Photofacial for Dark Spots?
- Asked by lucky dragon girl in Foster City, CA 94404
- 4 years ago
I am in my early 30's, skin looks healthy overall. I have a few (about 5-10) small dark spots on my face. But I don't have any red or brown areas. My skin tone is pretty even.
I am currently under Microderm and Glycolic peel treatments. My skin has a healthy glow and I feel the firmness. But I don't think it has helped to fade the dark spots. Will I be a good candidate for Photofacial? Any other alternative/products if I don't choose Photofacial?
PhotoFacials are great for dark brown spots.
I would start by getting these dark spots evaluated by a board certified dermatologist.
Provided your derm says they're ok, IPL (intense pulsed light) is a great way to lighten them. In fact, the darker they are, the better they will respond.
Ask for a test treatment on one of them to see how your skin responds, rather than getting all of them treated on your first visit.
I hope this helps, and best regards.
I would recommend that you see a board certified dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for an evaluation of your spots prior to any treatment.
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