What is the Long-Pulsed YAG Laser?
The Long-Pulsed YAG Laser is a solid-state laser that produces a near-infrared wavelength. This penetrates deep into the skin and is absorbed by hemoglobin and melanin. This laser is absorbed into the deeper levels of the dermis which allows for the treatment of deeper vascular lesions.
How Does the Long-Pulsed YAG Laser Work?
The laser energy from this device is delivered using long pulses. These are converted into heat in the tissue. This heat impacts vascular lesions. Plus, this treatment can also help to treat wrinkles on a superficial level.
What Can the Long-Pulsed YAG Laser Treat?
The Long-Pulsed YAG Laser can treat a variety of concerns, such as:
At Resplendence MedSpa we will customize this treatment to suit your specific needs, concerns, and goals.
This treatment is well-tolerated by patients. During your treatment, the YAG device will be passed over the targeted vein. The highly focused light will target the vein. It will be heated and damaged. This produces scar tissue which causes the vein to close and disappear.
What Can I Expect From The Long-Pulsed YAG Laser?
There is very little downtime associated with the Long-Pulsed YAG Laser treatment. You can return to normal activities after treatment. However, you should wait three days to exercise. It is also important to protect the skin from the sun as it will be very sensitive.