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Introduction

There are many different types of scarring, depending on the cause. Scars are created when there has been trauma to the skin. They can be flat and white, or raised and red in colour. Although they are not life-threatening, they can pose a serious psychological burden on those who carry them. Some scars are easier to treat than others, and because of the many varieties of scars, it is always important to be consulted prior to treatment to ensure you get the best result for your particular scar.

Stretchmarks are usually pink when they first form, then turn a silvery colour the more mature they are. They are usually a result of pregnancy, weight gain or loss, or growth spurts during pregnancy.

Thread veins, redness and rosacea are common indications. Thread veins, in particular, can be difficult to treat, and more often than not you will need a course of treatment to see any significant difference.

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Technical Information

The Palomar Icon treats all of the above conditions, using multiple devices combined in one machine, using both ablative and non-ablative techniques to effectively target a range of indications. These include Melasma and pigmentation problems, leg veins, and even hair removal, with cooling technology to minimise any discomfort caused during treatment by keeping skin at a lower temperature. As well as this, the device comes with a built in Skintel Melanin Reader to ensure every patient is appropriately treated for their skin tone.



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Frequently Asked Questions

On average, most patients need at least 4-6 sessions of Icon, 6-8 weeks apart, to help break down the scar tissue or vascularity. Upon consultation, your clinician will outline how many treatments you should need.

If you have stubborn stretch marks, scarring or vascularity, you are a suitable candidate for treatment. While there are no clinical studies which shows Icon to be a health hazard for those who are pregnant or breast feeding, we would advise against it.

Our highly trained aesthetic practitioners perform this treatment.

Most areas of the body can be treated.

Depending on what the treatment is for, and the settings used, downtime can be mild to moderate. You may encounter some slight redness and swelling for a few days post-procedure.

The price for Palomar Icon treatments start from: £395

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Press & Media

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Sep 2014

Following the news that Dr Tapan Patel would like to help him with his scarring, Dr Dawn Harper and self esteem expert Natasha Devon take viewers' calls.

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Feb 2017

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