Melasma is fairly common in Asian patients with a dark skin tone. It has long been known for its recalcitrance to any form of treatment.

 

Hyperpigmentation

 

Hyperpigmentation means an excess of pigment. There      are several types of hyperpigmentation seen in humans:
– freckles
– disease-related hyperpigmentation
– pregnancy-related hyperpigmentation
– enzymatic deficiencies

 

Epidermal and dermal pigmented lesions

The MedliteTM C Series is perfect for treating a wide variety of epidermal and dermal pigmented lesions, including age spots, solar lentigines, café-au-lait lesions and dermal melanycytosis. Many superficial lesions can be removed quickly and become a huge profit center in your practice, as well as making a significant difference in the lives of your patients.

Epidermal Pigmented Lesions

Treatment Specifications
Laser System:MedliteTM C3
MedliteTM C6
MedliteTM C6 With MultiLite Dye Laser Handpieces
Wavelength:532 (green)
650 (red)

Both the 532 nm and 650 nm wavelengths are excellent for the removal of epidermal pigmented lesions. Research has been conducted by a wide range of notable doctors of The Laser Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA. and New Jersey Pasack Valley Hospital Skin Laser Center. One treatment typically showed excellent clearing with no incidence of hypopigmentation.

Dermal Pigmented Lesions

Treatment Specifications
Laser System:MedliteTM C3
MedliteTM C6
Wavelength:1064 (infrared)

The 1064 nm wavelength of the MedliteTM is extremely effective in the treatment of dermal melaynocytosis such as Nevus of Ota and abberant Mongolian spot. Extensive early research was conducted by physicians in Asia, with thousands of patients treated to date. Multiple treatments were spaced at 2-month intervals or greater. No permanent side effects were observed, and only occasional transient hyperpigmentation was noted, usually resolving within two months. In all cases, lesions lightened after each treatment, and significant lightening occurred after multiple treatment