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sunspots

What IS IT?

Sunspots occur normally after excessive sun exposure on an area of the skin and appear as flat brown spots. Sunspots are formed because the sun’s UV rays cause melanin cells, which are the cells responsible for producing pigment in your skin, to produce excess levels of melanin in an attempt to protect your skin from UV radiation. The resulting appearance looks like darker spots on your skin.

The more sensitive a person’s skin is to the sun, the earlier they will start developing these spots.In general sunspots start making their appearance from the age of 30-40 years. Existing sunspots will get darker when exposed to more sunlight. The areas where these spots most commonly form are the sides of your face, back of your hands and your chest because these areas get the majority of the sun exposure.

It is worthwhile to consult your doctor if you are concerned with your sun spots although sunspots can’t become cancerous, there may be underlying damage in the epidermis layer that only a doctor or dermatologist can identify.

INSTORE TREATMENTS

Lamelle Pigmentation Chemical Peel

This chemical peel treatment aids in lightening reddish-brown or dark age spots. This treatment can safely be performend every 2-6 weeks until the patient is fully satisfied with the results.

FormaTk’s Skin Rejuvenation & Pigmentation

This laser treatment assists with effectively drawing any discolouration to the surface of the epidermis, allowing the skin to naturally heal the pigmentation over time. This treatment is perfectly safe and is highly effective when it comes to treating sun spots.

HOME CARE PRODUCTION

The professionals at Laser Elite recommend the following products to use at home to help successfully treat and prevent Sun Spots:

Clarity-Active-CleanseLamelle Brighter Concentrate

This concentrate should be applied 2 weeks before a chemical peel procedure to prepare the area to be treated. It limits any pigmentation from forming during the chemical peel course.

Acnevelle-RangeLamelle Barrier Repair Cream

The Lamelle Barrier Repair Cream effectively heals the skin and can be used for 4-5 days after a chemical peel treatment to heal your skin properly. It also provides a complete barrier protection for your skin.

clarityLamelle Luminesce Range

The Lamelle Luminesce range helps to prevent any age spots and lighten the skin. The Luminesce Moisturizer, which can be used in conjunction with the Luminesce, contains vitamin A which has powerful anti-ageing properties and helps normalize skin cell functions.

Clarity-Active-CleanseNimue Multi Rejuvenating Serum

This serum evens out skin tone and also provides anti-ageing benefits to your skin.

clarityNimue Melano Mask

This mask treatment will lighten the sun spots which are visible on your skin.