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Doctor insights on: How To Get Freckles On Your Face

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Can you get rid of freckles on your face?

Freckles: It is possible to remove freckles with a q switched nd-yag laser. It would be a cosmetic treatment, not covered by insurance and not inexpensive. It is a little tricky to be able to see the freckles when you have the special colored glasses your need to wear when operating the laser, so you have to take them on and off and it takes a lot of time.. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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How do I get a good tan without getting freckles on my face?

How do I get a good tan without getting freckles on my face?

Oxymoron: "Good tan? " Nowadays, most of us are very conscious of the dangers of tanning, especially for fun. And if you're predisposed to freckles, you will have them show up on your face if you get into the sun. As one who's lost a close friend who was once a tanning buff to melanoma (he didn't see it on the back of his shoulder), I'd urge you to avoid recreational tanning and use sunscreen. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles on face?

How can I get rid of freckles on face?

I wouldn't try it: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of freckles on my face?

How do I get rid of freckles on my face?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the brown freckles on my face?

Bleaching cream: Over the counter are bleaching creams containing 2% hydroquinone under the names of esoterica and porcelana and albee. .. ...Read more

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What to do if I have freckles in the middle third portion of my face how do I get rid of them?

What to do if I have freckles in the middle third portion of my face how do I get rid of them?

Laser Rx: If this is what you want. Results will be so-so and it's pricey. Why not wear a sunscreen like everybody should, and embrace your genetics? Several Hollywood stars and high-level models sport freckles, and I'm confident that many (most?) of your friends and people you might date will like your face just as it is. Hit the fitness circuit, eat sensibly, and consider wearing your freckles proudly. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have freckles in the middle third portion of my face how do I get rid of them?

What do you suggest if I have freckles in the middle third portion of my face how do I get rid of them?

Multiple options: IPL does a really nice job of lightening sun damage with no down time. It does require regular (every 3 months or so) treatments to maintain results. Some chemical peels can lighten sun damage. Fractionated laser does a really nice job of lightening ;pigmentary issues, but does require some downtime. Hydroquinone and lightening creams are other options. Http://www. Omahacosmeticsurgery. Com/face ...Read more

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During pregnancy, developed freckles on face n body. After 3yrs still have it! What can I do 2 get rid of them. Is using honey and lemon on face good 4 it?

During pregnancy, developed freckles on face n body. After 3yrs still have it! What can I do 2 get rid of them. Is using honey and lemon on face good 4 it?

Freckles: I doubt there is much you can do to rid your skin of freckles. Honey and lemon would have zero chance of making any difference to having freckles in your skin. ...Read more

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Can you get skin cancer from a first degree sunburn when you have only had a few mild ones in the past? 18 yrs/ few freckles on nose&face/pale

Can you get skin cancer from a first degree sunburn when you have only had a few mild ones in the past? 18 yrs/ few freckles on nose&face/pale

Cancer risks: Cancer comes from changes to the DNA- mutations, that can be caused by many things. Cancer begins only when enough changes have accrued to make cells that grow independently. But one can not tell right off if they have occurred. The more exposure the more risk, but single exposure does not mean zero risk, just lower. Take luck out of it and avoid risks. ...Read more

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Why does my head get oily?  

Why does my head get oily?  

Protective secretion: Skin may become oily for a number of reasons. It has many small glands used to provide a thin covering of oil-like secretions often accumulated from proteins in the skin. This protects the skin from dehydration, bacteria and other elements. Depending on diet, health and genetics your skin may release more or less oil than the next person. ...Read more

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How to get a radiant face?

How to get a radiant face?

Appearance: Eat a plant based diet, similar to the mediterranean diet, exercise aerobically at least 4 to 6 times a week for a minimum of 40 minutes, get 8 hours sleep per night, limit alcohol consumption and maintain positive relationships. Best. ...Read more

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How can I get fat on face?

How can I get fat on face?

A few possibilties: Hypo thyroidism can cause a puffy apearance. Allergies can also cause this. Exogenous steroids, renal failure, etc a full h;p as well as a complete battery of labs would help sort things out. ...Read more

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How can I get a clear face fast?

How can I get a clear face fast?

Depends: Depends on what the problem is. Acne? Scars? Pigmentation? See a dermatologist for ideas. Maybe a cosmetologist. ...Read more

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What to do to get a glowing face?

What to do to get a glowing face?

Reply: Eat healthy balanced diet. Drink 6-8 cups of water, get enough night sleep and use sunblock before going under sun. ...Read more

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Head is spinning when I get up, why?

Head is spinning when I get up, why?

? inner ear: You could have benign positional vertigo, but your blood pressure might drop on standing. See your doctor and get evaluated. Testing of the inner ear may be helpful. ...Read more

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How to remove freckles from my face?

How to remove freckles from my face?

I'd urge you not to: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more