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The Aerolase Neo Elite® laser safely and effectively treats melasma on all skin types — even skin of color.

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The increasing burden of melasma.

Melasma is becoming increasingly common, with some dermatologists citing it as the most commonly seen condition next to acne.

Besides the apparent aesthetic effects of the chronic condition, melasma can also have a negative impact on your patient’s mental health and quality of life.

One Study Showed Melasma Patients


Felt self-conscious


Felt unattractive


Felt it affected their activities

Current Treatments May Not Be Enough

Melasma is notoriously difficult to treat. Typical treatments include hydroquinone or other topical compounds, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and Q-switched lasers. However, these treatments may not give you and your patients the results you need.

They have varying degrees of efficacy

Side effects include skin irritation and allergic reactions

Patient compliance is always an issue with topical medications

They only treat melasma at the epidermal layer, leaving melasma at the deeper dermal layer untouched

The Aerolase Neo Elite Laser Goes Deeper to Treat Melasma at the Dermal Level.

A recent clinical evaluation showed up to a 50% improvement in melasma as early as 3 weeks after treatment with the Neo.

The Neo Elite’s unique 650-microsecond 1064nm Nd:YAG laser technology breaks up the epidermal pigment while addressing the deeper, dermal melanin and vascular components of melasma.

Breaks down hyperpigmentation at the dermal level

Decreases hyper-vascularity

Penetrates much deeper than topical treatments and Q-switched Nd:YAG lasers

"It's a game-changer for us. Previously, there was nothing addressing dermal melasma. Now, we definitely see an improvement, even in the most difficult cases.”

Karen Harkaway, MD,
Dermatologist, Delran and Northfield, NJ

Safe for All Skin Types — Even Skin of Color

The Neo Elite is safe and gentle on all skin types — even Fitzpatrick skin types IV through VI.

Its 650-microsecond pulse duration is shorter than or equal to the thermal relaxation time of the therapeutic target, which means:

No pain or burning

No hypo- or hyperpigmentation

No skin cooling or anesthesia required

No pain or burning

No hypo- or hyperpigmentation

No skin cooling or anesthesia required

“The Neo laser gave me a new modality for melasma that is effective and gentle, increasing process control and avoiding the other problems associated with the use of topicals.”

Yelena Kipervas, DO
Family Practice Physician, Bartonsville, PA

Can Be Combined with Other Therapies for Enhanced Results

Combination therapies have been shown to yield greater improvements in melasma compared to monotherapies. The Neo Elite can be safely and effectively used in combination with topical treatments for improved outcomes.

Step 1: Cysteamine cream

The patients applied cysteamine cream nightly to the affected areas and rinsed it off after 15 minutes. The patients were instructed not to use any other topical therapies for their melasma.

Step 2: Neo Elite

Each patient underwent one monthly treatment with the Neo Elite for four months. The patients all reported satisfactory results.

No irritation

No downtime

No “halos” of hypopigmentation

No diminished effects two months after treatment

Before and After

Neo Elite + Chemical Peel

The Neo Elite laser is gentle enough to allow follow-up treatment with a chemical peel. Aerolase and dermatologist Cheryl Burgess, MD have developed a two-step protocol to effectively address melasma in all skin types within one treatment session.

Step 1: Neo Elite

The Neo Elite laser is painted over the entire facial area at fluences of up to 28 J/cm2.

Step 2: Chemical Peel

Depending on the patient’s skin type and condition, apply either a light-to-medium chemical peel or hydroquinone compound to address the remaining epidermal pigmentation.

“The Neo works amazing for the clearance of melasma. I use it as the first step in a ‘one-two punch’ treatment and typically follow up with a chemical peel. There is no other treatment like this on the market.”

Cheryl Burgess, MD
Dermatologist, Washington, DC

An Automatic Revenue Generator for Your Practice

The Neo Elite is exceptionally affordable with no consumables, per treatment costs, or annual service contracts. You can start making a profit immediately.

Patients pay you directly for treatments

You get more office visit reimbursements

Can be used for over 30 other indications, increasing your revenue potential

“The Neo is my most profitable device in my office at this time. I turn on my Neo when the office opens and do not turn it off until the office closes.”

Michael Gold, MD
Dermatologist, Nashville, TN

See Why One Dermatologist Calls the Neo a “Game-changer”

In this video, dermatologist Dr. Karen Harkaway of the Harkaway Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics in Delran and Northfield, NJ shares her experience with using the Neo for the treatment of melasma — and how it has changed her practice for the better.

The Favorite Laser Device of Skin Care Professionals

The Neo Elite was selected as Favorite Laser Device by DERMASCOPE Magazine’s Aestheticians’ Choice Awards 2015-2021.

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