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Mike Yuan, MD
Look Younger With Pigmentation Removal
Butterfly Medical Spa
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Look Younger With Pigmentation Removal

Uneven skin pigmentation, commonly known as hyperpigmentation,is a common, normally harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the surrounding skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin.

Hyperpigmentation can be caused by a number of conditions. One of the most common conditions is commonly known as sunspots, or solar lentigines, which is most commonly mistaken for freckles. The sunspots usually appear in areas regularly exposed to sunlight like the face, hands, shoulders, and arms which tend to increase with age as the skin has a harder time repairing the damage of ultraviolet light.

Sunspots are a part of life, and can occur to anyone regardless of age, or skin type. However, it is most common in people over the age of 40, fair to tan skin, frequent sun exposure, or frequent tanning bed use. This type of hyperpigmentation may or may not disappear, and can be difficult to treat. The best way to prevent sunspots is by staying out of the sun between 10AM to 1PM, and using an adequate sunblock. There are a variety of types of sunblock, so make sure you find the correct SPF for your skin type.

A variety of different treatments are available to treat the most common types of hyperpigmentation. The Medlite C6 Laser system acts by emitting a powerful beam of specialized light that targets the pigments, age spots and promotes collagen remodeling without harming the surrounding skin.

Laser toning is a safe, fast, gentle and effective treatment ideal for pigmented lesions, including melasma. It is a non-ablative procedure. Patients typically tolerate laser toning without topical anesthetics and can return to their daily routines immediately. A full-face treatment can take as little as 10-20 minutes per session and are repeated weekly until the pigmented lesions are no longer visible. Laser toning also promotes sub-dermal collagen production so that skin texture, color and tone continue to improve long after treatment.Regular laser toning can diminish surface flaws like wrinkles, large pores, and imperfections caused by conditions like acne and rosacea.

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