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FAQ’s2022-03-26T10:02:21-04:00
Who is a suitable candidate for Laser Carbon Facials?2022-03-28T12:47:04-04:00

Carbon Laser Facial assists people with acne, dull or poor skin tone, wrinkles, pigmentation, large pores, helps to lessen the premature signs or ageing and is suitable for both men and women.

Which tattoo colors can be removed?2022-03-28T13:01:52-04:00

Lasers break down black ink most readily. In contrast, green and yellow-based ink are the most difficult to remove. Due to the lower quantity and quality of the ink, amateur tattoos are easier to remove than those performed by a professional.

When will I see results from my Laser Carbon Facial?2022-03-26T08:49:44-04:00

Instant brightening will surprise you immediately after your first treatment and your results will only progress as your course of treatment continues.

The treated skin will look red immediately following the procedure. A wound may develop, followed by a scab, in cases of larger facial pores or small pigmentation. Each patient has an individual healing period. It’s not possible to mechanically scrape off the crumbs formed for at least 24 hours after the procedure. Wash treated areas with cleaners or water. Your doctor will give you a comprehensive skin care strategy after the procedure.

What results will I get from the Laser Carbon Facial?2022-03-26T08:40:35-04:00

After your first treatment, you will be surprised by an instant brightening of your skin. Your skin will feel smooth, soft, and renewed. The Laser Carbon Facial is great for improving uneven skin tone, pigmentation and congested skin which can develop for several reasons including inflammation, sun damage, hormonal changes, reaction to some medications and acne. You will notice a cleaner complexion, improvement in pore size, improvement in active acne, increased skin tone, and collagen and elastin stimulation.

What part of my body can I treat with the Laser Carbon Facial?2022-03-26T08:44:42-04:00

As skin problems can affect any part of the body, any affected area is safe to have the Laser Carbon peel applied.

What needs to be considered following treatment?2022-03-28T12:29:19-04:00

Following treatment, cool the treated area for as long as it’s comfortable. If crusts form, be sure to leave them alone. For at least six weeks, protect the treated areas tanning salons, intensive light, or sunlight. If you stay outside longer, use suntan cream. Contact your doctor immediately if skin changes not named above occur.

What kind of pigmented lesions can be treated?2022-03-28T12:36:03-04:00

Brantford Laser Clinic’s Pico and Nano laser can safely and effectively remove a variety of pigmented lesions including Ephelides, Lentigines, Naevus of Ito/Ota and tattoos.

What is the post care for the Laser Carbon Facial?2022-03-26T08:44:09-04:00

Results appear after just one session, so there is no downtime following a Carbon Laser Peel. Depending on your desired results and skin condition, a course of treatments is recommended. For the first three days you will have slight sensitivity and from days four and five there may be mild flaking and possible dryness. Your skin will feel brighter, smoother and more even after one to two weeks. To give you the best results following your treatment, certain skin care may be recommended. To prevent damage to the new skin after your Laser Carbon Facial, it is vital that you use sun protection.

What is the course of treatment?2022-03-26T08:36:54-04:00

Once the distance holder of the laser handpiece is placed on the skin and the laser is activated via the foot switch, a light impulse is sent, resulting in a pricking feeling. The handpiece of the laser moves over to the other areas to be treated. The treated area will display blisters and appear white, which some call the “popcorn effect” immediately after treatment. A strong sensation of wheals or warmth or redness of the skin may occur following treatment. The treated areas may darken and a small crust may form after a few hours, but within a few days should clear up.

What is the course of treatment?2022-03-28T12:33:49-04:00

Once the distance holder of the laser handpiece is placed on the skin and the laser is activated via the foot switch, a light impulse is sent, resulting in a pricking feeling. The handpiece of the laser moves over to the other areas to be treated. The treated area will display blisters and appear white, which some call the “popcorn effect” immediately after treatment. A strong sensation of wheals or warmth or redness of the skin may occur following treatment. The treated areas may darken and a small crust may form after a few hours, but within a few days should clear up.

What is a Laser Carbon Facial?2022-03-28T12:56:17-04:00

The Carbon Peel is a laser treatment that is completely painless with minimal-to-zero downtime. For those who have oily skin, enlarged pores, blackheads, acne on the face or body, or dull skin it is highly beneficial. Leaving your skin feeling firmer, softer and smoother, it is an excellent way to refresh and exfoliate your skin, providing an instant refreshed appearance. Applied to the skin, a layer of liquid carbon is applied, penetrating into the pores deeply. Carbon particles are highly attracted to laser light, destroying them as well as the oil, contaminants and dead skin cells.

