Removal of age spot
There are a lot of different kinds of pigmented spots, but we only deal with treatment of age spots. The brown age spots can be seen on the face, on the neck, on the lower arms, on the dorsal side of the hand. The diameter of the age spots are between 2-10 mm, their number show great variaton from one to a numerous, their color are not influenced by the sun exposure. They usually develop from the age of 45-50 years. Beside that they are the sign of the ageing they frequently seen as the sign of the solarium use. The age spots are accompanied by the other signs of the ageing: wrinkles, the skin is sallow, thin and inelastic.
The only reason for the treatment is esthetic so it needs your decision. The age spots can be removed by carbon dioxide laser or fractional carbon dioxide laser. If your concern is only the age spot the therapy is the carbon dioxide laser vaporization. If your concern is the age spots and the other sign of the ageing the therapy is the fractional carbon dioxide laser treatment.
We make the surgical removal of age spots with carbon dioxide laser vaporization
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The mode of action of carbon dioxide laser in the removal of age spots
The light of the carbon dioxide laser is absorbed in water that is found in every human tissue. During the absorption heat evolves, the cells boil and explode. In the case of age spots we use the carbon dioxide laser with low energy for the evaporation of the epidermis where the age spots locates.
The carbon dioxide laser vaporization has several advantages in the removal of age spots for the patient and the physician too
- It is absorbed in 0,1 mm depth in the skin so its effect can be controlled with great accuracy.
- There is no need to make suture.
- The operation is quick so the burden for you is minimal.
- The laser light obstructs the small blood and lymphatic vessels so there are no bleeding during the operation.
- You can very rarely feel pain after the operation.
- The laser light destroys the pathogens on the surface of the skin so the wound surface will be sterile.
- The wound heals quickly and with cosmetically good results.
- You can do the simple bandage exchange at home based on the written paper about it.
How is made the removal of age spots by carbon dioxide laser?
The operation can be done without local anesthesia because the lesions are very superficial. The time of the operation is between 5-10 minutes depending on the number and the size of the age spots.
You have to do the followings after the carbon dioxide laser removal of age spots
After the operation there will be serous discharge. The healing time is usually between 7 and 10 days depending on the size of the age spots. You have to wear a bandage during the healing time. Sunscreen using with at least 30 SPF for at least 3 months to prevent the brown discoloration is mandatory. You have to keep off from direct sunbathing and especially solarium use for at least 3 months.
The followings happen after the removal of age spots by carbon dioxide laser
The pink color after the healing is part of the normal healing. It indicates that the healing has completed and it usually resolves in 4 weeks spontaneously. The removal of age spots by carbon dioxide laser vaporization is a safe process but you have to follow the written bandage process to prevent the side effects. The side effects are rare and they are the followings: bleeding, pain, inflammation around the wound.
In some cases the removal of age spots by carbon dioxide laser is contraindicated
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Visit: 20 000 HUF
Operation: we can give the price after the visit because their size and number show great variations