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Nd: YAG Laser

Nd: YAG Laser

What is Neodynium-YAG laser (Nd:YAG)?

Nd:YAG (Neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet) is a crystal that is used as a laser medium for solid-state lasers.

Nd:YAG Laser is present in long pulsed mode & in Q-switched mode.

 

What is Nd:YAG laser used for?

  1. Vascular lesions
    • Spider veins & telangiectasias in the face and legs.
    • Haemangiomas & Vascular birthmarks.
  2. Hair removal 
    • Nd:YAG laser may be used for hair removal in any location including face, neck, underarms, bikini line, back, chest and legs.
  3. Pigmented lesions
    • It  removes brown age spots (solar lentigines), freckles, naevus of Ota, naevus of Ito, mongolian spots, and café-au-lait-macules.
  4. Tattoo removal
    • Blue, grey and black tattoos can be removed with a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser.
    • The color of the tattoo and the depth of the pigment influence the duration and the outcome of the laser treatment.

How many laser treatments can I expect?

The number of sessions vary according to location, color & depth of the lesion.