Sun spots or age spots are unaesthetic skin lesions that people want to have removed mainly due to cosmetic reasons. There are however, rare situations when certain sun spots can hide a more severe cause, namely skin melanoma and to rule out this potential malignancy case, a specialized consultation is mandatory. People in Northampton dealing with these skin conditions can appeal to Renew Skin & Health Clinic for a professional diagnosis consultation, as well as a specialized sun spots removal or age spots removal treatment.
Sun spots, age spots, actinic or seborrheic keratoses usually appear after prolonged exposure to direct UV light, consisting in darken portions of the skin which are in fact representations of melanin accumulations. People with lighter or fairer skin are more prone to developing such sun spots or age spots skin lesions than those with darker skin. Freckles are another result of excessive UV light exposure throughout your life and in some situations this skin pigmentation can become highly bothersome from a cosmetic point of view, so, removal is required. All these sun-caused skin lesions appear on the face, neck, back, arms, hands and legs, more specifically in any body area that is most exposed to the harmful UV light.
If you notice symptoms such as sudden growth in size, itching sensations or even bleeding, or you simply find your sun spots or age spots unaesthetic, always see a specialist for a specialized sun spots removal or age spots removal treatment in Northampton. During a prior consultation, the dermatologist will perform a physical examination of the sun spots, actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis or freckles, to determine their severity and determine a precise diagnosis. After this step is taken, the age spots removal or sun spots removal treatment that best suits your condition and cosmetic needs will be recommended and, if you are an ideal candidate, performed.
If after the physical examination, the specialist determines a certain degree of potential malignancy in the skin lesion, you will further be referred to a plastic surgeon for a shave biopsy or complete excision, which is a type of minor surgery that is painless, as it is performed under a local anesthetic and which ensures minimal scarring. If the sun spots, age spots, actinic keratoses or seborrheic keratoses are harmless and benign, the plastic surgeon will recommend you a radiosurgery procedure, chemical cauterization and deep chemical peels. For superficial sun spots and freckles, the specialist will be able to ensure an IPL laser, as well as superficial chemical peel treatments. The experienced medical staff of Renew Skin & Health Clinic now conducts all laser treatments using the innovative Deka SmartXide Fractional CO2 Laser device, the latest development in medical laser technology. It allows our specialists to conduct the operations with greater accuracy, control and flexibility, considerably improving the end result and minimizing the duration of the recovery period.
The treating of the skin with kojic acid-based creams is recommended during the 3 to 4 weeks prior the actual laser skin treatment. This will enhance the effectiveness of the laser treatment, especially if coupled with a long-term increase of Vitamin C intake. If the patient has had any issues relating to herpes outbreaks, then our team will recommend the he undergoes an antiviral treatment 6 days before the laser operation. At Renew Skin & Health Clinic, we ensure that a special treatment regime is established for each individual patient based on their medical background.
The age spots removal and sun spots removal treatments, as well as procedures for actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis and freckles removal in Northampton will be performed by Renew Skin & Health Clinic specialists and plastic surgeons who will be able to ensure superior cosmetic results. Simply contact our Head Office to schedule an appointment and we will take care of the rest.