Brown Spots

Instant brown spot removal with PicoSure®

The gold standard in laser technology, PicoSure® treatment, safely removes all pigment spots on any part of the body and on all skin types without any downtime and in less treatments compared to a regular and old laser technology. Time is value

Who develops sun spots?

Sun spots or Brown spots are very common skin discolorations and they usually appear in people who have had extensive sun exposure or sunburns.
White or Caucasian population are highest risk for developing sun spots as they don’t tan, but rather burn. People of African or Asian descend already have naturally higher level of skin pigment (melanin) and therefore protected form developing these spots.

What causes sun spots to appear?

Age, genetic predisposition as well as history of sunburns and tanning beds are all associated and have been linked to development of sun spots. About 90% of white people over the age of 60 have sun spots. There is a direct correlation link between exposure of UVB (Ultra violet beam) and development of sun spots. High-intensity UVR, cumulative UVR, and unique susceptibility to the proliferative, stimulatory, and mutagenic effects of UVR are all probable causes resulting is this disorder. The harmful effects result in skin cells increasing in number and pigment concentration.

Where do sun spots appear?

The most common locations for sun spot development is face, neck, décolletage, upper back and shoulders, forearms and back of the hand.

How does PicoSure® laser work?

It’s super powerful and yet gentle laser on the surrounding skin which is able to precisely treat all sizes of brown spots, even as small as 2 mm without affecting the healthy skin.  The treatment is very fast and is virtually painless. No excisions, no cutting, no scars.  Just a few treatments and your brown spots, moles, etc will be gone.

What can Dr. Avaliani offer?

Expert and detailed skin consultation using Skinscope™ to evaluate the degree and type of skin damage and customize treatment protocols.