Q Switched Laser

Q -Switch laser creates an invisible beam of light that specifically targets the brown pigment or melanin present in the dark spots without having any affect on the surrounding skin. The pigment absorbs the laser energy and gets fragmented within the skin's tissues, thereby giving you smooth and even skin tone.
The highly selective endogenous melanin of Q-Switched lasers performs as a high-speed shutter.The laser rods store energy in high quantity and emits them efficiently on the most affected areas of the skin. The high-speed pulses have to exit on the affected areas to heal the skin from internally. In nanoseconds are pulses are emitted and the bean stays uniform to avoid any harmful effect. The fractional hand pieces used to reduce the time to allow interaction of the laser beam with the skin. As an increased exposure can damage the skin as well. Laser energy provides quick recovery of the damaged tissues and enhances the skin surface by fixing the internal pattern.

Benefits of Q-Switched Treatment

With just a single sitting you can get rid of up to 75% to 100% of the dark and brown spots on your skin. A few patients are asked to go for the second to third sitting as the first one gives them an immense improvement. The rest of the spots can get removed using skin creams. Moreover, with Q-Switched treatment, you can be sure to get a 100% permanent freckle free skin. The freckles do not come back soon. The results can last for over years if taken proper care of. So, it’s better to get the best Q-Switched laser treatment .

The Pre and Post Laser Measures to Take For Q-Switched Treatment

It’s better to learn about the pre and post-laser treatments to enhance the effectiveness of the treatment.

Pre-Laser Preparation

Do not tan your skin when planning to go for the Q-Switched Treatment
Do not consume aspirin-consumed drugs and products for about 2 weeks
Do not apply too many facial creams and lotions before the treatment

Post Laser Preparation

It may take 10 to 14 days to remove the dark brown colored scab from the skin after the treatment whereas the bruising may last longer than a few days
To cover the side affects you can apply makeup if you want
Do not get exposed to sun frequently, stay in as much as you can

Pros and Cons of Q-Switch Laser

The skin lightening treatment- Q-Switched Laser Treatment is highly regarded and recommended by the people around the world due to its long-lasting outcomes. No matter how stubborn your brown marks are the treatment has the capability to heal them completely. So, here are some pros and cons of the treatment.

Pros Of The Treatment

Q-Switch laser tighten the skin and remove the sagging face. It heals the wrinkles and removes the dark spots.
It removes acne scars and heals the tissues permanently to give you a smooth looking face
It boosts the self-esteem and gives you a younger looking skin
It treats the facial pigmentation and removes the discoloration
It eliminates the dead skin cells and wipes away the blemishes and uneven skin tone
It thoroughly cleanses the skin and rejuvenates from within the tissues
It ensures to provide minimal side effects to the skin
It decrease the unwanted hair growth and remove them permanently as well
It is used as a tattoo removal treatment as well

Cons Of The Treatment

In most places of the world, Q-Switched treatment is charged for a much higher price. You need to look for a healthcare department that is affordable and ensures promising results
Sometimes the patients complain to experience a lot of pain. It happens with those who have a poor and loose skin. An over sensitive skin might get more side effects like bruises for sometimes
Though it causes no extreme damages to the skin but you may get blemishes and sores just after getting the treatment
The healing time can be between 7 to 10 days or can last for more than two weeks depending on your skin type
The healing time can be between 7 to 10 days or can last for more than two weeks depending on your skin type

Types of Q-Switched Lasers

There are several types of Q-Switched lasers. The crystal rods inside the lasers differentiate the lasers. The rods allow the Q-Switched lasers to produce different wavelengths.5 These variable wavelengths determine what the Q-Switched laser will be used for.

Some of the Q-Switched lasers include :

Q-Switched Nd : YAG Laser is used mostly for non-ablative skin rejuvenation, darkened scars, brown birthmarks. It is recognized for its ability to remove a wide range of tattoo colors.

Ruby Laser is used to remove rare tattoo colors like lime green and sky blue.

Alexandrite Laser is used for brown spots, sun spots, darkened scars, brown birthmarks, melasma and its ability to remove black ink tattoos and rare tattoo colors like lime green and sky blue.

 While every patient is different, each tattoo that is undergoing removal is different. Different laser wavelengths are required to remove different colors of tattoo ink.

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