Please find below many of the most common other questions about Sun Spots asked by our clients, and answered by our expert aesthetic doctor, Dr Meg Minasian
What are sun spots?
- Sun spots, also known as solar lentigines or age spots, are flat, brown, or black spots on the skin that develop as a result of prolonged sun exposure.
How to treat sun spots?
- Treatment options for sun spots include laser therapy, chemical peels, cryotherapy, topical creams, and microdermabrasion, among others.
Can sun spots be prevented?
- Preventing sun spots involves using sunscreen, protective clothing, and avoiding excessive sun exposure, especially during peak hours.
Do sun spots go away on their own?
- Sun spots typically do not fade on their own and may require treatment for removal or lightening.
Is sun spot treatment safe?
- Sun spot treatments can be safe when performed by qualified professionals, but potential risks and side effects should be discussed with a healthcare provider.
What are the best skincare products for sun spots?
- Effective skincare products for sun spots often contain ingredients like topical Vitamin C and retinoids. Dr. Meg Minasian at The MW Clinic London offers treatments that can effectively address sun spots. Please contact us to arrange a consultation.
How long does it take for sun spots to fade?
- The time it takes for sun spots to fade depends on the treatment method used and individual factors, but improvements can be seen over several weeks to months. Dr. Meg Minasian at The MW Clinic London offers treatments that can effectively address sun spots. Please contact us to arrange a consultation.
Can sun spots come back after treatment?
- Sun spots can return if you continue to have significant sun exposure without protection, so sun safety measures are essential to prevent recurrence. Dr. Meg Minasian at The MW Clinic London offers treatments that can effectively address sun spots. Please contact us to arrange a consultation.