Dark spots are a common skin problem and are quite common among both men and women. Hyperpigmentation or age spots are the other terms used for dark spots. The causes of dark spots are many and they make you look unattractive. Let’s look at its potential causes and how to treat them with Q-Switched Laser Treatment.
Melanin is a pigment that is responsible for giving your skin and hair their characteristic colors. Overproduction of melanin can lead to the appearance of dark spots on the skin. The causes of dark spots are many and there different types of dark spots as well. Let’s have a look at them in detail.
Common causes of dark spots
There are many reasons that lead to dark spots and some of them are listed below.
- Skin discoloration is common after inflammatory lesions like pimples and acne
- Exposure to harmful UV rays of the sun can also lead to dark spots, freckles, and liver spots on the skin
- Pregnancy, liver disease, and hormonal changes are other causes of dark spots
Types of dark spots
The mark you see on your skin might seem like a simple dark spot, but it has its own indication. Here’s a look at some of the common types of dark spots along with their causes.
Usually appearing at birth or just after, the exact reason for this yet to be known.
Moles appear when melanin thickens. These can be either raised or flat, and usually are brown or black in color.
Common among people above the age of 40, liver spots appear due to overexposure to the harmful rays of the sun.
Menopause and other health conditions can lead to age spots in the form of big freckles.
Common among pregnant women, these uneven brown spots appear due to hormonal changes. These can also appear due to taking birth control pills.
How to treat dark spots?
Lightening cream, chemical peels, and Q-Switched Laser Treatment are some of the options you have. While the first two offer temporary and indefinite outcomes, results with Q-Switched Treatment is permanent. This treatment involves the use of an invisible beam of light that targets the brown spots (age spots, liver spots, marks left behind by lesions, melasma, and freckles) on your skin and eliminates them completely, thereby giving you flawless skin.
Offered by Kaya Skin Clinic in its 40 locations around the country, Q-Switched Laser Treatment assures great results and is one of the safest methods available today.
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