Pixel erbium yag is a fractional ablative laser used for skin resurfacing, wrinkles, deep acne scars. It improves overall skin tone, elasticity, reduces superficial pigmentation and pore size. It is a minimally invasive procedure without significant discomfort and minimal downtime.
1. Is Pixel laser safe?
Pixel is a fractional laser used to treat sun damage, aging and acne scars. It is considered safe and suitable for all skin types.
2. Is Pixel laser effective?
Pixel is an efficient laser that is effective for skin resurfacing, sun damage and to shrink pore size.
3. Is Pixel treatment painful?
Pixel laser is not a painful procedure. However, we do apply a topical numbing cream to further decrease any discomfort.
4. What happens after pixel laser?
Laser resurfacing with pixel laser is followed with a downtime of 3-5 days. There will be mild redness, swelling immediately after the procedure followed by crusts formation. The crusts is laser shed to reveal smooth, younger and radiant skin.
5. Can I apply makeup after pixel?
Patients can apply makeup after 3-4 days post procedure.
6. How often can I have Pixel treatments?
Pixel treatments are spaced out between 4-6 weeks.
7. Can I steam my face post pixel?
Avoid heat treatments such as spas, saunas, steam rooms for 7 days post pixel.
8. What I apply my normal skin care routine after pixel?
It is important to keep skin moist after procedure. Avoid irritating creams and serums with hydroxy acids, retinol, vitamin c, witch hazel etc.