Laser Treatments for Dark Skin

Dark Skin

Treating dark skin with lasers requires experience, special skill and state of the art equipment. We, at the Laser and Skin Surgery Center, specialize in laser treatments of every skin complexion, from fair to dark.

With the extensive experience and cutting edge clinical research conducted by our physicians, patients can feel secure that they are getting optimum care and the latest technology. This is especially important in treating dark skin when the risk of injuring dark skin is higher with lasers and light sources than with treating fair skin and special considerations and must be taken.

The following are conditions in dark skin that we have treated successfully at our center: 

  • Port-wine stains
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Sun spots
  • Wrinkles
  • Acne scars
  • Stretch marks
  • Tattoo removal
  • Hair removal
  • Pigment restoration
  • Melasma

We have the latest lasers and light sources that can be safely and effectively used in dark skin including:

  • Q-switched Nd:YAG
  • Q-switched ruby
  • Long pulsed Nd:YAG
  • Thermage
  • Fraxel
  • Clear + Brilliant
  • Clear + Brilliant Perméa
  • V-Beam pulsed dye laser
  • Gemini KTP
  • Starlux Pulsed Light System
  • PicoSure