In most cases skin pigmentations are without consequence.
Nevertheless, in the presence of brown spots, it is essential to consult a doctor to have an accurate diagnosis.
Aside from the naevi (moles), pigmentary lesions can be :
– Senile lentigines
Commonly called "age spots", appear between 30 and 40 years old and sit on the photo-exposed areas: face, forearm, back of the hands, décolleté and shoulders.
– Hyperpigmentation spots
May appear during pregnancy (melasma or pregnancy mask), on scars or following a trauma or medical procedure; they sit anywhere on the body.
– Stains secondary to a fungal infection
The lasers used have a very short shooting time, of the order of the nonosecond, to be able to fragment the pigment (then eliminated by the body). This selective action avoids the appearance of scars, frequent with the old techniques (nitrogen, dermabrasion).
Depending on the depth of the pigment, a KTP Qswitched (Epidermal pigment) or Nd: YagQswitched (dermal pigment) laser is used.
This treatment is performed on untanned and disinfected skin.
A small crust may appear in the area treated, the patient will take care to grease it daily.
It is important to prevent the reappearance of spots and the occurrence of new ones by the application of the total screen.
One or more sessions may be necessary.
MELA PEEL allows, by the use of specific products and defined according to the type of skin and the desired result, to reduce the natural or aging pigmentary spots, the post-pregnancy melasma, the post-hormonal post-hormonal pigmentations, burn and post-inflammatory while ensuring a more even and refreshed complexion.
By a process of controlled desquamation whose effect resembles that of a sunburn, the patient renews his epidermis. Depending on the case, this medium peel deeply removes skin imperfections, fine wrinkles beginners, pigmented spots difficult to erase with a gentle peel.
The association of the active ingredients of MELA PEEL allows undeniable results including a clear improvement of the homogeneity of the skin in 84% of the cases after 2 treatments (dermatological evaluation), a strong decrease (72%) of the melasma as well as smoother skin and less pronounced frontal wrinkles after treatment for 83% of patients.
This medium peel is preserved for eight hours on the face and then maintains a cream (Mela Cream) for one month. The desquamation lasts two to three days and requires daily hydration. Solar exposures are completely forbiden for two months. The peel can not be performed on tanned skin.
BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES
RATES OF SERVICES*
|Type of consultation||Amount generally charged|
|Laser||From 150€, depending on estimate.|
|Depigmentation Peel||From 250€, depending on estimate.|