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Best cream to remove brown spots on face? I had them zapped 5 years ago and it's back? Its so sensitive after that I don't want to do it again.Thanks

Best cream to remove brown spots on face? I had them zapped 5 years ago and it's back?  Its so sensitive after that I don't want to do it again.Thanks

Sun avoidance: I am sorry to hear about your facial spots.I don't believe any over the counter cream would treat your brown spots.I first advise you stay away from the sun and use a good sunscreen as a preventive measure. My mother had this issue and she just started to avoid direct sun light and use a sunscreen with good results. I would advise you speak to the dermatologist who did the zap treatment for help ...Read more

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Taking glutamine, creatine for build muscles.One day took tablets n miss my workout.Got dark brown spots on face.Applying glycolic acid.Is it suitable?

Taking glutamine, creatine for build muscles.One day took tablets n miss my workout.Got dark brown spots on face.Applying glycolic acid.Is it suitable?

Careful: Be careful as creatinine can put you in renal failure. Brown spots could reflect organ damage and don't ignore this! see your internist former information! ...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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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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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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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