Sun Spots

Spectrum Laser Aesthetics

Aesthetics located in Tyler, TX

What’s keeping you from clear beautiful skin? If it’s sun spots, age spots, or any other darkened areas of increased pigment, talk to Spectrum Laser Aesthetics about their laser-based treatments. With their cutting-edge laser technology, they clear unwanted spots from your skin using a safe, noninvasive treatment. Call their office in Tyler, Texas, or book your appointment online to learn more.

Sun Spots Q & A

What are sun spots?

Sun spots are spots on your skin characterized by brown pigment that stands out from your surrounding skin. Unlike skin cancer, they aren’t dangerous. It’s important to differentiate between sun spots and skin cancer. If the dark spot isn’t raised from your skin, has a smooth border, is symmetrical, and doesn’t change over time, it’s probably a sun spot. That said, if you aren’t sure, talk to your doctor because skin cancer is usually easily treated when it’s caught early. 

Sun spots are also called liver spots, age spots, and pigmented lesions. However you refer to them, they ruin the clarity and evenness of your skin. And that’s why Spectrum Laser Aesthetics offers treatment for sun spots. 

How do I get rid of sun spots?

At Spectrum Laser Aesthetics, the dedicated, highly trained, certified team uses the Astanza Trinity laser to get rid of sun spots. This laser allows them to change the wavelength of light energy so that it targets the specific pigment that makes up your sun spots. As the laser energy is drawn into your sun spots, it leaves your surrounding skin unaffected. 

The sun spot absorbs the targeted laser energy. As it draws in more and more of that energy, it starts to break down. Eventually, the pigment is broken into pieces that are small enough for your body to naturally remove them. As your body flushes the fragmented pigment, you get clearer skin. 

This sun spot treatment is effective anywhere on your body. Spectrum Laser Aesthetics uses it to clear sun spots from a number of different body areas, including the:

  • Face
  • Hands
  • Chest
  • Neck

What should I expect during treatment for sun spots?

The laser-based treatments at Spectrum Laser Aesthetics are designed with your comfort in mind. Most patients experience only mild sensations during treatment for sun spots. And these treatments usually take just a few minutes. 

After your treatment, a scab may form at the treated area. Don’t pick it; let the area heal naturally.

If one session doesn’t fully clear your age spots, Spectrum Laser Aesthetics offers successive treatments to help you reach your skin goals. Most patients achieve their desired results with three or fewer treatments. 

For more information, call Spectrum Laser Aesthetics, or schedule your appointment online.