How does PicoWay Resolve work?

During your treatment, the laser light is fired into your skin. These ultrashort short pulses fired uniformly into the skin actually stimulate collagen production. Your body then starts creating more collagen and the signs of ageing start to minimise. Your body actually doing the anti-ageing work for you.

Do I need an initial consultation?

Yes, it is very important you have a consultation and patch test before embarking on a series of treatments. This is because you need to be sure you are appropriate for the procedure and do not have any adverse reactions to the laser. Here at Pulse Light Clinic in London, we offer this consultation and patch test for free.

Are PicoWay treatments safe, and are there any side effects?

PicoWay treatments selectively treat the melanin pigmentation while leaving surrounding skin undamaged. Following a treatment, patients will experience temporary discoloration or reddening of the skin around the treatment area. Some patients may also experience a temporary lightening or darkening of the skin for a few months following the treatment. The skin will typically return to normal colour within a few months.

What should I expect following the treatment?

The area of your skin treated may remain red for up to a few hours. It is recommended that over the next few days you do not scrub or exfoliate the area. If you notice any darker skin peeling/falling off in the area treated, don’t worry it is a good thing.

Why is PicoWay Resolve better than other anti ageing treatments?

It works on all skin types, you get better results with fewer treatments and it has minimal risk and minimal pain. Its dual wavelength, ultrashort pulses give the most effective treatment yet.

Are PicoWay treatments safe, and are there any side effects?

PicoWay treatments selectively treat the melanin pigmentation while leaving surrounding skin undamaged. After treatments, patients will experience temporary discoloration or reddening of the skin around the treatment area. Some patients may also experience a temporary lightening or darkening of the skin for a few months following the treatment. The skin will typically resolve to normal pigmentations colour

Is it Painful?

This varies from person to person as it depends on the area being treated and the sensitivity of your skin but generally the discomfort is described as minimal.