Pigmentation / Birthmarks

Our specialised procedures are meticulously designed to target pigmentation issues and address birthmarks, leaving you with a smoother and more even complexion.


Benefits of Laser Treatment for Pigmentation and Birthmarks

  • 1

    Precision Pigmentation Removal: Experience the precision of laser technology, targeting and removing unwanted pigmentation for a more even skin tone.
  • 2

    Birthmark Reduction: Our laser treatments effectively reduce the appearance of birthmarks, promoting clearer and flawless skin.
  • 3

    Minimal Downtime: Benefit from minimal downtime, allowing you to resume your daily activities soon after the laser treatment sessions.
  • 4

    Non-Invasive: Laser treatment for birthmarks offers a non-invasive alternative to surgical procedures, minimising the risk of scarring and other complications associated with invasive treatments.
  • 5

    Customised Treatment: Laser treatments can be tailored to address different types of birthmarks, including vascular and pigmented birthmarks, ensuring personalised treatment plans for each patient.
  • 6

    Minimal Discomfort: While some discomfort may be experienced during the procedure, topical numbing creams and cooling techniques are often used to minimise discomfort, making the treatment relatively tolerable.
  • 7

    Quick Recovery: Most patients experience minimal downtime following laser treatment and can resume their normal activities shortly after the procedure.
  • 8

    Improved Appearance: Laser treatment can significantly reduce the appearance of birthmarks, leading to improved skin tone and texture and enhancing overall aesthetics.
  • 9

    Long-lasting Results: With multiple treatment sessions, laser treatment can achieve long-lasting improvements in the appearance of birthmarks, providing patients with sustained results over time.

Understanding Laser Treatment for Pigmentation and Birthmarks

Laser treatment for pigmentation and birthmarks is a specialised procedure aimed at reducing the appearance of pigmented lesions on the skin. This non-invasive treatment utilises laser technology to target melanin in the skin, the pigment responsible for dark spots and birthmarks. By emitting specific wavelengths of light, the laser selectively heats and breaks down the excess melanin, allowing the body to eliminate the pigmented cells over time naturally.

Laser treatment for pigmentation and birthmarks offers a safe and effective solution for achieving a more even skin tone and reducing the visibility of unwanted blemishes.

Addressing Skin Concerns:

Our laser treatments are designed to address common skin concerns, including pigmentation issues such as sunspots, age spots, melasma, and various birthmarks.

Tailored Treatment Plans:

Our experienced plastic surgeon creates personalised treatment plans based on the type and severity of pigmentation or birthmark, ensuring optimal results.

The Procedure

Laser Treatment for Birthmarks

  • 1

    Consultation: The process typically begins with a consultation with our qualified plastic surgeon, Dr Andrew Cheah. During this appointment, our doctor assesses the birthmark, discusses your goals, and evaluates factors such as birthmark type, size, location, and skin type.
  • 2

    Preparing the Skin: Before the procedure, the skin is cleansed, and a topical numbing cream may be applied to minimise discomfort during treatment.
  • 3

    Laser Treatment: During the procedure, Dr Andrew uses a specific type of laser, such as a Pulsed Dye Laser (PDL) or Alexandrite Laser, to target the blood vessels or pigment cells in the birthmark. The laser emits pulses of light absorbed by the targeted cells, causing them to break down without damaging the surrounding skin tissue.
  • 4

    Cooling and Comfort Measures: To enhance patient comfort and protect the skin, cooling devices or cold air may be used during the laser treatment to minimise discomfort and reduce the risk of skin irritation.
  • 5

    Post-Treatment Care: After the procedure, the treated area may appear red, swollen, or bruised, similar to a mild sunburn. Our doctor may recommend applying ice packs or soothing creams to alleviate discomfort and promote healing. It's important to follow Dr Cheah’s post-treatment care instructions to ensure optimal results and minimise the risk of complications.
  • 6

    Follow-Up Visits: Multiple treatment sessions may be necessary to achieve the desired results, depending on the type and severity of the birthmark. Follow-up visits with the specialist are scheduled to monitor progress, assess the skin's response to treatment, and adjust the treatment plan as needed.

Frequently Asked Questions

The number of laser treatments for pigmentation removal varies based on factors such as the type and depth of pigmentation. Our practitioners assess your skin condition and customise a treatment plan, which may involve multiple sessions for optimal results.

The number of laser treatments for pigmentation removal varies based on factors such as the type and depth of pigmentation. Our doctor assesses your skin condition and customise a treatment plan, which may involve multiple sessions for optimal results.

The cost of laser pigmentation removal varies depending on the extent of pigmentation, the type of laser used, and the number of sessions required. A personalised consultation with our doctor will provide a detailed cost breakdown.

The effectiveness of laser pigmentation removal becomes noticeable gradually, with improvements seen after each session. The complete results may take weeks to months, depending on individual responses.

Laser treatments work by targeting the pigmented areas, breaking down the excess melanin. The body’s natural processes then eliminate the fragmented pigment, leading to a reduction in pigmentation.

Over time, the birthmark gradually fades or becomes less noticeable as the body’s natural healing process takes effect. Complete removal may not always be possible, but significant improvement in the appearance of the birthmark can often be achieved with laser treatment.

Lounge Area at Nuffield Plastic Surgery

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Book your consultation today

Contact Us Thank You

Our Location

501 Orchard Road, Wheelock Place,
#05-15, Singapore 238880

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday : 9am – 6pm
Saturday : 9am – 1pm

Your satisfaction is our priority

We prioritise your well-being above all else. Our empathetic team provides comprehensive pre- and post-operative care, guiding you through every stage of your transformation.