WHAT IS THE OLD AGE STAIN?
Old age begins to appear in middle age. Old age spots appearing on the back of the hand and on the face, usually after 40 years of age.
The senile spot is most commonly seen in sun-exposed skin areas. The hand appears on the back, face, shoulder, back and torso. In various sizes, they are in the form of net-limited brown spots or fleshy spots. Sometimes it can grow and grow spontaneously. In the summer months, the color is out.
The senile plaque does not turn into cancer. Treatments are made for aesthetic purposes. However, some old age spots can be confused with the skin cancer called lentigo maligna. For this reason, dermoscopic examination should be performed on suddenly growing stains.
HOW IS OLD AGE STAIN TREATMENT MADE?
Cryotherapy (ice treatment) and laser treatments can be used in the treatment of old age spots. Old age spots can be relieved with a 1-2 sessions of laser or cryotherapy. Degenerative spots in the form of nonspecific blotch can be treated at intervals of 1 to 4 sessions. There may be color change or crusting that lasts 4-7 days after the procedure.
WHAT ARE THE LASERS USED IN OLD AGE STAIN?
- Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
- KTP Laser (532 nm)
- Fractional Lasers
- CO2 Laser
- Erbium Laser
HOW ARE THE OLD AGE HAND STAINS REMOVED?
Old age spots are performed 1 to 4 times a month. After treatment of the old age spots with laser or cryotherapy, redness may remain on the spot for a while. This situation is temporary and involves the skin structure of the back of the hand. Using treatments and creams that regenerate skin during treatment accelerates redness.