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Use Zinc Oxide After Photofacial

I am not sure why doctors don't tell their patients, but using a sunscreen with zinc oxide 5% or higher keeps the brown spots from recurring as fast. Of course they will come back and that's why you need to go in every 12-18 months for a "touch-up." I had to ASK my doctor about this or else I'm not sure she would've told me. I've used it everyday and my age spots... READ MORE

Recent comments from AmberB

Hi Jilley, So sorry it's taken me so long to reply. I currently use Walgreens Sensitive Skin Sunscreen Lotion spf 70. It's about $7-$9. I have also used Neutrogena Baby Pure & Free and Skinceuticals Physical Defense 30. I never had... READ COMMENT

I'm not sure if this was photofacial, but when you have photofacial done, your age spots DO turn very dark. They come to the surface of your skin and slough off after about 10 days. Use zinc oxide based sunscreen to keep them from... READ COMMENT

To keep the age spots from coming back so quickly you must use a zinc oxide based sunscreen. If you don't, the spots come back fast. My first photofacial was March 2010 and I had my last photofacial in April of 2010. Only 2 treatments... READ COMMENT