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Choosing the most effective brown spot treatment in Portland

Brown Spots, Thrive Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Center

Thrive is located in Portland, OR, providing high quality antiaging and wellness enhancing therapies for patients throughout the area. Our office is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and we use premium products, to deliver the best results possible. One of the most common complaints that we hear is brown spots on the skin. Many patients ask, “What is the most effective treatment?” The answer depends on several factors, including your skin type, any other cosmetic concerns that you wish to treat, and the type of brown spots that you are struggling with. In most cases, IPL (intense pulsed light) or chemical … Continue reading

Even skin tone can be yours with sun and brown spot removal treatment

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Brown spots on the face, neck, chest, and hands add years to your look. They are often called “age spots” because they become more numerous and noticeable over time. Rejuvenate the appearance of your skin with effective, nonsurgical sun and brown spot removal treatment from Thrive in Portland. Causes of age spots The primary cause of age spots is ultraviolet light from the sun or tanning beds. The upper layer of your complexion contains melanin. UV light triggers production of melanin, as a natural protection for deeper skin layers. Age spots appear where melanin is found in higher concentrations from … Continue reading

Are chemical peels the best sun spot treatment?

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One of the things that makes a baby’s face so perfectly appealing and kissable is flawless skin tone. Most babies are virtually free of pigmentation spots. Why? They haven’t yet been exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Most sun damage originates in our 20s, and begins to show in our complexions early in our 30s. This is the best time to begin conservative sun spot treatment, including chemical peels. How sun causes spots Skin contains cells called melanocytes that create pigment, or melanin. Ultraviolet light alters the DNA of healthy skin cells, causing melanocytes to increase the amount of melanin … Continue reading

Portland, OR patients discover laser IPL treatment for brown spot removal

Dr. Maddox Adam at Thrive Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Center offers laser IPL treatment for brown spot removal for Portland, OR patients

Spots that appear on the skin due to sun exposure have been called brown spots, age spots, or even liver spots. None of the names sound attractive. These spots may develop here or there or as freckles. Over time, the damage worsens leading to darker spots and poor tone and texture of the skin. Thankfully, Dr. Adam Maddox and the team at Thrive in Portland, OR offer laser IPL treatment for brown spot removal. Preventing brown spots Prevention and being proactive is an important part of protecting your skin. We cannot deny that the warmth of the sun feels good, … Continue reading

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