Ideal candidate for Laser Toning procedure

  • An individual suffering from skin conditions like pigmentation disorders, blotchy skin, acne, wrinkles, sagging skin, tanned skin, age spots, large pores.
  • Must be in a good state of health.
  • Non-smoker and non-alcoholic.
  • Must have realistic expectations with the procedure.

Laser Toning

Laser toning refers to the use of Q-switched lasers (long pulsed laser) that delivers lower energy wavelength of light to targeted skin areas and induce sublethal injury to the melanosomes (site for synthesis, storage, and transport of melanin). This causes rupture and fragmentation of melanin granules present in the cytoplasm, and result in melanin reduction in the superficial layers of the skin and improves various skin pigmentation disorders. At Dermaworld Skin Clinics in Delhi, we use tri-beam premium technology that removes pigmented lesions, lightens the skin tone, and provides with improved skin texture. This sub-threshold injury to the surrounding dermis also stimulates collagen formation (promote collagen remodelling) that leads to making the skin tighter and minimising the large open pores.

Laser toning is an effective method to treat melasma and other skin pigmentation issues. It also addresses other cosmetic concerns like wrinkles, fine lines, and sun damage.

Benefits offered by Laser Toning procedure

  1. It is a safe and effective treatment that works on all types of pigmentation.
  2. The treatment does not leave any scabs, as the treatment occurs deep within the skin.
  3. Suitable treatment for all skin types.
  4. One can resume their normal activities right after the treatment as there’s minimal to no downtime.
  5. It also effectively treats macules and eye bags that are propelled by under-eye skin pigmentation.
  6. Virtually painless, the patient may feel a warm sensation as the laser wand goes over the skin.
  7. It also corrects two-tone texture and dull, tired look.

It is also effective for skin tightening and sagging skin around the neck, jawline, and forehead.

Multiple skin conditions can be corrected with laser toning

Apart from the pigmentation issues, laser toning can help with:

  1. Sagging skin.
  2. Acne scars.
  3. Birthmarks.
  4. Dark circles and under-eye bags
  5. Smoker’s lines and crow’s feet.
  6. Frown lines, wrinkles, and age spots.
  7. Dry and droopy eyelid skin.

Both male and female candidates can opt for this treatment. During the initial consultation, our dermatologists conduct a physical examination and also evaluate medical history to determine whether one is the right candidate for this treatment.

Laser toning is not a suitable treatment for those who are pacemaker wearers, pregnant, sunburned, diabetic and have keloid scars.

Get in touch with our skin experts for an effective laser toning treatment in Delhi at Dermaworld Skin Clinics. Our experts can better guide whether one is an ideal candidate for laser toning procedure or not.

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Multiple skin conditions can be corrected with laser toning

  • 1Sagging skin.
  • 2Acne scars.
  • 3Birthmarks.
  • 4Dark circles and under-eye bags
  • 5Smoker’s lines and crow’s feet.
  • 6Frown lines, wrinkles, and age spots.
  • 7Dry and droopy eyelid skin.

How Laser Toning Procedure is performed?

Laser toning targets the outer layer of the skin and heats the lower layer of the dermis to promote collagen production. The new collagen fibers also help in the production of new skin that provides smoother and blemish free skin.

Before performing laser toning, the candidate must protect their skin from the sun (must apply sunscreen), stop smoking, and must stop the intake of any blood-thinning medications. This helps to increase skin tolerance towards this dermatological treatment and decrease the risk of any side effects during the treatment.

Now let’s understand the procedure step wise.

1. A topical anesthetic is applied to reduce pain and discomfort during the procedure.

2. The skin is cleansed to remove excess oil, bacteria, and dirt.

3. Eyes are protected with goggles, and the laser is moved slowly all over the face or selectively in certain areas.

4. A soothing hydrating product is applied, that contains vitamin C, hyaluronic acid. Sunscreen is also applied.

The patient may experience slight redness in the treated area for a few hours after the treatment, and certain vitamins and serums are applied to ease the discomfort after the treatment. It is a very comfortable procedure that enhances facial beauty by improving inflammatory pigmentation.

Possible side effects and risks

  1. Burning.
  2. Rash.
  3. Swelling.
  4. Infection.
  5. Scarring.
  6. Redness.

It is recommended that this procedure must be performed only by a skilled and experienced medical professional, to minimize the chance of the occurrence of any side effects.

The treatment can take about 1-2 hours, and multiple sessions (about 4-7) are required to achieve the expected results.

Post procedure care

  1. Apply sunscreen (SPF 30 or more) and protect the skin from harmful sun rays, as it can increase the risk of hyperpigmentation.
  2. Avoid intake of blood-thinning medications and other supplements for a few weeks after the procedure.
  3. Intake plenty of water and eat antioxidants rich diet.
  4. Avoid hot sauna and hot baths for a few weeks after the treatment.
  5. Apply petroleum jelly or other ointments as prescribed by the dermatologist during the recovery period.


Dr. Rohit Batra, an MD (Dermatology,
Venereology & Leprology), is an adult,
pediatric and cosmetic dermatologist
& dermato-surgeon based at New Delhi.


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