What are age spots? What causes them?
Age spots are skin imperfection which resembles the appearance of freckles. One may confuse age spots as freckles so it is important to have your skin checked and assessed in a cosmetic surgery clinic such as The Medispa Clinic Sydney.
Age spots which are also known as liver spots are spots on the skin caused by aging and too much exposure in the sun. Age spots can appear on the skin if there is prolonged exposure to the sun. The use of sunscreens does not inhibit the appearance of age spots though it can protect the skin from UV radiation and reduce skin discoloration. If a person has age spots, it is recommended to have it treated at a cosmetic surgery clinic such as The Medispa Clinic Sydney.
What are the different procedures of age spots removal treatment?
If a person wants to have his or her age spots removed, he or she can choose from a variety of acne spots removal treatment procedures offered by different cosmetic surgery clinics. Here are the different procedures of acne spots removal treatment one can choose from.
- This treatment is a minimal invasive procedure which involves the use of a high-speed rotating tool to gently remove the outermost layer of the skin to expose new skin layer. This initiates skin renewal and healing.
- Skin Peel. This procedure also involves the removal of the top layer of the skin, however, it uses a chemical substance called trichloroacetic acid to peel off the outer layer of the skin.
- Melanocytes are the ones causing the pigmentation of the skin. This cosmetic procedure kills excess melanocytes on the skin using liquid nitrogen.
- Laser treatment. This is the most recent age spot removal treatment which involves the use of a laser to destroy damaged skin cells and to remove scars on the different layers of the skin.