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Introduction to Picosure Pro

New York has all the seasons; wind, rain, snow, and sun hit our busy streets. Years of elements and aging can affect the skin. That’s why we are thrilled to introduce PicoSure Pro, the world’s first 755nm picosecond laser, revolutionizing the landscape of aesthetic treatments. Imagine achieving radiant, youthful skin with minimal downtime, targeting stubborn pigmentation, fine lines, acne scars, and enlarged pores—all with unparalleled precision. Dr. Lao, a leading expert in advanced cosmetic procedures, brings you this groundbreaking technology, ensuring your skin’s transformation is as exceptional as the city that never sleeps. Discover the beauty of innovation with PicosSure at William Lao, MD, Plastic Surgery.

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What is a Picosure Pro?

The PicoSure Pro is a state-of-the-art laser device in New York that delivers 755nm energy in picoseconds, providing an advanced solution for skin revitalization. This innovative technology targets unwanted pigment, wrinkles, acne scars, and enlarged pores with remarkable precision and minimal downtime. Unlike traditional lasers, the PicoSure Pro’s rapid energy delivery minimizes thermal damage to the skin, making it a safer and more practical option for achieving a clear, youthful complexion.

Remove Unwanted Tattoos

The PicoSure Pro laser also makes your tattoo removal even more accessible. The 755nm wavelength can target black, blue, and green tattoo inks. In comparison, the optional 532nm wavelength effectively treats “sunset colors”—red, yellow, and orange—which are typically hard to correct. You’ll also be able to:

  • Tailor treatments using variable spot sizes
  • Use turbo mode to treat recalcitrant tattoos with shortened pulse width better
  • Treat black ink in darker skin type patients using the 1064nm delivery
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What are the Benefits of a Picosure Pro?

The PicoSure Pro offers numerous benefits for those in New York seeking advanced skin revitalization, such as:

  • Effective pigment removal
  • Reduced wrinkles and fine lines
  • Acne scar treatment
  • Minimal downtime
  • Safe for all skin types
  • Precise and customizable treatments
  • Skin revitalization with no downtime

Who are the Best Candidates
for a Picosure Pro?

The best candidates for PicoSure Pro in New York are individuals who:

  • Desire to improve uneven skin tone and texture
  • Seek to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Have acne scars they wish to minimize
  • Want to remove unwanted pigmentation
  • Prefer treatments with minimal downtime
  • Have realistic expectations about the results
  • Are in generally good health

What’s the First Step?

The first step in your PicoSure Pro journey with Dr. Lao is to schedule a consultation at our New York City practice. You will discuss your skin concerns, medical history, and aesthetic goals during this initial appointment. Dr. Lao will evaluate your skin condition, determine if PicoSure Pro is the proper treatment for you, and explain the intricate details of the device. We will then develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs.

What to Expect on the Day of a Picosure Pro Treatment

On the day of your PicoSure Pro treatment with Dr. Lao, you can expect a personalized and comfortable experience. After all, glowing, renewed skin is just around the corner. Upon arrival, you will be warmly greeted by our friendly staff, ensuring you feel relaxed and at ease. Dr. Lao will meet with you to discuss your treatment plan and address any last-minute questions or concerns you may have.

Before the procedure begins, a topical numbing cream may be applied to the treatment area to enhance your session with a pain-free approach. Dr. Lao will then carefully adjust the PicoSure Pro laser settings to target your skin concerns, including unwanted pigment, wrinkles, acne scars, pores, or tattoos.

You may experience a slight warming sensation as the laser works its magic. This innovative process stimulates your body’s natural healing response, replacing damaged cells with fresh, rejuvenated skin.

Throughout the procedure, Dr. Lao will ensure your safety and comfort and make necessary adjustments to optimize your results. Depending on the size and complexity of the treatment area, your session may last 30 to 60 minutes.

After your PicoSure Pro treatment, you may experience some mild redness or swelling, but these side effects typically subside within a few hours to a day. There is minimal downtime associated with PicoSure Pro, allowing you to resume your daily activities immediately following your session.

Picosure Pro Recovery

After undergoing a PicoSure Pro treatment in New York, the recovery is generally straightforward with minimal downtime. Immediate side effects like mild redness and swelling typically diminish within a few hours to a day. To optimize results, following Dr. Lao’s instructions is essential. This may involve shielding your skin from sun exposure, moisturizing regularly with gentle products, avoiding harsh skincare, attending follow-up appointments, and practicing patience as your skin heals.

Why Choose Dr. Lao?

Dr. William Lao is a Double-board-certified plastic surgeon with a comprehensive understanding of the aesthetic ideals of both Eastern and Western cultures. As a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), and the Aesthetic Society, he has over a decade’s worth of experience that has provided him with insight and knowledge of advanced surgical techniques and beauty aesthetics. As an NYC TopDoc in the magazine NewBeauty, Dr. Lao frequently loans his expertise on all things aesthetic. Dr. Lao believes natural beauty looks best, so he aims to create aesthetic enhancement while providing you with a completely natural, untouched look.

How Much Does a Picosure Pro Cost in New York?

The cost of PicoSure Pro treatments in New York City typically ranges from $400 to $1300 per session. Prices can vary based on factors such as the specific area treated (face, hands, body), the number of sessions recommended for optimal results, and the expertise of the provider. Additional factors like the clinic’s pricing structure and any package deals offered may also influence costs. For a personalized cost estimate and detailed information about PicoSure Pro treatments, we recommend scheduling a consultation with Dr. William Lao. During your consultation, our team will provide a tailored quote and discuss the treatment plan best suited to your skin rejuvenation goals.


Is a Picosure Pro painful?

During PicoSure Pro treatment, some patients may experience mild discomfort, often described as a snapping sensation. However, the procedure is generally well-tolerated, and discomfort is typically brief and manageable.

How Many Appointments Will I Need?

The number of PicoSure Pro appointments needed varies depending on individual skin concerns and treatment goals. A series of sessions, typically several weeks apart, is recommended to achieve optimal results.

How Long Until I See the Results?

You may start noticing improvements in skin texture and tone shortly after your PicoSure Pro treatment. However, as your skin regenerates and rejuvenates, it may take a few weeks for the full results to become apparent.

Can I Combine a Picosure Pro with Other Procedures?

Combining a PicoSure Pro treatment with other cosmetic procedures is possible and often recommended to address multiple concerns simultaneously—treatments like PRP or Scar Revision. However, discussing your specific goals and treatment plan with Dr. Lao during your consultation is essential to determine the best approach for achieving your desired results.

What Are the Risks Associated with a Picosure Pro?

The risks associated with PicoSure Pro treatments are generally minimal but may include:
  • ​​Temporary skin redness
  • Swelling
  • Discomfort
  • Pigment changes (rare)
  • Scarring (rare)
  • Infection (rare)

Schedule Your Consultation

Ready to experience the transformative power of PicoSure Pro? Schedule your consultation with Dr. William Lao today and take the first step towards radiant, rejuvenated skin. Call us today to discover the difference personalized care and advanced technology can make in achieving your aesthetic goals.

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Patient Resources

We’re here to help, with a number of patient resources designed to make your experience as comfortable as possible. Read through the materials below, and don’t hesitate to reach out and set up your consultation to learn more about what we can do for you.

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