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Fotona Long Pulse Laser For Acne

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Fotona Long Pulse Nd: YAG Laser - Effectively Treats Acne Vulgaris
  • Reduces Acne inflammation
  • Slow oil production
  • Suitable for smaller or larger Acne areas
  • Complements Melasma treatment
  • Backed by multiple clinical reports
  • Complements Melasma treatment
  • No Down Time

Full Face – $550
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Overview

The Fotona Long Pulse Nd: YAG is a non-invasive laser treatment that is effective in treating different types of skin conditions. It provides the ability to penetrate deeply into the skin to create thermal effects without damaging the skin surface. Its homogeneous absorption in skin and low absorption in melanin allow it to be safely used with all skin types.

The Fotona Long Pulse Nd: YAG laser reduces acne inflammation through photo selective absorption and controlled heating effects. The high-powered Nd:YAG laser penetrates the skin safely at a pre-determined depth, and selectively destroy overactive oil producing glands that cause acne.

Acne Vulgaris

Laser reduces Acne Inflammation

Fotona Fast Facts
  1. 50+ years history as the world’s leader in laser technology
  2. Most trusted by doctors around the world 
  3. Established The Laser & Health Academy in partnership with world-leading  clinical experts
  4. Recognized world-wide for innovative, award-winning laser systems.

The Fotona Long Pulse Nd:YAG laser encourages the healing process by stimulating collagen remodeling. This is a key step for long-term treatment, as it not only stops acne production and reduces possibility of future inflammation, but also encourages gradual full recovery of the skin.

Clinical References

Numerous studies have been done by medical experts on the Fotona Laser. One such study by a team of doctors, after conducting clinical tests on patients with severe acne, concluded that the Fotona Laser managed to remove acne faster than expected. No side effects were observed after 2 years of close monitoring of the patients.

For a comprehensive list of clinical studies on Fotona laser systems, pls visit https://www.laserandhealthacademy.com/en/journal/?utm_source=main

Here are some other papers that support the safety and efficacy of this treatment.

Comparison of Fractional Er:YAG and Carbon Dioxide Lasers in Resurfacing of Atrophic Scars in Asians. Manuskiatti W. Journal of the Laser and Health Academy, Vol. 2011. No. 1. 

Combined Use of Nd:YAG and Er:YAG in Acute Cystic Acne Treatments – A Case Study.
Kakas P. Journal of the Laser and Health Academy, Vol. 2010. No. 1. P. S02. 

Treatment of punched-out atrophic and rolling acne scars in skin phototypes III, IV, and V with variable square pulse erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser resurfacing. Wanitphakdeedecha R, Manuskiatti W, Siriphukpong S, Chen TM. 2009. 

Retrospective analysis of non-ablative scar treatment in dark skin types using the sub-millisecond Nd:YAG 1,064 nm Laser.Badawi A, Tome MA, Atteya A, Sami N, Morsy IA. 2011. 

Treatment of atrophic facial acne scars with the 1064-nm Q-switched Nd:YAG laser: six-month follow-up study. Friedman PM, Jih MH, Skover GR, Payonk GS, Kimyai-Asadi A, Geronemus RG. Arch Dermatol. 2004. Nov;140(11):1337-41.

FAQ

Anyone with acne and/or spider veins is suitable, no matter how mild or severe. Treatment also works for all skin types.

During treatment, you’ll feel split-second “flashes” prickling on your skin. Most patients can easily tolerate this sensation, even without numbing cream applied. This is partly due to a skin cooler being administered so you will not feel any heat from the laser.

As it is a non-invasive procedure, this treatment is very safe and side effects are almost unheard of.

Those with mild to moderate conditions typically need around 3-6 sessions, while moderate to severe conditions need up to 9 sessions. Visible results will accumulate after each session, leading to a “final result” a few days after your last session.

Each treatment will take around 15-20 minutes.

There are no side effects, other than some redness and mild swelling around the treatment area that will subside in a few hours.

There is virtually no downtime, and any numbness around the treatment area will be gone when you step out of the treatment room.

Once fully treated, it’s unlikely you’ll need any maintenance. That’s because the Fotona Laser technology is designed to not only treat active acne but also prevent future inflammation.

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