Laser Brown Spot Treatment
Laser Remedy Skin Solutions has multiple lasers to reduce the damage done by Colorado sun’s damaging rays. We can help reduce signs of aging, whether it be age spots, wrinkles or broken capillaries.
Sun damage can manifest itself on the skin in a variety of ways: brown spots (also known as pigmented lesions) are the most obvious. Most brown spots are benign, but some are melanomas. Because brown spot laser treatment is only for cosmetic purposes, we recommend that all brown spots are cleared by a dermatologist before laser treatment.
The Picosure laser or IPL is the most effective and quickest fix. During treatment, the laser pulses are applied directly to the complete spot. The skin cells containing excess melanin absorb the intense laser energy, heat up, and degenerate. Meanwhile, the surrounding skin tissue is unharmed. After treatment, as the area heals, the immune system flushes away the dead skin cells and reveals lighter, unblemished skin.
Procedure time depends on the size of the lesion treated. An age spot can take a single second to treat, while a large birthmark or nevus can take up to a few minutes. Patients may experience slight discomfort during the procedure, but the side effects are minimal.
Most pigmented lesions can achieve complete removal after 2-3 sessions. Some small lesions (such as freckles or age spots) may take a single treatment to remove – others can take 3 or more treatments, depending on a variety of factors.
The use of lasers to reverse sun damage can reduce your risk of developing skin cancer.
The PicoSure laser is the most advanced way to get rid of your age spots permanently. The laser goes deep into your skin shattering the melanin so that those spots are destroyed.
It can be anywhere from 1-4 treatments. Most are gone in two treatments.
On your face it could take 7-10 days for these brown spots to flake off. On your body it can take longer approximately 2-3 weeks. You can apply makeup directly on them.