Brown spots removal by MD Laser and Cosmetics in San Mateo
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Brown Spots Removal

Instant brown spots removal with Photo facial and IPL. The gold standard technology uses Photo facial treatment to safely remove pigment spots on any part of the body.  Pigmentation is lifted to the surface of skin and falls off within one week.

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MD Laser & Cosmetics is an Award-winning Medical Spa in San Mateo and San Francisco

MD Laser and Cosmetics voted Best Medical Spa in San Mateo 2021. Specializing in Women’s Health, Anti-aging and Aesthetic Medicine since 1991

About Sunspots or Brown Spots Removal

Who develops sunspots or brown spots?

Sunspots or Brown spots are very common skin discolorations and they usually appear in people who have had extensive sun exposure or sunburns.

What causes sunspots to appear?

Age, genetic predisposition as well as history of sunburns and tanning beds are all associated and have been linked to development of sun spots. There is a direct correlation link between exposure of sun’s harmful ultraviolet and development of sunspots.

Where do sun spots appear?

The most common locations for sun spot development is on sun exposes surfaces such as face, neck, décolletage, upper back and shoulders, forearms and back of the hand.

Brown Spots Removal

Brown Spots Removal FAQs

You may have wondered about Brown Spot Removal. If it's what you need or how it works.

It’s super powerful and yet gentle on the surrounding skin, which is able to precisely treat all sizes of brown and red spots.  The treatment is very fast and is virtually painless after topical anesthetics.  No excisions, no cutting, no scars.

Expert and detailed skin consultation to determine depth of skin pigmentation and effective topical and treatment options.  We offer prescription strength fast acting fading creams and mesotherapy with growth factor to stimulate new skin regeneration.

Depending on amount and depth of brown pigmentation, most need 1-3 treatments. Fee is $500 per treatment

Generally, one week.  Your pigmentations will become darker initially after the treatment.  Gradually will peel off after one week. It is important for you not to pick at the brown spots and let them come off naturally.

With daily usage of high-quality mineral sunblock and topical brightening agents, you can delay recurrence of brown spots. Because we are constantly exposed to sun’s UVA/UVB and computer screens UVC, most will experience some photo aging and require annual photo-facial touch up to maintain the result.

If you have a history of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (darkening of skin after irritation such as a cut, bug bite or acne), it is recommended to be pretreated with skin brightening topical regimens for 2 weeks to minimize risk of PIH.

Yes, we are experienced in helping to even out skin tone for all skin tones.

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