Is the Enlighten Pico and Nano Genesis laser for dark spots better then the other lasers?
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Doctor Answers 1
Thank you for your question. PicoGenesis is a novel treatment for pigment, it uses a picosecond pulse which fires so fast (10^-12) it essentially creates a little earthquake in the skin, this reverberation disrupts the pigment and causes the body to clear the pigment leading to more youthful, radiant skin. It is highly effective for skin. Previously, Dermatologists used q-switched lasers to treat pigment. Q-switched lasers fire in the nanosecond (10^-9) domain which does not cause the same effect as picosecond lasers. Most modern lasers fire in the millisecond range which is 10^-3 so you can see how much faster picos are firing. If you have not tried a picosecond laser, it should work much more effectively to clear pigment. Regards, Dr. Matt Elias
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