Sun Spot Removal
Your skin is the largest organ of the body, consisting of three layers of tissues, the epidermis, the dermis, and the subcutaneous layer. When you’re in the sun, the epidermis is bombarded by invisible rays of ultraviolet light. The UV light damages the cells on the surface, and after many years, the damage manifests in the skin with the formation of fine, red blood vessels and an increase in abnormal cells (potentially turning cancerous). Unfortunately, this increase in pigment is not uniform, and appears as liver spots, freckles, or sun spots; all names for solar lentigines. While they are harmless, these spots are permanent and will not fade overtime.
Sun Spot Treatments
Our dermatology office in Los Angeles offers a range of age spot treatments including lasers, peels, and home therapy treatments. Each sun spot treatment depends on the patient, their skin type (fair, olive, dark-skinned), and the severity of their condition. Treatments are considered cosmetic and may include the following:
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Contact us about attaining younger looking skin without age spots. Request an immediate appointment to find out more about laser treatments, chemical peels, and formulated bleaching creams.