Time and the sun constantly conspire against your skin causing age spots and discoloration as the years go by. It’s an unfortunate fact of life. The good news is that advances in skin care treatment mean you no longer have to simply accept these blemishes. Effective, low impact sun and age spot removal procedures are available today and Leeza’s Laser is a leading provider of this cosmetic service in the Toronto area.
Chemical peels are a technique that dates back to the mid-18th century. While certain elements of the process have undergone change and refinement over the years the basic idea remains the same: the removal of the outer layer of the skin through the application and removal of certain chemical combinations in order to promote the growth of healthier new skin. Chemical peels have proven a safe and effective treatment for a number of skin disorders and conditions including sun and age spots.
Exactly which combination of chemicals the clinician will administer is determined by a number of factors including your skin type, skin colour, current skin condition, age and your desired result (for example: do you want to remove the spots altogether or simple lighten them up). The process once underway is normally quick and you are able to leave the clinic as soon as the procedure is complete.
The Benefits of Sun and Age Spot Removal
If you’ve been debating whether to undergo sun and age spot removal yet are unsure whether such a procedure is either safe or effective here are just some of the facts and benefits you might want to consider:
- Sun and age spot removal is a relatively painless process.
- Removal is complete and permanent in most cases.
- This type of procedure is virtually free of side effects.
- As a result there is little or no recovery time needed.
- This procedure has been proven safe for people of any age.
- Most people report a positive effect on their overall outlook.
- Many look and feel younger as a result.
Keep in mind that although chemical peels are effective at sun and age spot removal the number of treatments you will need will depend on the level of damage your skin has endured. Certainly large, dark spots will require more treatment than small, light spots. Another important thing to remember is not to go sit out in the sun immediately after a chemical peel – when your skin is at its most vulnerable – without using a strong sunscreen. You could wind up doing long term damage that cannot be repaired.
Young looking skin has a natural shimmer and reflectivity to it that can be lost over time or simply become hard to see as sun damage and aging have their way with a face. Sun and age spot removal in concert with our skin rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction treatments can help your skin regain its youthful, radiant condition and keep it looking that way for years to come.