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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Freckles On Face

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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

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 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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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

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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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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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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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How to get rid of freckles?

How to get rid of freckles?

I wouln'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