Pigmented Lesions/ Sun Damage Treatments in Northern Virginia
A pigmented lesion(s) is caused by an abnormal production of melanin which makes it visible on the skins surface.
Age & Sun Spots
Age and Sun spots Laser Treatment
These common and unsightly problems can be successfully removed with laser technology. These lasers have been in use since the late 1980's, with great recent advancement, for the treatment of pigmented skin blemishes and birthmarks and use visible light that is selectively absorbed by the pigment within the unwanted blemishes. The laser light is then transferred to heat and the pigmented target is eliminated without harm to the normal surrounding skin. Treatments feel like a rubber band snap and leave a temporary discoloration of the skin that lasts a few days. Treatment may include several sessions ,it can be repeated after 4-6 weeks.
What types of pigmented skin blemishes can be treated with laser?
All types of brown birthmarks, sun freckles, flat moles, Cafe-au-lait marks, medication induced pigmentation, and more
GentleMAX Pro's 755 nm wavelength can be used to treat the following benign epidermal pigmented lesions:
– Ephelides (freckles)
– Epidermal melasma
– Café au lait
Some factors that could possibly trigger a recurrence of pigmented lesions are:
– Hormonal imbalance
– Sun Exposure
How successful are treatments for age spots and sun freckles?
Laser treatment of these types of skin problems is extremely successful with complete clearing, no scarring, and permanent results.
Age & Sun Spots Laser Treatment Before & After Pictures
Photos courtesy of Syneron Candela.