We are constantly reminded by medical professionals to beware of damage to skin that sun can cause. Frequent and high exposure to UV rays is one of the leading causes of cosmetic skin damage. Many of us choose spend our time in the sun, others have no choice and their occupation and lifetime exposure is the case. Those with lighter skin are more likely to be affected by long exposure, which leads to skin damage and sun spots. These lighter skin types are also more prone to other adverse effects of UV rays which is why sun block is always recommended when out in the sun. It is these long exposures which result in usually flat and scaly sun spots that we are familiar with. At the same time similar looking spots, age spots can also occur through the natural process of aging.
It is important to note that sun and age spots can appear at any age, however, they are most commonly seen in those aged between 40-50. While most sunspots are a cosmetic issue it is also highly recommended to see your doctor if you have been exposed to high levels of UV rays and suspect you have abnormalities on the skin, especially any abnormalities concerning moles. Sun and age spots can be treated when they are purely cosmetic by our highly trained specialist’s at Eve Clinics, in London, Knightsbridge. When sun and age spots are left untreated, they can, in some cases, increase in number and size, change colour and can become irritated which leads to bleeding. It is rare that sun spots become malignant but, as mentioned before, do consult your doctor should you have any concerns regarding these symptoms.
At Eve Clinics, in Knightsbridge in London, our highly trained and experienced specialists perform treatment using the industries most sophisticated lasers. The Deka SmartXide CO2 laser therapy for sun and age spots works by stimulating the natural healing process of the skin. This is done by targeting the area affected and promoting the collagen production which allows new healthier cells to replace damaged older cells. With the combined use of The Deka SmartXide CO2 laser by a highly trained specialist Eve Clinics in London, Knightsbridge is able to tackle hyperpigmentation to help your skin look more youthful and healthier without the adverse effects of alternative invasive surgery treatments.
Additionally, with such busy lives, and multiple commitments it is important for us to use our time wisely. This is why the CO2 laser treatment for sun and age spots is so heavily sought after as it requires very little downtime. The treatment is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure. You may experience mild redness and swelling which will subside in a day or two. Sometimes you may have very fine scabs which will disappear naturally in just a few days.
Each treatment course is determined based on the individual, the specialists at Eve Clinics in London, Knightsbridge, will conduct an initial consultation. The consultation allows for both the patient and the specialist to gather as much information, the former being about the treatment and the latter being the medical history of the patient, and what their requirements and expectations are.
A full bespoke treatment plan will be explained including pre-treatment, what the treatment entails and further information about protecting yourself against sun damage post treatment.
If this sounds like something you are looking to do then do not hesitate to contact Eve Clinics in London, Knightsbridge today to book for your first consultation!