Treatment of pigment spots
Procedure of pigment spots treatment
The most common cause of pigment spots occurrence are the disorder of hormonal balance, diseases of digestive system, excessive tanning in the sun or solarium. By means of PC-diagnostics location and depth of excess pigment is identified. At Deva Clinique we offer a number of techniques to remove pigment spots:
- Ultrasonic peeling.
- Chemical peeling.
- Laser treatment.
At Deva Clinique we offer treatment of various types of pigment spots:
- Ephelides or freckles. These spots are round or oval shaped with clearly defined edges, yellow or light brown. They are usually located on the face but can occur on the whole body.
- Chloasmata are irregular spots. Color intensity can reach a dark brown tone. They often occur on the pregnant women’s bodies, follow hepatopathies and diseases of reproductive organs. Can be caused by repeated skin rubbing.
- Lentigines are round spots that can be flat or slightly raised above the skin. Their size varies from a few millimeters to 3 cm in diameter. Color gradation is from beige to dark brown. They are commonly caused by diseases of internal organs, metabolism disorders, trauma, burns.
Depending on the type of pigment spots and cause of their occurrence a doctor selects the most appropriate treatment technique.
How are pigment spots treated:
Before starting treatment a cosmetologist thoroughly examines a patient.
Bleaching procedure can assist in removal of many aging signs. By means of ultrasonic and chemical peeling a fresh and even skin tone can be obtained, biorevitalization moisturizes the skin and makes it elastic. Laser removal is the most radical way of treatment. It can be used to treat even the severest cases of hyperpigmentation. The procedure is quite traumatic so it is necessary to use healing pharmaceuticals after undergoing it.
All peeling procedures performed in the course of pigment spots treatment are aimed at the exfoliation of the top epidermis layer. If is carried out using special acids or ultrasound. Special substances are injected to the skin to promote bleaching and revitalization.
Phototherapy involves exposing the skin to light impulses using a special device. They are directed only to the pigment spots to destruct the cells containing excessive melanin.
An important part of the pigment spots treatment is to prevent recurrence after the removal procedure. So, care at home is essential. Our cosmetologists will help you select cosmetic products which allow maintaining the result for as long as possible.
Procedure duration: On an average, 1 procedure takes 30 to 60 minutes. Duration of a session depends on a patient’s condition and difficulty of the treatment. If a course of procedures is required our cosmetologist will determine its length and intervals between sessions.
Result of pigment spots treatment:
The main treatment result is the clean skin with an even tone. The majority of procedures aimed at removal of excess melanin have rejuvenating effect.
Almost all techniques are painless; laser removal of pigment spots is performed under local anesthesia. Application of these techniques is possible with any skin type. The effect lasts up to 4 years.