Q- switched Nd:YAG lasers produce specific wavelengths of light that are absorbed by pigmented lesions. The light vibrates and fragments the pigmentation, breaking it up and lightening the lesion. Pigment lasers can be used to treat:
Nevus of OTA
Tattoos: black and red
There is generally a downtime of 3-5 days of either redness or crusting following the laser treatment.
The clinic uses the Revlite Q-Switched Nd- YAG laser.