What is Meridian Clinic Signature Swarovski Radiant Skin Treatment with PicoWay laser?
Meridian Clinic Signature Swarovski Radiant Skin Treatment with PicoWay laser targets all types and all depts of pigmentations to give customers beautiful, even and bright skin. Besides that, it also treats uneven skin texture, yielding baby smooth skin. As a result, Swarovski Radiant Skin is achieved with the maximum result in the shortest time.
What is PicoWay laser?
PicoWay is a remarkably innovative 3 wavelength picosecond laser with both full-beam & fractional capabilities from Syneron Candela.
How does it work?
PicoWay’s unique mode of action is based on delivering ultra-short picosecond pulses of energy to the tissue. These bursts of energy creates a photoacoustic impact which breaks up the target pigment into smaller, more easily eliminated particles.
It comes with 3 wavelengths, 532nm, 785nm & 1064 nm picosecond laser as well as Resolve dual wavelength picosecond fractional module that treats pigmentation, skin irregularities and signs of aging.
What are the benefits of PicoWay laser?
- Pigmentations, from superficial pigments like freckles, solar lentigene (sun spots) to deep pigments such as melasma, PIH (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation), Hori’s nevi, Nevus of Ota (birth marks), tattoos and etc.
- Skin irregularities like enlarged pores and scars.
- Aging signs like fine lines, wrinkles, and mild sagging skin.
How is PicoWay different from Q-switched ND YAG laser?
|Comparison Factors||PicoWay laser||Q-switched ND YAG laser|
|Laser Medium||ND YAG||ND YAG|
|Wavelength||1064, 532, 785
Resolve 1064, Resolve 532
|Speed||Picosecond (1000x faster than nanosecond)||Nanosecond|
|Effectiveness in terms of no. of session of treatment||Less session||More session|
|Risk of side effects (rebound pigmentation/burn)||Less||More|
|Discomfort during treatment||Less||More|
How is PicoWay different from other Picolasers?
Is there downtime for the PicoWay laser treatment?
Generally for skin rejuvenation treatment, there will be no downtime.
In some cases where customer has superficial pigmentations or scar problems, minimal downtime shall be expected.
What are the risks/side effects of PicoWay laser?
Transient: may have redness, mild burning, bruising and discoloration of the skin (dark/light), infection
Long term: may have blister/scarring, hyper/hypopigmentation
However, in the hands of professional and credited Aesthetic Physician in Meridian Clinic, the risk is low as our doctors are well equipped with knowledge and skills to handle PicoWay lasers with great experience.
Can pregnant lady do PicoWay laser?
In general, PicoWay Laser has no radiation to the surrounding and is non-ionizing. It does not harm pregnant mothers/foetuses. However, pregnant mothers can opt to have PicoWay laser done after childbirth to prevent any disputable potential risk..
How are the procedures and duration of PicoWay laser treatment?
In Meridian Clinic, we provide 2 complementary hydration treatments before and after PicoWay laser treatment, each takes about 10-15 minutes. PicoWay laser treatment takes about 30-45 minutes to complete. The entire process should complete within 1-1.5 hours.
Is PicoWay laser treatment painful?
Not painful with a little warm and pricky sensation. To some customers, the procedure causes mild discomfort but it is tolerable. Request for numb cream application prior to PicoWay laser treatment is possible for customer who has very low pain threshold.
How do I take care of my skin after PicoWay laser treatment?
Customer can resume daily activities as usual after PicoWay laser treatment. However there are a few post-treatment care to take note,
– Sun protection
– Skin hydration with hydrating products/masks
– Avoid acidic (except hyaluronic acids)/scrub skin care products for 5 days
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