Pigmentation affects so many people.  Although, some types of pigmented lesions exist at birth, often times pigment represents one of the first signs of aging.  That is why so many people are interested in removing pigment.  In fact, this market is about double the size of the market for the removal of tattoos.1

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1Medical Insight, Inc 2013


Using the principle of selective photothermolysis, light-based treatment targets different chromophores in the skin. Chromophores selectively absorb the laser or light energy as heat and yield the desired response.

These optimal wavelengths of light clear pigmented lesions by targeting melanin. The damaged pigmented lesions are then cleared by the body. They undergo a mild desquamation and slough off, removing the appearance of the lesion from the skin.

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Products (8)

Emerge Fractional Laser


In 2014, over 31 million light-based aesthetic treatments are expected to be done to improve the quality of patient’s skin¹…. 더보기

PicoSure Aesthetic Laser


Unprecedented Innovation: Picosure’s new 532 nm wavelength is designed to more effectively treat red, orange, and yellow tattoo ink colors…. 더보기


MedLite C6

Frequency-Doubled Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser MedLite, the original Q-Switched laser from ConBio, has long been known as the industry’s gold standard… 더보기

PalomarI con


The Icon™ Aesthetic System is the next generation of platform technology. Offering multiple devices in one machine, it enables aesthetic… 더보기


The Elite+™ Aesthetic Workstation is a high-powered, dual-wavelength system that delivers energy faster for faster results. The Elite+’s wavelengths are the… 더보기

Elite MPX

Powered by advanced, patented MultiPlex™ technology, the Elite MPX™ delivers. Its revolutionary technology sequentially combines gold standard wavelengths and adds… 더보기


RevLite SI

Built on ConBio’s original Q-Switched laser technology, RevLite™ SI is a new-generation Q-Switched Nd:YAG laser, currently available in the US… 더보기



With our exclusive MultiPlex™ technology, the Cynergy™ Vascular Workstation delivers unsurpassed efficacy with minimal side effects, and is proven safe… 더보기


What types of pigmented lesions can Cynosure lasers remove?

There are several different Cynosure lasers, including the newest picosecond laser, PicoSure, that can remove a variety of unwanted pigment like age spots, freckles and birthmarks.

Do patient’s find the treatment painful?

Most patients find the procedure tolerable and require no numbing cream or anesthesia.   They often compare the laser pulse to a snap of a thin rubber band.

How many treatment sessions will it take?
Most pigmented lesions will require only few treatments to be completely removed. Darker, deeper and larger pigmented lesions may require additional treatments. Please discuss with your physician.

If you are looking for laser or light-based treatment information for a specific condition, or a provider in your area please visit our patient information area.