Spectrum Laser in San Diego
When you want to remove a tattoo you regret, spider veins, wrinkles, or pigmented lesions, the Spectrum laser offers gentle and safe non-surgical treatment for all of these concerns. Restore youthful, beautiful skin with fast, efficient treatments.
If you lack satisfaction and confidence in the appearance of your skin, then exploring your options with the Spectrum laser with Dr. Pollack in San Diego may be the right choice for you.
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What Can the Spectrum Laser Treat?
Spider veins can form as we age, and they usually appear on the legs or face. The Spectrum long-pulsed nd:Yag laser can treat these to restore youthful legs and a smooth facial complexion while keeping the skin chilled and comfortable.
Wrinkles and Dark Spots (Pigmented Lesions)
Skin resurfacing with the Spectrum Erbium Yag laser removes wrinkles, fine lines, and dark spots (pigmented lesions) to produce smoother skin. Our IPL treatment also targets pigmented lesions for an even complexion.
The Spectrum Q-switched laser device is capable of treating a large or small surface to remove tattoos. A built-in component keeps the skin cool for patient comfort as the tattoo ink is targeted.
What Is the Spectrum Laser Process?
You may feel a mild burning or stinging sensation and experience redness, itching, or swelling. These symptoms typically clear up within a few days following treatment. Your skin should continue to improve every day, and it can take up to a month to fully recover. Wear sunscreen daily to protect your skin and follow any post-treatment instructions or recommendations from our team for the best results.
There shouldn’t be any scars after your Spectrum laser treatments because there are no incisions made. Once the skin heals from a treatment, the appearance should improve without any scarring.
The level of correction and the number of treatments necessary to achieve your ideal results will determine the cost of your procedure. These details will be discussed during your consultation.
Topical anesthesia is usually administered so patients feel comfortable during their procedure.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Am I a candidate for Spectrum laser treatment?
Any patients who have a tattoo they no longer want, spider veins, or signs of aging such as wrinkles and sun spots are ideal candidates for this treatment.
- What areas can be treated?
The Spectrum laser offers treatment for the back, chest, face, legs, hands, neck, and shoulders.
- How much does Spectrum laser treatment cost?
The cost of treatment will depend on the size of the treatment area as well as whether you’re having a tattoo removed, spider veins removed, or skin resurfacing. An accurate price for your treatment can be determined during your consultation.
- How long does treatment take?
The size of your treatment area will determine the length of time needed for improvement. Common treatment areas can take between 30 minutes and two hours.
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Dr. Pollack is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is dedicated to providing patients with safe and effective procedures. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery and looks forward to meeting you. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Pollack, please call our La Jolla practice at 858-215-6143 today.