Melasma

What’s the Best Treatment for Sun Spots or Sun Damage?

Over time, after years spent in the sun, its harmful rays start to damage our skin – particularly in sunny Long Beach, California. The best treatment for sun damage is constant and continued use of broad spectrum sunscreen. Broad-spectrum sunscreen helps shield your skin from both UVA and UVB light, protecting you from skin cancer and sun damage. Laser Skin Care Center offers several broad-spectrum sunscreens for patients including EltaMD and SkinMedica products. In office treatments such as chemical peels and IPL or Fraxel laser treatments can also treat sun damage and sun spots. They offer fantastic, immediate results that can last for a long time if followed by the proper at home care. These non-surgical, but slightly invasive treatments can: Improve tone and texture Reduce wrinkles around the eyes Remove unwanted brown spots Improve appearance of surgical and acne scars Effectively treat actinic keratosis (pre-cancerous lesions) Often, combination treatments give patients the best results for treating sun-damage. Many patients alternate monthly between chemical peels and lasers to achieve the most optimal results for even skin tone and [...]

2017-10-04T17:06:46+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Melasma|

What’s the Best Treatment for Melasma?

If you have brown or dark-gray patches on the surface of your skin, it’s likely that you suffer from melasma.  This skin condition – which is common with women who have gone through pregnancy – is also triggered by hormonal changes associated with puberty and the aging process. Common areas where melasma occurs include: Cheeks Face Forehead Chin Forearms Neck While keeping yourself protected from the sun is the best way to prevent further melasma, current melasma outbreaks can make it difficult to enjoy a flawless complexion.  While these outbreaks can fade over time, many women want a faster way to fade the appearance of these dark brown spots. At Laser Skin Care Center in Long Beach, CA, our dermatologists use the safest and most effective treatments to fade the appearance of melasma, including: Chemical Peels: For clients with severe melasma, chemical peels can help fade spots while encouraging faster cellular turnover.  A special combination of acids are applied directly to the surface of the skin, which removes the top dermis layers.  With consistent treatment, chemical peels can minimize the [...]

2017-06-06T17:39:27+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Melasma|

Welcome to our New Website!

We are excited to have launched our brand new practice website. We understand the importance of a great patient experience. That's why we've developed an easy to use website with an abundance of trustworthy dermatology educational resources. Browse our website to learn more about Laser Skin Care Center, access patient forms, and learn about our dermatology treatment options. Need more information? Give us a call.

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