Updated: Oct 6, 2020
Hyperpigmentation can come in different forms such as sunspots, melasma, freckles and birthmarks. Thankfully in most scenarios, these are totally harmless but can cause an aesthetic concern. Our laser treatments are very effective, you can resolve hyperpigmentation with a quick, non-surgical procedure that combat’s hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles and improves skin tone and texture.
So, what actually causes hyperpigmentation? Well, due to regular exposure to the sun, the face, chest & hands are usually the first body parts to show signs of aging. Everyone’s pigmentation is different but there can be other causes of hyperpigmentation. Hormonal imbalances, medication, and genetics can cause the overproduction of melanin in the skin. Sun damage accumulated in your 20s can surface through to your 40s. Always wear your sunscreen! Anyone can be affected by hyperpigmentation at any point in their lives. Hyperpigmentation can be caused by sun damage. Too much sun exposure can leave dark spots on the skin. Sometimes referred to as sun spots, age spots or liver spots.
Unfortunately, it can be rather difficult to treat dark spots in darker skin tones as darker skin is naturally more susceptible to dark spots. In comparison to lighter skin tones that have fewer limitations when it comes to hyperpigmentation treatments. This is because their risk to overproduce melanin is less likely. On the flip side lighter skin tones have a higher chance of forming dark spots from sun damage.
Hyperpigmentation can be troublesome for many people, but now, with the advancements of laser technology, there is now a safe and effective way to make hyperpigmented skin vanish with laser skin rejuvenation. Laser treatments are the most effective way to treat hyperpigmentation. The laser penetrates beneath the skin's surface to trigger the rejuvenation of skin and remove any skin damage.
Intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments & laser skin resurfacing are considered the go to laser treatments for hyperpigmentation. Laser skin resurfacing works better for some people, we will work with you to assess your skin tone to select the best option for your skin. IPL treatments stimulate collagen production within the dermis. Both treatments require multiple sessions.
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