What complications may occur?2022-03-28T12:27:11-04:00

There is no medical treatment that is risk-free completely. Generally, laser-treatment is very low-risk. Hyper-pigmentation or lightening of the skin may occur temporarily. All these effects will disappear in a few weeks or months and are reversible.

What complications may occur?2022-03-28T12:57:34-04:00

There is no medical treatment that is risk-free completely. Generally, laser-treatment is very low-risk. Hyper-pigmentation or lightening of the skin may occur temporarily. All these effects will disappear in a few weeks or months and are reversible.

What are the contraindications to Laser Carbon Facials?2022-03-26T08:45:57-04:00

If you have connective tissue diseases, diabetes, are being treated for cancer, are pregnant or breastfeeding the Cabron Peel cannot be performed. See above for a more comprehensive listing of contraindications.

Is this procedure painful?2022-03-28T12:38:25-04:00

It’s hard to say, as each person’s pain threshold is different. Many patients claim they feel a mild tingling sensation during the procedure, similar to the poking from a small needle.

Is there anything I need to do prior to having a Laser Carbon Facial?2022-03-26T08:43:42-04:00

Approximately two weeks prior to your Laser Carbon Facial you may have to use certain skin care to achieve the most effective and safest treatment possible. Inform your therapist if you have any allergies and ensure that you are using SPF 30+.

How many sessions are needed to remove a tattoo?2022-03-26T08:37:29-04:00

To destroy all of the pigments of ink several treatments are necessary. The exact number of treatments depends on several factors including the size, location, colour depth, density, or tone of the tattoo. For the removal or permanent makeup, colour changes in new tattoos may occur. Try to provide your doctor with a colour sample before treatment to test the attributes of the colour. A period of six to eight weeks between treatments is integral for proper healing time.

How many Laser Carbon Facials will I need to achieve my desired results?2022-03-26T08:48:22-04:00

Laser Carbon Facials produce superior results with a course of between two and six treatments. Between two and three weeks after final treatment to all regeneration or collagen and elastin of skin tissue. Effectiveness of the treatment depends on the individual and maintenance treatments are recommended after your initial course.

Only a doctor can choose the course of the procedure during the consultation since each patient has his or her own skin condition and expectations. It is recommended that at least 3 procedures are performed with intervals of no more than 1 month.

How does the removal of pigments with lasers work?2022-03-28T12:35:15-04:00

The colour of the pigments are absorbed when the laser beam penetrates through the upper layer of the skin. Lasting only nanoseconds, the high-energy laser pulses of our lasers don’t cause any coincident thermal damage to the surrounding tissue as they are absorbed by the pigment particles selectively. The laser irradiation fragments the ink particles and the body’s own lymph system removes the broken-down ink.

How does tattoo removal with lasers work?2022-03-26T08:35:56-04:00

Penetrating through the upper layer of the skin, the laser beam is absorbed by the tattoo’s colour particles. Due to these devices having high-energy laser pulses that last only nanoseconds, they don’t cause any coincident thermal damage to the surrounding tissue by being absorbed by the pigment particles selectively. The laser irradiation fragments the ink particles and the body’s own lymph system removes the broken-down ink.

Do Laser Carbon Facials hurt?2022-03-26T08:42:26-04:00

The Laser Carbon Facial is painless. You may feel slight tingling and warmth on the skin. That is completely normal since the thin layer of Carbon is being zapped away by the laser.

Can I have Laser Carbon Facials while pregnant or breastfeeding?2022-03-28T12:48:53-04:00

While pregnant or breastfeeding, Laser Carbon Facials are not recommended. Your doctor will advise you an alternative treatment for concerns regarding your skin condition.

Are your Laser Carbon Facials safe?2022-03-28T12:39:55-04:00

Yes. Carbon Peels are effective and safe. Your therapist will advise you on if this treatment is suitable.

Are there any side effects to the Laser Carbon Facial?2022-03-26T08:45:10-04:00

No major complications from the Laser Carbon Facial Laser. It is extremely safe and you can resume your daily routine immediately following your first treatment. Post treatment side effects are very minimal with only slight redness and tingling for a few hours. Some individuals may experience mild outbreak the week following the treatment and temporary hair removal to the treated area can occur.