Mariam Awada, MD, FACS Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Pigment Removal

Pigment reduction before and after photoIf you are worried about pigment IPL Icon MaxG is the answer. Michigan Cosmetic Surgery is your go-to Medi Spa for any skin issues. The Icon MaxG IPL, which stands for Intense Pulsed Light, is an intense, visible, broad-spectrum light that heats a best-in-class laser platform that destroys brown spots, Melasma, broken capillaries, and sunspots. The MaxG IPL is an award-winning system.

Do you Suffer from Redness or Brown Pigment?

The IPL Photo Facial with ICON MaxG is a pulsed light therapy treatment designed to produce younger and healthier-looking skin. IPL ICON MAXG provides consistent, visible improvement in the skin with no downtime, little discomfort, and minimal risk.

The FDA first approved it in the mid-’90s, and it has been growing in popularity ever since. According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, IPL grew in popularity by over 30 percent between 2014 and 2015 in the United States. Today, the Icon MaxG IPL system is the safest, fastest, pain-free treatment to rid your skin of pigment, redness, rosacea, and broken capillaries in just a few treatments by our skilled laser technicians at Michigan Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Mariam Awada and her team of licensed professionals can help you overcome your skin conditions with this revolutionary treatment!

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

“Dr. Awada took a lot of time and care in her consultation to explain my options and answer all my questions. She was kind and genuine and made me feel very comfortable.”
-Patient from RealSelf

What Type of Skin Concerns Are Treated with IPL ICON MAXG?

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IPL ICON MAXG reduces the overall redness, flushing, and tiny blood vessels associated with the condition and often improves the frequent acne breakouts.

Sun damage to the face (photo-aging)

IPL ICON MAXG removes sun damage and reduces freckling and irregular blotchy brown pigmentation.

Sun damage to the chest and back (photo-aging)

Photo Rejuvenation corrects sun-damaged skin while reducing freckles and irregular blotchy pigmentation on the chest, back, and shoulders. It improves the overall appearance of over-exposed sun-damaged skin.

Sun damage to the hands and arms (photo-aging, also called “age and liver spots”)

Photo Rejuvenation removes the freckling and irregular pigmentation on the hands, and even the arms. It also improves the thin-skin appearance of sun-damaged hands.

What Should I Expect at my IPL ICON MAXG?

Then a layer of cooling numbing gel is applied to the face prior to the light pulse. Specific parameters are selected for each treatment depending on your skin evaluation, your skin type, and characteristics, and the extent of your skin damage to achieve optimal results. You will be lying comfortably while our licensed aesthetician delivers a series of gentle pulses of a special light to the skin, in a non-invasive and safe manner. The procedure is typically very well tolerated with minimal discomfort.

How Much Downtime is Involved After an IPL ICON MAXG?

IPL ICON MAXG is a non-invasive and gentle procedure with virtually no downtime. In most cases, you will immediately be able to return to work, apply make-up, and resume daily activities. We recommend that you avoid direct sun exposure and exposure to heat, such as hot tubs. Immediately following the treatment, the skin may appear red and flushed, and brown spots may appear darker for a short time. These changes gradually fade over a few hours to a few days as your skin heals. Makeup can be applied immediately following the procedure if necessary, so it is possible to return straight back to work.

When Will I See Results?

Even after your first treatment, your skin can look smoother and will have a more even skin tone. Improvement is gradual and will continue to be more visible after each treatment. Many individuals experience dramatic results only after 1-2 treatments; however, four to six treatments are recommended for optimal results. Some patients will benefit from additional yearly maintenance treatments.

Pigment Removal Pricing Pricing

PicoWay Resolve Laser Treatment

Resolve is a fractional laser treatment improving texture and tone. This treatment reduces the appearance of fine lines, skin laxity, and unwanted pigment.

  • Cost: $300+

GMP Pigment Laser Treatment

Thermal energy is used to target hyperpigmentation due to sun damage, and age spots.

  • Cost: $250+

Do You Have More Questions? Schedule a Free Consultation Today!

Since there are many decisions to make about your pigment removal treatment, it is best to schedule plenty of time for your consultation. We want to spend enough time with you to educate you and help you achieve your goals. Contact us today and start on the path towards loving your body! Dr. Mariam Awada provides many cosmetic surgeries such as facelifts, neck lifts, eyelid surgery, and nose surgery.

Patients throughout Michigan visit Dr. Awada for a wide range of surgical and non-surgical procedures. With a centrally located office in Southfield, the office is a quick drive from Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, and the entire Metro Detroit region. Call us at 248-948-5500.

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