Aerolase has introduced new laser technology that is unmatched in both efficacy and safety for skin of color. A uniquely gentle, sanitary treatment is enabled by the innovative MicroPulse-1064™ technology from Aerolase, contained within the LightPod Neo 1064nm aesthetic laser.
The Neo has taken the safest 1064 nm technology to new heights in treating tanned skin or darker skin types IV-VI by eliminating pain typically associated with traditional long pulsed Nd:YAG lasers. LightPod Neo substantially increases the safety margin in treating skin of color by eliminating the need for simultaneous skin cooling during the laser treatment. The LightPod Neo achieves this by delivering the necessary laser fluences to the skin in a 0.65 millisecond pulse duration which is 5 to 50 times shorter than 3-30 millisecond pulse durations used for hair removal with traditional long pulse Nd:YAG lasers. As a result the laser energy passes through the epidermis so quickly that it does not have time to overheat the epidermal melanocytes, thus avoiding the pigmentary risk associated with most laser systems.
With LightPod Neo, not only is the treatment safer and much more pleasant than any other laser on the market, but it is also more efficacious, delivering the sought-after result with a lesser number of treatments thanks to its unique blend of high-powered yet gentle laser pulses.
Now practitioners can safely and efficaciously treat patients with any skin color, and during any time of the year whether their patients come from the tanning salon or simply reside in sunny areas.
Brief Practitioner Testimonials
The LightPod Neo utilizes a unique pulse duration which is shorter than the relaxation time of the skin tissue, so the treatment is safer and gentler on skin of color – even without the use of skin cooling or anesthetics. I also use the Neo with great success on skin types I-III for vascular lesions, hair removal and other conditions.
Fran Cook-Bolden, MD,
Director, Skin Specialty Dermatology, New York, NY
In our experience, the LightPod Neo benefits patients by providing a wavelength that is safe for darker skin types. The use of a pulse duration shorter than the relaxation time of dermal cells allows efficient, long-lasting and virtually pain-free hair removal, which can be critical to patient acceptance of the procedure.
Michael Gold, MD,
Director, The Gold Skin Care Center, Nashville, TN
I treat exclusively skin of color in my practice. I spent several years researching the aesthetic laser market before making a purchase. I am very pleased to say that the LightPod Neo has exceeded my expectations in terms of both efficacy and safety for my patients, while being much more affordable than other aesthetic laser systems on the market.
Dr. Neil Persadsingh, FAAD,
dermatologist, Kingston, Jamaica
I had a darker skinned patient that I was treating at a low level for hair removal and PFB just to be safe, and then I transitioned to using the Neo once we got it. The patient said one treatment with the Neo was equivalent to five treatments with the IPL that we had been using.
Dr. Juliette Hepburn,
The Skin Centre Dermatology Practice, Harbour Bay Plaza, Nassau, Bahamas