Pixel CO2 Laser

CO2 lasers are used for skin treatments, using a mix of gases to create a laser beam. Pixel treatment involves delivering laser energy in a pattern of small dots on the skin, promoting skin healing and rejuvenation. Dr. Fazeela Abbasi uses this technology for Melasma Treatment.

Melasma is a pigmentation issue that develops on the face, typically seen in individuals with darker skin tones but can also affect those with lighter skin. It’s more common in women, particularly among younger and middle-aged individuals.

How Many Sessions Are Required?

When it comes to melasma and poikiloderma, Civatte treatment typically requires between 4 and 6 sessions, with each session spaced out at an average of every 4 weeks. When treating freckles (freckles) or solar lentigines (age spots), between one and three sessions are required, with a typical gap of 4 weeks in between each treatment.

It is important to use consistent photoprotection products throughout the whole year of the calendar in order to avoid the reappearance of pigmentary lesions and to preserve the results that were achieved via laser interventions. In addition, this will help sustain the outcomes that were achieved during the laser interventions.

What Is The Skin’s Appearance After The Procedure?

Immediately after treatment: It is red but makeup can be applied. It can cause slight burning, which disappears after a few minutes.

The day after the treatment: Slightly brown, but makeup can be applied. 3-4 days after the treatment: Skin flakes off and starts getting back to normal.

Should there be any precautions after the procedure?

Moisturize with prescribed moisturizers to speed up the healing of the skin. Strong sun exposure and acne products should be avoided. Avoid peeling off the skin, and allow the skin to flake off on its own.

Red light emitting diode therapy immediately after laser and daily after treatment for a few days speeds up skin healing, giving it a more polished and glowing appearance.

Melasma Treatment In Islamabad?

Melasma is a skin condition characterized by the development of dark, discolored patches on the face. It typically occurs in areas exposed to the sun, such as the cheeks, forehead, nose, and upper lip. While it can affect individuals of all skin types, it is more common in people with darker skin tones. Hormonal changes, sun exposure, and genetic factors are believed to contribute to its development. Women, especially those who are pregnant or taking birth control pills, are more prone to developing melasma.

Types of Melasma In Pakistan?

Depending on how deep the melanin is, there are three different forms of melasma: Using a dark light, as Wood uses.

Dermal Melasma: Melanin deposits in the dermis (dermal melasma) are superficial. It often appears around the zygomatic bone, and its edges are generally somewhat blurry. A wood-lit bluish-black hue

Epidermal melasma: Melasma of the epidermis occurs when melanin accumulates in the skin’s deepest layers. It often appears in the face’s middle region and is bounded by clear lines. Dark brown melasma is the most amenable to treatment with wood light.

Mixed melasma: Melasma that has both dermal and epidermal components is called mixed melasma.

Physiological melasma of the pregnant woman: Pregnancy-related melasma on the body: It’s short-lived and treatable, so don’t worry.