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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by ladylake in Florida
Although Active FX can be used off face for treatment of sunspots there are more effective and less aggressive treatments available. These treatments tend to be less expensive as well. Ask your dermatologist about cryosurgery which is treatment with a cold liquid nitrogen spray to each spot or even light chemical peels which can effectively remove the brown spots. Remember, the damage we see is deeper than the spot seems and the spots will return over time without continued...
Sun spots or lentigines on legs and arms can be treated with Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing. However, there is typically delayed healing compared to the face and thus requiring a more conservative protocol, preferably supervised an experienced board-ceritifed dermatologist.