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A pigmented lesion on your skin is usually brown, black, or blue. Their color is due to blood vessels, melanin, or from an exogenous source (for example a tattoo pigment).
Where did your pigmented lesion come from?
Life cycle and hormonal changes can affect the distribution of color (melanin) in our skin, leading to the appearance of all kinds of pigmented lesions. These include moles, freckles, age spots, or melasma which is a dark, patchy facial discoloration condition. Generally speaking, these spots mean that you suffer from *various degrees of damaged skin. Whether it is caused by sun exposure, genetics, or other factors, the result is an uneven, blemished skin tone. Pigmented skin lesions differ from vascular lesions, which are not caused by sun damage and appear differently under dermatoscopy.
How does pigmented lesion removal work?
Light-based, laser, and IPL treatments remove the appearance of spots and skin hyperpigmentation by targeting the melanin in the darkened area and dispersing it. The tiny fragments of the pigment are then cleared by the lymphatic system through a natural process. This results in the clearing of all of the pigmentation layers, which in turn reveals even-toned, unblemished skin.
The treatments are specially designed for patient comfort and are safe and effective for all skin types and colors, including dark skin.
Though most of these sunspots are harmless, you should monitor changes of shape, size, or color. That is because certain irregularities might indicate malignant melanoma which has been rising throughout the world. Please read more about the subject here and consult a dermatologist if needed.