What Gets Rid of Sunspots?

Plastic Surgeons Serving San Jose, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Santa Clara & Nearby South Bay, California

Posted: April 15, 2023

Beautiful girl wearing boho hat annd applying sun protection creamDirect UV exposure has many damaging impacts on the skin. Not only can sunlight burn the skin, but long-term exposure can also affect collagen and elastin production, accelerate the development of fine lines and deep wrinkles, produce textural irregularities, cause general dryness, and even produce slight discolorations known as sunspots. Fortunately, proper use of high-quality sunscreen can help delay or even prevent much of this damage. But what about the damage already done? Is there any way to eliminate sunspots and other issues brought about by UV exposure?

The good news is, yes, it is absolutely possible to eliminate sunspots, correct textural irregularities, hydrate dry skin, and stimulate collagen and elastin production to erase lines and wrinkles from the face. At Altos Oaks Plastic Surgery, our experienced doctors offer a range of non-surgical treatments that can restore a soft, glowing, and smooth appearance to sun-damaged skin.

Choosing the Right Option

Resurfacing the skin is often the best solution for treating sunspots and similar UV-related problems. Options we offer include:

  • Chemical Peel. We offer mild, moderate, and deep peels to address wrinkles, acne, pigmentation irregularities, and sunspots.
  • IPL Photofacial. This laser skin resurfacing treatment can correct rosacea, broken capillaries, spider veins, textural irregularities, and age and sunspots.
  • Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing. This resurfacing option can address enlarged pores, stretch marks, acne scars, and sun damage.
  • HALO Ablative Laser. This laser skin resurfacing treatment can improve skin tone, address hyperpigmentation, and eliminate sun and age spots.

We offer a selection of laser skin resurfacing options to ensure each patient receives the exact service they need. The best way to learn which of these may be ideal is through a one-on-one consultation at our Los Altos office.

Results from sunspot removal are permanent, but proper skin care, including daily sunscreen use, is essential for avoiding future issues. During your time in our care, we can provide information about high-quality skincare products and help you select a regimen that will help keep your skin healthy and glowing for years to come.

Please call Altos Oaks Plastic Surgery at 650-934-7020 to schedule a consultation today. We welcome patients from San Jose, Mountain View, Santa Clara, and all nearby areas of California.