Common Target Areas

Category

Condition

Cutting-edge Technology

Vascular

Dilated blood vessels

Pulsed dye, Long-pulsed:Nd:YAG, KTP/532nm lasers, and intense pulsed light

Pigmented

Brown spots

Q-switched, KTP/532nm and fractional lasers, and intense pulsed light

Wrinkles

Fine and deep facial lines

Short and variable pulsed Er:YAG, Fractional Er:YAG, and CO2 lasers and plasma devices

Sagging

Loss of firmness and redistribution of fat

Devices that heat the dermis including radio frequency (RF) and infrared (IR) devices