Sun Spot Removal Roswell, GA
Sunspots are flat brown spots that develop on your skin that have been exposed to the sun. They are harmless and noncancerous and do not technically need treatment unless one looks to have them removed or visibly reduced for cosmetic reasons.
What are the treatments for sunspots?
There are very many at-home treatments including but not limited to
- Apple cider vinegar
- Vitamin C & Vitamin E
- Over-the-counter topical creams
As for professional treatment, the options vary in abrasiveness, and AR Roswell offers the following and many more
- Intense pulse light
- Skin resurfacing such as laser resurfacing
It is important to speak with your dermatologist on what is your best course of action when it comes to working with your sunspots. Some may respond well to topical creams whereas others require a more aggressive approach to help eliminate them. At AR Roswell, we have many options for you, contact us for a consult to identify your needs and create a treatment plan.
How can I avoid sunspots?
The best thing you can do is avoid sunspots altogether. To do so, you will need to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily, multiple times per day, especially if you sweat, to limit the exposure to your skin. Tanning beds are also a large contributor to sunspots due to the use of UVA and UVB rays, so tanning beds shall be avoided as well.
Any time you notice a new or changing spot on your skin, you should always see your doctor, to determine if it needs treatment, and as for sunspots, although they may not be harmless, they can be cosmetically troublesome. Your doctor can help you find the best way to rid yourself of these changes to your look.