Laser for skin marks treatment



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Laser for skin marks treatment

A great pillar of healthy skin is homogeneous skin, of the same color and that there are no imperfections because of pigment or marks at sight. Through the years, solar exposure, scars because of injuries or acne, leave a trace through marks that inevitably deteriorate skin and avoid liveliness of it.

Spectra laser Nd: YAG, is a procedure that lasts between 15 to 20 minutes, it is a safe and painless procedure that does not require medical leave; thus, one may return to work immediately. The number of laser sessions depends on each particular case, in some cases 4 to 6 sessions might be necessary. In more complex cases, when there is presence of melisma, at least 10 sessions are required.

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Dr. Minyor Avellaneda

Academic Training
  • Member of the Colombian Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Society.
  • Associated member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
  • Volunteer at Fundación Operación Sonrisa Colombia (Operation Smile Internacional).
  • University of Birmingham, Alabama (United States), Observership.
  • Maxillofacial and pediatric surgery atChildren's Hospital Alabama (United States)
  • Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, Universidad El Bosque.
  • Physician - Surgeon Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá.


To Our Office
1How long does this procedure take?
It takes about 10 to 15 minutes per session.
2How long is the recovery?
Patient may return to working activities immediately.
3What post-surgery precautions must I have?
None in particular, basically to use prescribed lotions after laser.
4Who is an ideal prospect?
Every person that has chronic skin marks (sun marks, melisma, freckles) and does not feel comfortable with them.
5Am I going to have anti-aesthetic scars after the procedure?
No, this procedure leaves no scars.
6Can this procedure be combined?
Yes, it may be combined with other aesthetic procedures such as laser.
7Does it hurt much?
No, the procedure is painless.