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Candela Alex TriVantage Laser Q & A
The Alex TriVantage Laser is a PDL, or pulsed light laser, designed as a Q-Switch machine to help completely remove tattoos and pigmented lesions. One of the most advanced new improvements this laser offers patients is the ability to treat specific problem areas through a long-pulse 755 nm wavelength without seeing unwanted pigment changes in the surrounding skin tissue. The gentle yet effective laser has the ability to treat a wide range of skin tones and colors, making it a great choice for almost every patient. PDL works by emitting multiple pulses of light directly to the skin area being treated. Deep within your skins surface, the light is absorbed by blood vessels before becoming coagulated and finally resorbed by the body during the natural healing process. Final results after treatment with PDL are often appreciated several weeks after your treatment. Click here for YouTube info on Candela Laser: The TOTAL TATTOO AND BROWN SPOT REMOVAL SOLUTION. Multi-color tattoos, Rosacea, Acne & Acne scars, Hyperpigmentation, Sun Spots, Freckles, Age Spots.
Alex TriVantage FAQ
Q: Can the Alex TriVantage be used to diminish the appearance of tattoos with multiple colors?
A: Absolutely. This laser is ideal for tattoo removal, and because of it’s long pulse wavelength, patients of all skin types and colors can enjoy the benefits it brings.
Q: What body areas can be treated with this laser?
A: Any body area experiencing pigment problems can undergo treatment with the Alex TriVantage. Because the laser optimizes energy delivery, the treatment area can be targeted resulting in optimal outcomes and no damage to the surrounding tissue.
Q: What types of skin irregularities can be treated with the Alex Tri-Vantage?
A: The Alex Tri-Vantage can treat a number of dermatologic conditions, including hyperpigmentation, pigmented lesions, and tattoos.
Q: Is the Alex TriVantage safe?
A: Yes, this laser is extremely safe. Because of its ability to specifically zone in on the pigment problem or tattoo, there is absolutely no damage done to outside tissue areas.
Q: Does laser treatment hurt?
A: This greatly depends on the individual and the area that is treated. It’s common to experience some mild discomfort after you’ve undergone the procedure, along with redness. This will dissipate over the course of the next following weeks and after your entire treatment course has come to an end.
Not all lasers are created equal
A gentle laser, the Alex TriVantage does not cause “hot spots” common with other lasers. This minimizes discomfort and adverse effects while reducing the chance of skin texture changes and risk of tissue damage such as bruising. Lasers for tattoo removal are highly specialized. A tattoo laser is designed specifically to penetrate deeply enough to attack the color particles of the ink, but not so deeply as to create permanent tissue damage or other residual reminders of the tattoo you are trying to remove. The type and quality of the laser determines the time needed for each treatment and how many treatments are needed to complete the process. The Candela system is less painful and requires less recovery time than some other treatment methods. The degree of discomfort varies with each person, depending on his/her pain threshold. Most patients do not require any pain management. The bottom line is that using a high-quality laser offers a more efficient and less-time consuming removal.
We use the Candela Alex-Trivantage Q-switch laser because it’s the Rolls Royce of tattoo removal lasers! The best of the best!
Are Q -switched Lasers different than other lasers used for tattoo removal?
Lasers developed specifically for tattoo removal use a technology known as ‘quick-switching’, which refers to the laser’s short, high-energy pulses. The quick-switch (Q-switch) family of lasers come in several different wavelengths. The choice of wavelength will depend on the tattoo’s colors (e.g. 532nm for red ink, 755nm for green/violet, 1064nm for blue/black ink). Q-switched lasers produces extremely short pulses of high-energy light. This light is absorbed strongly by the tiny particles of tattoo pigment, but not very well by the surrounding skin.