Sun/Age Spot Removal FAQ

What does the treatment involve?

Treatment varies from patient to patient depending on the type of lesion, size of the affected area, color of the patient’s skin and depth to which the abnormal pigment extends beneath the surface of the skin. Some lesions, such as..

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What types of spots do the laser remove?

Many types of spots, or pigmented lesions, can be removed with the Q-Clear Yag Laser. Some people are born with prominent pigmented lesions, birthmarks, café-au-lait spots, or freckles, which can be cosmetically troublesome if on the face, neck or other..

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What causes Age Spots?

Age spots increase in number as we age and as we are exposed to the sun or tanning bed. People who sunburn and “freckle” easily are more likely to develop age spots than those who do not burn easily. It..

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What do age spots look like?

Age spots vary greatly in size and shape and color. They can be as small as pea-sized or as large as a dime. Age spots are typically round and have irregular borders. Age spots are most commonly found on the..

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What are Age Spots, Why Do They Occur?

One very common sign of aging is the age spot. Age spots are also known by many as sunspots, liver spots, lentigos, or lentigines. Age spots are flat, tan, brown, or black in color and appear on areas of the..

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Does Laser Spot Removal Treatment Hurt?

Pain is minimal. Generally most people find the pain level tolerable. Everyone has their own threshold for pain, but typically the laser treatments are not painful. Some liken the sensation to snapping a rubber band on the skin. Laser treatment..

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