& Age Spot Treatment Information
Lentigos are brown spots that
appear on the skin primarily due
to the sun. These spots have very
little to do with age; they are
caused by cumulative UV exposure.
Lentigos develop on the skin due
to melanin deposits. Melanin is
the pigment in our skin: it absorbs
light and gives our skin its color.
We offer several treatment modalities
to help remove lentigos and age
Topical creams, such as
hydroquinone, are quite effective
at treating superficial lesions.
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Treatment with an Intense
Pulsed Light (IPL) device,
Pulse Dye laser, or Q-switched
laser offers more durable
results. Laser and IPL treatments
are very effective and results
are usually permanent.
In most cases, two or
more sessions are needed
to completely remove the
New age spots can develop,
especially with repeated
sun exposure. Sunscreen,
proper clothing and wide
brimmed hats should be
worn on a regular basis.
- The fractional CO2 laser
FX™) is the latest,
and most comprehensive, tool
in removing lentigos and melasma.
While slightly more aggressive
than other laser treatments,
nothing can approach the effectiveness
of the Pigment FX/Active FX
treatment protocols to clear
unwanted blemishes on the skin.
While tremendously effective,
this procedure has been proven
At the Knight Dermatology Institute,
we will work closely with you
to direct the most appropriate
treatment for lentigos and melasma
of your skin.
Knight Dermatology Institute
offers many options to treat lentigos,
sun damage, melasma and age spots
to patients throughout Central
Florida including the Orlando
regional cities of Maitland, Winter
Park, Longwood, Sanford, Kissimmee
and Windermere. Click
here for directions to Knight
Dermatology Institute located
in Orlando, Florida.