Laser for Whitening Dark Lips
Causes of dark lips can be:
Inadvertent lip licking Use of cheap lipsticks, especially the ones containing lead Hot beverages- tea , coffee Smoking
HOW IS LASER DONE FOR LIP LIGHTENING ? HOW MUCH TIME DOES IT TAKE?
Numbing cream is applied over lips for an hour. Laser shots are given to concerned dark lip areas. There is an immediate slight swelling. It settles down in next few hours. Crusts are formed next day which shed off in next 4 to 5 days time. When they shed off, they take off the blackish discoloration of lips along with them
HOW MANY LASER SESSIONS ARE REQUIRED?
3 to 4 sessions done at 3 weaks interval.
TREATMENT HEALING TIME
Mild crust formation would be there post treatment, but that can be easily hidden with lipsticks. Crust fall off in next 3 to 5 days time. After every session there would be mild crust formation.
The treatment of dark lips uses the Nd:Yag Q switched laser. No creams or pill would lightens the dark lips. Skin lightening creams won’t penetrate deep enough into skin to bring about results.so,the best ways for lips lightening is laser beacuase it penetrate deep enough to bring results