Getting Rid of Those Summer Dark Spots
While basking in the sun and summertime activities like sailing and swimming are loads of fun, you can be left with some less-than-fun hyperpigmentation, wrinkles and sun spots. Fortunately, there are some skin rejuvenation treatments that can help with the aftermath.
IPL photorejuvenation is an innovative, non-invasive laser treatment that can help eliminate those unwanted wrinkles, sun spots and melasma in San Diego due to sun damaged skin. A broad-spectrum light is used to penetrate into the deep layers of the skin. It treats the damaged superficial layer of the skin and enhances the production of collagen. Improvement is gradual, and about three to five treatments will be needed for optimal results.
• Reduction in skin discoloration
• Diminished wrinkles
• Smooth and refined skin
Chemical peels can erase those skin imperfections left over from sun exposure, such as fine wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. It removes the outer layers of damaged skin and leaves the skin looking young and healthy. A chemical solution is applied, which exfoliates the skin and dissolves the damaged skin tissue. There are different types of chemical peels. The glycolic peel is a medical-grade peel minimizes skin discolorations and fine lines. Skin looks smooth and vibrant. A modified revitalize peel is a moderate strength peel improves skin texture, reduces melasma and lightens up sun spots.
Photodynamic Therapy with IPL
Photodynamic therapy treats the common problems associated with sun damaged skin and involves two steps. A photosensitizing topical solution is applied and then activated with intense pulsed light. It’s a precise treatment that can target specific areas of sun damaged skin, such as sun spots. This non-invasive treatment is done three or more times for the best results and usually spaced four weeks apart. After each treatment, you will see noticeable results with reduced wrinkles, smaller pores and reduced hyperpigmentation.
With a LaserFirm treatment, you can correct skin pigmentation caused by sun exposure. This treatment ramps up collagen production, reduces sun spots, minimizes the appearance of wrinkles and leaves the skin looking revitalized. It can also treat the neck and décolleté. There’s no downtime, so you can quickly resume your regular activities. Most patients require three to five treatments for the best results.
If you’re left with the summertime blues due to more wrinkles and sun spots, turn to the skin care experts at Laser Clinique. They’ve helped thousands of people erase the aftermath of the summer sun.