Pigmented lesion removal has become a trending procedure for those wanting to get rid of annoying and bothersome lesions on the body. These lesions come in many different shapes, sizes, growths and color. Pigmented lesions treatment Toronto can occur at any point and for some clients, they are simply born with it. Common types of lesions are vascular, reactive, hyperpigmented, and also keratinocytic. Depending on the size, the density and the color of a pigmented lesion, more than one treatment may be required.
There are several indications that need to be considered before removing any type of lesion. If the color, size, texture, or shape has changed or evolved with a pigmented lesion, it is recommended to consult a Dermatologist before undergoing any sort of ablative procedure. If the lesion is benign, clients are safe and able to proceed with seeking appropriate information on treatment options available.
There are many types of pigmented lesion removal devices, some of them being Radio Frequency, the Nd:YaG laser, IPL treatments, the Erbium Laser, as well as the Co2 Laser system. Clients should educate themselves on the different options, and should consult a medical professional to make sure they are good candidates for the offered treatments available. All of these medical devices use energy and heat to eliminate, ablate or singe off any unwanted pigmented lesions treatment Toronto. For this reason, clients who have darker skin should be cautious and aware of all potential side effects when treating and removing any type of lesion on the body, as they are significantly more prone to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
With a variety of laser options on the market, pigmented lesion removal has become a quick, painless, and easy procedure. Treatment protocols are client specific and will be customized to fit their expectations. Downtime for this treatment can range anywhere between 7-14 days, depending on the intensity of the treatment. Clients should experience redness and even potential bleeding, which is followed by crusting and scabbing. Eventually, the scab will desquamate off the surface of the skin, allowing for a smoother and more even appearance. Proper at-home care is very important once the lesion has been treated. Once removed, if the lesion has become a wounded area, it is important to keep it moist for the first 3-5 days to prevent infections and to promote optimal healing. Picking, scratching and rubbing should be avoided at all times post-treatment, as it will interfere with the healing process.
Although this treatment is quick and easy, the number of treatment sessions will vary per client. It can be as simple as one treatment to remove a smaller raised lesion, or it could require several treatments if the lesion is large and flat. The spacing between those treatments ranges between 4-8 weeks based on the intensity. Clients that are dealing with pigmented lesions treatment Toronto that are precancerous and or cancerous should continue to consult their Dermatologist to ensure the lesions are monitored and removed safely.
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