Freckles are characterised by multiple small and flat pigmented spots that cover the face and entire body. Unlike Age Spots which are usually the result of excessive sun exposure, true freckles develop during childhood and are more predominant on paler skins. Most freckles are a product of genetics; however the condition is exacerbated by sun exposure.
Freckles are most commonly found on:
The Australian Laser & Skin Clinic provides Photo Rejuvenation to address and treat all types of freckles on all areas of the body. All treatments are performed by paramedically trained skin clinicians or registered nurses.
Photo Rejuvenation is a non-invasive treatment performed with a medical-grade Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). Utilising a specific light designed to target the pigmentation in freckles, the light is transformed into heat energy that can treat the areas of uneven skin tone and freckles without harming the skin’s surface. A course of Photo Rejuvenation may be required for areas of stubborn pigmentation or freckling, however results may be seen after just one treatment. For more information on Photo Rejuvenation please click here.
** Photo Rejuvenation is most suitable for fair to olive complexions; dark to very dark skin tones are not suitable for treatment**