Freckles and Lentigos

Freckles and lentigos are small pigmented areas on the face are a result of pigment cell collections in the deeper layers of epidermis. As they are superficial (in the context of the thickness of the skin) they can be easily improved or removed by laser treatment. Many techniques can work well to remove freckles and lentigos. However, it is so important to ensure that the diagnosis is correct. There have been instances of abnormal pigmented lesions been incorrectly diagnosed as freckles.

Treatments we offer for freckles include:

  • Lasers especially QS lasers
  • Chemical peels