Question re Skin pigmentation treatment: I have a couple of sun spots on my face

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

Hi, I have a couple of sun spots on my face that kinda look like permanent pimples and was wondering if it possible to remove these without scarring, etc?

Answer:

Usually sunspots can be treated with laser. In those with fair skin, it is much easier to treat sunspots, as there is a significant difference or contrast between the sunspot and the skin colour. With olive or darker skin types, we have to be more careful with our laser selection and settings, and often it is not possible to treat with laser.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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