In this video Dr. Mejia talks about how to get rid of sunspots. Sunspots are slight brown spots on the surface of the skin that you can hardly feel. They are typically caused by chronic sun damage. Sunspots are not necessarily pre-cancerous to develop into a skin cancer.
They can be treated in a variety of different ways:
- Liquid nitrogen to damage the pigmentation so it slowly goes back to normal.
- Laser treatments that can help soften them.
- Bleaching creams that may help the discoloration if the sunspots are not so apparent.
The type of treatment for sunspots also depends on how many you have on your skin. Some people may have a few and others hundreds.
This is what a typical sunspot looks like: