Carbon Peel Laser
The Carbon Peel Laser is a versatile treatment for all skin types, and can help with a variety of skin conditions. It gently exfoliates the skin, improves skin texture, reduces pore size, oil secretion and helps fight acne.
The Carbon Peel Laser utilises a carbon suspension that is applied onto the skin to deliver controlled energy to the dermis of the skin. A Q-Switched Nd:YAG laser is delivered over the carbon suspension, creating a photo-thermal and photo-acoustic effect. Over time, this enables collagen synthesis, pores to tighten, acne to clear and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Nowadays, the carbon peel laser is also known as the Hollywood Peel, being a new celebrity favourite amongst Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston and Kim Kardashian.
The Carbon Peel laser is safe and effective for all skin types in both men and women, and is a popular lunch time treatment with no downtime.
3 Steps to Clearer Skin
STEP 1: PREPARATION
Application of carbon suspension onto the skin. The carbon acts as medium to deliver laser energy effectively into the skin.
STEP 2: ACTIVATION
Laser gently heats up the skin cells, stimulating them. The laser energy also penetrates the hair follicles and oil glands; targeting acne with precision.
STEP 3: ZAP AWAY
Laser is used to remove the carbon suspension, gently exfoliating skin and unclogging pores. Skin looks radiant and feels smoother!
How long do I need to recover?
This is a excellent laser treatment for individuals who are looking for a treatment with almost no downtime.
The treatment itself is virtually painless and well-tolerated.
The majority of individuals will have mild pinkish skin that fades away within a few hours. You may notice that the skin may appear rough and slightly dry for the next few days as skin cells are being renewed.
Skin protection after and between laser treatments is strongly encouraged to prevent pigmentation problems from appearing.
Who may not a suitable candidate for the Carbon Peel Laser?
- Active skin infection
- History of cold sores
- Recent sun tanning
- Open skin wounds
- Very dry and sensitive skin types
How many sessions do I need?
Every individual is different, and so is your skin type, skin condition, skin colour and response to treatment.
For mild cases, we recommend 5 treatment sessions. For more significant improvement, 5-10 Carbon Peel Laser session is encouraged.
Treatments are spaced 2-3 weekly apart to allow skin to heal and regenerate.
Once acne is cleared, maintenance treatments spaced one month apart helps retain optimal skin health.
Carbon Peel Laser
- Jae Yoon Jung et al.Prospective randomized controlled clinical and histopathological study of acne vulgaris treated with dual mode of quasi-long pulse and Q-switched 1064-nm Nd:YAG laser assisted with a topically applied carbon suspension. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. 2012: 66(4):626-633