I think I have facial solar lentigines, including one reticulated black solar ("ink-spot") lentigo that is particularly irksome cosmetically due to its darkness, size, prominent location. What is the most cost-effective option for removal? (cryo, cream, QS, LP, IPL, etc?) Cost? Bkgd: I also have some on my arms and parts that don't get any sun (lentigo simplex?). I get hypertrophic/hyperpigmented scars on my body but face acne has healed okay (is PIH a major concern?). I'm Asian, age in 20s.
Removing Dark Lentigines on Asian Skin? (photo)
Doctor Answers (2)
I would recommend that you see a board certified facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist for an evaluation. It may be that a punch excision may be advised.
Removing Dark Spots on Asian Face Skin.
Dark spots can be lightened up with laser or electrofulguration easily or punch excised with excellent cosmetic results on asian skin under local anesthesia painlessly. See your doc and get started on the new you. Sincerely,
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