Age Spots &
Brown / Dark Spots
Age spots and brown spots commonly develop from sun exposure and the natural aging process.
Age Spots & Brown / Dark Spots
The natural aging process and a lifetime of sun exposure often results in age spots and brown spots. Commonly known as liver spots, sun spots, dark spots, or lentigines, these pigmented patches of skin can leave you feeling self-conscious about your skin.
At Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Pennsylvania in the greater Philadelphia area on the Main Line in Devon, Jordan V. Wang, MD, MBE, MBA and his team of board-certified dermatologists have the newest lasers and energy-based devices that can effectively eliminate unwanted skin pigmentation with little-to-no downtime after treatment.
Our team has the specialized training and expertise to customize every laser treatment to each patient’s unique needs and aesthetic goals.
How are age spots and brown spots treated?
At our 8,000+ sq. ft. facility, we have brand new, state-of-the-art lasers and devices that can target age spots and brown spots, depending on each patient’s skin type.
The most popular and effective lasers and devices at Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Pennsylvania include:
- Fraxel® Dual
- Clear + Brilliant® Touch
Our specialized selection of lasers allows our board-certified dermatologists to customize each treatment to the exact needs of each patient. It also enables us to treat all skin colors, including Asian and darker skin.
Will my laser treatments hurt?
Laser treatments shouldn’t feel overly painful. In fact, most patients report that the discomfort feels akin to a rubber band snapping against the skin. To ensure a comfortable experience, a steady stream of cool air can accompany each laser treatment for brown spots and age spots.
How long does it take to See Results?
Many patients see results soon after their first treatment, but the tone of your skin should greatly improve once the potential side effects diminish. Patients may initially see a temporary darkening of the lesions before they begin to fade in color. Temporary side effects of laser treatment include:
These side effects are typically mild and should subside within 1-2 weeks of treatment, depending on the type of laser used. Most patients are able to carry on their normal activities during the initial healing process.
How long does it take to recover from laser treatment?
Although you may experience mild redness and swelling of the treated area, most of our patients resume their normal activities immediately following laser treatment of age spots and brown spots. It’s essential to stay out of direct sunlight during your recovery period to prevent any complications.
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Real Patients Before and After photos
Laser treatments for post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation on the back
Clear + Brilliant Laser for Brown Spots on the Cheeks
Clear + Brilliant Laser for Brown Spots on the Cheeks
Can Men Also Receive Brown or Dark Spot Treatment?
Because they can occur for a variety of reasons, age spots and brown spots are not specific to either gender. Men, like women, develop age spots as a result of sun exposure and advancing years. For this, many men turn to laser resurfacing procedures to eliminate brown spots on their skin.
It is important for men to see a doctor who has experience treating men and understands the subtle differences needed to achieve a natural result when seeking brown spot treatment. In order to provide the best care for all of our patients, our board-certified dermatologists in Devon take these real differences into account during each treatment session.
Age spots & brown / Dark spots
Q: Is Laser Treatment Safe?
A: All of the brown and dark spot laser treatments at Laser & Surgery Center of Pennsylvania have been clinically tested and approved by the FDA. As a result, laser treatments are highly recommended for treating sun damage and brown spots because they are both safe and effective.
Q: How Long Do Results Last?
A: Darkness typically fades over the course of 6-12 months after brown spot treatment. During the treatment process, patients should avoid direct sunlight to prevent additional brown spots from forming.
Q: Who Should Perform Laser Treatments for Brown Spots and Age Spots?
A: You should only have laser treatments performed by a board-certified dermatologist if you want the safest and most effective results. At the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Pennsylvania, we have board-certified dermatologists with extensive experience using lasers to treat conditions, such as brown spots and wrinkles. Their education and training have prepared them to assist you in achieving your aesthetic objectives.
Q: Are There Any Side Effects?
A: Redness, peeling, and swelling at the treatment site are expected after laser therapy. These side effects are temporary and should subside as the skin begins repairing itself.
Q: Am I A Good Candidate for Laser Treatment?
A: During your initial consultation with a board-certified dermatologist at Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Pennsylvania, your doctor can evaluate your skin to determine whether you’re an ideal candidate for laser treatment.
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Our dermatology center in the greater Philadelphia area on the Main Line in Devon, which spans more than 8,000 square feet, is a comprehensive cosmetic and medical dermatology facility. Our board-certified dermatologists are leaders in the industry who have trained under distinguished physicians to provide our patients with cutting-edge care.
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