Pigment Correction

Are you annoyed of your pigment? Need help? We are here.

CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center facilitate Pigment Correction which is an effective treatment when there is an overproduction of melanin in your skin. This leads to hyperpigmentation which can occur due to acne scars or sun damage. A common form of hyperpigmentation presents itself as brown spots on the skin and is best known as melisma. This type of pigmentation occurs due to an increase in hormones during pregnancy or from too much exposure to the sun. While none of these issues are medically worrisome, they can cause you to think less of your appearance and can be treated via a process called

Pigment Correction.
Sometimes, hyperpigmentation is caused by the amount of elastin and collagen in your skin. These two components are responsible for the texture, elasticity, and tone of your skin. Therefore, they can be affected by cosmetic treatments, diet, hormones, your age, and more. Doctors at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center have researched and worked on suggesting a proper set of preventive measures for patients undergoing this treatment.

Excel HR and Enlighten
Excel HR and Enlighten are a type of versatile and powerful laser that is effective at treating pigment problems in the skin. This laser can be used to treat any type of vascular lesions on the neck, head, and body. Excel HR and Enlighten offers immediate results and exerts at CMA Primary Care, and MedVana Center are real specialists who surprise people by performing it immediately.

Chemical Peels
Chemical peels are another treatment option that can be done to treat any type of hyperpigmentation in adults. The peel works to remove the dead skin cells on the top layer of skin, and this stimulates the growth of healthy skin underneath.

PICTURE DIFFERENCE

PROVEN RESULTS
Pigment correction helps to restore the color of normal healthy skin. Once the treatment area begins to heal, you will notice an immediate difference in your skin quality and appearance. The effects can last for years.

PERSONALIZED SOLUTION
Your consultant can help you identify the cause of your hyperpigmentation and work with you to develop an appropriate treatment plan. Multiple body areas are treated simultaneously.

OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE
There is no visible downtime after the procedure, and normal activity can be resumed immediately.
You are more likely to notice improvements in skin texture and pigmentation of your skin. You can even get better results for achieving flawless and clear skin.
After laser treatment, avoid unprotected sun exposure for one year to prevent irregular pigmentation

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Am I a candidate for the Pigment Correcting?

If you have concerns of stubborn discoloration, melisma, sun damage or other hyperpigmentation issues, you may be a candidate. Dr. Tallapureddy at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center will analyze your skin before treatment and determine if laser or Chemical peel treatment is required based on your skin type and condition.

What are the Skin Conditions Treated?

  • Freckles
  • Sun Spots
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Age spots (solar lentigines)
  • Flat pigmented birthmarks (congenital melanocytic naevi)

What is the feel of pigmentation correction?

While certain treatments are more intense than others, Photo Rejuvenation is a breeze. Pulses are spread out according to the areas that need to be attended to, so rather than zapping large segments at a time, the laser is only triggered at unwanted legions making for an easily manageable session. The zaps are likened to a warm rubber band snap, and the sensation is quickly dulled by a cooling compress at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center.

How should I prepare for my pigmentation correction?

Please avoid significant sun exposure for at least two weeks before your treatment at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center. You will need to reach at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center for your appointment with skin which is clean and make-up free.

What can I expect after my pigmentation correction?

Minor swelling or redness can occur in the area surrounding the pigmentation for a matter of minutes or hours post treatment. You can expect the spots that were treated to crust up and shed over a few days. For this reason, exercise should be suspended to allow for proper healing on areas like the arms and legs that would chafe against clothing. Doctors at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center share that results are typically seen after a week and then more gradually throughout some sessions.

What does the Pigment Correcting Peel procedure involve?

The peel is quick, easy and painless! The first step of the treatment involves applying a retinol solution to the skin. Following the retinol, a gel peel solution is applied. The gel peel will remain on your skin between 3-5 hours, during which time you will avoid applying any makeup or skin care products including sunscreen. After the appropriate number of hours, you simply wash the peel off with a provided cleanser and begin the use of the products in the kit. You will receive specific instructions about product usage before you leave the treatment session at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center.

How often do I need to get this treatment done?

Laser or Peels can be done as frequently as six weeks apart or until full improvement is seen in the discoloration. Typically, patients at CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center  will require a series of 2-4 for the most significant improvement in discoloration.

Are There Any Side Effects?

Most patients do not experience any side effects, with any skin reaction usually resolving within a few hours. Patients may find they are sensitive to sunlight immediately after treatment. CMA Primary Care and MedVana Center doctors recommend to avoid direct sunlight and to use sunscreen daily on the treated areas.