Archive for 'Sun Spots'
Posted on 10. Sep, 2015 by Catherine Deans, L.E..
Hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin, is a very common skin concern for all ages. There are many factors that contribute to hyperpigmentation – some examples being sun damage, genetics, acne and inflammation of the skin. Age spots or brown spots are examples of sun damage. Melasma is a hormonal condition that presents as symmetric […]
Posted on 11. Aug, 2015 by Sheryl Wilson ARNP-C.
The answer is that there is NO “single best way”. One and done is not logical in dermatology. The brown spots, or liver spots; formal name Lentigo or Lentigines forms over time. Our skin being our largest organ has a defense against damage. Melanin is our skins natural sun defense and Melanogenesis is the process […]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by Catherine Deans, L.E..
Dermaplaning is an exfoliating treatment that provides an alternative to chemical peels or microdermabrasion and is a good choice for anyone who has fine facial hair, extremely sensitive skin, redness or rosacea or visible facial veins.
Posted on 12. Oct, 2010 by Sheryl Wilson ARNP-C.
Your grandma called them ‘liver spots’, your mom called them ‘age spots’, but do those pesky brown spots on our face and hands really come from our liver or from growing old? Brown spots are also known as “solar lentigo” or lentigines. Brown spots on Face Brown spots on Hands Brown spots on Back or […]