Dermatologists have used advanced technology medical lasers to target specified skin conditions for more than 40 years. At Midwest Dermatology Clinic, our arsenal of lasers are used to erase red and brown birthmarks, eliminate broken blood vessels, remove tattoos of all sizes and colors, and provide long term relief from unwanted hair. Recent advances include aesthetic laser treatment using Ultrapulse FX laser to reverse the visible signs of aging.
Birthmarks come in all shapes in sizes. Some are small and barely there, while others are prominent and may cause issues with appearance, self-esteem and even health and well-being.
Midwest Dermatology removes birthmarks using the industry-leading V-Beam Pulsed Dye Laser, which is particularly effective against red birthmarks and vascular lesions, including:
- Port wine stain birthmarks
- Strawberry hemangiomas
- Broken blood vessels
- Spider veins
- Other vascular lesions
Birthmark Removal – What to Expect
At Midwest Dermatology, patients can have peace of mind about the birthmark removal process. In fact, the V-Beam Pulsed Dye Laser is safe enough to be used to treat patients of all ages, from infants through adults. Here’s how it works:
For individuals seeking the convenience and ease of a hair-free lifestyle, Midwest Dermatology offers GentleLase laser hair removal. Imagine a life with no more awkward shaving, costly waxing and messy depilatories.
GentleLase safely and effectively removes unwanted hair via pulsed laser light energy that travels down the hair shaft down to the follicle, where it destroys the root of the hair. The procedure combines the speed of shaving with the long-lasting results of electrolysis on the:
Hair Removal – What to Expect
At Midwest Dermatology, patients undergoing GentleLase will benefit from proven technology with few to no side effects. Patients will appreciate that:
After GentleLase treatment, skin will stay smooth, silky and hair-free for up to 3 months. When hair does start to grow again, it will typically be finer, lighter and less dense.
Demand for tattoos is growing. According to the Pew Research Foundation, about 45 million Americans have at least one tattoo. Also growing is demand for laser tattoo removal.
For patients at Midwest Dermatology, the reasons for tattoo removal are as unique as each individual patient. Our patients may be:
- Making a lifestyle change
- Changing careers
- Starting a family
- Ending or starting a relationship
- Making room for a new tattoo
- Redoing an existing tattoo
Midwest Dermatology uses the advanced AlexTri-Vantage® Q-Switched laser to remove tattoos. Unlike previous generations of lasers, the AlexTri-Vantage is effective at removing tattoos of every ink color and every size.
In addition to tattoos that feature black and blue ink, the AlexTri-Vantage laser can remove tattoos that feature green, purple, red, orange and yellow ink without damaging the outer layer of skin.
Tattoo Removal – What to Expect
At Midwest Dermatology, patients can expect the tattoo removal process to be safe and effective. Here’s why:
A few weeks after each laser tattoo removal session, your body will eliminate the ink particles and the tattoo will fade away leaving clear skin behind. The number of sessions needed to completely remove a tattoo depends upon the size, color and depth of the tattoo.