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Everything about age spots and their treatments

At Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre in Edmonton, we’re dedicated to providing top-tier age spot treatments in Edmonton and St. Albert for people seeking clearer, more youthful skin.

Age spots, also known as liver spots or solar lentigines, are dark patches that develop on the skin due to aging and sun exposure.

Our clinic offers several cutting-edge treatment options, including Fraxel laser treatments, chemical peels, and topical creams.

Conducted by our highly trained professionals, these treatments are designed to safely and effectively minimize the appearance of age spots, enhancing your skin’s natural beauty and health.

Your journey to rejuvenated, radiant skin begins here at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre.

In Edmonton, the demand for Age Spot Treatments has significantly risen, reflecting the city’s growing inclination towards these effective solutions to achieve clearer, brighter skin. It’s clearly becoming a favored choice among our patrons. – Dr. Kamal Alhallak

Treatment results and Before and after pictures

Age spot treatments at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre are highly effective and designed to significantly reduce the visibility of age spots, improving your skin’s overall appearance.

  • Following the age spot treatments with Laser, you can expect your skin to lighten gradually over several weeks, with age spots fading and becoming less noticeable.
  • Other aging signs will also improve, such as wrinkles and fine lines.

Bear in mind that results vary for each individual, and the success of the treatment depends on factors such as the severity and size of the age spots, the specific treatment used, and your skin’s response to treatment. Some individuals may notice a considerable difference after just one session, while others may require multiple treatments to achieve optimal results.

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What are Age Spots?

Age spots, also known as liver spots, are small, flat dark areas on the skin.

  • They vary in size and typically appear on areas most exposed to the sun, such as the face, hands, shoulders, and arms.
  • Age spots are common in adults over 50, but younger people can get them, especially if they spend much time in the sun.

What Causes Age Spots In Edmonton?

Age spots are primarily caused by long-term exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays or artificial UV light sources like tanning lamps. The pigment in the upper layer of skin (melanin) increases with UV exposure, causing areas of the skin to darken.

Advanced Age Spot Treatment Options at Albany laser centre in Edmonton

Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre is renowned for providing a comprehensive range of advanced age spot treatment options. Our offerings include

  • Fraxel Dual Laser treatments use precise lasers to stimulate skin regeneration and lighten age spots.
  • We also provide Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Mesotherapy treatments, harnessing your body’s natural healing abilities and nutrient-rich solutions to rejuvenate your skin.
  • In addition, we offer Microneedling, a technique that uses tiny needles to stimulate your skin’s natural collagen and elastin production, further helping to diminish age spots.
  • Our Hydrafacial treatments provide a multi-step process that cleanses, exfoliates, and infuses the skin with intensive serums to treat age spots.
  • Lastly, we also offer Chemical Peels, which use a safe chemical solution to remove the skin’s outer layer, revealing a fresher and less pigmented skin beneath.

With this wide array of treatment options, Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre in St. Albert is your go-to destination for addressing age spots.

Safety of Our Age spots Treatments in Edmonton

Safety is our highest priority. All treatments are conducted by highly trained clinicians who adhere strictly to safety protocols. Our treatments, including the Fraxel laser, are approved by health authorities and scientifically validated for their safety and effectiveness.

Aftercare for Age Spot Treatments

Proper aftercare is critical for the success of any age spot treatment. After a Fraxel laser treatment or a chemical peel, your skin might appear red or feel sensitive. We recommend:

  • Using a gentle cleanser and moisturizer
  • Avoiding sun exposure and using a broad-spectrum sunscreen
  • Avoiding picking or scratching the treated area

Age spot treatment cost in Edmonton at albany cosmetic and laser centre

The cost of age spot treatments at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre can vary greatly depending on the treatment method. For example, Fraxel treatment for the full face is priced at $900, Microneedling costs $450 per session, and Hydrafacial costs $325.It’s important to note that the total cost might differ based on the number of sessions needed to achieve optimal results and the severity and number of age spots. Our team will provide a personalized treatment plan and a detailed cost breakdown during your consultation to ensure clarity and transparency.

