Number of Sessions
Depends on the treatment
15 - 45 Minutes
Persistence of Results
Depends on the Treatment
Time to Return to Work
Anesthesia with Cream
Not Preferred During Summer
What is Starwalker Laser?
Starwalker is a Q-Switched Nd: YAG laser used to remove blemishes from different layers of the skin. It is also preferred for tattoo and permanent make-up removal and hair lightening. It uses four wavelengths: 532, 585, 650, 1064 nm.
Starwalker provides the opportunity to work only on the targeted area without any damage to the surrounding tissue by directing the energy in very short pulses. Thus, it does not cause any crusting etc. after the procedure. It allows lightening the colour of the skin spots with each session. It can be used safely in various skin tones and applications.
What Are the Purposes of Starwalker Laser?
- Removing sunspots, age spots or birthmarks,
- Removing melasma and deeper skin spots,
- Eliminating vascular lesions,
- Treating acne and acne scars,
- Removing tattoos or permanent make-up of any colour,
- Skin lightening,
- Skin rejuvenation,
- Lightening the colour of fine hairs.
How Is the Procedure Carried Out?
A program appropriate for the problem that will be treated, is selected on the device. It is a painless procedure. However, local anesthetic cream, cold applying devices or ice pads can be used depending on the pain threshold and preference of the person.
Who Can Get It?
It can be safely applied to all skin types.
Who Can Not Get It?
- Those who have active infection and inflammation on their skin.
- People who have used systemic isotretinoin in the last 6 months.
- Pregnant individuals.
How Many Sessions Are Required?
The number of sessions of Starwalker application varies depending on the person and their needs. As in every procedure, the number of sessions needed is determined by the doctor depending on the treatment.
As it does not cause peeling, there are no side effects.
After the treatment, a transient redness or a mild sunburn-like effect may occur for a few hours.
It is recommended to avoid sun exposure after the procedure and to use sunscreen.