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What is the YAG laser used for?

Depending on your skin type and aesthetic goals, your laser technician will help determine the best treatment modality for your unique skin needs.

The YAG laser can be used for:

  • benign mole removal

  • solar keratosis

  • spider veins

  • broken capillaries

  • skin tags

  • warts

  • angiomas

  • removal small blood vessels

  • fungal toenail infections

  • tattoo removal

  • skin rejuvenation

 

Before your first YAG laser treatment, you will have a complimentary medical evaluation by one of our expert technicians, and if required one of our doctors to ensure that your treatment plan is optimal for your skin type and desired results. Your technician will also discuss both laser pre-care and post-care instructions with you prior to your treatments.

YAG LASER

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The Yag Q-Switch laser is an ablative, non-invasive laser which creates a high-energy beam of light. The Q-switch allows the laser to send very powerful short bursts of energy, lasting a mere billionth of a second. It effectively treats spider veins, vascular lesions, birth marks, skin tags, and is also an effective laser treatment for tattoo removal.

 

What is an ablative laser?

Ablative lasers are 'solid beam' lasers, they are not broken up into smaller beams like the non-ablative lasers (IPL). Because of this they are more powerful and can be used for tattoo removal and for removing unwanted skin tissue, depending on the laser setting and requirement. The YAG Q-switch is a very advanced laser utilized for a variety of aesthetic and medical treatments when used by our expert technicians.