Treatments for Brown Spots

Day and evening appointments available at our offices in Philadelphia on Rittenhouse Square, Newtown (Bucks County), Chester Springs, Harrisburg and Lancaster, PA.

Brown spots on skin go by many names-age spots, liver spots, sunspots, skin discolorations, hyperpigmentation, and freckles.

Freckles on a child are described as "cute". But as we age these "cute" marks of sun damage become increasingly pronounced and even begin to distract from the natural contours of the face, causing us to feel less attractive.

Freckles are common among those with lighter skin who sunburn easily. Age spots, on the other hand, eventually appear in all skin types.

Age spots are accumulated melanin within the top layer of the skin, the epidermis. Freckles and age spots are commonly found on the face and hands because they tend to be overexposed to the sun.

No matter your age, brown spots signify sun damage. Protective sunscreen and clothing go a long way in slowing the appearance of both freckles and age spots.

Efforts to diminish the appearance of freckles go back centuries. Ancient Egyptians used oil of fenugreek to fade freckles and age spots. In more modern cultures, lemon juice served as a home remedy.

Today, innovative clinical-grade skincare lines such as Obagi combat areas of discoloration. These products can be used alone or in conjunction with certain exfoliating treatments.

Chemical face peels and microdermabrasion offer superior advancements in the battle against discoloration.

What's more, chemical peels and microdermabrasion can effectively treat the mottled pigmentation, surface roughness, fine lines and wrinkles and dilated or broken blood vessels that also tend to surface on sun damaged skin.

Bella Medspa Medical Grade chemical peels and microdermabrasion can be very effective for the treatment of blotchy skin.

For a Free consultation call 484-341-8239.