Although age spots aren’t usually a major health concern, they may certainly be a major self-confidence concern. Dr. Gail Yohe of Ideal Weight Loss Round Rock-Georgetown in Texas, provides advanced laser treatment options for effective age spot removal. When you’re ready to minimize the appearance of age spots that make you look older than you feel, call or schedule a consultation online with Dr. Yohe and the experienced health care team at Ideal Weight Loss.
Age spots most often appear on men and women over 50, but they may also appear on the skin of younger people who spend a lot of time in the sun. Age spots are usually harmless and don’t require medical attention, but if you’re unsure, it’s best to have a medical professional examine your age spots closely to be sure they’re not cancerous. Age spots can affect people of all skin types and colors but are more typical on those with lighter skin.
Age spots, typically oval or round, are flat areas that have a darker pigmentation than the rest of your skin. Your hands, face, and shoulders are common areas for age spots since those are often the areas of your body that have been most exposed to the sun over the years.
Age spots can be removed or lightened in several ways, including prescription bleaching creams, cryotherapy (freezing) treatments, chemical peels and laser therapies. Dr. Yohe offers one of the most advanced laser treatment options available for diminishing the appearance of age spots by lightening the pigments in your skin.
The Cutera® enlighten™ laser device delivers picosecond (extremely fast) energy pulses below the skin’s surface to break up the darker pigmented skin while leaving the skin’s surface unaffected. The enlighten laser is perhaps the most precise method of treating skin imperfections like age spots without damaging the delicate surrounding areas.
Generally, the enlighten laser treatment isn’t painful. Many people describe the feeling as a rubber band snapping against your skin. The procedure may be slightly uncomfortable, but it’s also temporary and relatively quick. If Dr. Yohe is treating a large area of your body, she may recommend a topical anesthetic to make the experience as comfortable as possible.
Once you’ve had a consultation with Dr. Yohe or one of the trained Ideal Weight Loss professionals, you’ll know exactly what to expect, including how many treatments you’ll need to achieve the desired results. Depending on the size of the area you’re having treated, each procedure may take a few minutes to an hour. You may see a noticeable difference after the first treatment, too.*
You don’t have to live with age spots indefinitely. Call or schedule a consultation online at one of the Ideal Weight Loss locations in Round Rock or Georgetown, Texas, to learn if the enlighten age spot treatments are right for you.
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*Individual results may vary.