Fordyce Spots or Stains

Stains or Fordyce spots are the white approximately 1 to 3 mm that may appear on the lips, penis, scrotum and vulva. They are enlarged sebaceous glands, are non-malignant lesions and do not require treatment, except that disturb aesthetically. In which case, the best treatment is drainage with the Laser Lotus, which without requiring anesthesia produces a micro incision on the gland that allows drainage of its content. The patient can continue immediately with their activity and showering the same day. Treatment and post treatment is painless. To ask about this treatment, please ent...

Hyperpigmentation or dark skin spots pos – carbon dioxide Laser

How they occur and how hyperpigmentations or dark spots skin are produced after photo rejuvenation with carbon dioxide laser. The carbon dioxide laser is one of the most effective skin rejuvenation tools. Tiny laser beams penetrate the skin like thermals columns to the deep dermis. Heating the deep dermis collagen producing an increased tension of the skin and reducing wrinkles and fine lines At the level of the epidermis produces a surface ablation removal of actinic spots, solar keratosis, attenuation of the pores and reduce acne scars. This thermal heating may occur in some patient...

How to treat dark spot on the skin

The dark spots on the skin can be benign or malignant. The most common benign lesions are actinic lentigines. Also called age spots or solar lentigines, they are found in sun-exposed areas such as the face, back of hands, neck and forearms. Their size may be a few millimeters to several centimeters and sometimes they are very large. They usually appear after age 40 and have an earlier development in photo type II people who have not procured adequate sun protection. Lentigines are a constant in elderly whites. The most common treatments include cryosurgery and electrosurgery. These t...

Aging of the hands, pigmented lesions

Aging not only affects the skin of the face, but also the hands. Hands may start showing signs of aging before face does. The skin on the back of the hand is much thinner than the face, and contains much less fat. As the skin's natural collagen and elastin fibers begin to break down, hands begin to show signs of aging. Textures can change and veins might begin to get bigger. Wrinkles and thin and translucent skin are also signs of aging hands. Tips to prevent aging of the hands: 1) Use suitable photo protective products according to the season of the year and the type of skin. 2) Use moi...


Are hyper pigmented maculae (dark spots) that affect the face. It consists of several hyper pigmented patches with not well defined edges symmetrically distributed on the face. The forehead, cheeks, upper lip and chin are the most affected areas. The color can vary from shades of brown to black. Sun exposure increases the degree of pigmentation. The darker pigmentations occur over bony prominences of the forehead and cheekbones which receive higher solar radiation. Melasma is most commonly seen during pregnancy when patient takes contraceptives, but also it can show up during menopause ...

Pigmentation after ferric injection

The spots on the buttocks observed after application of intramuscular iron , are common and until recently impossible to remove. The Helios laser is currently the only effective and safe technology to eliminate these unsightly stains. The Helios laser is the only laser micro ND Yag Qswicheado fractionated having a diffractive optical system which was patented by the firm Laseroptek . This equipment allows a few sessions eliminate dark stain skin without causing damage or adverse effects. Laser light energy is absorbed by the ferric pigment producing the vaporization and elimination o...

Lengitines and freckles

The Ephelides or freckles are small macules (spots), usually 1 to 2 mm in diameter, light brown in sun-exposed areas. The lengitines are lesions usually multiple, often on exposed areas like the face and back of hands. Actinic lentigines Also called solar lentigines, consist of brown spots with varying tones. The size varies from a few millimeters to several centimeters and its edges are irregular. They usually appear after ages 40 to 50 and are often more intense and numerous in whiter skinned people. Must be distinguished from malignant lentigines which generally have irregular borders ...

Post-Inflammatory hyper pigmentation (PIH)

This type of pigmented lesions as the name implies describes the final stage of an inflammatory process suffered by the skin. The red area is the first evolutionary step and is due to vascular dilation, then comes the dark pigment. This type of hyper pigmentation is frequent in patients doing waxing depilation with hot wax. The upper lip is usually the most affected area. Post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation are also observed on: • Patients using Anti-Perspirants /Deodorants and that have allergy to any of its components. In this case the most affected areas are the armpits. • Patient ...