Among the many treatment options for pigmentation, the Diolite laser is the Kay Dermatology recommended procedure. Why? Find out the many benefits of this revolutionary treatment for pigmentation.

What is the Diolite Laser?

A specific type of diode laser frequently employed in treating skin lesions, including vascular and pigmented lesions, is known as a “diolite laser,” a word primarily used in cosmetic surgery. 

A diolite laser operates by burning the skin lesions’ constituent cells until they are killed while sparing the surrounding tissue. This laser therapy is beneficial for treating liver spots, sun spots, spider veins, and age spots since it may target specific tissues while sparing surrounding areas. 

Other types of lasers are also used for this purpose, and some of them can provide more noticeable effects, but they frequently harm the skin more, take longer to heal, and have higher risks of side effects.

What Can Diolite Laser Treat?

The Diolite 532 – the device Kay Dermatology uses – is a cutting-edge compact laser system for treating vascular and pigmented skin lesions, such as freckles, telangiectasia, rosacea, cherry angiomas, port wine stains, lentigines, dermatosis papulosis nigra, keratoses, and spider angiomas.

Telangiectasias, which are facial spider veins brought on by dilated capillaries or arterioles,

Cherry angiomas are red, barely elevated lesions.

Spider angiomas are red, slightly elevated lesions that resemble spiders.

Flat, dark blotches on the skin called lentigines can develop on the skin after prolonged sun exposure.

Keratosis: Mildly raised pigmented lesions on the face and back of the hands.

Brownish skin patches, known as freckles, are typical among people with pale skin.

Minor black marks called Dermatosis Papulosis Nigra are more common in people of Asian or African origin.

Vascular and pigmented lesions can be treated without harm with Diolite Laser. The treatment can also remove skin tags and UV damage.

How Does Diolite Laser Work?

Similar to how a light-emitting diode, or LED, light creates its light, a diolite laser produces a laser using a semiconducting material, as other diode lasers do. Diode lasers can be used for various industrial, scientific, and medical applications, such as bar-code scanners, CD drives, and dental equipment. Different types of diode lasers emit distinct kinds of light with different qualities.

A diolite laser employs a particular wavelength, pulse length, and pulse energy to ensure that only the type of tissue intended for treatment absorbs its light.

An instrument similar to a pen is held in hand and pointed toward the skin, lightly contacting the areas that need to be treated with the diolite laser’s powerful beam of light. Then, the laser light’s heat disintegrates abnormal blood vessels and pigment cells. Before receiving treatment, a local anesthetic cream may be given, and most patients only feel a little discomfort.

A small amount of swelling or redness may develop after diolite laser therapy, although more severe side effects are rare.

Who are Suitable Candidates?

The Diolite Laser can help patients with vascular or pigmented lesions on their nose, cheeks, chin, or other parts of the face. Lighter skin tones have the best chances of getting the most out of the treatment since their natural skin color looks vastly different from lesions. The device’s targeting system won’t find it challenging to differentiate between healthy and unhealthy skin tissues.

If you want to know if this treatment is the best choice for you, schedule a consultation at our clinic.

What to Expect During and After the Diolite Laser Treatment

Most patients do not need an anesthetic during treatment, but a topical anesthetic can be used if necessary. Patients must wear treatment goggles to shield their eyes from the laser light throughout the operation. The total treatment time will change based on how many regions are treated.

After the Treatment

Redness may develop after non-invasive therapy, although it usually goes away within a few hours. Additionally, there may be some edema, which will go away in 1-2 days. There is no downtime connected with the procedure, although it is advised that patients avoid exposure to direct sunlight while the healing process is taking place.

For the right vascular or pigmented lesions, the diolite laser works great. One session should result in clearing 60–65% of the lesions. Depending on the quantity of lesions present and the target decrease, 1-2 sessions are advised.

The effects will be better if the pigmented lesions are darker. Vascular lesions respond to treatment in 10–14 days, while pigmented lesions do so in 2–3 weeks.

You can resume everyday activities with only a slight redness in the treatment area right after the procedure.

Diolite Laser Aftercare

There is very little postoperative care required. During the healing phase, we might instruct you to avoid exposure to the sun and put an anti-bacterial ointment on the treated region for a short while.

Use a mild cleanser and wash as usual, but don’t scrub. The skin around the treatment region might be tender and more sensitive; scrubbing may do harm. A mild cleanser and gentle washing will keep your skin clean without damaging your skin.

To lessen crusting, use Vaseline. Vaseline is effective for maintaining moisture locked in the skin. It will prevent your skin from drying and flaking.

You can use Polysporin antibiotic ointment and a bandage if a blister bursts or starts to drain.

Consistently apply sunscreen to prevent burning, rashes, and color changes in treated areas.

Why Kay Dermatology Recommends Diolite Laser for Pigmentation

Diolite Laser is the best treatment for pigmentation for many reasons. It is quick, easy, and convenient. It produces long-lasting results with only minimal potential side effects.

It helps treat many pigmentation problems and other skin issues. It is guaranteed to be safe and effective. The diolite laser treatment is the best answer for your skin pigmentation problems.

Get the diolite laser treatment by consulting and contacting Kay Dermatology today. Our telephone number is 818-238-2350; you can also reach us by filling out our contact form. Our address is 201 S. Buena Vista, Ste. 420, Burbank, CA 91505.