What are sunspots? How are they treated?

Written by: Dr. Moises Amselem
Edited by: Top Doctors®

As the summer months approach, the skin is increasingly exposed to sunlight. Stains skin by prolonged and high radiation exposure to ultraviolet light are increasingly frequent and unsightly carry a component. Is it possible to completely remove these stains? It is possible, but this requires right with the treatment because there are cases in which the pigment is too entrenched.


What treatments can kill sunspots?


There are two main treatments, the Ellipse System and Maximum Illuminator Treatment with LED mask.


  • Ellipse system: is one of the most effective cutting edge technologies against injuries caused by sunlight. Ellippse I2PL the system works against hyperpigmentation problems with flash lamp which emits light filtered twice. Sunspots contain melanin, a substance to be impacted by the light is heated and gradually disappears, becoming less perceptible. Epidermal to cause no alteration, no risk for skin. Generally, three sessions under the supervision of a specialist in Aesthetic Medicine

  • Maximum treatment with mask Illuminator LED: combined with the Ellipse System, make the method to deal with unsightly sunspots. By placing the LED on the stain to be treated, a stimulation of the tissue where the skin disorder is located occurs, resulting in a less appealing appearance. Thus, one session will begin to see results, although they are necessary at least six sessions. 

However, depending on the type of injury or imperfection that you want to correct, there are different varieties of LED light: 

  • Red LED light: is ideal whenever they seek to achieve a rejuvenating effect, as it closes pores and removes wrinkles of expression. 
  • LED orange light: reduces irritation and problems like blotches, because it stimulates the lymphatic circulation. 
  • Green LED light: pigmented skin repairs and stains caused by ultraviolet radiation from sunlight and age. 
  • Blue LED light: is ideal for acne and regain sensitivity.


What people can be treated sunspots?


These types of treatments are more effective in the clear skins in the dark. This is because the process of photorejuvenation based his performance of melanin and hemoglobin, so it is not advisable to apply in tanned skin.


What precautions should be taken before treating sunspots? Is it a painful process?


To be Sunspot need not follow any specific plan either before or after treatment, as it would be enough with a sunscreen of factor 30. However, you should not go with tanned skin, because the results could not be expected

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Moises Amselem
Aesthetic Medicine

Renowned doctor, innovator in various techniques for aesthetic medicine and scientific advisor of the major pharmaceutical companies. His reputation has made has numerous publications in scientific and general media magazines. Since 2011 runs his own private clinic in Madrid where he developed all kinds of facial and body treatments and also has a teaching area which provides training to doctors around the world

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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