Laser Freckle Removal Enfield CT

Find top doctors who perform Laser Freckle Removal in Enfield, CT. Whether you’re seeking treatment or looking to schedule a preventative screening, we can connect you with the best dermatologists near you in Enfield, CT.

Local Businesses

Edward Harris Benjamin

(860) 741-2531
115 Elm St – Suite 205
Enfield, CT 06082

Demos Peter T

(860) 745-4576
701 Enfield St Ste 160
Enfield, CT 06082

Northern Connecticut Plastic

(860) 272-2999
140 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT 06082

Edward Benjamin

115 Elm St Ste 205
Enfield, CT 06082

Ronald J Saxon

(860) 741-2472
15 Palomba Dr
Enfield, CT 06082

Dr.Colleen Jambor

(860) 684-8266
148 Hazard Avenue
Enfield, CT 06082

Sharon Marie Christie

146 Hazard Ave Ste 104
Enfield, CT 06082

Sharon Christie

146 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT 06082

Christie, Sharon – Enfield Dermatology Llc

(860) 749-7437
146 Hazard Ave, Ste 101
Enfield, CT 06082

Benjamin Edward H

(860) 741-2531
115 Elm St Ste 205
Enfield, CT 06082

Sharon Marie Christie

(860) 749-7437
146 Hazard Ave – Suite 101
Enfield, CT 06082

Christie, Sharon – Enfield Dermatology

(860) 749-7437
146 Hazard Ave # 104
Enfield, CT 06082

Benjamin Edward H Pc

115 Elm Street
Enfield, CT 06082

Benjamin, Edward H – Benjamin Edward H

(860) 741-2531
115 Elm St # 205
Enfield, CT 06082

Laser Freckle Removal FAQ in Enfield, CT

What is the best laser to remove brown spots?

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) IPL is a great treatment to target dark spots. IPL uses multiple wavelengths to treat brown pigmentation and age spots. Common areas include hands, neck, chest, and face. IPL targets melanin-making cells without harming the surface of the skin.

What nationality has freckles?

While it’s true that such a mutation in people of Celtic heritage causes the stereotypical dot-dot-dots in fair redheads, variations of the MC1R gene lead to freckles in Chinese, Japanese, French, Mediterranean, Israeli, and certain African ethnic groups as well, explains Sharma.

Do freckles go away with age?

Natural freckles don’t need treatment. They aren’t a sign of a skin problem. As you get older, they may get lighter on their own or go away entirely, depending on what type of freckle they are. If you don’t like how your freckles look, treatments can help fade them.

How painful is laser freckle removal?

Is it painful? To get really good results, the freckle removal treatment has to be reasonably painful. Most patients would give it a rating of 6-7 out of 10 on the pain scale. Some doctors like to use topical anaesthetics, eg emla, but we don’t use emla with laser pigmentation and freckle removal.

How long does it take for freckles to fade after IPL?

Freckles and age spots after treatment generally turn darker for 3 to 7 days before they begin to fade. Crusting may occur, and can last up to 10 days.

How long does it take for brown spots to fall off after laser?

Laser treatments are effective at removing brown spots due to sun damage. As the laser passes through the skin, brown pigment absorbs the light preferentially. This creates a dark brown scab that falls off over the following 1-week (for faces) and 2-3 weeks (for hands or body), taking the brown spot with it.

Does coconut oil fade freckles?

The natural vitamins in coconut oil have fantastic healing properties for skin. People who have applied coconut oil to scars and age spots have said that it lightens them and reduces their appearance. It may also help to fade other skin discolorations like stretch marks, freckles, birthmarks, and uneven pigmentation.

Can a dermatologist remove a freckle?

Dermatologists can recommend a number of freckles treatments, including: Laser Treatment: Laser treatment is a popular method for correcting pigment irregularities on the skin. The laser boosts collagen and skin cell production to create a more even appearance.

How to stop getting freckles?

Use a sunscreen with SPF (sun protection factor) 30 or above. Reapply sunscreen every 2 hours while you are out in the sun. Avoid stepping out when the sun’s rays are at their peak (10 am to 4 pm) Wear sun-protective clothing and hats.

Is it pretty to have freckles?

Freckles are beautiful Some of the world’s most beautiful people also enjoy flaunting their freckles, so feel free to do the same.

What purpose do freckles serve?

Dr. Lisa Arkin. Freckles are composed of an ingredient called melanin, which protects against damage caused by UV light. Your body makes melanin to protect itself from sun damage.

What skin type is most likely to get freckles?

Freckles often show up during childhood, and you may continue to get more until you’re in your 20s. People with fair skin or red hair are most likely to have them. There are two types of freckles: ephelides and solar lentigines. Although both are flat spots, they’re different in a few ways.

Does pigmentation come back after laser?

Usually, pigmented lesions or spots that have been removed will not return after your laser treatments. However, there are various factors that can stimulate new hyperpigmentation e.g. exposure to UV, ageing, hormonal factors. Laser pigmentation removal treatments do not prevent new hyperpigmentation from occurring.

Can you remove a freckle at home?

Lemon Juice Lemons are rich in vitamin E and C and antioxidants. Just mix a few drops of fresh lemon juice with honey and apply to the freckled area. Leave it on for 15 minutes, and repeat this twice a week to remove brown spots and age spots.