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Fracturing Pigment With PiQo4

PiQo4 is one of the latest technologically advanced treatments for pigmentation and tattoo removal. This is just one of the amazing procedures offered at WAVE, and we’ve seen our patients get amazing results from PiQo4.

How PiQo4 Works

Simply put, PiQo4 shatters pigment, resurfaces the skin, and even improves skin tone, texture, and laxity.

While it is a laser, the energy that is being transferred is acoustic-based allowing precise and targeted treatment.

PiQo4 takes an innovative approach to treating pigment by using the power of long and short pulses. The best way to describe this is to think about pigment as large rocks. PiQo4 first breaks down the rocks into pebbles (with long pulses) and then further breaks down the pebbles into sand (with short pulses). PiQo4 is essentially shattering the pigment, delivering amazing results, and helping restore patients’ confidence again.

One of the reasons PiQo4 is so effective is the use of four different wavelengths. This allows the treatment to be effective on a wide range of pigments and tattoo colors. Unlike other laser-based treatments, PiQo4 can be used on all skin types.

Where PiQo4 Can Help You

PiQo4 is used to treat skin throughout the face and body. Patients see some of the best results when they receive treatment for the following:

  • Pigmentation and lesions
  • Melasma
  • Tattoo removal
  • Skin irregularities
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • And more!

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Getting PiQo4 Treatment

For patients that are interested in getting PiQo4 treatment, we always recommend that you get a consultation first. WAVE offers a wide variety of both surgical and non-surgical treatments and we want to make sure you get the treatment this right for you.

If PiQo4 is the right option, we’ll have you schedule an appointment to get expert care from our staff. We’ll make sure you are comfortable and start by cleaning your skin and then applying some ice to get the skin prepared for treatment. After that, it is 3-4 passes with the PiQo4 to help patients get optimal results.

Getting the Best Results

While each person is a little bit different, most patients typically see the best results after 3-6 treatments.

Furthermore, patients experience the best results when they take care of their skin before and after treatment. We recommend that patients use medical-grade skincare prior to treatment that contains hydroquinone, retinol, or Retin-A. This treatment should stop 48-72 hours before the treatment which will ensure that the skin can recover properly. After treatment, patients should use sunblock to protect their skin and their results.


For nearly two decades, WAVE has helped patients awaken their inner beauty. Our expert team is here to help, answer any questions you might have, and help you get the treatment you’ve been looking for.

Want to see if PiQo4 is right for you? Schedule your consultation today by calling  (888) 674-3001.

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With a wide range of breast, body, and face procedures, our goal at Wave Plastic Surgery is to allow for all of our patients to achieve their ideal appearance, no matter their age or ethnicity. Our doctors all have extensive experience working with patients of all different backgrounds and have developed an expertise in Asian plastic surgery procedures such as Asian eyelid surgery and Asian nose surgery. We work with all sorts of men and women—both local to the Los Angeles area and from far out of town—to help find the right procedure to help them reach their goals.

Wave Plastic Surgery offers an inclusive menu of non-surgical treatment options that will cover all types of anti-aging and skin concerns from wrinkles, sagging skin, hair loss, women’s health, poor skin texture, large pores, skin discoloration, Rosacea, acne, scars, volume loss, and aging hands, neck and chest.

Dear Wave Beauties,

To ensure the continued health of our clients, our team, and the community during this unprecedented time, we are adhering to strict social distancing rules and following CDC guidelines for COVID-19 to provide you with a clean, safe, and comfortable experience. Please keep in mind that when booking your virtual consultation, our team will kindly ask for you to consent to the following protocols:

All patients who visit our locations are required to undergo a COVID-19 screening. For more detail please call our office at 888-674-3001.

For surgical/ non-surgical virtual consultation, a $100 non-refundable consultation fee is required to secure your virtual consultation. If you wish to proceed, the consultation fee will be applied to your treatment.

For surgical/ non-surgical in-person consultation, we will require: 

o   $100 non-refundable consultation fee with our consultant/ mid-level providers; 

o   $250 non-refundable consultation fee with our plastic surgeons; 

o   $500 non-refundable consultation fee with Dr. Peter Lee; 

o   This fee is non-refundable but can be used as a credit for future treatments or retail product purchases. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 888-674-3001.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to accommodate for additional screenings. We offer a 15-minute grace period, please note that if you are more than 15 minutes late, your treatment may be shortened or rescheduled. In addition, you will also be charged a $100 late fee. Wave Plastic Surgery is committed to the health and well-being of you and our staff members. Your safety is our top priority. Thank you for understanding.

We are all in this together to keep our community safe and healthy. We look forward to seeing you at your next visit.


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