months.