Age spots Frequently Asked Questions

Most patients report little to no discomfort during age-spot treatments.
  • Procedures like the Fraxel Dual Laser treatment, PRP, and mesotherapy involve some minor sensations – some patients liken it to the feeling of a rubber band snapping against the skin.
  • With microneedling and chemical peels, you might experience a slight tingling or a warm sensation. To ensure maximum comfort, we can use a topical numbing cream before the procedure.
  • After the treatment, you might notice some redness and sensitivity, similar to mild sunburn, but these side effects usually subside within a few hours to a couple of days.
  • It’s our priority at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre to ensure that all treatments are as comfortable and pain-free as possible.
The number of treatments needed to diminish age spots effectively can vary greatly from person to person, as it depends on multiple factors, including the severity and size of the age spots, the chosen treatment method, and the individual’s unique skin characteristics.
  • For some people, noticeable improvements may be seen after just one session, while others may require several treatments to achieve the desired results.
  • During your consultation at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre, our skilled clinicians will assess your skin and provide an individualized treatment plan that outlines the anticipated number of sessions.
All procedures have the potential for some side effects, but those associated with age spot treatments are typically mild and temporary.
  • Common side effects can include redness, swelling, and sensitivity in the treated area, which usually subside within a few hours to a couple of days.
  • For treatments like Fraxel Dual Laser and chemical peels, there may also be some temporary darkening of the age spots before they lighten and fade away.
While the timeline can vary depending on the type of treatment and the individual’s skin, most clients start seeing a noticeable reduction in their age spots within a few weeks following the treatment. Treatments such as the Fraxel Dual Laser, PRP, mesotherapy, and chemical peels promote skin regeneration and lightening Skin Hyperpigmentation Treatment in Edmonton and St. Albert, which takes some time to show visible results. It’s important to remember that multiple sessions may be needed to achieve optimal results.
Most age spot treatments are safe and effective for all skin types. However, individual suitability can depend on the client’s skin condition, sensitivity, and specific skin concerns. At Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre, we conduct a comprehensive skin assessment before any treatment to determine the best and safest treatment approach for each client. We also tailor our treatments to suit clients’ unique needs and skin types.
Age spot treatments are typically considered cosmetic procedures and are not usually covered by health insurance.
  • At Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre, we believe in transparent pricing and will provide you with a comprehensive breakdown of treatment costs during your consultation.
  • We’re committed to helping you understand all aspects of your treatment, including financial considerations.

Age Spot Treatment at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre

Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre provides cutting-edge age spot treatments. Our seasoned experts utilize innovative procedures to address age spots, ensuring skin that looks brighter, even-toned, and youthful.

Age Spot Treatment at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre
$150 – $500
12914 167 Ave., Edmonton, AB, T6V1J6
(587) 520-2835
Solar Lentigo

Commonly referred to as age spots, solar lentigines appear as flat, brown spots on the skin. Our treatments can significantly fade or remove these spots, restoring the skin’s uniform appearance.

Liver Spots

Despite the name, liver spots have nothing to do with the liver. They are age-induced and appear as brown to black spots, mostly on sun-exposed areas. Our treatments target these spots, lightening and reducing them.

Seborrheic Keratoses

Seborrheic keratoses are non-cancerous growths that can vary in color. While they aren’t harmful, some people opt for removal due to cosmetic reasons. Our age spot treatments can address these effectively.

Freckles

While freckles are natural and harmless, some individuals desire a clearer complexion. Our treatments can lighten or remove freckles, ensuring a smoother skin tone.

Melasma

Melasma is characterized by brown patches on the skin, commonly on the face. Our age spot treatments can help reduce the appearance of these patches, resulting in brighter and even-toned skin.