Treatment for Dark Spots on Face

There are numerous skin problems that can occur to anyone including eczema, psoriasis, acne, pimples, and different scars. And therefore, there are different treatments also available. If you reach out to the best skin specialist in Bangalore, he/she would suggest various types of treatments and procedures. But then, there are simple problems like, pigmentations. Even though it sounds uncomplicated, it can be chronic and look really bad on you. These are typically called dark spots, age spots or hyperpigmentation.

What are Dark Spots?

These are the uneven dark patches or spots on the skin, also called hyperpigmentation. This can be caused by the cells responsible for your skin’s colour, melanocytes, depositing excess pigment into deeper levels of the skin.

The various reasons for which you can get dark spots are:
• Exposure to sun
• Genes
• Age factor
• Hormonal changes
• Or factors like Melasma

Can a Dermatologist remove Dark Spots?

When you visit the best dermatologist in Bangalore, he/she will analyse the spots and based on that can prescribe the treatment from the various options available.

Over the Counter Creams: There are skin lightening creams available in the market but you need to be careful while using them. Always consult the best skin specialist even for buy these over the counter creams. Sometimes, these creams can give you skin conditions which needs a separate treatment.

Laser Therapy: Lasers cover a huge array of treatments and can give the optimum results without investing much in these treatments. Lasers are used for various conditions like laser hair reduction, tattoo removal, skin rejuvenations, hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation, spider veins, birthmarks, haemangiomas, scars and burns marks. In the best skin clinic in bangalore, expert use all the lasers which are USA FDA approved. There is a proper physics involved in the laser treatment and if not done rightly it can also end up giving burns and failed results.

Chemical Peels: In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to your skin, which causes trauma or injury to your skin’s layers. The skin layers eventually peel off revealing more youthful skin. The new skin is usually smoother with fewer lines and wrinkles, has a more even colour and is brighter in complexion. It is also called exfoliation or derma peeling.

Retinol: Retinol, a vitamin A derivative, can be effective in lightening the skin and reducing the appearance of dark spots. It does so by promoting skin shedding, which improves cell turnover rate and hinders the activity of the enzyme tyrosinase, which encourages the production of melanin.
So yes, a good skin expert can cure the hyperpigmentation or dark spots, but the caution you must keep is to visit the best skin specialist for dark spots.

An expert can prescribe you the right medicines or treatments with the right doses. If your doctor suggests laser treatment, then be careful to check if the treatment or the machine is FDA approved. There are duplicates in the market and one must be careful.

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Dr. Shoma Sarkar is a well known celebrity dermatologist with more than 10 years of experience in the field of Aesthetic & Clinical Dermatology.

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