Melasma Treatment San Diego
Dark spots, age spots, sun spots – an uneven complexion is pigmentation. Pigmentation and sun damage can make you look years older and also be the precursor for skin cancer. These dark spots are caused by sun exposure and specifically the UVA rays which penetrate deep into your skin and cause aging. The solution to skin damaged by too much sunlight is often more light. Intense pulsed light, or IPL, is often used in photofacials to counteract brown spots and other types of skin discoloration. Its bursts of broad-spectrum light energy pass through outer layers of the skin into the dermis, where their wavelengths are absorbed by melanin, tiny blood vessels, and other sources of irregular pigmentation. Laser treatment can be the melasma treatment San Diego you’re looking for! Fix skin discoloration and unwanted pigment to reveal more beautiful skin and give you a more revitalized appearance.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What should I expect?
IPL delivers visible results quickly. It’s a powerful treatment alternative to microdermabrasion and chemical peels. Treatment sessions take just minutes, so there is little down time. Pigmentation laser treatment reduces the appearance of dark spots and pigment on your face and body, including age spots, sun damage, moles and birthmarks.
Why is skin revitalization best for removing age spots and sun damage?
Skin revitalization is our melasma treatment San Diego of choice. It is a non-surgical approach for treating age spots and sun damage, using powerful light-based technology to target unwanted pigment without harming surrounding skin. In just a few simple treatment sessions, pigment appears lighter and your skin looks clearer and younger. Skin revitalization is a great way to reduce the signs of aging on your hands and face.
How does skin revitalization work?
Skin revitalization treats age spots and sun damage by using an optimized light device to deliver light energy to your skin which is selectively absorbed by the unwanted pigment and then cleared away by your body.
What types of pigment can be treated?
Skin revitalization is appropriate for treating age spots, sun damage, and freckles on the face, neck, chest, arms, hands, legs, and feet.
Am I a good candidate for this procedure?
Skin revitalization works on a variety of skin types. Contact a provider to find out if you are a good candidate for this treatment.
What kinds of results can I expect?
You can expect to see a decrease in the appearance of unwanted skin pigment for a more even skin tone.
How long does it take?
Our melasma treatment San Diego can be performed in as little as 30 minutes or less, depending on the size of the treatment area.
Is it painful?
Most people feel minimal discomfort during skin revitalization. Your provider can discuss pain management options with you.
How many treatments will I need?
Multiple treatments may be needed; depending on the severity of your pigment, several treatments may be necessary to achieve the best results. After your melasma treatment San Diego, the pigment will temporarily darken and then will slough away to reveal your clear skin.
How quickly will I recover?
Most people resume regular activities immediately following the treatment session.