Does laser spot removal hurt?

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Most patients report a stinging and burning sensation during the treatment, which resolves almost immediately afterwards. If you have particularly sensitive skin, we will be able to provide a prescription strength anesthetic cream to minimize your discomfort.

How does the laser treat spots?

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We use a Q-switched laser which specifically targets pigment in the dermis and epidermis. The darkened pigment of the spots is selectively absorbed by the correct wavelength of light and shattered.