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.
Why Choose DSA Dermatology?
At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX,
Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.
Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.
Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.