When it comes to the matter of skin, we desire to have healthier skin whatever the complexion may be. Having healthy skin always adds to our beauty. But, many of us are not able to take care of our skin due to several reasons. Due to our ignorance, our skin is subjected to freckles, spots, tan and other issues. Freckles are one of the common skin problems mainly faced by people with fair complexion.
Freckles are the small light-brown coloured spots that appear on the skin due to frequent sun exposure. Freckles are common among the people who are with reddish or brownish skin color. The main reason for the freckles is sun exposure. This brownish spots may look ugly and for many young people, it has turned into an obstacle to come forward and hinders their self-confidence. These freckles can be prevented with proper care or it can be removed forever with the treatments so one can get flawless skin.
What are the treatments to remove freckles?
Although freckles are harmless but sometimes it may be an indication of a serious disease like skin cancer. If any peculiar symptoms or changes are found, consult a dermatologist immediately. To get rid of the freckles, there are some treatments. They are:
Retinoid - Retinoid is a medication with Vitamin A compound. It is mainly used to improve sun-damaged skin and to lighten freckles. Sometimes, it is used along with other bleaching creams also. Best results are seen if it is used continuously for months.
Laser Treatment- Laser treatment uses intense beam light to treat the damaged areas of the skin. Q- Switched Nd YAG laser is mainly used for treating freckles effectively. Laser treatment is safe with a lower risk of scarring.
Cryosurgery- Cryosurgery is a safe treatment which uses extreme cold in the form of nitrogen to freeze the skin abnormalities. It is not painful and requires no anesthesia.
Chemical Peels- Chemical Peel is also an effective method to treat freckles. In this procedure, a chemical solution is applied to the face to peel off damaged skin areas. Once the damaged skin is removed, new skin is re-generated. The main ingredient used to peel the abnormal skin is glycolic acid and trichloroacetic acid.
Photofacials- Photofacials or Intense pulsed treatment is another method to lighten brown spots. It is a light-based technology which can treat a wide range of skin problems like spots from scars, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, and broken capillaries.
Fading Creams- Fading creams are also known as bleaching cream contains hydroquinone as an ingredient. This ingredient has the ability to suppress melanin production and thereby lightening the spots.
These treatments may carry some side-effects which are common. One may feel redness, irritation, stinging, dryness, sensitivity, inflammation, peeling, skin discoloration, etc.
How long do these treatments last?
Lasting of the treatments depend on each patient and the type of treatment. Once the treatment is done, the patient must follow proper skin care tips, so that it helps to retain the treatment for a long time.
If you are looking for a freckle removal treatment, visit Rama Skin & Laser Hospital. Here best dermatological treatments are available to solve the wide range of skin problems and to boost your confidence. For more details, contact- Rama Skin & Laser, Hyderabad. Call @ +91-6281032751.