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Brown spots on my skin. Can they be removed by laser?

Brown spots on my skin. Can they be removed by laser?

Laser treatment: In current practice, numerous lasers can specifically target pigmented lesions, including red-light lasers (eg, 694-nm ruby, 755-nm alexandrite), green-light lasers (eg, 510-nm pulsed dye, [3, 4, 5, 6] 532-nm frequency-doubled nd:yag), and near-infrared lasers (eg, 1064 nm nd:yag). The wide range of lasers that can be used to treat pigment is a result of the broad absorption spectrum of melanin. ...Read more

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So , boils brown spots left from scars can not be removed by doing the Fraxel laser?

So , boils brown spots left from scars can not be removed by doing the Fraxel laser?

Fraxel: Hello ~ FRAXEL is cleared by FDA to do the following: Periorbital wrinkles (wrinkles around the eyes) Pigmented lesions Melasma Soft tissue coagulation Acne scars and surgical scars Actinic Keratoses (precancerous lesions so active infection (boils), deep scarring cannot be treated this way. http://www.mybeautymd.calls.net/our-specialties/laser-treatments/fraxel#fraxel thx ...Read more

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I have to wear a concealer and 2 bases just to cover up my brown spots. Which laser or cream would be best and actually work?

I have to wear a concealer and 2 bases just to cover up my brown spots. Which laser or cream would be best and actually work?

Evaluation: It is important for you to have a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist. During the consultation your skin color will be evaluated. You will be then offered several alternatives to improve your sun spots. They can range from chemical peels, laser peels, IPL, and others. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What's the best mole removal procedure?laser,cutting..?i have a lot of moles on my face and i rly want to avoid scars,all of them are tiny brown spots

What's the best mole removal procedure?laser,cutting..?i have a lot of moles on my face and i rly want to avoid scars,all of them are tiny brown spots

Freckles or moles: Freckles are clusters of flat, circular, brown (concentrated melanin) which are most often visible on people with a fair complexion. A freckle is also called an "ephelis". This is different than moles or Lentigines which are raised and have increase in melanocytes. You need to have a correct diagnosis and then discuss tx options. Freckles can be made lighter with LASERs, moles do not. ...Read more

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My neck has brown spots, my chest is red and wrinkly, and my face has wrinkles, brown spots, and redness. Should I do fraxel laser or ipl?

My neck has brown spots, my chest is red and wrinkly, and my face has wrinkles, brown spots, and redness. Should I do fraxel laser or ipl?

See below: After an evaluation, your dermatologist will advise you on the treatment options and and the benefits of each in your particular case. You may even need both. Sunscreen is very important in prevention of future recurrence. ...Read more

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How could i get brown spots on my skin?

How could i get brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What might cause reddish/brown spots on my skin?

What might cause reddish/brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I'm getting brown spots on my skin. Is this from the sun?

Could be: Lentigoes or freckles are typically from the sun but also can develop with normal aging. ...Read more

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Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Marks of maturity: The technical name is "lentigo" (plural: "lentigines"), and they are caused by many short exposures to sunlight over many years. Dermatologists treat them by freezing them with liquid nitrogen, or vaporizing them with various kinds of lasers. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions, fading brown spots on skin?

Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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