Picosecond Laser able to fire laser beams with very short pulse durations in Picosecond, which is one trillionth of a second. It is an improved technology from traditional Q-switched Lasers which can generate laser beam in nanosecond pulse duration.
Based on individual’s pain tolerance and location of the pigmented lesion, most people are able to tolerate the lasers sessions without much discomfort. Patients will feel the pulses as quick tingling sensations, like very tiny rubber bands snapped against the skin. Cold air or numbing cream will be provided if necessary.
The face may look flushed after the laser treatment for a few hours or 1 to 2 days depending on the laser setting. You may resume normal activities post treatment, but it is advisable to minimize sun exposure and apply sunblock daily.