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Medlite Q-Switch Laser Treatment

The MedLite Q-Switched laser machine purpose built for these aesthetic therapies, the latest technology and an evolution of the Q-Switch laser technology.

What is Q-Switching?

Q-Switching creates a pulsed laser beam of higher peak power. By using a pulsed laser, the higher energy of the laser creates a “photo-mechanical” effect on skin pigmentation as well as tattoo inks and pigments. The pulsed laser safely ‘breaks’ the small particles comprising the tattoo or skin lesion.

Our body’s immune system can then dispose of these small particles. The MedLite Q-Switched laser machine has two wavelengths in one laser, these are: 532nm and 1064nm  Nd:YAG. These wavelengths add flexibility to the treatment options for tattoo as well as for the skin blemishes and lesions that the Q-Switch Laser has been engineered to remove.

City Laser Clinic has chosen the Q-Switch Laser for its proven effectiveness arising from the combination of high power and nanosecond pulses that deliver peak energy throughout the layers of the epidermis faster than the normal relaxation time of the tissue. The result is a safe, effective way to control the laser energy and safely achieve desired results.

How is the Pulse created?

The MedLite Q-Switch Laser used by City Laser Clinic forms a pulse by Q-switching, which is otherwise known as giant pulse formation. Q-switching causes more controllable pulse repetition rates, with higher pulse energies, and longer pulse durations that results in a more controlled and effective laser for removal of tattoos and treatment of skin lesions and blemishes.

KTP laser for Treatment of Superficial Pigmentations

The KTP Laser has particular benefits over other classes of laser for the treatment of superficial (epidermal) skin pigmentations. At City Laser Clinic, our laser therapists have the experience, training and qualifications to provide safe and effective treatment of Superficial Pigmentations of the skin.

KTP is an abbreviation for the chemical: Potassium titanyl phosphate. The KTP laser is generated by a neodymium:YAG laser beam directed through a potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP) crystal to produce a beam of visible light at 532nm wavelength, which appears green, and is well suited to the treatment of Epidermal (superficial) pigmentation.

These types of pigmentation are inherently close to the surface of the skin (epidermal layer) and are usually caused by sun exposure or made worse by sun exposure, and include:

For deeper pigmentations of the skin (dermal layer) the ND:Yag laser creating a laser beam in the near infrared spectrum at a wavelength of 1064nm is more suitable.

The ND:Yag laser for Treatments of Dermal Conditions

The ND:Yag lasers (neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet) uses  a crystal of yttrium, aluminum, and garnet doped with neodymium ions, to create a laser beam in the near infrared spectrum at a wavelength of 1064 nm that is well suited to treat dermal (deep skin) pigmentations including:

At City laser Clinic, we understand the distress and embarrassment that skin lesions can cause, particularly when darker and covering larger parts of the visible skin, City Laser Clinic uses the MedLite Laser because it is the best most effective Laser device currently available, and provides different wavelength , suited to different skin conditions .

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