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Have Sun Spots?! Medical tattoos can camouflage them!!

Sun Spots also known as age spots liver spots photoaging There is hope and treatments available out there that can help eliminate them entirely or camouflage them with the surrounding skin. SKIN CAMOUFLAGE also known as medical tattoos is one of them. Skin Camouflage allows us to make those spots disappear by matching that area to your surrounding skin color! Depending on the type of sun spot and size this treatment typically requires 2-3 sessions to complete. WHAT ARE SUN SPOTS: Sun Spots are small, flat dark (hyper) or light (hypo) areas on the skin. They vary in size and usually appear on areas exposed to the sun, such as the face, hands, shoulders and arms. Sun spots are also called Age spots, liver spots and solar lentigines, etc. "Age spots" are very common in adults older than 50, but younger people can get them if they spend time in the sun True age spots don't need treatment, but they are a sign the skin has received a lot of sun exposure and are an attempt by your skin to protect itself from more sun damage. WHAT CAUSES SUN SPOTS exposure to the sun!!! YES Sun Spots Can be light or Dark White Spots- Exposure to the sun can cause the skin to stop producing melanin, which causes white spots in those areas. Brown Spots- usually look like freckles. However, they tend to be larger or become larger through more exposure. The opposite thing may happen and instead of your body stopping the production of melanin its producing more. After time in the sun, our cells’ melanin production goes into overdrive and overproduces melanin, it causes the area to look darker, thus forming a sun spot. The Differences Between Melasma and Sun Spots Melasma effects the deeper, dermal layer of the skin and caused mostly by internal factors such as genetics and hormones. Melasma is also commonly symmetrical on both sides of the face. Although it can appear on any area of the body, it is most common occurs on the cheeks, upper lip and lateral edges of the face. It will typically darken with sun exposure, heat, inflammation and with hormonal change. Melasma can also cause micro-inflammation in the skin, resulting in skin damage.   


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