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Jul 30, 2023

NdYAG Laser Treatment for Melasma

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ND:YAG laser for melasma

Is ND: YAG Laser Treatment Safe?

Do you struggle with stubborn patches of dark, discoloured skin on your face that won’t go away? If so, you may be among the millions affected by melasma, a common skin condition that hormonal changes can trigger. 

While there are several treatment options available, the effectiveness can vary, leaving many wondering if there’s a solution that truly works. Enter Nd: YAG laser melasma treatment. This cutting-edge treatment uses light energy to target and break down the pigment responsible for the dark patches, resulting in a lighter, more even skin tone. 

However, is this treatment right for you and your unique melasma concerns? Let’s find out!

ND:YAG laser for melasma

Nd: YAG laser therapy is a safe and highly effective treatment for melasma. Its 532nm and 1064nm wavelengths can treat superficial and deep pigmentation below the skin’s surface.

The laser emits high-energy pulses of light absorbed by excess melanin in the skin, breaking down the melanin into smaller particles the body can eliminate naturally. In low energy or fractional mode, the laser can also be used for skin toning and improving texture with minimal side effects and downtime.

The quasi-long-pulsed mode of the Q-switched Nd: YAG laser can target pigmentation and blood vessels, which can help improve and lighten melasma. Combining laser treatment with other therapies, such as chemical peels or oral medications, can enhance the results.

Is ND: YAG Laser Treatment Safe?

Is ND YAG Laser Treatment Safe?

While Nd: YAG laser treatment can be effective for some people, it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution. The effectiveness of the treatment can depend on various factors, including the severity of the melasma and the individual’s skin type.

People with darker skin tones are at higher risk of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and melasma recurrence. If you have a history of skin sensitivity, you may be more prone to adverse reactions to laser treatment. 

Additionally, Nd: YAG laser treatment can cause scarring and pigmentation changes, especially if  not performed by a qualified and experienced dermatologist.

Therefore, before undergoing any laser treatment, it’s essential to discuss the potential risks and benefits with a dermatologist.

Are you looking for melasma treatment in Pune or want to achieve radiant skin? Book your consultation with Clear Skin Clinics. Our experienced dermatologists will evaluate your skin type and melasma condition and recommend a personalised treatment plan.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your consultation with Clear Skin Clinics today!

For treating your skin condition, feel free to get in touch with one of our best dermatologists in Pune. You can also call on +919584584111 to book an appointment at one of our skin clinics near you.


Dr Dhanraj Chavan

About the Author: Dr Dhanraj Chavan

Dr. Dhanraj Chavan is a globally trained, young, and dynamic dermatologist. He is a Consultant Dermatologist and Varicose Vein Specialist at Clear Skin, VeinMD, and HairMD.

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