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Doctor insights on: Removal Of Sunspots On Face

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How to clear white sunspots on the face?

How to clear white sunspots on the face?

DERM EVAL: It is important to be through and have a Derm EVAL . You need to be evaluated for VITILIGO an autoimmune skin condition vs Tinea VERSICOLOR a fungal infection. A good Derm can discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How do you remove sunspots on your face?

How do you remove sunspots on your face?

That depends: There are lesions that are related to hormonal changes, sun exposure and genetics. Speak to your dermatologist. Hydroquinone or laser maybe your best bet. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of sunspots on your face?

How do you get rid of sunspots on your face?

Sun protection: Sun spots are typically exacerbated by sun exposure, hormones and stress and are more common in medium or darkly pigmented skin. Wear sun screen, hat and sunglasses to limit your sun exposure. See your dermatologist to discuss other treatment options such as topical hydroquinones, kojic, glycolic, retinoic or azelaic acids as well as laser therapy options. Stay out of the sun or it will come back. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of sunspots on my face?

Multimodal: The best way is to treat with hydro quinine and retionoic acid for 4-6 weeks followed by superficial resurfacing with erbium laser. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of sunspots on my face?

How can I get rid of sunspots on my face?

See a skin doctor: Sunspots are due to sun exposure/damage. There are many options which need to be tailored based on your skin type, color, and area of the face involved. Chemical peels and lasers are good options and can be used alone or combined with topical whitening agents and exfoliants like retinoic acid. You should see a skin specialist to review your options. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of ugly sunspots on my face?

What can I do to get rid of ugly sunspots on my face?

Intense pulsed light: Intense pulsed light (photofacial) targets melanin pigment with green or yellow wavelengths. Of course, proper sunscreen protection spf 30 with uva coverage is primary. Lightening with arbutin (contains hydroquinone) interferes with melanin production and must be used carefully with pulsed supervised use. Have your physician rule out melasma if you are female, and wear a hat outdoors. ...Read more

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What does a sunspot look like?

What does a sunspot look like?

Sunspot: Solar lentils or sunspots are usually light brown, round, regular shaped and flat. They can be found on sun-exposed areas in middle-aged to older people. They should not ulcerated or hurt. If in doubt see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a blue freckle/sunspot?

What causes a blue freckle/sunspot?

Blue freckle?: Personally, I have never heard of a blue freckle. Sun spots and other actinic damage are caused by the sun and exposure to uv radiation. ...Read more

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