Plano area dermatologists explain how to get rid of brown spots on the skin

Many different kinds of spots can appear on the skin. Some brown spots are birthmarks. Others are known as sun spots, liver spots, or age spots. These are all called lentigines and are a common problem for some people who develop them later in life due to sun exposure. They typically appear on areas of the skin such as the face, neck, hands, arms, legs, and back.

Many patients in the Plano, TX area who visit DSA Dermatology often ask how to get rid of brown spots that appear on the skin. Drs. Daniel Achtman and Carmine McConnell can develop a treatment plan for patients based on the type of brown spot that appears on the skin, how large it is, its location, and the natural color of the patient’s skin. In many cases, patients may have laser therapies to help remove their hyperpigmentation. Another solution is bleaching creams, which are used only on the area of concern and they can slowly fade the appearance of the brown spots. Lastly, for extensive hyperpigmentation, sometimes a lightening peel is recommended.

The best way to determine the appropriate course of action for getting rid of brown spots is to schedule an appointment with the team at DSA Dermatology. We suggest you first see Dr. Achtman to make sure there is no sign of any abnormalities in the brown spots you are wishing to remove. Then if you decide to pursue bleaching creams, lasers, or peels, you can see Dr. McConnell for a complimentary review of these treatments. Whether you call them liver spots, age spots, or sun spots, they can be very difficult to cover with cosmetics and may need professional assistance for fading and removal.

The doctors at DSA Dermatology are committed to helping patients improve their skin, body, and their self-confidence with comprehensive dermatological care and treatment for all ages. They are determined to help improve every individual’s skin concern. Using state-of-the-art technology and modern techniques to address common skin problems, DSA Dermatology is the best facility in the Plano, TX area for skin, hair, and nail treatment.

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