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"Pico laser is a safe yet absolutely effective treatment with minimum downtime to treat age spots, uneven pigmentation, and melasma"

"Pico laser is a safe yet absolutely effective treatment with minimum downtime to treat age spots, uneven pigmentation, and Melasma"



PICO Laser is a non-ablative treatment for hyper-pigmentation, uneven pigmentation, and skin condition Melasma. The treatment uses the latest technology, photo-mechanical laser light, to break up pigmented cells. The surrounding tissues remain undamaged, and the body’s healing process removes the disrupted pigment naturally. 


You have age spots and pigmentation that you want to remove

You have explored many options to improve your uneven skin condition but none of them had given you the result you desire

You are concerned about the prolonged downtime after the treatment

You are afraid of the pain during treatment

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Did you know... with age and sun exposure, our skin naturally develops the visible signs of sun damage. Skin related symptoms of aging combined with sun exposure cause age spots. Brown spots, hyper-pigmentation, and Melasma. PICO laser is an advanced treatment for skin discoloration which uses modulated laser light to disrupt unwanted pigment spots.

Benefits and What to Expect

The benefits of PICO laser over similar treatments are skin rejuvenation and improved complexion with limited irritation of the skin. The result is clearer skin with remarkably short recovery time. Patients find that within a short period, generally within a week, there is a noticeable improvement in skin discoloration. Pain management is rarely necessary, and because the treatment does not break the surface of the skin, there is little to no risk of infection. Anyone who wants to improve pigmentation and obtain a more even complexion will benefit from this treatment.

Commonly Asked Questions

1How Many Treatments are Necessary?
In most cases, four to five treatments are recommended. A waiting period of two weeks is best for treatments in the same area. Those who have been diagnosed with Melasma may require more treatments to achieve satisfactory results.
2What are the Alternatives?
Surgery, high-intensity lasers, and chemical treatments that ablate burn, and damage the skin and sub-dermal tissues. These treatments cause pain, come with longer recovery times, and open the patient to a risk of infection.
3Will the Treatment Hurt?
Most patients describe the treatment as feeling like fast, tiny snaps of a rubber band to the skin. The sensation is very brief and generally does not rise to the level of pain. Pain management is rarely if ever, considered necessary.

Pain Management

The treatment is well tolerated and usually causes little to no pain response. In rare cases where minor discomfort does occur, over the counter pain medications are more than sufficient to alleviate recovery symptoms.

Downtime After the Procedure

In some cases, slight swelling of the treated area may occur. Some flaking of the skin may develop in aggressively treated areas. These symptoms should resolve themselves in a few days at most. For most patients, recovery takes one to two days at most, and the discomforting effects are mild. The elderly and those with skin conditions may take one to two weeks for noticeable effects to dissipate.

Our Physicians


Cosmetic Surgeon Specialized in Maibostu - Asian Double Eyelid Surgery Developed in Japan


Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

About SBC Medical Group

SBC Medical Group is an elite cosmetic surgery institution founded in Japan two decades ago by the legendary Dr. Yoshiyuki Aikawa. SBC has over 98 locations around the world. During this time, SBC performed over 6 million surgical procedures, serving approximately 1.8 million patients annually.

Shonan Beauty has imported the advanced skills and knowledge from the SBC Medical Group in Japan to offer a wide range of life-changing treatments, including full plastic/cosmetic surgeries, reconstructive surgeries, cosmetic gynecology procedures, regenerative and rejuvenation medspa treatments by our renowned cosmetic surgeons and medical providers.

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