January 2011

Laser Treatment Options For Pigmentation

January 31, 2011

There are several Laser treatment options available for the removal of pigmentation from the body. Laser treatments are some of the most effective and long lasting treatments for pigmentation. Multiple laser treatments are often employed in treating the condition by removing the excess melanin which trigger the condition in the first place. The green laser beams are the most common types of laser treatments used in removing various forms of pigmentation.

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Herbal Age Spot Removal

January 28, 2011

Herbal Age Spot Removal can be done, but it does mean you might have to make some changes such as using sun block, if you are not used to using it and it may mean drinking some interesting potions that, some say, make your body stronger. Does it work? In most cases, the answer seems to be a qualified yes.

The qualified yes is the interesting part because keeping age spots under control or non-existent usually means that you not only live a fairly simple lifestyle, it also means that you are going to be drinking some interesting potions. What potions are these? The type of potions that sound as if Merlin might have mixed them for King Arthur, rather than today.

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At What Age Do Age Spots Start?

January 26, 2011

Age spots are also referred to as liver spots in a number of cases. They are characterized by flat stature, grey, brown or black coloured growths on the skin. Age spots often appear in the shoulders, arms, face , and hands which also happen to be the areas that are mostly exposed to the sun, they are also characterized by the appearances of patches all over the exposed areas of the skin and such patches may appear very irregular in terms of shape, sizes and measurement.

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Pigmentation Removal: Laser Surgery

January 24, 2011

Among the various treatments to get rid of age spots and pigmentation is laser surgery. Many skin doctors believe that among the several techniques to help in removing age spots, laser surgery is the most effective. The process is administered by guiding the laser beam to the location of the pigmentation – which then generates energy and heat, in a successive manner. Heat then targets and breaks down the skin pigmentation. However, like many other procedures, laser surgery possesses both advantages and drawbacks. Thus, select wisely by examining both these positive and negative characteristics carefully.

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Diclofenac Sodium To Treat Actinic Keratosis

January 20, 2011

Diclofenac can be described as a non-inflammatory, and non steroidal drug which can be used in stopping and destroying a growing lesion on the skin. This drug is often administered on a patient for a period of between 60-90 days . It is an hepatic drug with no active metabolites. Diclofenac acts in so many ways to treat actinic keratosis and such include; anti-inflammatory and analgesic {it relieves pains associated with arthritis and some skin infection treatments}.

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How To Remove Pigmentation Using Manuca Honey

January 17, 2011

Honey is known for its therapeutic, anti microbial remedial properties. For these reasons it is a common home remedy. One of the reasons why Manuca Honey is being used for pigmentation treatment is that it helps to ease off inflammation and it contains anti-microbial properties. You need to understand that ordinary honey will not have effect on dealing with pigmentation because such do not contain antibacterial components. One of the rare types of honey you can find around is the manuca honey which is produced by bees that get their nectar from the manuca forest in New Zealand.

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Liver Spots Are Not Hereditary

January 14, 2011

Some people think that liver spots, also called age spots or sun spots, are hereditary. These people must be looking at data that show that cholesterol levels in a family are hereditary because this is a true statement. If your folks have high cholesterol then chances are good that your cholesterol will be high, also, and it may even mean that you take medication for it.

Liver spots, on the other hand, are due primarily to your exposure to the sun and very little more. In other words, if you spent a lot of time in the sun when you were a child – in the pre-sunscreen era, for example — then the chances are very good that you will find your self with clusters of age spots or sunspots (other names for liver spots) all over your body.

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Liver Spots May Be Unsightly But They Are Harmless

January 12, 2011

Call them liver spots, age spots or their proper name solar lentigines, the only difference is what we call sun spots, those small brown dots that seem to appear one day on the back of your hand or neck or on your face, just when you don’t want them to. Are they cancerous or precancerous, only as visit to your doctor or a dermatologist will give you this information.

Still, there are ways you can tell if the brown spot you are looking at is a liver spot. First, look at it closely and see if it is smooth with well-defined, rounded edges. If it is, then the chances are good that all you are seeing is an age spot.

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Liver Spots: Causes & Treatment

January 10, 2011

The ozone layer is our natural shield as it filters dangerous rays from the sun and allows only a small amount to penetrate and get into the earth’s atmosphere. Thanks to our negligence, part of the ozone layer is now eroded and most if not all the UV rays can enter the atmosphere. Needless to say there will be rising cases of people with skin conditions. One of these skin conditions is liver spots, also called age spots or sun spots.

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Age Spot Treatment: Chemical Peel

January 7, 2011

Although the chemical peel treatment sounds like something that should be reserved only for serious cases of skin disease that are too far gone for any other treatment, nothing could be further from the truth. A chemical peel is just another Age Spot treatment that helps alleviate a skin problem that begins right around age 40 and continues on with what seems increasing frequency over the next few years.

Actually, an age spot – also known as a liver spot or sun spot – are small patches of skin pigmentation that have gone a little wild as they sit there under your epidermis. Made of the body’s skin pigment coloration agent melanin, sometimes an age spot can form for no other reason that you have been out in the sun too long and the pigment has decided to darken in response (remember the great tans as a kid? Blame your melanin!)

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