When is spot treatment done?

The best time for spot treatment is autumn and winter, when the sun’s effect is less. Because in stain treatments, peeling treatments are applied to reduce the existing stain, that is, the stained part of the skin is removed and new skin is tried to come from below. If the skin coming from below is exposed to the sun again during this peeling process, a new stain may occur. Therefore, it is necessary to protect from the sun, especially during the treatment of stains. It is not appropriate to do spot treatments when the sun is intense in the summer. It is very important to be protected from the sun so that the stain does not appear again after the stain treatment is finished.

Why do spots occur?

It is the melanin produced by our cells called melanocytes in the skin that gives our skin its color. In some genetically predisposed people; Due to hormonal reasons such as sun, pregnancy, birth control pills, old age, and the use of drugs, the amount of regional melanin increases and becomes a stain. Another reason for the stain is exposure to the sun after irritating procedures such as waxing.

How are spots treated?

Spot treatment is a long treatment. Because especially old stains require many sessions. Unfortunately, one treatment is not enough for the spots to go away. To get good results; It is necessary to use many different treatments together. Of course, an important part of the treatment should be protection from the sun so that the spots we have opened do not darken again. The treatments used in the treatment of blemishes are as follows;

It is the peeling of the upper layer of the skin (epidermis) with chemical slutions such as gluconic acid, TCA (trichloroacetic acid). Chemical peeling is a superficial procedure. It can’t make the spots go away completely, but it brightens the color of the spots, makes the skin look brighter and healthier, most importantly, it prepares the skin for the next spot treatments. Chemical peeling is not done in summer, it is done only in winter, it is necessary to use sunscreen after the procedure.

It is the process of centrifuging the blood taken from the person, separating the healing cells and giving it back to the same person with a needle. It is not enough to remove spots on its own, but it increases the amount of collagen and ensures better skin quality. Thus, it provides better results from stain lightening treatments.

It can provide energy strong enough to go deep into the skin. In this way, it can be used both in spot treatment and in other treatments that require skin regeneration, such as acne scars and incisions. It should be used with caution in people with dark skin. Not used in summer.

In today’s technology, it is the most effective method used to open stains without damaging the skin. It is not a painful method. It does not form any crusting from the skin after the treatment.

It is applied at intervals of 2 weeks.

Laser treatments are serious procedures that must be performed by a specialist doctor. If these procedures are not performed by specialist doctors, it may cause new spots to form.

As can be seen, a single treatment is not enough for the best results in stain treatment.

It is necessary to apply different treatments together according to the skin type of the person and the depth of the stain.

How many sessions of each treatment will be given depends on the response of the person to the treatment.

An average of 50% reduction can be achieved in 5-6 sessions.

Between sessions, you should use the recommended spot lightening creams. Sunscreen is essential to prevent blemishes from reappearing. Sunscreen; It should be used with a high protection factor (SPF value should be 50) and should be used 2-3 times a day in summer and winter.